09 Feb Nigeria: six feared killed in ogun cut clash
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
There have been reports of multiple fatalities in recent clashes between rival fraternities in Ilesa, Osun State. The clashes occurred in different locations in Ilesa and Osu towns between late Tuesday and Wednesday evening. The state police command has confirmed the casualties but did not provide specific figures for security reasons. Security has been beefed up in the affected areas to prevent further escalation of the crisis. Investigations are ongoing to determine if innocent residents were affected by the clashes.
The clashes involved the Aye and Eye cult groups, with retaliation being the cause of the killings.