SUNDAY PUNCH gathered that the deceased, Aboy Sidi, was killed on Thursday around 6.38pm in his shop on the popular Ibusa Junction by Nnebisi Road and was left in a pool of blood.
An eyewitness, Stella Okolie, said the cultists came down from their vehicle, armed with guns as they made straight for the victim and shot him in the head and stomach before zooming off.
In an interview with PUNCH Metro, the Chairman of the NURTW in the branch, Femi Akinboyeku, lamented the death of the treasurer and charged the police to investigate the case and arrest the killers.
Members of a local vigilante group, popularly known as ‘Yan Kwamiti’, have allegedly tortured a 28-year-old butcher, Abdulrazak Hassan, to death in the Wuntin Dada area of Bauchi State.
Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Shuwa and Karchinga villages in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing three persons, burning shops and two clinics.
The victims were shot and killed on Sunday in an apartment in Effurun, near the oil city of Warri, according to the Delta state police spokesperson, Andrew Aniamaka.
The anti-robbery team attached to Ogwashi-Uku police division in Ogwashi-Uku near Asaba, Delta State in the early hours of Wednesday killed a notorious robbery suspect identified as Nonso Akubueze in a gun battle.