Black Axe

Production: BBC Africa Eye
Country: UK
Year: 2022
Duration: 52'
Directed by: Charlie Northcott

This BBC documentary investigates the Black Axe, a student fraternity that has morphed into a vicious mafia organization, infiltrating the highest echelons of power in Nigeria. The hidden Black Axe “cult” is responsible for a regime of terror that has claimed thousands of innocent lives. But who are its members? And who is behind it? Twenty years after witnessing the death of a friend at the hands of the Black Axe, Nigerian journalist Peter MacJob returns to his home country in search of answers.

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“Black Axe”

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