Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP)

Islamic State Claims Bombings, Police Attack in Nigeria

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) — the formal name for Boko Haram — on Saturday claimed responsibility for two separate attacks in recent days, the Guardian reported: a bombing in the northeastern Nigerian state of Tabara and a fatal police station

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during the swearing in ceremony for newly appointed Ministers in Abuja, Nigeria Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Sunday Aghaeze/Nigeria State House via AP)