The death of a chief priest of the Udeme cult in the village of Umuoji, Idemili Local Government Area; his successor; consequences for refusing to inherit the position of chief priest; rituals and customs of the Udeme cult [NGA41784.E]

No references to the Udeme cult including the death of its chief priest in Umuoji, Idemili Local Government Area, could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

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Sources Consulted

IRB Databases


Internet sites, including:

Africa Online

Apologetics Index

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria

BBC Africa

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

Integrated Regional Information Networks

New Nigerian

Nigeria Daily

Mondo Times


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