Tag: cultism

Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

Opinion: The hidden dangers of cultism

by Tony Ogunlowo So many young people are joining cults, or gangs, at an alarming rate. Never a day goes ...

AzeezApril 19, 2017

Police arrest university professor, lecturers for cultism

by Azeez Adeniyi The Edo State Police command has arrested some lecturers of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma for alleged ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

2 UNILAG students arrested for attacking VC

The Lagos police have arrested two students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for allegedly attacking the Vice Chancellor. Commissioner ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

Provide information on cultists, get automatic employment – Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos says his government is ready to offer automatic employment to anyone with useful information on the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 17, 2016

Rivers cult clash claims 4 lives

Four persons were feared killed over the weekend during a cult clash in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers. The attack ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 8, 2016

4 UNILAG students remanded in prison for cultism

Four students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, have been remanded in prison for cultism by a Lagos court, The ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

Police nabs 39 ‘cult members’ in Imo

The Imo State Police Command has arrested 39 suspected cult members in different locations in the state. According to the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Police arrest kidnapping gang behind abduction of Indian expatriate

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a kidnapping gang responsible for the abduction of an Indian expatriate in Benue state. ...

AzeezAugust 29, 2016

These number of Nigerians are out of school, according to the education minister

The education minister, Adamu Adamu on Monday said about 25.3 million Nigerians are out of school. Adamu said this while ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 19, 2016

Gunmen shoot UNILAG final-year student in hostel

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday shot a final-year student of the Economics Education department, University of Lagos (UNILAG). The student, simply ...

Janeth JJanuary 17, 2016

Over 100 undergraduates ‘renounce cultism’ in OAU, UI during Adeboye’s crusade

At the just concluded Campus Holy Ghost service, over 100 undergraduates of the University of Ibadan and the Obafemi Awolowo University, ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 5, 2015

Alvan Ikoku student murdered in FMC Owerri (VIEWER DISCRETION)

A student of the Alvan Ikoku Federal University of Education (AIFUE) was killed yesterday by some yet to be identified cultists ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 20, 2015

Osun NUT is worried about cult activities in secondary schools

by Chinwe Okafor The Nigeria Union of Teachers has pinpointed the involvement of pupils in cult-related activities as one of the ...

SolaFebruary 20, 2015

How cultists killed mate at girlfriend’s party in Ondo

by Anike Jacobs A 21-year-old student simply identified as Bolaji was recently murdered by suspected cultists at a birthday party ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

These secondary school students have been accused of witchcraft and belonging to ‘rat’ secret cult

by Jewel Stephen Three teenagers, who were arrested for cultism and witchcraft, were on Monday, 22 September, paraded at the Police ...

Isime EseneSeptember 1, 2014

UNILAG security chief killed at a drinking joint in Lagos

by Isi Esene Sunday Adejumo, the Head of Operations, Security Unit of the University of Lagos has been shot dead ...

June 22, 2014

Terrible: Cultists hack 3 people to death in Ogun

by S’ola Filani Three persons have been killed in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State as rival cult groups – Aiye (Black Axe) ...

March 16, 2014

Terrible: 35 students arrested for cultism in Osun

by Akan Ido Thirty five secondary school students with have been arrested by officials of the Nigeria Peace Corps in ...

January 22, 2014

‘My girlfriend made me do it’: Man arrested for raping 5 young boys in Benin

by Oge Okonkwo A 33-year-old man , Justine Olise was arrested and paraded by the police in Benin for allegedly ...

September 12, 2013

Terrible: Cultists rape woman, kill husband and three others during clash in Lagos

by Adeola Balogun A clash of suspected cultists in Lagos State has left at least four persons dead and several ...

August 26, 2013

3 suspected secret cult members killed, others arrested during initiation in Kwara (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo An Ilorin secret cult has suffered a huge blow as three of its members are alleged to ...

August 11, 2013

Terrible: 6 people killed in Ogun cult clashes

by Akan Ido The police in Ogun state have reportedly arrested about 40 people in connection with the recent cult ...

August 5, 2013

Awful: Panic grips residents as suspected cultists kill trader in Lagos

by Isi Esene A man identified as Isiaka Oyefeso has been killed in the Somolu area of Lagos during a ...

July 10, 2013

Opinion: Political cultism and the Rivers Assembly cage fight

by Saatah Nubari I would love to use the phrase “we are doomed!” but for my optimistic nature. We live in ...

June 23, 2013

Ex-UNAAB student nabbed for armed robbery in Ogun (PICTURED)

The operations of a suspected armed robber, Solomon Ayodele Solarin, who attacked and robbed students of the Federal University of ...

April 9, 2013

Mayhem: Street cults clash in Lagos, one dead

by Akan Ido Hoodlums popularly known as Area Boys yesterday destroyed properties and also injured many people in Somolu Local ...

April 5, 2013

4 LASU students arraigned over cult activities

For allegedly belonging to cults, four students of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, were on Thursday charged before an Ebute ...

March 26, 2013

“Culture of patronising marabouts, prophets to stay in power is encouraging cultism” – Wole Soyinka

by Rachel Ogbu Writer and activist, Wole Soyinka, has criticized Nigerian leaders for consulting marabouts and prophets to the extent of ...

March 22, 2013

Civil Defence Corps arrests 18 secondary school students for cultism in Ogun

No fewer than 18 students of two public secondary schools in the western Nigerian state of Ogun have been arrested ...

March 13, 2013

LASU Killings: Students in police custody miss days of first semester exams, face extra year

by Rachel Ogbu As the search for the killers of Lagos State University student and musician, Damilola Olaniyan continue, about  34 ...

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