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Police confirm three killed in Akwa Ibom cult clash

The Akwa Ibom Police Command has confirmed that three persons were killed in a cult clash between Axe and Vikings confraternities in Onna Local Government area of the state.

Niger Police halt cult initiation of Bida Poly students

A suspected initiation ceremony for new members into a cult group for students of Federal Polytechnic Bida has been stopped by officers of the Niger state Police Command.

Gunmen abduct five-day-old baby, police detain father

A five-day-old baby allegedly abducted in their home in Ijagbe commmunity, Mopa-Muro Local Government Area, Kogi, is yet to be found 10 days after the incident.

Four killed in Plateau cult clash

No fewer than four persons were killed on Wednesday night when some cult groups clashed near a night club at Kwata in Zawang district of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Police nab 6 suspected cultists, armed robbers in Anambra

The police command in Anambra says it has arrested six suspected cultists and armed robbers after a gun battle that left one of the suspects injured at Ogidi near Onitsha.

Police warn Kwara landlords, parade 25 suspected armed robbers, cultists

Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Aminu Pai Saleh, has warned landlords in the state to be wary of whom they rented their properties to.

10 killed in renewed cult clash in Calabar

Insecurity in Calabar metropolis seem to be on the increase as about 10 suspected cult members have been killed in city in the last three days in a renewed clash allegedly between the Vikings and Axe confraternities.

Military launches Operation Whirls Stroke to flush out killer groups in Benue, others

He said the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin in consultation with service chiefs and commanders of other security agencies re-strategised and constituted the operation to ensure peace and security of lives and properties in the affected states returned back to normal.

Three persons killed, DPO shot in Cross River cult clash

Three persons have been reportedly killed in the renewed cult clash in Ogep-Osokom in Boki local government area of Cross River State.

Troops arrest suspected cultists, cattle rustlers in Benue

Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting Exercise Ayem Akpatuma have on Sunday arrested five suspected cultists in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.

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Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.