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Juju scare: Repentant thieves return loot in Benin



Some items stolen by hoodlums during an inferno at the Edaiken market, in Benin, the Edo State capital have been returned after the traders brought juju to the market.
Items returned including a bag of slippers and a wheel barrow were placed at the side of the market.
A mysterious fire razed more than 50 shops at the market on Tuesday night, but some of the affected traders brought a juju from Igueovbiobo in Ovia North East local government area of the state and poured curses on whoever caused the fire, or carted away goods.
They also cursed any individual that may claim to have been affected by the inferno, when he/she was not.
The leader of the market, Godwin Omoregie, said several goods were returned by hoodlums after fire razed the market.
He said they brought the juju because they believed the fire was a clear case of arson.
When our reporter visited the market on Thursday, the returned bag of slippers and wheel barrow were inside the market.
It was gathered that a total of 75 traders were affected by the inferno.


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  1. damizzle!!

    February 13, 2015 at 11:30 am

    benin pple and juju oooooo…… so thief sef de fear juju..hahahahahaha

  2. Don Lucassi

    February 13, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Power pass power…juju pass juju

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