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Nigeria’s #hallelujahchallenge and the challenges facing its people
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Arts, Culture and Sport Nigeria’s #hallelujahchallenge and the challenges facing its people

When Nathaniel Bassey started the midnight praise challenge tagged #hallelujahchallenge he might not have expected over 62,000 views. The virtual worshipping challenge “is inspired by the biblical story of Paul and Silas”. The challenge has its supporters but it has also been heavily criticised. Some voices like that of Joy Isi Bewaji have called for more practical steps in changing the country instead of individual testimonies that won’t change the state of the nation.

The relevance of African indigenous religions in the 21st Century
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African identities The relevance of African indigenous religions in the 21st Century

Traditional/Indigenous African religions are the traditional beliefs and practices of African people including the various traditional religions and customs. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief in spirits, veneration of the dead, use of magic, and traditional medicine.