Ondo community begins marathon prayers, fasting over ritual killings
Troubled by two recent incidents of ritual killings, which occurred simultaneously in Arigidi, Akoko Northeast local government area of Ondo State, the Zaki of Arigidi, Oba Yisa Olanipekun, the Oba-in-Council and the entire community have embarked on interdenominational prayers and fasting, traditional rites coupled with local vigilance group surveillance to unravel the scourge of ritual…
Police declare war on herbalists in Lagos, Ogun over ritual killings
The new Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, AIG Lawal Shehu, yesterday declared war on native doctors and human parts dealers within Lagos and Ogun states. The declaration followed the spate of ritual-instigated killings and desecration of bodies exhumed from graveyards. Lamenting the involvement of young people in ritual activities, Shehu…
Kidnappers and ritual killers in Lagos
In the last six weeks I have met two Lagosians who escaped abduction for ritual killing by the whiskers. Both incidents took place in commercial transport, the notorious yellow buses of Lagos.
Insecurity in the land
Contrary to the expectations of compatriots after the current administration came into office, a general feeling of insecurity and helplessness is on the increase in the land.