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Helen Ukpabio: Different Journalists, Different Explanations

Helen Ukpabio explains the purpose of her films to a Nigerian journalist:

Generally, my movies are educative; they also serve as warning to the entire world. Either I warn the world against God’s anger or impending dangers… One of my expository movies End of the Wicked brought in over 800 people to the church and that made me real happy. This also led to our opening of 11 new branches in Calabar, in order to accommodate these new members.

Pretty clear, then. End of the Wicked is a visual exposition of her theology – which teaches that children can become infected with “witchcraft”, and will be a source of misfortune to others unless someone such as herself steps in with some “deliverance”.

Helen Ukpabio explains the purpose of her films to an American journalist:

“Do you think Harry Potter is real?” Ms. Ukpabio asked me angrily, in the lobby of the Holiday Inn Express where she was staying. “It is only because I am African,” she said, that people who understand that J. K. Rowling writes fiction would take literally Ms. Ukpabio’s filmic depictions of possessed children, gathering by moonlight to devour human flesh.

So, End of the Wicked is just entertainment, and only anti-African prejudice (read: racism) would make anyone think it is supposed to be taken seriously.

I blogged on the New York Times article about Ukpabio a couple of days ago; Nigerian sceptic Leo Igwe (who a few months ago was being sued by Ukpabio) has left his response in a comment.

The British documentary Saving Africa’s Witch-Children will be broadcast on HBO2 on Wednesday evening at 8pm.

12 Responses

  1. As always, a carefully reasoned exposure of the contradictory messages of this dangerous woman.

  2. Leo Igwe and co,will soon get tired of their proper gander on Helen Ukpabio’s work,you are pirating some body’s film and you still have mouth to talk,its only senseless people like Leo Igwe that doesn’t know that films are fiction,cant you see that you people can never stop Helen Ukpabio? shame to you if you don’t show that film you made to the whole world,

  3. Liberty Foundation Gospel Ministries is making the world a better place for humanity by spiritually healing thousands of people sick of incurable diseases, delivering thousands from witchcraft attacks and possessions, proving means of livelihood to many.So quit hating Liberty or the founder{HELEN UKPABIO} by carrying false rumors or making a false video to show to the world.No body has the right to VET her works because her ministry is purely divine.You have never produced a film in your life and will never,your work is to sit down and criticize people’s films.

  4. Let it be understood now and forever, that the Apostle owes no Atheists any explanation regarding her Spiritual activities. Atheists are demons and need Apostle Ukpabio to cast them into the abyss.

  5. FUCK LEO IGWE,FUCK RICHARD BARTHOLOMEW,FUCK MARK OPPENHEIMER,FUCK ITA UMA,FUCK GARY FOXCROFT,FUCK STEPPING STONE FUCK ALL OF YOU ATHEISTS,GO TO HELLLLLLLLLL,YOU STINK

  6. The Bible says that the wicked shall not go unpunished, Leo igwe.Garry Foxcroft, Ita oma,Mark openheimer,and all your cohort, i await your destruction in hell, UNLESS YOU REPENT. Just take it from me.

  7. Apst Helen Ukpabio must move forward in her ministry,no body can stop her,not even the likes of Mark Oppenheimer,Leo Igwe,Gary foxcroft,Olusegun Fakoya,Bartholomew or any governor sponsoring them,they are liars and will fail forever,Helen i am strongly behind you,,this people are dis tractors sent from the pit of hell that will have their part in the lake of fire that will burn with brimstone, do not listen to them.you are unstoppable.

  8. To deny or belittle Apostle Helen Ukpabio’s gifts and good works, is, in the perilous times when evil spirits work the earth day and night, to create problems and confusion globally, a desperate error or intellectual abstraction.Be warned.

  9. i will re-fare you to this site, i think it will educate you on what to know about all this proper gander some atheists are carrying about on this woman of God Lady Apostle Helen Ukpabio. http://www.atheismandthechildwitchscam.info

  10. Mark Oppeneimer’s “Mosasaurus” analytical approach to Apostle Ukpabio’s works clearly portrays his complete lack of initiative to carry out investigations, if at all he needed to do that. To be granted an interview by Apostle Helen Ukpabio is a lifetime privilege which Mark Oppeneimer abused when the Apostle visited Houston in one of her trips abroad to solve human myriad of spiritual problems. Her expositions on witchcraft were totally ignorantly mispresented by Mark Oppeneimer who deliberately lifted presentations in websites from witches and Atheists and published in a very derogatory manner in New York Times of May 21, 2010.

  11. […] as an Apostle by Bishop N E Moses; Moses used the opportunity to denounce those who had criticised her teaching on the existence of child witches, as he rantedabout ”Witches attacking! Wizards attacking! […]

  12. […] is required to cure a child. However, as CNN noted, her teaching, as expressed in films such as End of the Wicked, has spread far beyond her church. The report also had an interview with Lucky Inyang, who works […]

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