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Three injured as cultists, vigilantes clash in Edo

Three persons were injured on Saturday in a clash among suspected cultists and vigilantes at Fugar in Estako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.

One shot, house, four vehicles razed in violent clash in Edo

A violent clash between members of an age-group and a vigilance group, has left in its trail, gun injuries, destruction of properties and razing of a building and four vehicles in Fugar, headquarters of Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.

Two men jailed for belonging to ‘Vikings’

An Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja, on Monday sentenced two men to nine months in prison each for belonging to an unlawful society, called the ”Vikings”.
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Election: Father Ejike Mbaka backs President Buhari

Roman Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has asked Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to continue the war against corruption.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
No fewer than 72 suspects have been arrested by the Edo State Police Command for allegedly terrorising Benin metropolis over the past few weeks.

Police parade 72 for cultism, kidnapping, armed robbery in Edo

No fewer than 72 suspects have been arrested by the Edo State Police Command for allegedly terrorising Benin metropolis over the past few weeks.

Police arrest 20 suspected cultists

The Cross River Police Command on Monday said it has arrested 20 suspected cultists across the state between August and September, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Police arrest 10 suspected cultists in Delta

The Police Anti-Cultism Team at the Delta State Police Command has arrested ten suspected cultism including a lady in Edjophe community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of the State.
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Francis Uzoho: Super Eagles fired up for Argentina clash

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has declared that the team are primed for Tuesday’s crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D clash against Argentina at the Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg following Friday’s 2-0 win against Iceland.
Segun Odegbami and NFF Chairman Amaju Pinnick(in the background) with the Super Eagles

Segun Odegbami: Iceland in trouble, Super Eagles on fire

The Vikings of Iceland that held Argentina to a draw in the first game of Group D in the FIFA World Cup in Russia, will have it tougher with Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the crunch match starting at 4pm today.

Suspected cultist allegedly threatens lady who resists his love advances

A suspected cultist, Akeem Lawal, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to the life of a lady who refused to have sex with him.

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.

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.

15 killed as cult members clash in Awka

There was pandemonium in Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration, as cult members killed about 15 persons.

Suspected cultists raid police station, free suspects

There was tension in the Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State after armed youths, suspected to be cult members, raided the Eku Police Station and freed some arrested members of their gang.

University of Calabar security arrests 11 alleged cultists after death of two students

The management of the University of Calabar on Monday said it has deployed security around and within the institution over the killing of two students by gunmen in a suspected renewed wave of cult clashes on campus.

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.

Police nab suspected killers of Lagos neighbourhood corps official

The police in Lagos have arrested over 70 suspected cultists, including those who allegedly killed a neighbourhood corps official, in a major clampdown against cultism across the state.

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