Category: Campus Cults, Nigeria

Alarming Rise in Cultism

The fire of cult terrorism on the campuses which smouldered for about one year, after the half-hearted spray of cult antidote by the Federal Government in 1999, has steadily intensified and burst into flames once more. In the first two weeks of August, this year, 33 students of three universities were brutally murdered in cultic butcheries, suspected to have been perpetrated by cult members among students of tertiary institutions. Of the figure, 15 were of the Ebonyi State University, whose eight other students had similarly been killed in July, last year. The rest 18 were of the Enugu State University

Resurgence of campus cults

The resurgence of secret cult activities in the nation’s tertiary institutions hasagain,brought to the fore trhe authorities’ inability to tame the monster. And it has continued to consume many students, who are the leaders of tomorrow, various cult groups have turned institutions of higher education to slaughter slabs, where innocent people are mindlessly murdered and hell constantly let loose in an otherwise serene environment will be stating the obvious. Nigeria’s Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. More news articles on Nigeria’s campus cults In the University of Ibadan, six

Death Toll Now 6 in Ibadan Varsity Cults Clash

Death toll in the bloody clash that occurred at the University of Ibadan at the weekend between rival cult groups has increased to six as tension continued to mount on the university campus. It was learnt that three more bodies of students reportedly killed by the cultists were recovered within campus precincts between Sunday and Monday night. The three new corpses of students were reportedly discovered at the Agric area of the campus, Abadina and Benue road of the institution. Nigeria’s Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. More news

Campus Cults: A reflection of a corrupt society

Cultism is of particular interest to me because it touches on one of the most frequently discussed problems in the education sector today. It is worthy of note that, indiscipline in schools is central to the factors which we can attribute the fast dwindling, declining and deteriorating standard. The various acts of indiscipline commonly perpetrated by students such as truancy, stealing, hooliganism, examination malpractice, sexual immoralities and cultism among others are all destructive to the educational system. Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. The unfortunate scene on our campuses

Cult students terrorise Nigeria’s universities

Omoyele Sowore’s attackers wore red baseball hats and covered their faces. “Two of them followed me and pulled out their guns and forced me to walk back to their members,” he says. It was a well-coordinated attack. “Around 150 of them were running in my direction, shooting into the air, holding out knives and broken bottles. As soon as they reached me they held guns to my waist and shot into the air several times to scare away students who were surging in large numbers toward my direction,” Sowore recalls. “They took me into the hallway and stabbed me all

50 Arrested Over Cult Killings in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested 50 suspected cultists over recent killings in the state. Most of the killings took place along IIlabuchi/Timber streets in Diobu axis last Sunday. Four persons, including a six-year-old boy were shot dead by a suspected cult gang in the area. Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. A police source told PMNews that the suspects were arrested at Abuja Estate along Creek Road and Illabuchi/Timber streets in Diobu, Port Harcourt. According to him, sophisticated weapons, including AK 47 rifles were used during the

Cultists Kill 3 in Battle for Supremacy

Cult members in two Institutions last week engaged in a battle of supremacy, killing three. In Offa, the ancient town of Federal Polytechnic, Offa, cultists clashed leaving two students dead last Monday. According to sources, two rival cult groups had pursued themselves over a carry-over issue, meeting at Offa township where they clashed. The bone of contention between the rival groups could not be ascertained but sources claimed that the cultist had met in Lagos over an unresolved wrangling. Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. Members of the cult

Cultists threaten to assassinate new Uniben VC, principal officers

BENIN CITY—CULTISTS at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benin City, have written the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Emmanuel Nwanze, threatening to assassinate him, members of his family and some principal officers of the university if they do not discontinue their on–going attempts to fish out cultists in the institution and force them to renounce their membership. Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. But Prof Nwanze who is barely two months in office, called their bluff when he and other principal officers of the university , while addressing

Shun cultism, exam malpractices, rector advises fresh students

Rector of the Federal Polytechnic,Oko, Professor Uba Nwuba, has advised new intakes to shun cultism and examination malpractices if they must make a successful career in the school. Nwuba, who addressed no fewer than 7,000 fresh students of the polytechnic at the weekend, advised them to avoid and abhor cultism “as it was capable of destroying the youth.” Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. “If anyone is forcing you to join, report immediately to the polytechnic authority or the anti cult squad,” he advised, adding that the students should

Villagers kill two, arrest 10 suspected cultists

No fewer than ten secret cult members have been arrested in different locations over the killing of innocent persons, with several others critically hospitalised in the health centres of Bendege-Ekiem in Etung local government area of Cross River State. Campus Cults Nigeria’s so-called “Campus Cults” are criminal gangs usually operating in and around the country’s colleges. DAILY TIMES investigation revealed that the casualties were victims of severe attack by the cultists simply identified as K.K. and Klans who had for long been providing the community. In an apparent raid conducted by concerned youths and vigilante group in the are against