How Many Times Has the Army Claimed to Have Killed Shekau?
The army has finally admitted that the leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, is not dead and hiding somewhere in the Sambisa forest.
Vanguard, 31 March 2017
The Nigerian Military said yesterday, that the Boko Haram terrorists leader, Abubakar Shekau, was still alive contrary to earlier claim that he was killed sometimes late last year. Read more »
A still from a video release by Boko Haram shows its leader, Abubakar Shekau (file photo).
This Day, 31 March 2017
The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) thursday said due to several fictitious faces of some Boko Haram terrorists parading themselves as 'Ibrahim Shekau," the military was yet to… Read more »
Guardian, 31 March 2017
The military has confirmed the statement made by the Minister of Defence earlier in the week that the many faces of Abubakar Shekau as factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists… Read more »
Vanguard, 28 March 2017
In what seems like a reversal of its past positions on the killing of Boko Haram leader, Abubukar Shekua, the federal government on Tuesday said the terrorist was still alive in… Read more »
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, also said that the Nigerian armed forces had successfully suppressed the Boko Haram insurgency. Read more »