Tech/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/107 views /TechTechnology Boko Haram Leader Shekau Appears In New Video, Recites Nigeria’s Pledgeshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelAbubakar Shekau Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new viral video in which he could be seen reading the group’s ideology and the Nigerian national pledge, which he denounced as shirk. Concise News understands that Shirk in Islam means associating a partner with God and is deemed one of the greatest sins in the religion. Advertise With Us The embattled leader of Jama’atu Ahlil-Sunnah Lid-Da’awati Wal-Jihad reeled out the 35-minute speech robed in flowing white apparels whilst clutching an AK47 rifle. Conflict journalist Ahmad Salkida, who first published the news about Shekau’s latest video, said he may “have impaired eyesight as he struggled to read his group’s ideology in Arabic.” ALSO READ Bundesliga Final: Robben, Ribery Clinch Seventh Title For Bayern MunichAs he read a prepared speech in Arabic about the doctrines of Boko Haram. The factional leader of Boko Haram that have been weakened by an internal feud that led to the emergence of another faction in 2016 and persistent military campaign by the Nigerian Army and the MNJTF. The 35-minute long speech in Arabic, according to analyst may be targeted to the international jihadi community, and not the local audience in the Lake Chad region because BokoHaram have been made a pariah terror group, following feuds between Shekau and several warlords that gainsaid his more extreme ideology, especially the use of women and children as suicide bombers in Muslim places of worship, Internally Displaced Persons camps and markets. ALSO READ Barcelona vs Valencia: Pique Speaks After Team's Copa Del Rey Final DefeatThe last known video of the Boko Haram leader was a 36-minute clip released in July 2018. Shekau exclusively led Boko Haram until mid-2016 when the sect split into two. An AFP report said the split occurred because Shekau rejected indiscriminate targeting of civilians. The splinter group pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and later became the Islamic State in West African Province. ALSO READ Lagos Laws: Sanwo-Olu Charges Residents To Ensure Full ComplianceShekau may be reaching out for support, according to analysts, which rival groups in the region enjoys, by clearly highlighting the group’s doctrines. Detailed translation of the video to be made available shortly. Watch the Video below: Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau seen in new video https://t.co/iSAt5rCXIF — Ahmad Salkida (@A_Salkida) June 4, 2019 Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:TechTechnology share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleFive allegations Kano anti-graft agency made against Emirate Council | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World Newsnext articlePhotos: Buhari attends Eid-el-Fitr prayers in Abuja – The Nation NewspaperRelated Posts463 shares Tech/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Nigerians React As 6-Year-Old Model Photographs Stuns Social Media |Nigeria News463 shares Tech/June 24, 2019 /No Comment 2019 AFCON: Yobo Faults Super Eagles Coach Rohr – Concise NewsKogi Election: Dino Melaye Makes Bold VowCourt Orders Arrest Of Innoson Boss ChukwumaNext Level: Shehu Sani Tells Buhari How To Make Appointments – Concise NewsNaira Marley Reveals Plans To Help Many Inmates |Nigeria NewsEdo State Assembly Crisis: Speaker Swears In Two More Elected MembersQuestion ‘Captain’ Messi Need To Ask Himself – Van GaalDuncan Mighty Presents ‘Sweet Love’ (Audio) |Nigeria NewsEPL: Newcastle Announce Benitez Depature Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.