• ISIS ‘appoints’ new leader for Boko Haram

    ISIS ‘appoints’ new leader for Boko Haram

    The Islamic State (IS) says its terror affiliate in Nigeria, Boko Haram, has appointed a new leader.

    According to a report by BBC, Abu Musab al-Barnawi was announced as the new leader of Boko Haram in the latest issue of an IS magazine.

    Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram’s former leader, last spoke through an audio message released about a year ago.

    In the message, Shekau said he was alive and had not been replaced as was being speculated among Nigeria’s security agencies.

    The purported new […]