Boko Haram Declares Islamic Caliphate In Gwoza, Borno State

Gwoza in Borno State has been declared an Islamic Caliphate by the Boko Haram Islamic Militant group. Gwoza is one of the towns seized by the group earlier this month. Soldiers this week refused to deploy to Gwoza without better weapons.

In a video obtained by AFP, Leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau, said…

“Thanks be to Allah who gave victory to our brethren in (the town of) Gwoza and made it part of the Islamic caliphate,“By the grace of Allah we will not leave the town. We have come to stay,”




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