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Mechanic jailed for belonging to ‘Aiye’ cult

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday sentenced a 37-year-old mechanic, Afeez Tijani, to three months’ imprisonment for belonging to an unlawful society called ‘Aiye’.

Musician docked over alleged membership of unlawful society, breach of peace

A 24-year-old musician, Chimaobi Elele, on Thursday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for alleged membership of an unlawful society and breach of the peace.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Police chief warns kidnappers, cultists to leave Lagos or write their will

Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, Wednesday sounded a note of warning to kidnappers and cultists, to either leave the state, renounce their membership or be prepared to write their will, threatening that the command would make their stay regrettable.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Cleric remanded in prison over ‘attempt to murder’ female pastor

The pastor in charge of The Life House Ministry located at Ifeoma Street, opposite Ojo Barracks, Ojo, Lagos, Pastor Benjamin Akinsanya 56, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Igbosere, over alleged attempted murder of a female pastor.

Residents arrest ‘armed robbers’ after failed car-snatching effort

Two armed robbery suspects fleeing after a failed attempt to snatch a vehicle were Friday night apprehended by Shagari Estate residents in Iyana Ipaja, the police said on Sunday.
The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six members of a dreaded cult group, Aiye Confraternity in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Police release list of six arrested ‘cultists’

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six members of a dreaded cult group, Aiye Confraternity in Lagos.

Police in Lagos apprehend robbery suspect for stealing church tithe, offering

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the leader of a robbery gang that recently broke into a church and stole offering and tithe monies running into millions.

Headies: Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others battle for Artiste of the Year award

Five top Nigerian artistes have been nominated in the Artiste of the Year category for this year’s Headies award

Headies 2019: Burna Boy, Teni, Adekunle Gold dominate nominations — full list

Nigerian music stars, Burna Boy, Teni and Adekunle Gold, topped thd list of nominees for the 2019 Headies’ Award which was released on Monday.
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Two suspects nabbed over death of 15 ‘cultists’ during supremacy battle

The police are currently interrogating two suspected cultists over alleged involvement in the killing of 15 rival cult members.

Police deny killing Lagos cleaner

The Lagos State Police Command has denied killing a cleaner, identified only as Francis, in the Ilupeju area of the state.

Police arrest teenage ‘cultist’ terrorising Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday, announced the arrest a 19-year-old member of the Aiye Confraternity in Bariga area of the state.

Police parade medical student for cultism

The Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery in the University of Calabar for alleged cultism and illegal possession of firearms and military uniforms.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, on Monday paraded 202 people, suspected of involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and other related crimes in Lagos State.

Lagos police launch ‘Operation Crush’, parade 202 suspected criminals

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, on Monday paraded 202 people, suspected of involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and other related crimes in Lagos State.

Seven feared killed in cultists clashes in Lagos

No fewer than seven suspected cult members are feared killed in the supremacy battle between members of the Eiye and Aiye confraternities in the Shomolu and Bariga areas of Lagos State.

Two die in Ikorodu cult clash, 21 arrested

No fewer than 21 suspected cult members of two rival groups, Eiye and Aiye confraternities, in Ikorodu area of Lagos, have been arrested after a clash that left two persons dead and many injured.

Police arrest 22 suspected cultists in Abia

The Abia State Police has arrested suspected members of a secret cult group operating in Umuahia, the state capital, and its environs.
Members of the Police Anti-Terrorism Joint Squad during a prayer before embarking on Operation Pup Adder at Katari Town on Kaduna-Abuja Expressway in Kaduna, yesterday. NAN.

Police arrest 19 cultists during initiation

Confirming the arrest, the state Police spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspects were arrested on Sunday at about 12:45pm, while initiating new members into their secret cult group at Ukulu forest in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra state.

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