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Police nab 151 suspected cultists in Anambra

Police in Anambra State said it has arrested a total of 151 suspected cultists in various parts of the State.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu threatens sanction for police principal officers over extra-judicial killings

Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has said principal officers of the Nigeria Police Force will be sanctioned if personnel under their supervision is found guilty of the misuse of firearms.
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Cultists cut off head of rival member, murder three others

Four cultists have been killed in Lekki area of Lagos as rival cult groups clashed, while the police have arrested two suspects in connection with the killings.

Cult gangs kill father of 6, shoot wife in Rivers

A gang of hoodlums suspected to be cultists in the early hours of Tuesday invaded Agbonchia community in Eleme local government in Rivers State leaving in their trails deaths and pains.

19 killed in cult clashes in Rivers

Insecurity appears to have increased in parts of Rivers State with at least nineteen persons killed and several others injured in different parts of the state over the weekend.

Eight killed in Rivers cult war

Suspected cultists have killed no fewer than eight persons in Mgbuodohia community, in Rumuolumeni clan, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Police smash six criminal gangs in Benue

The Benue State police commissioner, Omololu Bishi, on Tuesday disclosed that the command, in its resolve to rid the state of criminal elements had smashed six criminal gangs of armed robbers, cultists and other offenders of the law.

Community decries killing of Nigerian in South Africa

The President of the Nigerian Community in South Africa, Mr Benjamin Okoli, has decried the killing of a Nigerian, Mr Ire Chinello, by an unidentified assailant on March 31 in South Africa.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Governor Obaseki declares total war on cultists

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared war on cultists and cult related activities in the state.

Edo cult killings: Our fight is generational – suspect

A suspected member of Eiye confraternity, Leviticus Okon, who was arrested while on his way to kill a rival cult member, has said that the ongoing cult war between Eiye and Aye confraternity in the state is a generational war.
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Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.

Suspected cultists kill two corps members, injure one in Bayelsa

Suspected cultists have killed two corps members and critically injured another during an attack on their residence in Bayelsa.

Suspected cultists kill two corps members, pupil in Bayelsa

Rampaging cultists have killed two active members of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) and a pupil of a private school in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.

Lagos taskforce arrests suspected cultists who attacked officer

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested eight suspected cultists and miscreants who allegedly attacked one of its officers with cutlasses and broken bottles.

Gunmen kill student, barbing saloon operator in Edo

A 23-year-old National Diploma Accounting student of Auchi Polytechnic has been reportedly shot dead by gunmen in Auchi, Edo State.
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Stray bullet kills 18-yr-old in Lagos

An 18-year-old girl, Hadiyat Sikiru, has been allegedly killed by a stray bullet during a crossfire between suspected cultists/kidnappers and Police officers in Adamo community, Ikorodu area of Lagos.

One fear killed as cultists invade secondary school in Benin

There was pandemonium at Oba Akenzua Secondary School and Ihogbe College in Benin City when suspected Cultists invaded the school as one student was feared kill and many others injured.

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