• Troops invade shrine of Niger Delta militants, ‘arrest chief priest’

    Troops invade shrine of Niger Delta militants, ‘arrest chief priest’

    Troops of Operation DELTA SAFE, a military outfit in the Niger Delta, have arrested the chief priest of Bayelsa Strike Force, a militant group in Cross River state.

    Olaolu Daudu, spokesman of the outfit, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday.

    He said the shrine located in Ikot Offing Ambai in Akpabuyo local government area of the state, was destroyed.

    Daudu said a militant was also killed, while ammunition were recovered.

    “Troops deployed at Ikang border patrolled Ikot Offing Ambai in Akpabuyo local […]

  • Benin Crown Prince ‘fights’ chief priest, proceeds to sacred forest

    Benin Crown Prince ‘fights’ chief priest, proceeds to sacred forest

    According to reports, the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, on Sunday left Evuekoi for Azama N’ Uhe ancestral shrine at Oloton’s Palace in Isekhere Street, Benin, to perform traditional rites.

    Earlier, the prince had engaged in a mock wrestling match, which symbolised ‘wrestling’ with the Chief Priest of Okhuaihe shrine, Osarodion Usuanlele, the Ohen N’ Ukoni Neyedo.

    The Okhuaihe shrine is located in Evbuekoi in Uhunwode Local Government Area of the state.

    After the symbolic wrestling match, both of them […]

  • Chief priest kills daughter while trying to beat wife with cutlass

    Chief priest kills daughter while trying to beat wife with cutlass

    A 30-year-old chief priest, Eno Akpan, has been arrested by the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly killing his one year and three months old daughter, Favour.

    Eno, a native of Ikot Akpan Udo village in the Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, was said to be the custodian of the village’s shrine.

    The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Murtala Mani, said in Uyo on Monday that Eno had a misunderstanding with his wife, Blessing, and beat her up.

    The CP, who spoke […]

  • Ooni Is Hale And Healthy- Chief Priest Insists

    Ooni Is Hale And Healthy- Chief Priest Insists

    The Chief Priest of Oduduwa and Obadio Agbaye Orisun of Yoruba land, Oba Farotimi Faroba, has dismissed the reported arrival of remains of Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, to Ile-Ife, Osun.

    Faroba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ile-Ife that the Ooni was hale and healthy.

    “Ooni is hale and healthy, and that is to confirm to you that nothing has happened to him. And if he is still alive why the rumuor that his […]