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ISS: Islamic clerics can shift Boko Haram’s ideological narrative

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Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Shekau's jihad in Nigeria has had a devastating impact on the nation. ‘Fight the infidels … and...

Nigeria “ransacking” recaptured Boko Haram territory for elusive leader

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Nigeria's military is "ransacking" territory it has recaptured from Boko Haram in recent months in a search for its elusive leader, the...

Boko Haram leaders appears on video after Nigeria said it wounded...

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The purported leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau appeared in a video posted on social media on Sunday...

ISS: Dead or alive – the seven lives of Boko Haram’s...

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Early in August 2015, the President of Chad, Idriss Deby, announced the death of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau and a possible...

Boko Haram leader Shekau says he is alive

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Abubakar Shekau says he is alive and still the leader of Islamist sect Boko Haram, denying reports he is dead, according to...

Where’s Shekau? Chad president messes with Boko Haram’s mind

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If Chadian President Idriss Deby is to be believed, Abubakar Shekau, the bearded and bandoliered leader of Islamist militant group Boko Haram,...

Feature: Who is Boko Haram?

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UCT religious studies expert Dr Andrea Brigaglia delves into the dilemma that is Boko Haram; an Islamist insurgent group, scorned by most...

Spain charges Boko Haram militant chief with crimes against humanity

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Spain's state prosecutor charged the leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, with terrorism and crimes against humanity over...

Chad president tells Boko Haram leader to surrender or face death

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President Idriss Deby of Chad said on Wednesday he knew the whereabouts of Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Nigerian militant group...

Nigeria Boko Haram ‘leader’ claims Baga attack in new video

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A man purporting to be Islamist Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau on Tuesday claimed an attack on the northeastern town of Baga...

Boko Haram threatens Cameroon with violence in video

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A man purporting to be the leader of Nigerian militant sect Boko Haram has threatened to step up violence in neighbouring Cameroon...

Nigeria’s purported Boko Haram leader says has ‘married off’ girls

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A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said more than 200 girls kidnapped by the group six months ago...

Nigeria’s Boko Haram “leader” appears in new video – AFP

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A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video, contradicting Nigerian military reports that he...

Boko Haram “leader”, killed repeatedly, continues to threaten Nigeria

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Nigeria's Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau or a man claiming to be him has been killed at least three times so far,...

Boko Haram leader says ruling Nigerian town by Islamic law

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The leader of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram said his fighters were now ruling the captured northeastern town of Gwoza "by Islamic...

Boko Haram leader claims blast in Nigeria’s Lagos

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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for two explosions on June 25 at a fuel depot in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial...

How Boko Haram is beating U.S. efforts to choke its financing

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When Washington imposed sanctions in June 2012 on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he dismissed it as an empty gesture. Two years later,...

U.N. Security Council blacklists Boko Haram leader, splinter group

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The United Nations Security Council sanctioned the leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram and a splinter group on Wednesday, the first individual and...

UN committee set to sanction Boko Haram leader, splinter group

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The UN Security Council is set to sanction Abubakar Shekau, leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram and its faction Ansaru, the first individual...

Nigerian sect leader praises al Qaeda, warns US

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A former leader of a Nigerian Islamic sect behind an uprising last year which killed hundreds of people issued a statement expressing...