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IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Nigerian POW and War Spoils Captured in Lake Chad Area

The Nigeria-based Islamic State (IS) division, West Africa Province, published photo of a Nigerian soldier taken hostage and ammunition and vehicles captured as war spoils following a clash in the Lake Chad area.

Friday, 12 January 2018
IS Reports Suicide Bombing on Nigerian Soldiers in Lake Chad Area in Naba 114 Exclusive

In an “exclusive” in Naba 114, the Islamic State (IS) reported that its West Africa Province carried out a suicide bombing on Nigerian soldiers in the Lake Chad area, killing and wounding dozens.

Friday, 12 January 2018
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos from Raid on Nigerian Army Barracks in Kanama

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, published a photo report on its raid on Nigerian army barracks in the town of Kanama in Borno State.

Friday, 05 January 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 9 Nigerian Soldiers in Raid on Barracks in Borno

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighter, claimed killing nine Nigerian soldiers in a raid on their barracks in Borno.

Monday, 01 January 2018
'Amaq Reports 9 Nigerian Soldiers Killing in IS Attack in Borno

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that nine Nigerian soldiers were killed in an attack by IS fighters on their barracks in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria.

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Monday, 01 January 2018
IS' West Africa Province Photographs Process of Cleaning Heavy Machine Gun, Loading Bullets

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based Islamic State (IS) division comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, published a photo report on cleaning a heavy machine gun and loading its bullets.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Niger Delta Avengers Threaten “Bloody” Attacks on Oil Companies, Target Total’s Egina FPSO

Egina FPSO (Source: Samsung Heavy Industries)

The Nigerian militant Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) announced the group would resume attacks on oil companies, threatening casualties and “brutal and bloody” operations, and specifically identifying Total’s Egina FPSO.

Monday, 06 November 2017
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 8 Nigerian Soldiers, Capturing 4 Vehicles in Yobe State

The Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province, which is comprised of former “Boko Haram” fighters, claimed killing eight Nigerian soldiers and capturing four vehicles after a raid on their position in Yobe State in northeastern Nigeria.

Thursday, 26 October 2017
'Amaq Reports IS Fighters Seizing Vehicles in Nigeria's Yobe State

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that fighters in Nigeria seized vehicles, one of them carrying a heavy machinegun, in Yobe State.

Thursday, 26 October 2017
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Ambush on Nigerian Soldiers

 

In its first report on military activity in three months, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS), West Africa Province, published photos of ambushing what it described as a Nigerian army convoy.

Friday, 06 October 2017
Boko Haram Leader Shekau Declares IS Will Remain in West Africa in Video

Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram”) declared to leaders of West African governments in a video speech that the Islamic State (IS) will remain in the region, and under his local command.

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Wednesday, 16 August 2017
IS Claims Credit in Naba 92 for Attack on Oil Exploration Team in Northeast Nigeria

The Islamic State (IS) reported in the 92nd issue of its al-Naba newspaper that its West Africa Province in responsible for the killing of nearly 70 “apostates” in an attack on an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria.

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Friday, 04 August 2017
Boko Haram Video Shows Captured Oil Exploration Contractors, Demands Stop of “Excessive Force”

Boko Haram released a video showing three oil exploration contractors, abducted in a raid in northeastern Nigeria on July 25, 2017.

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Sunday, 30 July 2017
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing 12 Nigerian Soldiers in Attack in Yobe

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province, which is comprised of former “Boko Haram” fighters, claimed killing 12 Nigerian soldiers in an attack in Yobe.

Saturday, 08 July 2017
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Two Suicide Bombings, Clash in Northeast Nigeria

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province, which is comprised of former “Boko Haram” fighters, claimed credit for two suicide bombings on Nigerian forces in the northeast of the country, and alleged to have killed 15 soldiers in a clash in the same area.

Saturday, 29 April 2017
IS Spokesman Rallies Fighters and Challenges America in Audio Speech, Calls on Lone Wolves

The Islamic State (IS) released an audio speech from its spokesman, Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, rallying the groups fighters in all its “provinces” and especially Iraq and Syria, and challenged America as well as calling on lone wolves in the U.S., Europe, and Russia to “preoccupy” the enemy and attack their interests.

Tuesday, 04 April 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Killing Two Nigerian Soldiers in Borno

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported killing two Nigerian soldiers and wounding others in an ambush in Borno.

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Thursday, 30 March 2017
Boko Haram Leader Shekau Insists to Maintain Leadership Over IS Division in Nigeria

Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram"), insisted in his latest video appearance that he remains the leader of the Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province.

Thursday, 23 March 2017
“Boko Haram” Releases Video of Executing Three Spies, One by Beheading

Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” released a video of executing three spies, two by gunshot and one by beheading.

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Wednesday, 15 March 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Killing Four Soldiers in Nigeria, Five in the Philippines

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported attacks by the group’s divisions in Nigeria and the Philippines. ‘Amaq posted both Arabic reports on its Telegram channel on March 7, 2017.

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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
IS’ West Africa Province Video Shows Clashes with African Coalition Forces, Identifies “Crusader” Military Bases in Region

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) which is comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, released a video showing clashes with African coalition forces in the Lake Chad and Farouq Forest areas, and identifying “Crusader” military bases in the region.

Monday, 13 February 2017