Nigeria’s Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS

A pledge to ISIS was posted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau on Twitter Saturday shortly after four suicide bombers killed at least 54 people and injured more than 140 people in northeastern Nigeria. "We announce our allegiance to the Caliph of the Muslims … and will hear and obey in times of difficulty and prosperity, in hardship and ease, and to endure being discriminated against, and not to dispute about rule with those in power, except in case of evident infidelity regarding that which there is a proof from Allah," said the message.

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