Military Periscope Logo

Boko Haram Threatens Overthrow Of Government

April 13 2012


The leader of the Boko Haram Islamist sect says the group will topple the Nigerian government within three months, reports the Vanguard (Nigeria).

In a 14-minute video posted on YouTube, group leader Abubakar Shekau ridiculed President Goodluck Jonathan's prediction that Boko Haram would be pacified by June, reported the Voice of America News.

Shekau also vowed to destroy Christianity in Nigeria and kill all Muslims who work against his group.

Since 2009, Boko Haram has...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2022

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.