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ISWAP to launch radio station

Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP), is said to have concluded plans to launch an online radio broadcast station titled “Radio Raeed” to its range of propaganda channels, in a move likely aimed at targeting more people in the North East to join its ranks.

Zagazola Makama, a counterinsurgency expert and security analyst in Lake Chad, said the development goes a long way in sending strong signals to authorities in the sub-region that the insurgency has continued to be dynamic in adopting various means of propaganda.

 Impeccable sources told Zagazola Makama that the Radio Service which will be located in KANGARWA will be a supporter of Islamic State, weekly news Propaganda summary, will be broadcast in Hausa, Arabic and Kanuri.

Zagazola Makama on Sunday its X handle said the recruitment pace of the insurgency has still not been effectively halted and online media propaganda by the terror group has continued to play a key role in ensuring that the terrorist groups remain visible.

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‘’This is effectively drawn by intense propaganda moves in making effort to draw significant attention to the organization’s sustained presence and reach. The attendant effect, continues to imply recycling of fighters as the backbone of ISIS recruitment campaign, support to affiliated groups and directives for full-fledged attacks.’’

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‘’It becomes necessary to sustain effort in INFO OPs as well to bring down and disconnect associated notorious terrorist websites to bolster the network of affiliated group members.’’


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