The Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said the university will not give room for cultism or harbour any form of illegality on its campus.
Fagbogun said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Lagos, adding that although cultism was not limited to Nigeria institutions and economy, it would not be allowed “because it is an aberration’’.
“The issue of cultism, it’s an issue that has festered almost all over; it is not limited to Nigeria.
“If you go to […]
Police in Delta state have arrested 28 suspected teenage cultists operating in some public secondary schools in Asaba, the Delta state capital.
CP Zanna Ibrahim, Delta State Police Commissioner, confirmed this on Saturday in Asaba.
He said that the teenage secret cult group was known as the “Future Trigger Boys’’ (FTB).
The CP said the suspected cultists, aged between 13 and 16 years old, were rounded up during school hours, following intelligence reports from members of the public.
“These are children, who were sent […]
Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeleye Oyebade, has said that the number of students involved in armed robbery and cultism has increased.
Oyebade said that recent crime trend in Abia indicated that most of such students were also members of secret cults.
The state police boss disclosed this during at an inter-denominational anti-cultism crusade organised by the Abia State Police Command at the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba.
Some secret cult members denounced their membership of various cult groups during the event
The crusade, […]
According to reports, the Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday said the menace of cultism and kidnapping currently sending jitters down the spine of many Lagos residents will no longer be tolerated in the state.
Ambode who said this while commissioning the newly constructed Omo Alade Alafia and Oloruntoyin/Jebina Streets in Bariga Local Council Development Area, charged community leaders in all the 57 Local Government and Local Council Development Area to report known cultists, kidnappers and other criminals in their […]
An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday ordered the remand of four students of the University of Lagos over their alleged involvement in cultism.
The accused were: Raheem Yusuf (21), Adedoyin Abraham (24); Olanrewaju Idowu (36) and Oluyemi Peters (24).
The Chief Magistrate, Oluyemisi Adelaja, gave the order that the accused should be remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons, pending when they would perfect their bail conditions.
The accused were arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy to cause […]
No fewer than four persons were, yesterday, feared dead during a cult clash between suspected cults groups in two communities of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
It was learnt that the two cult groups that has been threatening peace in the area over supremacy battle clashed again last night resulting in the deaths and destructions of valuables in the area.
Recall that it is barely one week after a commercial bus travelling to ONELGA owned by the LG Council was […]
The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, on Friday said it would start prosecuting students caught for cultism and selling of bed space in the institution to serve as a deterrent to others.
The Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr Taiwo Akande, who said this while administering oath on 3,690 matriculating students of the institution lamented that mere rustication was no longer working.
She said the school would no longer condone any act of illegality, including cyber crime, cultism and illegal sale of bed spaces […]
The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, has declared that amnesty will be given to any member of the cult groups within the state who renounces his membership.
Ali also enjoined them to drop their arms with the Commissioner of Police in Eleweran, Abeokuta, within the next two weeks to benefit from the amnesty.
He urged all interested cultists to embrace the amnesty, warning that “no cultist will be spared after the expiration of the amnesty period.”
Also, officers and men of […]
Report gathered that there was pandemonium on Sunday night at Ekuigbo, Ughelli in Ughelli Local Government Area of Delta State as a result of a shootout by suspected members of two rival cult gangs leading to the death of two gang members from both sides.
Commercial activities were grounded as shops hurriedly locked up in fear of reprisal attacks by the cultists and wanton arrest by the police and other security agents in the town as a result of the killings.
A 16-year-old secondary school dropout, Ifechukwu Atunanya, has been arrested by policemen from the Anambra State Police Command while allegedly having sex with over 52 young men inside a bush in what looked like an initiation ceremony.
According to reports, the suspects were all rounded up in the bush in Awka and are reportedly members of the Supreme Vikings Confraternity, during the initiation of new members.
Ifechukwu, on her arrest, claimed she was forced to sleep with every male member of the […]