Tag: death

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.” ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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