Army confirms killing 9 key Boko Haram social media “personalities”

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Niger Armed Forces fighting Boko Haram in March 2015.Niger Armed Forces fighting Boko Haram in March 2015.

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The Nigerian Army on Monday said it killed nine ”social media personalities” of  the Islamic State for West African Province(ISWAP).

Col. Sagir Musa, Army Director Public Relations, who disclosed this in a statement, said the annihilation of members of the Boko Haram media team further confirmed that the Nigerian Army has decimated the group and they no longer have freedom of action.

He gave the names as: ”Abu Hurayra al-Barnawi, Ali al-Ghalam al-Kajiri, Abu Musab Muhammed Mustafa al-Maiduguri, Abu Abdullah Ali al-Barnawi, and Abu Musa al-Camerooni.

”Others are Ahmed al-Muhajir, Abu Ali al-Bamawi, Abu Khubayb bin Ahmed al-Barnawi, Abu al-Qa’qa’ al-Maiduguri.

“The terrorist group is known for its online media propaganda and quest to maintain a virtual caliphate,”he said.NAN reports that Boko Haram launched using the media in 2009, starting with a very traditional media approach through propaganda films, many of them aimed at recruiting new fighters from Nigeria and neighbouring countries including Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

NAN reports that from 2014, their strategy changed into more use of social media platforms, videos, and creating multiple accounts like Facebook and Twitter platforms, mostly as a way to communicate with individuals.




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5 days ago
Good one
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5 days ago
That's good news
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5 days ago
Great job
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Good one more grace to them
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5 days ago
Thats great
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kudos to the Army for a job well done, you guys still need to do more
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Nice work
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That's nice
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5 days ago
That's a good news
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4 days ago
More grace
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4 days ago
Great news
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4 days ago
Good luck, Nigeria Army
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Nigerian army is really working
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4 days ago
Weldone guys
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well done to Nigeria army
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This is beautiful news I hope it continues
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