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Boko Haram
May 17, 2014

How Nyanya blast suspect, Sodiq Ogwuche was radicalized in the UK

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Henry Jackson Society

Originally published in the Daily Post (Nigeria)

HJS Research Fellow Robin Simcox has been quoted in the Daily Post on his surprise as to the length of time it has taken for British-born Islamic extremists to rally to the cause of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, in light of news that one such militant was apparently radicalised during his time at Glamorgan University. Sadiq Aminu Ogwuche, who allegedly called himself the “Lion of God,” is believed to be the mastermind behind the Nyanya bomb attacks.

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