• ISIS appointment of Boko Haram leader dangerous – Expert

    ISIS appointment of Boko Haram leader dangerous – Expert

    A security expert, Dr. Ona Ekhomu, has asked the Federal Government to see the danger in the appointment of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi as the new Boko Haram leader by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

    Ekhomu, who is the President of the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria, said the appointment was a dangerous development in the ongoing war against terrorism in the country.

    Boko Haram had recently sworn allegiance with ISIS.

    ISIS reportedly declared Al-Barnawi to replace Abubakar […]

  • Shekau releases new message hours after ISIS named new Boko Haram leader

    Shekau releases new message hours after ISIS named new Boko Haram leader

    Thee erstwhile leader of Jama’atu Ahl as-Sunnah li-Da’awati wal-Jihad popularly known as Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has released a recorded message a few hours after the news of his successor was made public by ISIS via its magazine.

    The Islamic State militant group on Wednesday announced Abu Musab al-Barnawi as its West African affiliate ‘Boko Haram’s new leader.

    Shekau in the 10-minute 23-second audio message in Arabic and Hausa said he was deceived, but he will never stray from the ideology of […]