Leo Igwe

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Leo is a blogger, human-rights advocate and a Humanist from Nigeria.

September, 2017

August, 2017

June, 2017

April, 2017

March, 2017

  • 4 March

    Making Humanism Happen in Nigeria: A labour of Love

    Leo Igwe, Humanism, atheist, atheism

    Though there are still daunting challenges, the prospects of a rational alternative to religion are bright and promising. Humanism is really set to become an effective alternative to religion in Nigeria and the Nigerian Humanist Movement is positioned to midwife this critical process.

February, 2017

  • 10 February

    Anti-Voodoo Cult: Death, Despair, and Religious Exploitation in West Africa

    Anti Voodoo African Cult

    They died expecting the Holy Spirit who never descended to rescue them. They died seeking spiritual help that they never received. Five persons reportedly suffocated to death and several others were hospitalized for respiratory problems after a prayer ritual went awry in Benin in West Africa. A religious cult that …

January, 2017

  • 25 January

    Humanism: Realising and Resisting Change in Africa

    Just-world Humanism Africa Nigeria

    In 1994, a student gave me a book, and one of the lines in the book read, “If you want to change the society, start a movement”. I did not understand the full importance of this statement but the insight struck me and stuck with me, and never left me …