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Boko Haram has renamed itself Islamic State in West Africa, thinks they’re distinct groups

Boko Haram has renamed itself Islamic State in West Africa, thinks they’re distinct groups

Oh, this is embarrassing. Boko Haram renamed itself the Islamic State in West Africa last April, after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State. But the renowned and revered Reuters news organization doesn’t know that, and thinks that Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West Africa are two distinct groups: “President Muhammadu Buhari had blamed […]

Nigerian army vows to end Boko Haram terrorism by December

“In August 2014, the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan made a similar vow, promising to end terrorist attacks in Nigeria by December of that year.” This vow will likely turn out the same way. Boko Haram, or as it has renamed itself, the Islamic State in West Africa, enjoys significant support among Muslims in […]

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Nigeria’s Boko Haram, on the run, is still a villainous horde

It seems that the Nigeria-based Islamic terrorist army Boko Haram has some violent life left in it after all.  This week, near its forest stronghold of Sambisa, Boko Haram terrorists drove through six farming villages and inflicted death and mayhem by shooting randomly into houses and markets.  So far the body count has risen to […]

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Boko Haram ISIS Jihadis posed for photos in north-eastern Nigeria

Boko Haram Islamists pose with guns and rocket launchers in first images since the crumbling group became Islamic State’s ‘West Africa Province’. Militants fighting for Boko Haram in West Africa have released the first images of their terror activities since pledging allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Taken somewhere in the forests of north-eastern Nigeria, […]

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