Tag: death

July 16, 2013

Gang war: 4 teenagers arrested after boy, 15, was stabbed to death in a street fight

Scene … forensics team hunts for clues after a boy was stabbed in South Yardley Four teenagers have been arrested ...

July 12, 2013

“The house I built has collapsed”: Girl commits suicide in Delta after fiance she met on Facebook marries her friend

by Rachel Ogbu A 30-year-old graduate of Microbiology from the Delta State University (DELSU) Abraka, was said to have killed ...

July 11, 2013

Miracle: New born baby girl ‘comes back to life’ in chapel just before she’s taken to morgue

by Rachel Ogbu Yasmin’s body was in a box in the chapel until 2pm, when her grandmother  arrived with the ...

July 8, 2013

Gruesome: Siblings hack mother to death with a machete

by Olaniyi Afolabi   Two siblings were arrested in Edo state for allegedly killing their mother. The siblings, Omolayo Ojeifo, ...

June 28, 2013

Fatal passion: Couple having sex against window fall to their deaths (GRAPHIC IMAGE)

A steamy lovemaking session turned tragic after a couple in China reportedly fell out of a window to their deaths, ...

June 24, 2013

SHOCKING: How LAUTECH student was allegedly killed by boyfriend for ritual purposes (Viewer Discretion)

by Akan Ido Oluwaseun Adaramoye, a 100 level student of Accounting at the Ladoke Akintola University has been allegedly killed ...

June 20, 2013

Wole Soyinka: The village mourners association

 by Wole Soyinka As a teacher, I lament your failure to use the opportunity of the passing of a revered ...

June 19, 2013

Sad: Boy,13, kills half-sister, 5, with moves he learned from watching World Wrestling Entertainment on TV

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Vilger Louis talks about his daughter Viloude, dead after suffered multiple injuries after her half-brother allegedly beat her. ...

June 13, 2013

Okechukwu Ofili: Nigeria – Our history of forgetting history

by Ikechukwu Ofili Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter ...

June 10, 2013

Killer shoes: Woman stabs man to death with stiletto heel

A man is dead and a woman is facing murder charges for a bizarre stabbing incident in Texas – the ...

June 7, 2013

Sad news: Container truck falls on gov’t meat van, crushes man to death in Lagos

by Isi Esene A 40-foot container truck yesterday fell on a government meat van yesterday morning at Ikeja Along Bust ...

June 5, 2013

Court sentences banker to death by hanging for killing his wife

An Abia State High Court has sentenced a banker, Mr. Theophilus Ajakaiye, to death by hanging for killing his wife, ...

June 4, 2013

“The demon used my body to kill her”: Man gets 20 years in jail for strangling 2-year-old daughter to death (MUGSHOT)

A father pleaded no contest Monday to murdering his two-year-old daughter. The Floyd, Va. resident says he punched and strangled ...

June 3, 2013

Someone recollects: The terrifying moment when the Dana plane crashed

by Ahmed Adeyanju One year after, my personal anguish is lessened by time. Not so for those whose loved ones died. ...

June 3, 2013

I have no regrets about killing my father – Teenage suspect (PICTURED)

An 18-year-old boy, Olanrewaju Kayode-Aremu, who was recently arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for stabbing his 46-year-old father, ...

May 31, 2013

Horrific: Man charged with murder after his dogs bite jogging woman to death

CLAUDIA LOPEZ/AP One of the six pit bulls confiscated from a Littlerock home after a fatal attack on a woman ...

May 22, 2013

SHOCKING: Woolwich attacker addressing the camera with bloody hands (WATCH)

by Isi Esene A man was killed this afternoon in Woolwich, South London by two black men wielding machetes. Both ...

May 14, 2013

Awful: Man, 66, trampled to death by herd of cows while walking through village field

A man died and his brother was seriously injured after they were trampled by a herd of around 30 cows ...

May 4, 2013

Chris Kelly: Overdose on cocaine and heroin fingered as cause of death

On Monday, hip-hop lost one of its most influential figures from the 1990s. Chris Kelly, one half of the popular ...

March 29, 2013

Painful: American beaten and stabbed to death in Mexico by workers building his dream home (PICTURED)

CALIBOI1976/MYSPACE Minnesota-born businessman Kyle Kester fell in love with Mexican culture and moved to Mexico in 2010. He was allegedly ...

March 27, 2013

Laz Ude Eze: Lessons from Professor Chinua Achebe

By Laz Ude Eze After reading about the history of his early years noting that he wrote his most popular ...

March 26, 2013

Miserable: Man who shook his baby to death after losing £2.50 bet is sentenced – See Photo

  ‘Nasty temper’: Mark Lackenby, seen outside Sheffield Crown Court earlier in the trial, was today found guilty of manslaughter ...

March 24, 2013

“If you don’t like someone’s story, write your own” – The New York Times reviews Achebe’s life

by Dwight Garner “If you don’t like someone’s story,” Chinua Achebe told The Paris Review in 1994, “write your own.” ...

March 23, 2013

Chimamanda Adiche pens an elegy to Chinua Achebe in Igbo [READ, TRANSLATION]

by Chimamanda Adichie Ife mee, Nnukwu ife mee, Chinua Achebe anabago, Onye edemede nke di, Egwu, onye nnukwu uche, onye ...

March 23, 2013

“The massacre of Chinua’s people in Kano” – Soyinka, J.P Clark hit hard

by Isi Esene Literary icons, Professor Wole Soyinka and J.P Clark have reportedly linked the death of renowned writer, Professor ...

March 23, 2013

Nelson Mandela, Kerry Washington, Odinga, many more pay tribute to Chinua Achebe on Twitter (TWEETS + VIDEO)

by Rachel Ogbu To millions of people around the world, Chinua Achebe, 82 was seen as the father of African ...

March 23, 2013

“Achebe was a movement… He will never die” – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala pays tribute

by Isi Esene The death of renowned writer, Professor Chinua Achebe on Friday has continued to attract reactions from many ...

March 19, 2013

How to keep your job without working yourself to death

by Deborah L. Jacobs Before your blood pressure rises, take a deep breath. Remind yourself that whatever goals the company ...

March 15, 2013

‘My son was bullied to death’: Child abuse campaigner’s 14-year-old son is found dead at their home (PICTURED)

A 14-year-old boy who was found dead at his home was ‘bullied to death’, his heartbroken mother claims. Teenager Ayden ...

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