Yoruba Mythology

The Gods of Yorubaland (Nigeria, Benin and Togo)


Yoruba Demons

Ravenous People-Eating Demons

They are very partial to children — either as a takeaway snack or to keep handy for extra portions.

Luckily the Abiku can be driven away by the ringing of bells.

Abiku Facts and Figures

Name: Abiku
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Demons
Area or people: Yoruba / Dahomey people of Nigeria and Benin
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: TOTALLY EVIL, danger!
Popularity index: 8652

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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