Cultism

Cult war claims five youths at Agbarho community in Delta

Cult war claims five youths at Agbarho community in Delta

The Delta State Police command confirmed the death of five youths in a cult war on Saturday night in the Agbarho community, Ughelli North local government area. The spokesman of the state Police command, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the sad incident to the Vanguard newspaper. Vanguard gathered that clash broke out between two rival cult groups in the town on Friday, an incident that degenerated to killings in the early hours of Saturday. About eight patrol vehicles with heavily armed security men drove into the town, apparently to restore law and order. Some youths who spoke to the Vanguard said they…
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24 alleged cultists involved in police killing in Awka arrested

24 alleged cultists involved in police killing in Awka arrested

About 24 persons suspected to be involved in the killing of two policemen, an unidentified woman, and the abduction of a tricycle rider in Awka have been arrested. A tricycle driver, identified as Snoop was reportedly abducted during a massive shoot-out at UNIZIK junction in Awka on Tuesday. The shootout was reportedly carried out by cult groups, The spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command revealed through a telephone interview that about 24 persons said to be connected to the incident have been arrested. “We are already profiling them to ascertain their level of involvement in the incident. “The command…
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Four killed in Benue cult clash

Four killed in Benue cult clash

No fewer than four persons were killed in a clash between rival cult groups in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State on Wednesday. An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, said two rival cult groups engaged in a supremacy battle to control the area. He said this resulted in the death of the four believed to be members of the cult groups. DSP Sewuese Anene, the Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the killings via a text message when contacted on Thursday, said three suspects had been arrested in connection with the killings. Anene added that the investigation was ongoing…
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Three feared killed in Lagos, property razed as cultists clash

Three feared killed in Lagos, property razed as cultists clash

Three persons were feared killed, many injured, and properties razed as suspected cultists went on the rampage at Mushin, Lagos. It was gathered that rampaging Eiye cultists on Monday night stormed Akingbode and Olateju areas of Mushin, torching houses, vehicles, and looting shops to retaliate the shooting of their member in a bar at Ilupeju on Sunday. A suspected rival cult member known as Plantain was alleged to have opened fire at the bar while drunk, killing an Eiye cultist and injuring three others. Angered by the shooting, the Eiye cult group, as we gathered, trailed Plantain to his Mushin…
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