Tag: death sentence

Joshua OnonoseAugust 17, 2022

Kano singer who was given the death penalty for blasphemy will be tried again – Appeal Court

A musician who was sentenced to death for allegedly insulting the Prophet Muhammad was given a new trial by the ...

AzeezSeptember 29, 2017

Senate approves death sentence for kidnapping

The Senate has approved death sentence for abduction, wrongful restraints or wrongful confinement for ransom. The upper chamber also approved ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 9, 2017

Ogun govt lifts ban on death sentence

The Ogun State Government Tuesday, lifted the moratorium on the death sentence appropriately prescribed for deserving criminal cases. According to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 16, 2017

Pakistani government sentences man to death for social media posts

Pakistan government has sentenced Taimoor Raza to death over a series of Facebook posts. On Saturday, Raza, 30, became the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 23, 2017

UPDATE: Cynthia Osokogu’s killers sentenced to death

by Dolapo Adelana A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere has sentenced to die by hanging two men, Ezekiel Eloka ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 9, 2017

(BREAKING) Apo Six killings: Court sentence 2 police officers to death

by Dolapo Adelana A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Thursday found two former police officers, Ezekiel Acheneje and Baba ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 11, 2017

Charleston killer, Dylann Roof sentenced to death

Dylann Roof, the man who killed nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2015 was on ...

Mazi EmekaApril 21, 2016

‘Sentence 50 Shiite Muslims to death’ – Kaduna govt tells court

Following the brutal clash between the Nigerian army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shiite sect) in December 2015, the ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 29, 2016

‘Reverend King is coming back… to us’ – Church members

Following Friday’s affirmation of the death sentence passed on the General Overseer of Christian Praying Assembly (CPA) Chukwuemeka Ezeugo (aka ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 27, 2015

Drug smuggler marries girlfriend before facing firing squad tomorrow

by Chinwe Okafor So picture this. A man is about to be murdered for a gruesome crime and guess what ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 27, 2015

See the Nigerian men on death row in Indonesia (and sadly, their coffins)

by Chinwe Okafor The Indonesian government ruled the execution of four Nigerians amongst others, and after much plea, the date ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

‘Please reconsider!’: Fashola wants death-bound mutiny soldiers spared

by Chidi Okoye Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has implored the Nigerian military top brass to re-consider the death sentence passed ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 26, 2014

Nigerian drug smuggler gets death sentence in Malaysia

by Chidi Okoye A Nigerian has been handed a death sentence for attempting to smuggle drugs into Malaysia. The man, 35-year-old Abuchi ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 30, 2014

Another set of death-bound soldiers? Nigerian Army to try 60 more soldiers for mutiny

by James Sambo Barely two weeks after the sentencing of 12 soldiers to death for mutiny, another set of 60 soldiers ...

April 7, 2014

Opinion: New Constitution – Nigerian lawmakers need to sit up and do the needful

by Ibanga Isine Almost every delegate agreed that corruption is the mother of all the problems confronting Nigeria. It was ...

February 25, 2014

Horrible: Police officer sentenced to death for killing 2 people over N100 bribe

by ‘Jola Sotubo A police officer and two colleagues have found themselves on the wrong side of the law after ...

February 22, 2014

Banker-wife killer: Arowolo’s 32-month journey to the hangman’s noose [DETAILS]

by ‘Jola Sotubo The entire nation was thrown into shock when the news emerged in 2011 of a man in ...

February 22, 2014

10 things you SHOULD know about the Arowolo murder case in Lagos (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Akolade Arowolo was yesterday sentenced to death for the June 24, 2011 murder of his wife Titilayo, ...

February 14, 2014

2 men sentenced to death for raping and killing 14-year-old girl

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two young men in Osun have been sentenced to death after they were found guilty of the ...

August 10, 2013

Bust-ed! Topless advocate sentenced to 16 days in jail for exposing her boobs (PHOTOS)

Phoenix Feeley shows off her right to go topless in Coney Island. A topless rights advocate was sentenced to 16 ...

July 12, 2013

Lagos undecided on death penalty for death row inmates – Ade Ipaye

by Rachel Ogbu As Edo State continues to execute the death sentence on convicted criminals, the Lagos State Government on ...

July 6, 2013

Wickedness: Policeman gets death sentence for killing his 12-year-old wife for rituals

by Rachel Ogbu The Supreme Court upheld the death sentence passed on a policeman who choked his 12-year-old wife to ...

June 25, 2013

Death by hanging: Edo executes 4 convicts on death row, Amnesty Int’l kicks

by Rachel Ogbu Four convicted criminals have been executed in Edo State, government officials confirmed on Monday. The criminals had ...

April 4, 2013

Rev King asks Supreme Court to overturn death sentence

by Rachel Ogbu Still hoping for redemption, the General Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo known better as Rev. ...

February 1, 2013

Forget it, you must hang: Appeal court affirms the death penalty for Rev King

by Rachel Ogbu It’s hopes dashed for Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, the notorious Lagos preacher popularly known as “Rev. King” according to new ...

February 1, 2013

“Death by hanging”: Appeal court delivers verdict on Rev. King today

by Rachel Ogbu Today, February 1, the Court of Appeal in Lagos is scheduled to announce its decision on the ...

November 15, 2012

TICKER: North’s call for death sentence stirs controversy – Ndigbo, Trade Union Congress, CPC weigh in

Arewa Consultative Forum’s demand for death penalty for corruption cases stirred a controversy on Wednesday. While the Ndigbo youths in ...

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