• 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 […]