Is ISIS Boko Haram?

Is ISIS Boko Haram?

The group formerly aligned itself with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The group has been known for its brutality, and since the insurgency started in 2009, Boko Haram has killed tens of thousands of people, in frequent attacks against the police, armed forces and civilians.

Who are the Boko Haram and what do they want?

Boko Haram is an Islamic sect that believes northern politics has been seized by a group of corrupt, false Muslims. It wants to wage a war against them, and the Federal Republic of Nigeria generally, to create a “pure” Islamic state ruled by sharia law.

What is Jas Nigeria?

Formed in 2002, JAS is an Islamist militant group based in Borno State, north-eastern Nigeria (Monguno and Umara 2014).

What is the main purpose of Boko Haram?

Boko Haram’s primary objective is the establishment of an Islamic State under Shariah law in Nigeria. Its secondary objective is the wider imposition of Islamic rule beyond Nigeria.

Who is the Boko Haram leader?

Abubakar Shekau
A screengrab of a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau.

When was shekau killed?

May 19, 2021
Abubakar Shekau/Date of death
On May 19, 2021, Abubakar Shekau, the longtime leader of Boko Haram (also known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād or JAS) was killed during a clash with the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

Who is mother of shekau?

Falmata Abubakar
Abubakar Shekau/Mothers
Falmata Abubakar, mama of di Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau wey dem kill tok say e dey pain her say pikin wey she born cause pain to millions of pipo.