The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, executed Hauwa Leman, an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and this was confirmed in a short clip seen by a special correspondent with an online news outlet.
Ms Liman was kidnapped alongside others in March in Rann, Borno State, when the insurgents attacked a camp for displaced persons.One of the kidnapped aid workers, Saifura Khorsa, had been killed in September.
Reacting to the murder of Ms Liman, the Nigerian government said it is shocked and saddened at the Monday killing.The government said the aid worker was killed despite the actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman.
After the September murder of Ms Khorsa, the Boko Haram released a video threatening to kill Ms Liman and Leah Sharibu, one of the schoolgirls abducted at Government Secondary School, Dapchi in Yobe State last year.
Nigerians are furious and below are some of Tweeter reactions: