Tag Archives: Abubakar Shekau

Shekau-Led Boko Haram Releases Video Showing Abducted Katsina Students

Boko Haram on Thursday released a video confirming that it has custody of the students abducted from a government secondary school in Kankara, Katsina State, Humangle reports. In the six-minute-and-30-second footage, tens of young boys could be seen bloodied and distraught, all covered in dust and appearing to be within a forest area. It featured speeches from Abubakar Shekau…

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Shekau-Led Boko Haram Takes Credit For Horrific Borno Farm Killings

Days after a gruesome attack was launched on farm workers in northeast Nigeria, the Boko Haram jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the brutal massacre which death toll has risen to 76. The grim search for bodies continues after gunmen on motorbikes attacked the area outside Borno state’s capital Maiduguri on Saturday, slaughtering dozens of laborers in…

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Global Terrorism Index Ranks Nigeria As 3rd Most Terrorized Country In The World

For the sixth consecutive year, Nigeria has been ranked as the third most terrorized country in the world by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI). In a new report which was released on Wednesday, November 25, GTI revealed that Afghanistan topped the list, followed by Iraq. Syria, Somalia, and Yemen which were ranked fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively. The report…

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US Department Of State Offers $7M For Information Leading To The Arrest Of Boko Haram Leader

The US Department of State has announced a $7 million reward to anyone that can provide credible information that will lead to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Rewards for Justice Program, which is the counterterrorism rewards program of the US Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service made this known in a…

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We Are In Sambisa & Police Wives With Us – Shekau Declares In New Video

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video, days after the military said the sect has been completely defeated. According to the THEWILL  Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, had made the claim last weekend stating that hundreds of insurgents surrendered, several others fled their enclave, while over 100…

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Army Asks Nigerians to Ignore New Shekau Video By ‘Killed’ Boko Haram Leader

The embattled leader of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, has resurfaced in a video posted on Sunday, rejecting information by the Nigerian army that he had been killed or seriously wounded. “You have been spreading in the social media that you injured or killed me,” Shekau said in the 40-minute video released on YouTube…

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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Reappears In New Video, Army Warns Nigerians To Ignore Him & Stay Alert

  For the first time in more than a year, leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau on Thursday appeared on a new video recording devoid of the defiant bluster, taunts and denunciation of political leaders of previous videos. In the seven-minute message where he looked subdued and spoke as if admitting defeat, the dejected-looking Shekau  debunked…

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