Boko Haram claims caliphate in north-eastern town of Nigeria.
In a video released by Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau- leader of Nigeria’s Islamist group claims his fighters now ruled the captured north-eastern town of Gwoza. His message also contained taunts for Western governments. However, the Nigerian military denied Boko Haram had taken control of the town.
Abubakar Shekau said “You are all pagans and we will kill you, even if you do not attack us we will kill you.”