Cultists set houses ablaze in Rivers
Rampaging cultists have torched several houses in Ubima community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State in retaliation of an army attack.
If you have five minutes of joy, you will in return endure 10,000 hours of sorrow, says ex-cultist
In the last three months, cult activities leading to gruesome killings of rival cult members in Cross River State have been the order of the day, leaving residents worried of where the next attack would occur.
Mutual suspicion and worsening security situation
It is so unfortunate that insecurity is still waxing strong in our polity despite all efforts of the government to bring the menace under control. Day in day out, people are being slaughtered like chickens and there is palpable fear in the heart of the masses.
Final year student killed as cultists clash in Rivers varsity
The Rivers State police command yesterday confirmed a cult attack at the Rivers State University, which left one person dead. A final year student of the Department of Agriculture, identified as Prince Tuakabari, was shot and killed on Monday evening around NDDC Hostel in the university, which saw many students scampering for safety.
OAU honours five students killed by cultists 20 years on
The authorities and students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, will gather at the Amphitheatre of the institution today to mark the 20th anniversary of a cult attack, which claimed the lives of five students. The attack carried out in the early hours of Saturday, July 10, 1999, led to the death of 21-year-old…
Fadeyi residents seek justice as police arrest four suspected cultists
The police in Lagos State have arrested four notorious cult members terrorising Fadeyi, Jibowu, Somolu and its environs. The four suspects, Yusuf Waziri; Mufutau Abogunde, a.k.a. Murphy Etu; Tega Micheal; and Alabi Afolabi Sulaimon, were arrested by the Isheri Division surveillance patrol team during apatrol. Police sources said two AK 47, two Barretta pistol and other…
Cultists go on rampage in Lagos, kill guard
The ongoing cult war between suspected members of Aiye and Eiye confraternities has led to the killing of four persons in different areas of Ijanikin, a Lagos community in the last three months. The battle for supremacy has left palpable fear in the minds of residents within the area following another gruesome killing of a…
26 suspected cultists nabbed in Lagos
Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Task Force has arrested 26 persons suspected to be cultists in different parts of the state. Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued yesterday by the Head, Public Affairs Unit of the Task Force, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq. Egbeyemi said that the…
Police arrest four suspected cultists in Rivers State
The Rivers State Police Command have arrested four cult kingpins suspected to have been the brains behind the incessant cult wars in Rumuolumeni Community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Nnamdi Omoni, disclosed that officers of the Rumuolumeni Police Station arrested the gang following a tip-off.…
Cultists behead four in Rivers, kill three others
Suspected cultists on Friday night beheaded four persons in Omuoko, Aluu Community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. A Community source disclosed that the hoodlums invaded the area,searched for their targets and beheaded persons known Rhino, Justice Azubuike, Nwobueze Eric Woke, and one other whose identity is not yet known. The source added…