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  • Twins was also believed to be an abiku, a child who is so torn between the spirit world and this one, that after it is born, it immediately dies to reenter the womb at the next conception.

    Kindness in Oshogbo


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  • Ravenous People-Eating Demons from Nigeria. They are very partial to children. Luckily the abiku can be driven away by the ringing of bells. (From

    August 20, 2008