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    Bini dances

    Other cultural information, interesting for those who are working against trafficking of Nigerian girls in Europe and Africa IN the afternoon of February 2nd, 1903, after rather a long march, we entered UREZEN, a town not far from UDO, in the A mound of clay under a rough seat, studded with pots and an iron […] More

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    No one should be forced! (Grace, 24 years old)

    Grace was educated in Nigeria until the 10th grade after which she was sent to work to help support her family, who lived in poverty. She worked for three years at various jobs, during which time she was raped and gave birth to a son. Her father told her that as a woman, she was “predestined by […] More

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    The Vodun phenomenon in Benin

    Vodun phenomenon in Benin it’s relevant to understand trafficking of Nigerian girls  INTRODUCTION If it can be said that homo faber preceded homo sapiens, both these stages of humanity were borne by homo religiosus, an essential feature of man since the arousal of his consciousness. Indeed the religious phenomenon is not limited to a cult […] More

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    Tradition and institution Bini

    To fight trafficking in Edo State we need to know everything about Bini… It is said that the earliest traditions represent rulers as Gods or demigods. In times and among races less barbarous we find these beliefs a little modified, the monarch is conceived to be a man having divine authority. He retains, however, as […] More

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    All Villages, Town and Cities in Edo state

    Information against trafficking in Nigeria: also geography it’s important. AKOKO-EDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT 1. Akuku 2. Ewan 3. Utua-Ufa 4. Igarra 5. Samorika 6. Sasaro 7. Ago-Ogbodo 8. Ijaja 9. Okpe 10. Oloma 11. UNEME 12. Aiyegunle 13. Aiyetoro 14. Eshawa 15. Ogbe 16. Ogugu 17. Oneme-Nekhua 18. Onomu 19. Ugboshi-Afe 20. Ugoshi-Efi 21. OKULUSHO 22. […] More

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    The Olokun – The Sea Goddess

    We continue to study also Edo religion, necessary to fight trafficking in Nigeria Edo State is located in the South Western region of Nigeria. It is populated by the Bini, the Afemai , the Ishan, Etsako, Sabongida-Ora, Irrua and Esan. Its neigbours in the West are the Yoruba of Ondo State, to the North, the […] More

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    Traditional Education Among Edos

    We continue to study Edo tradition, necessary to fight trafficking in Nigeria The Edo-speaking people of the old Benin Province and parts of Delta,Rivers and Ondo province and patrs of Delta,Rivers and Ondo Provinces belong to the Kwa language family groups of the Western Sudanic languages like Yoruba,Igbira,Igala and Ibo.They are divided into four groups […] More

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    Gemma Galgani and Father Pious

    The two Saints were nearly contemporary The guardian angel is the fundamental element in the mystical experience of Gemma and Father Pious. Their guardian angels brought letters and messages, from them they received illuminations and instructions that helped to understand the will of God. Gemma Galgani is seven years old when she begins her experience […] More

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    Saint Gemma Galgani. Diary

    – Today I believed I was free from that ugly beast, but on the contrary it has called me much. I wanted to sleep, but it began with such blows, that I thought I would die. It appeared as a big black dog, and it put its legs on my shoulders; it hurt me very […] More

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    Saint Gemma Galgani. Life

    Beyond the appearances there is an extraordinary Saint: a mystic in continuous and affectionate dialogue with Jesus; a contemplative saint who prays simply like a child and deeply like a theologian. She withdraws the most terrible difficulties by making herself to be helped by her Guardian Angel. Young girl, she maintains her soul candid and […] More

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    Saint Gemma – Mystic of the redemption

    The mystical image of Saint Gemma Galgani still fascinates for her unique spiritual experience that has allowed us to know God’s will. Such an experience is able to warm our heart and illuminate our mind still today. From her writings a simple, poor language is present which allows, in spite of the extreme simplicity, to […] More

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    Benin City districts

    Other information for those who are working against trafficking of Nigerian girls in Europe BENIN DISTRICTS QUARTERS.The Provinces. -Benin City.-The King’s Compound. -Bronzes. DISTRICTS.THE OBA’S central province was bound by the riversOYISA, OKWO, OVIA, OLUKUN, AWREHOMO, and IKPOBA. From the city through this province to six outlying districts or provinces, six great roads led, and […] More

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    Donum Vitae (english)

    INSTRUCTION ON RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE IN ITS ORIGIN AND ON THE DIGNITY OF PROCREATION FOREWORD The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has been approached by various Episcopal Conferences or individual Bishops, by theologians, doctors and scientists, concerning biomedical techniques which make it possible to intervene in the initial phase of the life […] More

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    John Paul II to the Nigerian families

    Onitsha (Nigeria),With the Apostle Paul I say to you: “You are God’s chosen race, his saints; he loves you, and you should be clothed in sincere compassion, in kindness and humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with one another; forgive each other”.With these words I greet you, husbands and wives, fathers, mothers and children. I greet […] More

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    Stop Surrogacy Now Statement

    We are women and men of diverse ethnic, religious, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds from all regions of the world. We come together to voice our shared concern for women and children who are exploited through surrogacy contract pregnancy arrangements.Together we affirm the deep longing that many have to be parents. Yet, as with most desires, […] More

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    Crime in traditional society

    In traditional African society the sacred and the secular are inseparable. There is no compartmentalization of life. What religion forbids or condemns, society also forbids and condemns, and similarly society approves those things which religion approves or and sanctions. An offence against God is an offence against man, and like manner an offence against man […] More

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    Why most families have 2 children

    This could end up being a controversial post, but not intended to be. The average American household size is 2.5 persons with the average household having .90 children. Wow! When I looked up this statistic tonight, I was shocked by the number. The number of children per household has drastically fallen since I last checked […] More

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