The Nigerian Army, on Sunday, said it has discovered a new terrorist group operating in the North East of the country.
The army which stated this on the official Facebook page of the Nigerian Army Headquarters, also revealed that the leader of the new group has been identified.
It gives the name of the new terrorist group as Jama’atu Nus’ratul-Islami Wal-Muslimina, while the leader of the sect is identified as Abdul-Fadl Iyad Gali.
The statement further disclosed that the new group, which is affiliated to Ansaru, “portends grave danger to Nigeria’s National Security.”
It noted that the army will “target the group effectively using advanced technologies in its arsenal.”