16 youth renounce cult membership, surrender guns in Rivers
No fewer than 16 cultists of two separate cult groups have renounced membership of their cult groups in Rivers State.
Police arrest 15 more suspected cultists in Ogun
The Ogun Police Command says it has arrested 15 more suspected cultists terrorising Ifo and its environs.
Police tells criminals gangs, cultist to renounce membership
Lagos State police commissioner Hakeem Odumosu Wednesday told cultists and gangs to either renounce their groups or face the law. Odumosu gave the warning while speaking at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja. “Let me therefore use this medium to sound a warning to members of those gangs and cult groups to either renounce…
Police arrest notorious cultist, rapist in Lagos
Detectives from Bariga Police Station have arrested one Emmanuel Olatunde (aka “Pastor”), a notorious cultist. He was arrested in connection with some robbery and murder cases within Bariga Local Government Area.
Five die as cultists clash during Oro festival in Ikorodu
The annual Oro cultural festival held in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State at the weekend turned bloody as suspected members of rival cult gangs engaged themselves in a shootout.
I kill for N10,000, 20-year-old suspected cultist con
A female member of a notorious cult group arrested by the police in Lagos State yesterday made a startling revelation on how she used to kill members of rival cult groups and any other person for a fee of N10,000. The 20-year-old suspect, Mariam Abiola, told reporters how she killed four persons wearing the hijab.…
Court remands two suspected cultists over alleged murder in Osun
An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday remanded two suspected cultists in Ilesa Prison over alleged murder. The accused — Ridwan Akande (22) and Oluwagbotemi Oni (22) — of no fixed addresses, are facing a charge of murder. The Magistrate, Mrs Olubukola Awodele, ordered that the accused be remanded in prison due to…
Suspected cult members kill over 20 in Rivers State
No fewer than 20 persons were murdered in Omoku, headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State yesterday by suspected cultists. Though the motive for the New Year day gruesome murder not known, an atmosphere of fear now pervades the town. A source in Omoku who pleaded anonymity told The Guardian that gunmen linked…