The Vampire cult [NGA33436.E]

No mention of a cult by the name of Vampire (Vampyre) could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. However, for general information on societal and government reaction to cult activities in 1999 please consult NGA33079.E of 8 November 1999.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential. [London]. January - December 1999.

Human Rights Watch. World Report 2000.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1960 - October 1999.

IRB databases



Research Directorate. Indexed Media Review (IMR) [Ottawa]. Weekly. January - December 1999.

Resource Centre. Nigeria country file. November 1998 - December 1999.

World News Connection (WNC)

Internet sites including:

Human Rights Watch

Mail and Guardian

Nigeria Media Monitor

Nigeria News Network

Post Express Wired

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN).

Search engines including:


Electron Search


Highway 61

Metacrawler (NigeriaWeb)