• ‘Buhari, all your actions are fake. You are lying to the people’- Shekau (MUST READ)

    ‘Buhari, all your actions are fake. You are lying to the people’- Shekau (MUST READ)

    Read transcript of embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, who resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday.

    He advised President Muhammadu Buhari to worship and fear Allah saying that he is worshiping cow. He also said that the People of Chibok, should prepare for a longer Bring Back Our girls campaign.

    “My brothers in Islam, what I want to tell you in Hausa is, all of you unbelievers in Nigeria, Buhari and your likes and Idris Deby ( the […]

  • Ignore Shekau, he is mad – Army reacts to latest video by Boko Haram leader

    Ignore Shekau, he is mad – Army reacts to latest video by Boko Haram leader

    The Nigerian Army has reacted to the latest video footage released by factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau.

    Reacting through its Acting Director of Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Nigerian Army described the footage as a mere propaganda.

    Usman said, “In it, the purported leader of the group in his usual insane manner made all sorts of assertions to the point of threatening various towns, groups and individuals. He also tried albeit failingly to deny the air […]

  • Boko Haram: Shekau resurfaces in new video, says “I’m alive, safe and healthy”

    Boko Haram: Shekau resurfaces in new video, says “I’m alive, safe and healthy”

    The leader of the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has resurfaced in a new video rejecting the Nigerian army’s claim he had been “fatally wounded” in an air strike.

    In a video dated 25 September, Abubakar Shekau mocked the army and spoke about the missing Chibok girls.

    “You have been spreading in the social media that you injured or killed me,” Shekau says during the 40-minute video uploaded to YouTube on Sunday.

    “Oh tyrants, I’m in a happy state, in good health and […]

  • Boko Haram: Shekau is dead, insists Army

    Boko Haram: Shekau is dead, insists Army

    Major General Lucky Irabor, Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigeria’s military operation set up to battle Boko Haram, on Thursday insisted that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is dead.

    He insisted that the individual originally identified as Shekau has indeed been killed.

    He said this during a tour of Adamawa State as part of the formations under his command.

    “I can confirm to you that the original Shekau was killed, the second Shekau was killed, and the man presenting himself as Shekau, I […]

  • Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau ‘wounded’ – Buhari

    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau ‘wounded’ – Buhari

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is “wounded”, in his first comments on military claims that the jihadi leader was injured in an attack.

    Nigeria’s armed forces said on Tuesday that Shekau had been wounded in an air strike on Boko Haram’s forest stronghold, but released no further statement or evidence confirming his condition.

    “We learnt that in an air strike by the Nigeria Air Force he was wounded,” Buhari said in a statement from Nairobi, […]

  • Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau ‘fatally wounded in army air strike’

    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau ‘fatally wounded in army air strike’

    The Nigerian army claims to have “fatally wounded” the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, in an air strike targeting a meeting of the Islamist group’s commanders.

    Shekau and other senior militants had gathered for prayers on Friday when they were hit by what the Nigerian army called an “air force raid”.

    It said a number of commanders were confirmed dead, naming them as Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman, and said Shekau was “believed to be fatally wounded on his […]