One person has been reportedly killed following a clash between members of Vikings and Black Axe cult groups.

The Punch reports that the fight started when a member of Vikings disagreed with a rival from Black Axe group who was wearing red socks.


Members of Vikings cult group.

Henry Fadairo, the state commissioner of the police, confirmed the incident while parading 10 suspected cultists and four kidnappers at the state police headquarters in Calabar.

Fadairo revealed that the suspected cultists were arrested on August 2, 2015 in the premises of a night known as ‘Memories Flavour’ in Ogoja, Cross River state.

“On the strength of the information, the police swiftly moved to the scene to discover that it was a fracas between two rival cult groups, Vikings and Black Axe.

“Investigation by police revealed that one Smart Umaru, a Vikings member, allegedly stabbed one Emmanuel Sunday, a member of Black Axe, to death. In the course of the investigation, we arrested 10 suspected cultists,” he said.

According to the commissioner, the arrested cultists are Emmanuel Igwe, Perry Onuyi, Emmanuel Agbada, Agom Joseph, Mohammed Liman.


Some of the Black Axe Members