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ISIS-backed Boko Haram faction allegedly gets new leader

The leader of an Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram may have been replaced, sources say, against a backdrop of speculation as to his fate and the group’s future direction. Three sources with deep knowledge of the group said they had been told in recent days that the Islamic State West

Defeat of ISIS in Iraq, Syria worsened Boko Haram insurgency—Air Marshal Abubakar

•Says transfer of fighters, sophisticated weapons emboldened terrorists  Senator Iroegbu  The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has noted that the defeat of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) worsened the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in Nigeria as well as across West African sub-region. Abubakar made this remarks

ISIS releases infographic after Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian military bases

The ISIS branch in West Africa, ISWAP, otherwise known as Boko Haram, has released infographic on its recent attacks on military bases in Northern Borno on its media channel. ISIS also displayed the fourth Vicker Tank it allegedly captured from the Nigerian forces on the fringes of Lake Tchad. On November 23, the

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