Witchcraft/juju allegations as reason for dissolution of marriages
This is an open letter to the Chief Justice of Nigeria and other chief judges. It has come to the notice of our organisation - the Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW)
‘20,000 die of witchcraft beliefs, health conditions’ misconceptions’
A group of leading United Nations (UN) experts, academics, practitioners and activists have called for urgent action to demystify the link between misconceptions...
On existence and non existence of witches
The existence of witches is a socio-cultural given, an idea that has been taken for granted across societies and communities in Nigeria.
Holiness unto the lord
“Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, jealousies, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, contentions, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not…
Battles against night attackers - Part I
A sister had a dream, where she was given a knife to cut the neck of a cow. When she cut it, the cow started shedding tears. She woke up not knowing the meaning of the dream. The next morning, her daughter, who was a student in a polytechnic, got hit by a car, as…
Fear of witchcraft in Nigerian universities
Some months ago, the BIC Ijiomah Centre for Policy and Research at the University of Nigeria Nsukka called for abstracts and presentations at an international conference on witchcraft.
UNN ‘witchcraft’ conference begins in Nsukka
The international conference on witchcraft organised, by the Prof. BIC Ijeomah Centre for Policy Studies and Research, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) yesterday began at the Enugu community.
Symptoms of witchcraft attacks - Part I
One of the most deadly and destructive powers the devil uses against humanity is witchcraft. Witchcraft is not the most powerful among them but it’s the most destructive.
Mobilising church leaders against witchcraft allegations in Nigeria
Christian church leaders have reportedly been blamed for harmful practices linked to witchcraft (HPW) beliefs in contemporary Nigeria. These religious leaders use witchcraft narratives to make sense of everyday misfortunes especially sickness, death, and accidents. They give credence to witchcraft notions and incite hatred and violence against suspected witches in families and communities. Some of…