Tag: death

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November 2, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Apathy and death in a time of Cholera (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir We wait for government to come and cover festering water holes of maggots and mosquitoes near our homes, ...

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November 2, 2013

Sad: 10-year-old Chinese student jumps 30 floors to his death… because teacher told him to

Guards stand next to a banner with Chinese text, which translates as “Return my son! Explain to all parents and ...

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October 30, 2013

“Pornography made me do it” – Boy, 14, who raped 9-year-old girl to death confesses

by ‘Jola Sotubo The death of a nine-year-old girl, which was reportedly caused by continual rape, is being investigated by ...

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October 30, 2013

Sad news: Nollywood actress dies after long illness (PHOTO)

by Oge Okonkwo Nollywood actress, Janet Atayero-Oluseye who was popular in the Yoruba genre has died. The 32-year-old actress passed ...

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October 26, 2013

BRUTALITY: Man found guilty of killing 8 family members by beating them to death

A man who beat eight family members to death in a cramped mobile home in Brunswick, Georgia, was convicted of ...

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October 26, 2013

Is’haq Modibbo Kawu: Bukola Saraki’s annual ritual of stampede

by Is’haq Modibbo Kawu The media variously reported between 10 and 20 deaths; the online medium, Premium  Times, quoted a ...

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October 22, 2013

Terrible news: Woman stabs 9-months pregnant sister-in-law to death

  Elinor Indico, 30, is accused of murder in the stabbing death of her pregnant sister-in-law in this Las Vegas ...

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October 21, 2013

HORROR: Jealous man clamps hand over screaming girlfriend’s mouth moments before hurling her from 15-storey balcony (PHOTOS)

His hand clamped over her mouth to stifle a ‘bone-chilling’ scream for help, a fiancé wrestles his bride-to-be – minutes before she ...

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October 21, 2013

Man, 35, stabbed to death by 16-year-old wife after beating her up in Ondo

by ‘Jola Sotubo A domestic dispute between a wife and her husband has resulted in the death of the latter ...

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October 19, 2013

Opinion: Death and the coffin makers

by Mike Awoyinfa “I have come to understand that when people die, nobody has jumped into the vault and said: ...

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October 13, 2013

Dele Sobowale: Death no! Not Tunji Okusanya!

by Dele Sobowale It is not fair, God; it is not fair. “Steel and death have made terrible ravages among ...

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October 12, 2013

HORRIFIC: Teacher stabbed to death right in front of her students

A teacher was stabbed to death right in front of her students in Long Beach on Friday afternoon, police said. ...

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October 12, 2013

‘I wish I didn’t work so hard’: Top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed

From Life & Health For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to ...

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October 11, 2013

Opinion: Coast of Italy – Where lofty dreams go to die

by Abdul Tejan-Cole Until Africa creates opportunities for its youths, Lampedusa will be a graveyard of dreams for hundreds of ...

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October 9, 2013

Father from hell: Saudi Islamic preacher gets 8 years in jail (and 600 lashes) for brutally beating his 5-year-old daughter to death (PICTURED)

A Saudi Islamic preacher accused of torturing his five-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to just eight years in ...

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October 8, 2013

Man, 37, sentenced to death by hanging for killing step-daughter with Germaline

by Adeola Balogun A 37 year old man has been sentenced to death by a Zamfara State High court after ...

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October 6, 2013

Gruesome: Woman, 19, lures ex-boyfriend to her bedroom by undressing where new lover stabbed him to death (PICTURED)

A 19-year-old Chicago woman lured his ex-boyfriend to his death by inviting him up to her bedroom an undressing – ...

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October 5, 2013

Building collapse: 50 Niger Delta University (NDU) students escape death in Bayelsa

by Oge Okonkwo Over 50 students of the Niger Delta University (NDU) owned by Bayelsa state reportedly escaped death on ...

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October 5, 2013

Mid-air tyre explosion: 400 passengers escape death as airplane makes emergency landing in Sokoto

by Oge Okonkwo Reports reaching us says another plane crash has been averted this morning in Sokoto. According to sources, ...

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October 3, 2013

He got served? Drug trafficker killed by his 500kg of weed after it crushed him to death

A Brazilian drugs trafficker was killed by his own stock when he was crushed by half a ton of marijuana. ...

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October 3, 2013

3 Europeans burned to death by mob of vigilantes in Madagascar after they were accused of murdering a young boy (PHOTOS)

Two Europeans accused of murdering a young boy in the most popular tourist resort in Madagascar have been burnt to ...

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September 30, 2013

Grace to grass: Former celebrity lawyer arrested for strangling girlfriend (PICTURED)

Fallen celebrity lawyer Dominic Barbara was arrested late Sunday night for choking his girlfriend, authorities said. Barbara, whose clients have ...

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September 30, 2013

SHOCKING: Man chokes his daughter to death then poisons himself

A  seven-year-old girl was killed after she was allegedly choked to death by her father before killing himself inside their ...

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September 29, 2013

Opinion: The lies we tell ourselves

by Anwal Auwal ‘We all know how we rig elections in this country. We compromise security agencies, we pay the electoral ...

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September 27, 2013

SHOCKING: Man slams infant to death in rage after argument with wife

A man has killed his one-month-old baby and broke the left leg of his son after quarrelling with his wife, ...

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September 26, 2013

Justice served: Man, 26, sentenced to death for stealing from couple, raping their daughter

by Adeola Balogun A young man in Delta State was yesterday sentenced by a Warri High Court to death by ...

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September 25, 2013

Brutality: Mother beat man to death (with a baseball bat) for abusing her 4-year-old daughter (PICTURED)

  Confession: Forsythia Owen allegedly told police she beat Denzle Rainey to death A 30-year-old woman has been arrested after ...

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September 24, 2013

The faces of shame: These are the 4 men accused of raping and murdering woman in India (PHOTOS)

Lawyers for four men sentenced to death for raping and murdering a young woman on a New Delhi bus challenged ...

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September 18, 2013

Pastor arraigned for killing 2 soldiers in Osun, pleads not guilty

by Oge Okonkwo A 44-year-old pastor of a pentecostal church, Ademola Adekunle, has been brought before an Osogbo magistrate court  for ...

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September 17, 2013

Dismissed: 3 police officers sacked after torturing a man to death for killing a dog

Three police officers who recently tortured a man to death for killing a dog were last week sacked after an ...

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