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Ikorodu residents on edge over attack by Badoo gang - Guardian (blog)

Millions of residents of the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State are beginning to think of relocating permanently from the area unless government takes necessary steps to address the new wave of crime, popularly known as Badoo, a new method of ritual ...and more »

Surrender or meet deadly end, Ikorodu traditionalists tell Badoo cult - The Punch

As law enforcement agencies remain helpless in putting a stop to killings in Ikorodu, Lagos, carried out by suspected members of a cult group known as Badoo, traditionalists in the community have taken matters into their hands in a war against the ...and more »

Badoo cult killed 26 Lagos residents in 12 months - The Punch

No fewer than 26 residents of Ikorodu, Lagos State, have been killed by Badoo, a notorious ritual cult group. The deaths were recorded in 15 attacks by the gang between June 5, 2016, and June 27, 2017, as reported in The PUNCH Newspapers. No fewer than ...and more »

The rise of Badoo and the failure of community policing - TheCable

The Nigeria Police Force is at a loss about the operations of a new gang in Lagos State known as Badoo. In fact, the residents of Ikorodu — where Badoo holds sway — accuse the police of doing nothing. In the last 12 months, 26 residents of Lagos ...and more »

Badoo boys move to Ogun as Police screen 38 more - Vanguard

LAGOS — Indications emerged, yesterday, that the dreaded Badoo cult group has extended its gruesome killings of defenceless Nigerians to Ogun State, following the arrest of suspected members in Ogijo area of the state, weekend. Vanguard was informed ...and more »

Three Badoo gang members 'lynched by residents in Ikorodu' - TheCable

Three suspected members of a gang popularly known as Badoo were on Sunday morning lynched to death at Odogunyan in Ikorodu, Lagos state, by residents of the community. The suspected cult members were said to have been apprehended in the early hours of ...and more »

Ikorodu residents divided over lynching of comedian - Pulse Nigeria

Following the mistaken lynching of a comedian and Master of Ceremony, residents of Ikorodu have been divided in their opinions. Published: 04.07.2017; Isaac Dachen. Print; eMail · The late comedian, MC Think Twice with Adesua Etomi play. The late ...and more »

Police, OPC nab 100 Badoo cult members - Vanguard

LAGOS — No less than 100 suspected members of the dreaded Badoo Boys cult were arrested weekend, during a joint raid on the group's hideouts by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of Lagos State Police Command, Anti-Robbery operatives ...and more »

Residents lynch Badoo suspect in Ikorodu - The Punch

Four days after suspected Badoo cultists killed a couple and two of their three children in Ikorodu, Lagos, residents of the community have apprehended and lynched a suspect accused of belonging to the group. A resident, who pleaded anonymity, told our ...and more »

Badoo: Another suspect set ablaze in Ikorodu - Vanguard

IN spite the declaration of traditional rituals by Ikorodu chiefs and traditionalists, to halt the activities of the killer gang, Badoo, the gang yesterday, stormed the Jumofak area of Igbo-Oluwo, Ikorodu at about 1am. But this time, the gang of three ...and more »