Boko Haram ISIS Expands Influence in Africa
Group calling itself the Islamic State ISIS accept 'oath of allegiance' of Nigeria's Boko Haram militants, according to an audio message.
In a recording, which can not be verified, a spokesman for the ISIS said the goal to establish a Caliphate expanded into West Africa.
Last week, Boko Haram publish a message to join ISIS.
Boko Haram began a military campaign to encourage Islamist rule in northern Nigeria in 2009.
The conflict spread to neighboring countries.
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ISIS master a number of areas of Tikrit and Mosul in Iraq and Syria.
In a recording of it, a man - who describes himself as an interpreter biaca ISIS Mohammed al-Adnani - said: "We announce to you a good news about the expansion of the caliphate to West Africa as caliph ... have received the oath of allegiance brothers group Sunnis to spread jihad. "
The spokesman also urged Muslims to join militants in West Africa, and rejected allegations that the Iraqi forces and US-led coalition has won a series of attacks in Iraq mewalan ISIS and Syria.
Audio recordings that can not be independently verified.
ISIS aims to establish a caliphate, a country ruled by a political and religious leaders in accordance with Islamic law or Sharia.
Their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is also known by the name of Caliph Ibrahim followers.
In an audio message posted on Saturday, the leader of Boko Haram said: "We announce loyalty kapada caliphate ... and will hear and obey in hardship and prosperity.
"We call on Muslims everywhere to swear allegiance to the caliph."
ISIS has expanded its network with other militant groups across North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
In November, Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi received the oath of allegiance of jihadists in Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. BBC