The Punch has reported that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has made an appearance in a fresh 31-minute long video released today, January 2, 2018.
According to the report, Shekau who spoke in Hausa language in the video claimed his men were responsible for series of attacks in northeast Nigeria during the festive season.
The video contained footage of a Christmas Day attack in Molai village in Maiduguri outskirts.
He said: “We are in good health and nothing has happened to us.
“Nigerian troops, police and those creating mischief against us can’t do anything against us, and you will gain nothing.
“We carried out the attacks in Maiduguri, in Gamboru, in Damboa. We carried out all these attacks.”