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News Benin » Religion: How Nigeria's Millennial Priestess Is Revitalizing Spirituality

News channel or source: http://www.ozy.com/provocateurs/how-nigerias-millennial-priestess-is-revitalizing-spirituality/83619
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

And she has made it her mission to teach and preserve the Orisha and Ifa spiritual practices, which are indigenous to the Yoruba people of Nigeria and adjoining parts of Togo and Benin ... an intimidating traditional-religion adherent that a lot ...

News Benin » Religion: Apologetics: Looking for ancient African religion? Try Christianity

News channel or source: http://www.indianapolisrecorder.com/religion/article_0637519a-126c-11e8-ad15-fbb7deafe40d.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The article, which read like a journal entry, recounted how she found solace in the religion of the Yoruba people of West Africa. They were the largest ethnic group trafficked in the Mid-Atlantic Trade, in what we would call Togo, Benin Republic ...

News Benin » Religion: Benin photographer captures voodoo via the lens

News channel or source: https://in.reuters.com/article/us-benin-religion-voodoo/benin-photographer-captures-voodoo-via-the-lens-idINKBN1F02BS
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

COTONOU, BENIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of Beninois marked National Voodoo Day, celebrating the once-banned religion on Wednesday with a series of ceremonies across the country. Voodoo is an ancient belief system practiced by more than 65 percent Benin’s 7 ...

News Benin » Religion: Voodoo horror? Massachusetts mother allegedly killed her two sons by stabbing them over 50 times

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/voodoo-horror-massachusetts-mother-allegedly-killed-her-two-sons-by-stabbing-them-over-50-times-1659328
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Prosecutors believe that the murder was part of a "Voodoo ritual" – an animistic religion practiced in Benin as well as parts of Nigeria, with variants practised in America and the Caribbean, including Haiti. The practices were developed centuries ago by ...

News Benin » Religion: BBC starts Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/02/19/bbc-starts-igbo-yoruba-services-nigeria/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Igbo is primarily spoken in south-east Nigeria and Yoruba in the south-west, as well as in Benin and Togo. The new services are ... on the tone More people practise the traditional Yoruba religion in South America and the Caribbean than in Nigeria ...

News Benin » Religion: Inside West Africa's vanishing voodoo rituals — the world’s most secretive and misunderstood religion

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/photographs-of-west-africas-vanishing-voodoo-rituals-2017-5
Publication date: Sunday 14 May 2017

Yet, Voodoo remains the world’s most secretive and misunderstood religion, veiled in mystery. Predating many religions by tens of thousands of years, Voodoo is a way of life in its country of origin, Benin. I’ve arrived in the tiny nation to unearth ...

News Benin » Religion: The Fulanisation of Nigeria and the perfidy of the British (part 2)

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/giving-colonies-settlements-fulani-guise-land-grazing-dangerous/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The warriors at Ibadan fought them back as well as Benin warriors. To conquer the south, it is important to have Fulani herdsmen and clerics stationed in the land. It is important to indoctrinate natives who profess same religion with them to trade ther ...

News Benin » Religion: Haiti looks to Benin for guidance on voodoo crimes

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-4964768/Haiti-looks-Benin-guidance-voodoo-crimes.html
Publication date: onday 09 October 2017

The West African and Caribbean countries, separated by thousands of kilometres (miles) and ocean, share the same history but also the same religion -- voodoo. Jean Renel Senatus, Jean-Marie Junior Salomon and Ronald Lareche came to Benin late last month on ...

News Benin » Religion: Exclusive: Winning Jah Discovers 2Baba, Wande Coal’s Abandoned Music Royalties

News channel or source: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/13/exclusive-winning-jah-discovers-2baba-wande-coals-abandoned-music-royalties/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Speaking exclusively to our reporter, he requested his percentage to be given on his behalf to the vulnerable children in Benin city, Aduwawa ... am a real WinninJahrian, my religion don’t lie” he revealed in Rastafarian tune. His exposure has further ...