10 Things We Know About Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau [PHOTOS]
Shekau Has Been Reported Dead Twice
Shekau was believed dead by Nigerian officials after the country’s forces stormed the group’s main mosque in the town of Maiduguri and cornered the group’s founder, Mohammed Yusuf. Dyestuff later died in police custody and officials thought Shekau was killed in the melee. A 2010 video proved that theory wrong.