One of the dead students
Tears, Sorrow and Blood in Ekosodin community: Ekosodin community is location behind the University of Benin, it is populated by University of Benin students, as members of Black axe and Eiye confraternity clash over who is superior. Ekosodin is a safe haven for notorious criminals and cult members.
Right now there are series of unreported killings by members of the black axe and Eiye confraternity. On Monday February 24th, a student simply identified as Osas was found lifeless at University of Benin main gate.
More than 20 students has been killed in three days, between February 24th and 27th, in a revenge attack by members of both confraternities. Some of the students killed are Gallacy, killed in Ekosodin gate, and George popularly known as Jack Bauer. These recent killings are believe to be linked to the leadership of Edo Rainbow Coalition who propel these confraternity boys into actions to get attention from the state government because it has refused for some time now, to dish out money to them. Some members of Ekosodin community wants a state of Emergency to be declared in Ekosodin community to stop the killings in the community. As at the time this report was filed, members of black axe and Eiye confraternities are still killing themselves. culled from Nigeria politico