The suspected cultists killed with one hand amputated There is renewed violence in Calabar South of Cross River state as a suspected cultist was gunned down and his hand amputated by rival gang members at Wilkie Street by White House on Monday. This is coming after two persons were on Sunday afternoon shot dead in a raging cult conflict between the two rival cult groups. The supremacy fight which has been a recurring issue said to be between the Vikings Confraternity and Black Axe always leads to loss of lives as members from both side hunt and gun down members of the other group at will.. The Cross River Police Command Spokesperson, Ms Irene Ugbo confirmed to Vanguard that one arrest has been made while other killers are being haunted by the police.
The unidentified man killed over love tussle A yet-to-be identified man has lost his life after being murdered in cold-blood on Sunday in Calabar, Cross River state capital. He was reportedly fighting over a woman with the alleged killer. It was gathered that the deceased was whisked away from his residential area by the gunmen who arrived in a tricycle popularly called Keke Napep after cornering him at the junction. He was reportedly shot at close range in the head and also in his abdomen, before he fell and died on the spot. While some say the attack was cult related, multiple reports have it that the gruesome murder has been linked to a romantic tussle for a lady between the deceased and another unidentified man. It was reported that the deceased was wooed out to the open by the lady.
IPOB members Igbo traders in Calabar, Cross River, on Wednesday defied the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. IPOB had earlier issued an ultimatum asking members to sit-at-home on May 30 as a mark of honour for their fallen heroes. A check by NAN correspondent at some popular Igbo business areas in the state shows that all their shops were open for normal businesses. At Bedwell area in Calabar, a community largely occupied by the Igbo automobile spare parts, business activities were ongoing. One of the traders, Mr Innocent Chukuwuma, said that staying at home because of the order from IPOB would not put food on his table. According to Chukwuma, the order cannot be obeyed by all Igbo indigenes, saying that some people from the Eastern part of the country were not in support…
According to a Facebook user, Basil Assibong Who narrated how a 14 year old boy was arrested by the police after he went to buy food for his guardians around 9:30pm. He Wrote below: State Housing Police in their normal Hustling Kidnaps 14 year old boy “Pictured” who went to buy food for his Guardians at atekon Junction buy 9.30pm and paraded him around town with handcuffs till 1.30 am and then threw him in the police cell hopping for his guardians to come and pay money for bail. Then went ahead to handcuff him and parade him all over Old ikang this morning in the name of investigation as well as to intimidate his guardians to pay up. This nonsense must stop. Security in Nigeria is an illusion Please shear until it reaches #buhari because the corruption rate in the Nigerian Police Force