Ace Nigerian Journalist, Babajide Kolade Otitoju, has revealed the name of ISWAP's new leader. Babajide made the revelation while narrating how Al-Barnawi died from the injury he sustained in battle. You may recall that Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, recently confirmed the death of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi.
It's no longer news that, the Nigerian military chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, had confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the insurgent group known as Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). However, in this article are five things you need to know about the late ISWAP leader.
16 Governors backing Tinubu's Presidential aspiration-SWAGA PHOTO CREDIT: Leadership News Nigeria Fresh facts have emerged that no fewer than 16 state governors are presently backing the former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the 2023 presidential election. The former minister of state for Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye who made the revelation said members and leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) across Nigeria are passionately supporting Tinubu’s presidential aspiration.
Terrorism has been a menace ravaging the country for some time now. The northeastern region has been the epicentre of this scourge - many have lost their loved ones and properties due to the activities of these evil men. Recently, the military and government intensified efforts to curtail this menace - many sophisticated weapons such as the Super Tucano fighter jets were purchased.
According to PRNigeria, Boko Haram and ISWAP fighters have named new commanders and imposed new taxes on farmers, traders, and fishermen. After the Nigerian military operatives assassinated the leaders of the two groups, the militants recruited new members. "After the death of Abubakar Shekau and the militants' merger, the Al-Barnawi committee returned to Ba-Lawan to lead what they called the Islamic State of Africa," the newspaper reported.
According to a report by Daily Trust, The Nigerian Army has confirmed that West Africa's top ISWAP leader, Al-Barnawi’s is dead. To quote the Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor who said to journalists, "He is dead and remains dead".
Two popular terrorist groups in Africa, which are the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) and the Boko Haram, have in the past years continued to wreak havoc on human lives and properties, causing many to live in fear despite the strict actions that have been taken to eradicate them by various security agencies.
Zamfara bandits kill five Nigerian soldiers, cart away weapons An ambush by bandits in Zamfara has left five Nigerian Army personnel dead, with their weapons also carted away, Peoples Gazette has learnt. Photos Credit: People Gazette The incident occurred at about 01:40 p.m. on Wednesday, after bandits ambushed a Hilux vehicle belonging to the army along Tsafe and Yankara villages in the state.
The fate of all terrorist leaders from the Futajalon down to the Sahel. It's only a matter of time. According to the Daily Trust report, the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), Abu Musab Al-Barnawi has been killed in Borno State.
The federal government of Nigeria has not rested on its efforts to end the activities of Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, which have rendered many people homeless and claimed many lives in the Northeast and other parts of the country. Photo credit: Premium Times
The leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, has been reportedly killed according to the media. The reports have it that he was killed in the last week of August. Al-Barnawi was the son of the founder of Boko Haram, Mohammed Yusuf, who took up arms against the Nigerian state in 2009.Security forces, however, killed Yusuf and more than a thousand of his disciples during the insurrection in the same year.
Buhari renews Dikio appointment Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Milland Dikio as Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for another one-year tenure. The retired Nigerian Army Colonel was first appointed PAP chief in August 2020. A statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina said despite the challenges, Dikio has been able to “command widespread respect” among Niger Delta stakeholders.
It was reported today that the Nigerian security agents killed a notorious terrorist, Al-Barnawi, who is also the leader of the ISWAP terrorist group. The killing of this terrorist caused several Nigerians to react differently. Based on that note, the former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode decided to react.
Shekau is one of 86 terrorists wanted by the Nigerian militaryThe Nigerian military has released a list of 86 suspected Boko Haram members wanted by the Nigerian military. Among them are Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau and Al Barnawi, the leader of the breakaway faction of Boko Haram. The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, presented the names along with Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum at the inauguration of the Volunteers and Vigilantes in the anti-Boko Haram militia at a small military base.
Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has confirmed the death of the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) , Abu Musab Al-Barnawi. Al-Barnawi was the son of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf who launched a war against the Nigerian state. Al-Barnawi was previously the spokesperson for the terrorist group before he later became ISWAP leader following the death of Abubakar Shekau.
Popular political analyst and public figure Joe Igbokwe recently took to his official Facebook handle to react to the recent news of the death of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, who was leader of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State West Africa Province(ISWAP). Joe Igbokwe and assassinated ISWAP leader Abu Musab Al-Barnawi:
The leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Abu Musab Al-Barnawi has died in Borno State, according to reports. It is understood that he died in the last week of August, this year but there have been conflicting reports on how he died.
For over a decade now, the war against insurgency has been going on in Nigeria. Several innocent Nigerians have lost their lives as a result of insurgency in deferent parts of the country. Earlier today, it was reported that security forces killed a notorious ISWAP terrorist leader, Al-Barnawi, who has been killing and terrorising innocent Nigerians for years now.
Opinion: The Alleged Killing Of Al-Barnawi By Military might Be A Turning Point In The War Against Insurgency
The Nigerian military authority has every reason to bask in a bravado euphoria right now after the alleged killing of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, the infamous vicious Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) leader. Al-Barnawi who came into the limelight in 2016 was the son of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf who was killed in 2009.
File Photo: Al-Barnawi Citizens of northeastern Nigeria continue to speak out over reports that ISWAP leader Abu Mus'ab Al-Barnawi was killed in an ambush on his delegation at border Borno, Yobe State border. While some have expressed doubts about his death, there are many who see Al-Barnawi's death as a victory for the war on terror in the Lake Chad region.