Campus Cults, Nigeria Archive

You'll find articles about this subject in each of the items listed, even if the term does not necessarily occur within the headlines or descriptive text.

Nigeria’s so-called Campus Cults are criminal gangs usually — but not exclusively — operating in and around the country’s colleges.

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Cult Killings:

ThisDay (Nigeria), Aug. 4, 2003 http://www.thisdayonline.com/ Ten students of the Ebonyi State University have been charged with the murder of six of their colleagues killed in a recent violent clash between feuding

Two Killed in University Cult Clash

This Day (Nigeria) http://allafrica.com/stories/200210160277.html An undergraduate with the University of Jos, Mr. Emmanuel Godwin Tawe, and another person, simply referred to as Chuks (whose surname were shot dead early on Sunday morning by unknown gunmen suspected to be cult members. …

Cult clash claims

Source: Xinhua News Agency – CEIS Publication date: 2002-08-11 Arrival time: 2002-08-12 http://yellowbrix.com/pages/newsreal/Story.nsp?story_id=32104056 LAGOS, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) — At least five people have been killed during a bloody clash between tow rival cult groups in Nigeria’s southern state of Ogun, …

Combating the Menace of Cultism

Daily Trust (Nigeria) OPINION August 6, 2002 Posted to the web August 6, 2002 http://allafrica.com/stories/200208060544.html Ujudud Shariff The alarming resurgence of violence and killings associated with cult activities in our tertiary institutions in the last few weeks, calls for serious …

This Day (Nigeria), Aug. 2, 2002 http://www.thisdayonline.com/news/20020802news36.html From Donald Andoor in Calabar No fewer than four persons have been killed in different parts of Calabar, Cross River State in the last one week by persons suspected to be cultists while …

Nigerian president reiterates crackdown on cultism

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2002-07/22/content_492521.htm Xinhuanet 2002-07-22 21:02:58 LAGOS, July 22 (Xinhuanet) — Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated the government’s determination to stamp out campus cultism within the country, local media reported Monday. Obasanjo made the announcement on Saturday when he delivered a …