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The pictures released show a number of newly made rockets in what is believed to be a laboratory at a college in north-eastern Borno state, the birthplace of the group in Borno state, Northern Nigeria.
The equipment appeared to have been donated to the college by the Educational Trust Fund in 2005 – a special fund set up by the government to help tertiary institutions.
An inscription on one of machineries shows the abbreviation of the Government Technical College in Bama, a town previously held by the militants before they were dislodged by the army.
This is worrying for Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, who has given the military a deadline of mid-November to defeat Boko Haram.