The “Webification” of Jihadism: Trends in the Use of Online Platforms, Before and After Attacks by Violent Extremists in Nigeria

John Sunday Ojo, Folahanmi Aina

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


    Violent extremist organisations (VEOs) use social media platforms to promote extremist content and coordinate agendas. The use of digital platforms to disseminate information and coordinate activities by VEOs in Nigeria has grown considerably in recent years. This report analyses the adoption of social media before and after attacks by Boko Haram, Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Ansaru.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherGlobal Network on Extremism and Technology
    Commissioning bodyInternational Centre for the Study of Radicalisation
    Number of pages30
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Jul 2023

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