Nageeye Ali Khalif
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Nageeye Ali Khalif: Lecturer by day, Al-Shabaab agent by night

A screen grab from a video of Nageeye Ali Khalif explaining his reasons to join al-Shabaab.

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What you need to know:

  • Nageeye turned out to be an Al-Shabaab agent, who disguised himself as a youth leader while all along obtaining crucial private data on Al-Shabaab targets.
  • Nageeye, who claims to have joined Al-Shabaab in 2021, often presented himself as a young tutor ready to engage young journalists.