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30 Suspected cultists arraigned in court

Thirty men suspected to be members of an unlawful society called “Black Axe” were on Wednesday arraigned in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Lagos CP releases 40 detainees in SARS cells

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has stormed the dreaded cells of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad, FEDSARS, at the Command Headquarters, Ikeja, and directed the immediate release of 40 suspects, while 30 other suspects, said to be involved in cultism, were ordered to be charged to court without delay.
Muritala Babatunde and Taiwo Razak, Black Axe Fraternity members arrested for murder

Two cultists arrested for murder of OOU students

Two members of the cult group Black Axe Confraternity have been arrested in Oru, Ogun state, over the chilling murder of a 22 year-old student Oriade Adebisi and his girlfriend, Julian Eke Imaga.

Three killed in Akwa Ibom cult clash

Eket, which has significant presence of workers of Mobil Producing Nigeria, a subsidiary of the American oil giant, ExxonMobil, is among the four local government areas mostly affected by perennial cult-killings and related violence in the state.

Suspected cultists beheads man, dismember body in Edo

Hoodlums suspected to be members of a secret cult group have beheaded a man simply identified as Osazuwa in Benin, the Edo State capital.

Panic in Jos as cult group insist on burial of murdered member

Panic broke out Tuesday in Kabong community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State when suspected members of a cult group insisted on the burial of Philip Yakubu, who was killed during a bloody clash between two members of suspected cultist groups.

Police arrests 25 suspected cultists during initiation

Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have arrested 25 suspected cultists belonging to the Black Axe ‘Ayes’ secret society during an initiation ceremony in Enugu.

Police parades cultists, armed robbers in Abia

Abia State Police Command on Monday in Umuahia, Abia State capital paraded suspected cultists, armed robbers and others accused to be involved in snatching cars of their victims at gun points.

Governor Emmanuel outlaws 33 cult groups in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has signed the Cultism and other Violent Behaviour Prohibition Order 2018.

Suspected cultists behead revenue collector in Edo

A revenue collector working with the Oredo Local Government Council of Edo State, simply identified as Osazuwa, has been reportedly beheaded by suspected cultists.

‘Black Axe’ member remanded in prison for murder

An Oshogbo Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 27-year-old Black Axe member, Adewunmi Adeyinka, in Ilesa prison for alleged murder.

My brother initiated me into cultism with gin – suspect

At 28, Sani Rilwan has been a member of the Black Axe Confraternity for five years but the law caught up with him recently when a clash with a rival cult group, Eye Confraternity in Badagry, led to the death of two members of the latter group.

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