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    Metro Nigerian Air Force Releases VIDEO of Airstrikes That Wounded Shekau, Kill 300

    The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has released another video, showing itslatest operation in the northeast where it fatally wounded Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram. The video, which was released after the Nigerian military claimed 300 insurgents were killed, is a follow-up to the one detailing...
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    Metro Shekau Fatally Wounded in Air Force Raid, Key Boko Haram Commanders Killed

    The Nigerian Army has released a statement saying Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has been wounded in an air raid. It added that several Boko Haram commanders were also killed in the air raid. BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN AIR FORCE RAID KILLS BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS COMMANDERS..... SO CALLED...
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    Metro Shekau's Threat on Abuja- Nigerian Govt Jumps Into Action

    The Nigerian government has taken action in reaction to the latest threat against Abuja issued by Abubakar Shekau in his latest video. According to Daily Independent, the recent clamp down on hawkers, beggars and other miscreants at busy bus stops and hubs in Abuja was to forestall any attack...
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    Metro Shekau's Latest Threats are Figments of His Imagination - Nigerian Army

    The Nigerian Army has dismissed the latest threats by Abubakar Shekau in a new video as a figment of his imagination. Shekau had threatened to continue fighting Nigeria and the whole world in the video released on Monday. “Which Shekau did you see?" Defence spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe...
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    Metro Shekau Releases New Video, Vows to Fight Nigeria and the Whole World

    Infamous Boko Haram terrorist, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared in a new 24-minute video vowing to fight Nigeria and the whole world. In the new video, Shekau was shown wearing a camouflage gear and holding a machine gun. On each of his sides were two Islamist fighters in balaclavas armed with...
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    Metro Boko Haram: Full Transcript of Shekau's New Audio

    Abubakar Shekau dethroned leader of the Boko Haram terrorist sect has released an audio denouncing the IS declaration of Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the leader of the group. READ: Shekau Speaks, Accuses al-Barnawi of Planning a Coup Against Him Read full transcript of Shekau's audio message...
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    Metro Shekau Speaks, Accuses al-Barnawi of Planning a Coup Against Him

    Abubakar Shekau says he is still in charge of Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram despite a statement by so-called Islamic State that he had been replaced. Shekau denounced the IS declaration of Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the leader in an audio message released on Wednesday, BBC reported...
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    Metro ISIS Appoints Abu Musab Al-Barnawi As New Boko Haram Leader

    The Islamic State, better known as ISIS, has appointed a new leader for the insurgent group, Boko Haram, BBC reports. ISIS referred to Abu Musab al-Barnawi, who was previously spokesman for Boko Haram, as the new leader replacing Abubakar Shekau. Mr. al-Barnawi is featured in the latest issue...
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    Metro Boko Haram Breaks Into Two Warring Factions, ISIS Interferes

    Abubakar Shekau's refusal to adhere to an ISIS instruction has caused the Boko Haram terrorist group to fracture, a senior U.S. general said on Tuesday. "Several months ago, about half of Boko Haram broke off to a separate group because they were not happy with the amount of buy-in, if you...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Confirms Arrest of Key Islamist Leader

    The Nigerian military has confirmed the arrest of the leader of the Ansaru Islamic sect, Khalid Albarnawi, who was once described as the second-in-command to Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram terror group. The US had placed a $5 million bounty on his head after branding him one of three...
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    Metro Boko Haram Releases New Video

    Boko Haram released a new video Friday denying any suggestions it would surrender, just over a week after their shadowy leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a rare message looking dejected and frail. In Friday’s message, Boko Haram maintained it was a potent fighting force, with fighters posing...
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    Metro Nigerian Military Reacts to Boko Haram Leader, Shekau's Latest Video

    Nigerian Military said its working on the new video released by Abubakar Shekau telling his followers to embrace peace and stop the fighting by sheathing their swords and surrender. A top military officer, however, told PRNigeria that: “the ongoing campaign against insurgency and indeed Boko...
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