The command spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the incident in Osogbo on Wednesday, said that the victim was hit by a stray bullet.
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The clash which left six persons dead and several others sustaining varying degrees of gun and machete injury began Saturday night and lasted through the early hours of Sunday.
ASP Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, said the clash occurred on Saturday night and the early hours of Sunday.
Gbesu Peters, the Divisional Police Officer in Badagry, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the corpse of the victim had been deposited at the Badagry General Hospital’s mortuary.
The Commissioner for Border Peace and Internal Security, Stanley Okoro-Emegha, made the disclosure in Abakaliki while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state Security Council meeting.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the clash was between members of Ayez and Barga confraternities.
The spokesman of the police in the state, CSP Nnudam Fredrick, confirmed the incident to newsmen at Oruk Anam, Akwa Ibom State on Monday.
Ogoniland, like many parts of Rivers State, in recent times, has been a hotbed of cult gang fights.
Fanafa told the News Agency of Nigeria that the crisis broke out on Tuesday in some of the hostels built by independent developers and resulted in the death of one student
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the clash, which took place in the night of February 12, claimed six lives as reported by the Police.
However, independent sources put the death toll at no fewer than 18
“As it is now, the situation has been brought under control, with more anti-riot policemen drafted to reinforce the existing security in the town
Trouble started when members of Eiye confraternity, led by one Ibrahim Balogun, clashed with another rival cult group known as Aiye confraternity, led by a man simply identified as Gideon
It was a weekend of violence in parts of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. At the last count, about 16…
The Imo State Police Command in Owerri said on Monday that one person was killed and several others seriously injured…
Musa said before the joint team of the Mobile policemen and the Police Anti-Cult Squad could reach the scene, along the Nkpor-Obosi Road, two unidentified people had been killed
A police source said the clashes were between two rival groups, Ite and Eiye confraternities
It was gathered that the cultists had fomented trouble at old Apapa Road in the afternoon, before retiring in the area in the evening time
Adams said that the recent protest on the campus was an internal issue that was misinterpreted into a cult clash
In the petition, the group stated: “The remote causes of these violent acts according to sources in the community can be related with the visitation of carnival group from Somolu Community of the Local Government Area in whose vanguard was the the Executive Chairman of the Local Government
Speaking on Wednesday with The Eagle Online, Manko, said the police will not allow criminals to have a field day in the state