Tag: witch

Ado AminuApril 19, 2021

Yes, witchcraft accusation is a prosecutable offence in Nigeria

Nigerian feminists have been at the receiving end of accusations of witchcraft for a very long time. It didn’t start ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 27, 2020

Here’s why we need a lesson on wildlife conservation in this part of the world

As Nigerians, it is not uncommon to harbour superstitious beliefs about certain animals for reasons best known to us. Some of ...

Mazi EmekaApril 2, 2016

How 3 female minors were sent out of their homes ‘for being witches’

Three young girls sent out of their homes by their families and relations over allegations of witchcraft, were on Friday ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2015

8-year-old girl set ablaze for “being a witch”

A 60-year-old man in Barakin- Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State has been arrested for setting an eight-year-old girl ablaze on suspicion of being a witch. The ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 22, 2015

Woman gets burnt to death for allegedly being a witch

by Chinwe Okafor This apparently happened in Kebbi state, Nigeria. The woman was apparently set ablaze when the community concluded ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2014

“Fight in the church” || Two women get physical during prayer session over witchcraft

by Azubuike Azikiwe On Wednesday, 3 September, a fight broke out between two women after one accused the other of ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2014

“She was a WITCH living in the sky” | Why man killed his 65-year-old mother

by Kolapo Olapoju   Anambra State police command has arrested a 29-year old- man for killing and roasting his mother ...

May 23, 2014

‘Our mother is not a witch’: Sons of ‘bird-turned-woman’ step forward, deny witchcraft story

by ‘Jola Sotubo The incredible story of a black bird turning into a woman in Lagos has been slammed as ...

May 22, 2014

This is the woman accused of being a flying witch by Ajegunle residents (PHOTO)

by Akan Ido It was a bit of a chaos in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos yesterday morning as a ...

October 28, 2013

Wait, what? ‘Witch’ tortured with red hot irons and pliers, escapes after killing attackers and eating their hearts

An accused witch who was tortured with red hot irons and a pair of pliers told police she escaped from ...

September 30, 2013

#StoriesWeHear: Woman in Abia escapes lynching after getting accused of turning into a cat

A businesswoman in Aba, Abia State, Mrs. Ngozi Okoye has her stars to thank for narrowly escaping being lynched over ...

August 14, 2013

Monsters: 3 men rape 14-year-old in Lagos, label her a witch

by Akan Ido Three men have been arraigned before an Ebute Metta Magistrate’s Court for allegedly raping a fourteen year ...

August 10, 2013

#DivorceDrama: “My wife is a witch… all I want is freedom from her claws” – Frustrated husband

by Oge Okonkwo A disgruntled man and his wife engaged themselves in a war of words as they went before ...

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