POLICE ARRESTS TOP POLITICIANS BEHIND CULT KILLINGS IN ANAMBRA, SEE LIST

The Police in Anambra State have arrested some top politicians alleged to be sponsoring the unending cult-related killings in the state. SP Haruna Mohammed, Public Relations Officer of Anambra State Police Command, disclosed this in a press statement made available to DAILY POST in Awka, the state capital. Several youths have since January this year been killed as a result of perceived leadership tussle among rival cults. In May, no fewer than 10 members of different cults were mowed down at different locations in Awka. In Ogbunike last two weekends,…

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4 KILLED AS LAGOS CULT WARS CONTINUE

Afeez Hanafi There is palpable fear in Oworonshoki and Gbagada areas of Lagos State during the week as fresh violent clashes broke out in the neighbourhoods between two rival cult groups – Eiye and Ayeconfraternities. It was learnt that the renewed hostilities began last Sunday evening and lingered until Wednesday, claiming four lives. A trader at Fogo Junction, Iyana Owonroshoki, identified only as Iya Igbo, was said to be one of the victims. She was reportedly hacked to death by cult members who exploited the fights to rob innocent people. City Round learnt that…

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CULTISM HAS SPREAD TO PRIMARY, SECONDARY SCHOOLS, REPS RAISE ALARM

…Call on FG, state govts to set up the anti-cultism vanguard By Levinus Nwabughiogu The House of Representatives has raised alarm on the high incidences of cultism in public universities, saying the scourge was fast spreading to primary and secondary schools in the country. It, therefore, called on the federal and state governments to set up anti-cultism vanguard to combat the menace. The call followed the consideration and adoption of a motion of urgent public importance moved by Nwajuba Chukwuemeka from Imo State. Moving the motion, Nwajiuba said if no…

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400-LEVEL ABROSE ALI UNIVERSITY MEDICAL STUDENT SHOT DEAD OVER CULTISM, SEE PICS

A 400 level medical student of the Edo State owned Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, has been shot dead, Igbere TV reports. The victim identified simply as Timothy, was said to have been killed at his off campus residence in Ekpoma. Though details of the incident was still sketchy as at press time, our source, however, hinted that it may not be unconnected with cult related clash. According to our source, who is also an AAU student, Timothy was murdered today, July 7, “a day dreaded by all.” “7/7 (July…

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19-YR OLD CULTISM KINGPIN ARRESTED IN LAGOS

Operatives of Lagos State Police command have arrested a 19-year old cult kingpin who has led his gang to terrorise residents of Bariga, Lagos sttae. A statement issued by Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana on Sunday said on 26th June, 2019 at about 8.00am, operatives of Operation Crush from Bariga Police Station arrested one Ifeoeoluwa Dodo, 19 years old, a strong member of Aiye confraternity at Odo-Eran Street, Bariga. He said the suspect has been on the wanted list of the Police for the murder of one Ojo Taiwo…

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LAGOS CULTISTS’ KILLINGS CONTINUE UNABATED, SEE LATEST

•CP disbands anti-cultism unit after murder of 15 people Residents of Igbogbo in Ikorodu area of Lagos State have revealed their ordeal in the hands of suspected cultists following the murder of two lovers. The lovers were alleged to have been mowed down by cultists, when they came for a certain target, but missed him. The incident occurred on Thursday last week, leading to the death of 15 people as rival cult groups embarked on reprisals. Worried by the escalating violence in Lagos, especially Ikorodu, the state Commissioner of Police,…

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SEE THE CULT GROUPS THAT DOMINATE VARIOUS PARTS OF LAGOS

202 suspects in four months •49 arrested in four days, assorted weapons recovered •Police launch ‘Operation Crush’ to fight the scourge By Evelyn Usman  The menace of cultism in Lagos state , is gradually assuming an alarming trend, following the orgy of killings and wanton destruction of both public and private properties,  associated  with  rival cult clashes in different parts of the state. Unfortunately, innocent persons have fallen victims during their operations, as some of them, who ran into the warring groups, lost their lives in the process, while others…

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GUNSHOTS ROCK OSHOGBO AS CULTISTS CLASH OVER DEATH OF MEMBER

There was chaos in some parts of Osogbo, Osun State capital as suspected hoodlums exchanged gunshots over the alleged killing of a thug, simply identified as Bolaji. Bolaji, one of the boys of a popular kingpin (names withheld) was said to have been shot dead near a commercial bank, located around Oke-fia, in Osogbo late last week. Sources informed the Nigerian Tribune that the deceased was allegedly killed by some thugs, who are members of the National Union of Roads Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos garage in Osogbo. However, pandemonium out…

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