Islamist sect threatens Nigeria in new video

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The leader of a radical Islamist sect in Nigeria has challenged the nation's president, saying he could never destroy the group blamed for hundreds of killings this year alone, according to an online video posted Thursday.

The video featuring Imam Abubakar Shekau came as authorities blamed gunmen from the sect known as Boko Haram for killing two civilians in northeast Nigeria.

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Posted April 12, 2012 at 3:32 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Cennydd13 wrote:

I’m afraid that Imam Shakau has it all wrong when he says that Boko Haram can’t be destroyed by Nigeria’s government.  The armed forces CAN do the job with God’s help.  No terrorist cult is immune from God’s wrath, and you can be sure that Shakau’s name is on the Hit List.

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