Islamic State West Africa Province
Boko Haram kills ISWAP fighters
Boko Haram terrorists have killed Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters in Sunawa village, a border area with the Niger Republic, according to Al Thabat, an al-Qaida-affiliated media outfit.
Jihadists kill six herders in northeast Nigeria
Jihadists linked to the Islamic State have killed six people in raids on herding villages in northeast Nigeria, militia and residents said Sunday.
Islamic State expels Boko Haram factional leader Al-barnawi
The Islamic State (IS) has expelled Abu Mus’ab Al-barnawi as leader of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), an ally of the Boko Haram sect. The Cable quoted Ahmed Salkida, as saying on his Twitter handle yesterday in Maiduguri, Borno State. He announced Abu Abdullah Ibn Al-barnawi as his replacement citing no reason for the…
Boko Haram kills three soldiers, overrun Nigerian army base
Boko Haram jihadists have killed three soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria's Borno state near Lake Chad, military and civilian sources said.
Nigerian soldiers lash out in video after bloody Boko Haram attack
Nigerian troops fighting on the frontlines of the Boko Haram conflict have released a video claiming dozens had died in a recent attack and deploring the poor state of their equipment. In the five-minute video seen by AFP on Saturday, a soldier narrating in the background shows the burnt shells of several tanks and vehicles…