Leo Igwe is the founder of the Nigerian Humanist Movement and currently a research fellow at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
July 28, 2017
The need for critical thinking in Africa cannot be overemphasized because some of the dark and destructive effects of dogma, superstition, and blind faith are most manifest is in this region.
“Harrison doesn’t use a condescending approach, something skeptics are often accused of using in addressing irrational believers and in challenging and debunking paranormal claims. Instead Harrison humbly acknowledges the cultural universality of unreason. . . .”
October 12, 2012
A review of 50 Popular Beliefs that People Think are True by Guy Harrison.
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Chris Oyakhilome Miracle Scandal in South Africa
In April 2008 the Sowetan, a South African newspaper, published a report revealing the deception, fraud...
In April 2005, American Evangelist Benny Hinn arrived in Nigeria for his much-advertised Healing Crusade.
The murder in London of a Nigerian boy may have brought focus to one of the most dreadful practices in Nigeria - ritual killing.
At least twenty-five people suspected of being witches have been killed in Akwa Ibom state in southern Nigeria.
Nigeria is a very religious country with most of its population mired in superstition. This is not limited to the illiterate...
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