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June, 2020

November, 2019

  • 27 November

    UNN Directs Organisers of Witchcraft Conference To Change Theme, Keynote Speaker

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    The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday welcomed participants to the controversial International Conference on Witchcraft, but it commenced with obvious changes as the conference’s theme and keynote speaker were altered. The much talked about academic conference faced stiff opposition from Christian bodies in Enugu State due to the …

  • 26 November

    Organisers Insist UNN Witchcraft Conference Will Hold

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    Professor Egodi Uchendu, convener of the witchcraft conference slated to hold at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has insisted that the conference will hold on Tuesday as earlier announced despite protests. She went ahead to invite the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) and the …

  • 25 November

    OPINION: Witchcraft, UNN And Christians

    By Wale Fatade One of the courses I took in graduate school was Covering Religion. I had fun and learnt so much about other religions that most of the friends I’m still in touch with from that period were in that class with me. Anytime I’m in NY, I must …

June, 2019

  • 29 June

    Woman, Daughter Killed For Practising Witchcraft

    An Indian woman and her daughter were beaten and hacked to death in eastern India for allegedly practising witchcraft, police said on Saturday. The killings took place in Jharkhand state’s West Singhbhum district on Thursday, senior police officer Anand Mohan Singh said. The 56-year-old woman, Malti Devi, was attacked by …

September, 2018

  • 21 September

    Beyonce’s Ex-Drummer Accuses Her Of ‘Extreme Witchcraft’

    Beyonce’s former female drummer, Kimberly Thompson is accusing the superstar of ‘extreme witchcraft’ and casting ‘spells’ on her. Thompson, in a court documents obtained by The Blast says she worked for the singer for seven years, accused Beyonce of a campaign of harassment against her that included the practice of ‘dark …

August, 2018

  • 8 August

    Man Chains, Tortures Children Over Alleged Witchcraft

    A man, identified only as Johnson, has been accused of chaining and torturing his two children for more than six months over alleged witchcraft. Johnson reportedly left the children, Benjamin and Abasiofong, in the house with no adequate food to eat after a pastor allegedly discovered them to be witches. …

June, 2018

  • 15 June

    Four Medical Illnesses Attributed To Witchcraft

    When authorities burned accused witches at the stake throughout history, they often thought they were performing their own version of defense against the dark arts. Without the kind of advanced medical knowledge we have today, people sometimes attributed unexplained or strange medical phenomena by saying it was the work of …

  • 13 June

    University To Train Students In Witchcraft, Rituals

    The University of Zambia has received US$340,000 to develop a Degree Programme to train students in witchcraft from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO. Named Intangible Cultural Heritage, the degree programme will be commencing lectures with a total of 20 students. According to news reports, the Zambia …

March, 2018

  • 21 March

    Man Dumps Daughter In Well Over Alleged Witchcraft

    A 30-year-old man, Manu Yakubu, has thrown his six-year-old daughter, Jennifer, into a well after he accused her being a witch. He was said to have committed the crime on December 8, 2017 on his farm in the Gidigidi area of Nasarawa state. The suspect told police that she had …

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