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|2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by wales(m): 6:04am On Feb 16, 2011|
The glamorous lovers’ day celebration on Monday turned bloody at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) when gunmen killed two students. Daily Sun gathered that the clash was between two rival cult groups, namely, and the Buccaneers,’ over a female student allegedly snatched by the Capone of the for Valentine celebration.
The action of the Capone , the source said did not go down well with the other group leading to the clash.
A student who witnessed the shooting said besides the two cult members who were shot dead, about four others sustained injuries and were ferried out of the campus by their leaders to shield their identity.
The sources said the cult members who carried out the attack were not UNILAG students but members from another campus, adding that the attack was carried out in a commando style with sporadic shooting.
An undergraduate student of English Department told Daily Sun that the Buccaneers’ group attacked the members while another student returning from the Mosque said those who carried out the killing were not from UNILAG because they did not cover their faces.
It was learnt that as soon the shooting started, students scampered for safety while others took cover behind the wall and under cars packed around, while others ran into the halls to avoid being hit by stray bullets.
A senior lecturer who confirmed the killings said the university management had met to curtail any reprisal attack while security personnel had taken over the investigation of the deadly cult clash.
When Daily Sun visited the troubled institution yesterday, there was uneasy calm, as most staff and students rebuffed efforts made by the reporters to get their comments.
However, one of the students who resides at Sodeinde Hall, said there was sporadic gunshots outside the premises which caused panic everywhere.
It was gathered that the crisis, which erupted when the students were at the peak of lovers’ day celebration, created stampede on the campus as people ran for safety.
One of the victims of the attack reportedly ran into Sodeinde Hall for help, from where he was taken to the hospital.
Although the Hall Master of Sodeinde Hall declined comments on the issue, one of the officials, who wouldn’t want his name published, said the attack could not be linked to any cult group. He said there was increasing speculation that the perpetrators of the attack could be fighting for love. Efforts made by Daily Sun our reporter to ascertain the identities of the victims were unsuccessful.
The news bulletin of the university, Information Flash (ISSN 08195540) also captured the incident, while assuring the staff and students of the university of adequate security.
“The attention of the universities authorities has been drawn to the incident which occurred in one of the Halls of Residence in the late hours of Monday, February 14, 2011 where two persons were reportedly injured in fracas. The university management has commenced investigation into the unusual incident, in particular at a time when preparation for the first semester examinations due to commence on February 21, 2011 are in top gear. Security has been intensified to ensure safety of life and property on campus. Law enforcement agents have been involved to assist the university in this respect,” it said.
Daily Sun learnt that students are leaving the campus because of the fear of reprisal attack while some parents called their wards on phone to return home until the situation is brought under control.
The Deputy Registrar Information of UNILAG, Mr. Dare Adebisi refused to pick his calls or replied to text message sent to his phone.
When the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Samuel Jinadu (DSP) was called thrice, he promised to contact the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in the area and did not call back as at the press time.
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by obailala(m): 8:23am On Feb 16, 2011|
Hmm. . . so this thing still exists in our universities
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by 1Naira(m): 4:06pm On Feb 17, 2011|
This truly is Sad. How ever only one student was killed on the the night and there where no Gun battles on campus on the night.
Name of the student killed was Frances. below are Photographs of the victim moments before he was shot and after.
And Another mother weeps
Apologies if any one finds this gruesome.
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by Mobinga: 4:35pm On Feb 17, 2011|
Na wa. So all these cultism bullshit never still stop?? And I thought UNILAG was a sensible institution!!! Wow. You don't get these poo no more in Uniport. Some people sef no get sense.
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by violent(m): 4:43pm On Feb 17, 2011|
Fúck me sideways, they shot the dude on the head! . . . terrible way to die, what makes it worse off is he was allegedly shot cos of some girl? na wa o!
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by Mobinga: 5:11pm On Feb 17, 2011|
WTF??!! They shot the UNILAG student over some GIRL? WTF!!!!!? THAT IS ABSOLUTELY STUPID!!!! OVER A BITCH?? WTF?? Who does dat??
OVER SOME STUUPID BASTURD BITCCHH I HOPE SHE BURNS IN HELL!! I HOPE THE BASTURDS WHO DID THIS BURN IN HELL!!!
WTF!! OF ALL THINGS?? OVER SOME PUNNY??
THAT poo SHOULD BE FREE! NO ONE SHOULD SPEND A DIME ON THAT YET THIS NUCCA LOST HIS LIFE??
Phuck You, Phuck The Girl, pHUCK THE KILLERS, Phuck anyone who doesn't agree with this post.
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by opelenge: 5:58pm On Feb 26, 2011|
Am thinking of coming back to nigeria before, but with all this bad news here and there, better stay where i am. Oga o, when there is a lot of fun outside, now end his life
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by saintneo(m): 7:14pm On Feb 26, 2011|
Is this girl HELEN OF TROY?
Mehn! This guy dammmmmmm! Shots in the face bloody hell.
|Re: 2 Students Killed As Valentine Turns Bloody In Unilag ! by Liar: 7:58pm On Feb 26, 2011|
This is very sad!
Anyway, point of correction , it's between[b] Eiye, and [/b] . . . . not Buccaneers as reported by the print media.
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