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Idemili: The Most Deadliest River Goddess In Igbo Land

Idemili is a town located in the Eastern part of Nigeria, idemili is precisely located in anambra state, Nigeria.

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The name idemili was derived from a powerful river goddess which bears the name 'idemili'.

Here is what you need to know about the Powerful river goddess know as idemili

Ìdèmílí is the female spirit of the river of the same name that runs through the local government area of the same name in Anambra State, Nigeria. Ìdèmílí means ‘the pillar of waters’ referring to the spiritual force of the water spirit preventing rain-clouds in the sky from falling [ídè also means flood, and water spirit forces are known to punish through floods or other sorts of water-logging]. Like most water spirits Ìdèmílí is a fertility goddess. Éké, royal pythons, are also sacred to Ìdèmílí and to communities that depend on her and are also known as Éké ÌdèmílíÌdèmílí’s story also involves appearing to mortals as a maiden.

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