The video, which lasted for 36 minutes in Arabic and Hausa, shows Shekau warning that there will be more killings and attacks in the days to come. He boasted about the ammunition his group has so far seized from the Nigerian army, especially in Baga.
According to him the seized ammunition will be enough to start a war against Nigeria.
He also warned neighboring countries – Chad, Cameroon & Niger – of similar attacks.
In the video Shekau is standing in front of three patrol jeeps mounted with anti-air assault guns was dressed in his usual military khaki. He ended his speech by burning a Nigerian flag, and replacing it with his group’s flag that had a black background and white inscription.
He taunted the “kings of Africa” for their failure to halt his campaign on Wednesday, boasting that his fighters had “killed” the inhabitants of a Nigerian town.
“The kings of Africa – you are late! I challenge you to attack me even now: I’m ready,” Abubakar Shekau said.