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Zangbeto: Cone-Shaped Zangbeto and People

zangbeto: A ball of fire rose as it went up in flames, according to CTV. Some Nigerians frustrated by crime and corruption have suggested that reviving such traditions could be a deterrent. As men and women in white ceremonial clothing sang and danced to the sound of heavy drums, adherents doused a cone-shaped Zangbeto with kerosene. The performance over the weekend helped to create fear and reverence, the chairman of the festival's organizing committee, Sehude Adeyinka Amosu, told The Associated Press. The people needed to see that the Zangbeto is not just a toy. Every religion has some hold on the people, he said. ( As reported in the news.