Shekau who was surrounded by his fighters appeared in a new video that lasted for 25 minutes.
According to the wanted terrorist,
"We are safe. We have not been flushed out of anywhere. And tactics and strategies cannot reveal our location except if Allah wills by his decree.Shekau also said the video was recorded on Christmas Day.
"You should not be telling lies to the people. If you indeed crushed us, how can you see me like this? How many times have you killed us in your bogus death?
"Our aim is to establish an Islamic Caliphate and we have our own Caliphate, we are not part of Nigeria."