June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

Update: 8 Feared Dead As Cults Clash Extends To Sagamu, Ogun

The cult killings in Ogun State might have spread from Abeokuta, the State capital, to Sagamu, where no fewer than eight persons were reportedly killed on Monday.   Recall that about seven persons were killed in Abeokuta in the past one week as members of Eiye and Aiye confraternities engaged in a supremacy battle.   […]

Armed Terrorists Abduct Catholic Priest, Others In Niger

Armed terrorists in Sarkin Pawa, Munya Local Government Area of Niger State have abducted a Catholic Priest and scores of other travellers.   It was gathered that the cleric, who is the parish priest of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Sarkin Pawa, with the others were abducted on Sunday evening on their way to Sarkin Pawa. […]

Drug Deal: High Court Turns Down Embattled DCP Abba Kyari’s Bail Request

Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court in Abuja has turned down the bail request of embattled deputy commissioner of police Abba Kyari and two others.   The court held that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has placed sufficient evidence before the court enough for it to refuse bail.   The NDLEA […]

Turji’s Ally, 7 Others Nabbed By Police In Zamfara

  The police in Zamfara State have arrested one of the boys of a cattle rustling kingpin called Bello Turji in an operation at their hideout near Gummi town in Zamfara State, the spokesman of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, has disclosed.   He said the arrest of the bandit, identified as Abdullahi Umar alias […]

Seven Dead As Cultists Clash In Ogun

No fewer than seven people have been killed during a cult clash in Panseke area of Abeokuta, Ogun State on Sunday night.   The casualties were recorded within a week in different areas of the Abeokuta metropolis.   The clashes allegedly involving members of Eiye and Aiye cult groups have thrown Panseke, Onikoko, Onikolobo, Oluwo, […]