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Leo Igwe | Op-Ed Contributor

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‘Robber Goat’: How Religion Is Hampering Scientific Thinking In Africa [MUST READ]

Recently, there have been media reports of paranormal claims from different parts of Africa. These reports highlight cases in which witches supposedly crash-landed in...

Biafra Agitation: Discontented Youths And The Failure Of The Nigerian State [MUST READ]

As I write this piece, a military operation called Operation Python Dance takes place. Its target is a secessionist movement in Nigeria’s Southeast, led by the...

Sultan of Sokoto: Quranic Indoctrination Poses More Danger To Children Than Social Media (READ)

It was an opportunity to counter Islamic fanaticism but the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III, blew it away. He ignored the elephant...

Jailed For Eating During Ramadan In Tunisia: Much Ado About Radical Islam In The West

Why are western nations taking responsibility for the radicalisation of Muslims when the problem is not confined to these countries? Why are these countries...

Meningitis Outbreak: Questioning the Existence And Potency Of Allah, By Leo Igwe

Leo Igwe, an outspoken atheist, examines Zamfara Governor Abdul'aziz Yari's claim that the on-going meningitis outbreak in Nigeria is "punishment from Allah for fornication".  Recent...

Leo Igwe: Anti-Bullet Charms and Destructive Power of Superstition in Africa

The recent case of a traditional priest in Ghana who was fatally wounded in the process of testing his supposed anti-bullet charms has once again illustrated the...

Leo Igwe: The Challenges And Opportunities Of Atheism In Nigeria

Atheism is now an ‘incorporated belief’ in Nigeria. The news, coming out of Africa’s most populous nation, says that the country’s Corporate Affairs Commission...

Leo Igwe: Marking 20 Years Of The Nigerian Humanist Movement (READ)

The Nigerian Humanist Movement (NHM) was founded in 1996 and the main goal was to provide an alternative to religion and a sense of...

Leo Igwe: Gender Equality And Misogynistic Islam In Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar (lll) has made it clear that hatred, inequity, injustice and discrimination against women define the Islamic establishment, which...

Leo Igwe: January 19 – As Gambia Awaits The Will Of Allah? [MUST READ]

Anxiety prevails in the Gambia as the people await what becomes of their country come January 19. Will this country tow the path of...

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