Edo secret cult leaders promise to end killings

Nigeria: Barely one month after criminals and kidnappers were cursed by traditional worshippers in Benin City, the Edo State capital, secret cult leaders have pledged to stop cult-related killings.

The cult leaders were said to have met with the Benin monarch, Oba Erediauwa, last week where they promised to stop killing of young cult members.

In Nigeria criminal gangs are usually referred to as cults. [Read more...]