Tag: death

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March 13, 2013

Editor detained following publication of ‘critical’ letter, another journalist stabbed in Mali

Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the arrest by the state security service of Le Républicain editor Boukary Ndaou, who is being held ...

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March 13, 2013

Zubair Abubakar: Live, love, give back and stay happy (30 Days, 30 Voices)

It’s interesting how as humans we hardly think of death which apparently is the only really inevitable thing after birth. ...

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March 11, 2013

YNaija Editorial: No country for amnesty

by Editorial Board       Surely, the rise of militancy in Nigeria demands action that is more carefully conceived ...

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March 7, 2013

Heartless: Police notify mum of her son’s death through Facebook (PICTURED)

Anna Lamb-Creasey had no idea what happened to her son, Ricky Lamb, who had been missing since January 25th. She contacted hospitals ...

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February 25, 2013

Good news, bad news: As cancer related deaths decline among Black men, problems still exist

There are still racial gaps as it relates to cancer rates, but new evidence suggests that cancer rates among African ...

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February 10, 2013

#HealthWatch: Insidious disease hits one family very hard, kills 7 members [DETAILS]

by Susan Donaldson James Often there are no symptoms, so the disease is diagnosed by evaluating family history. So far, Lisa ...

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February 10, 2013

#HealthWatch: Cancer deaths decline among African-American men, but problems still exist

There are still racial gaps as it relates to cancer rates, but new evidence suggests that cancer rates among African ...

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February 6, 2013

Opinion: No woman should lose her life, giving life

by Jennifer Ehidiamen The doctor admitted Mrs. Bello after a series of negotiations. He slashed the hospital bill in half ...

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February 4, 2013

#WarAgainstRape: India sets harsher punishment for rapists, including the death penalty [DETAILS]

President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent on Sunday to new rape laws recommended by the government. Separately, five men have ...

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February 2, 2013

Agonising story of the tycoon’s wife who froze to death in back of a friend’s car

Considered in isolation, there was nothing particularly eventful about 41-year-old Nicole Falkingham’s appearance at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court on October 31 ...

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January 31, 2013

Zero homo: Dog sentenced to death in Tennessee because he is ‘gay’ (PICTURED)

A dog is set to be put to death in Tennessee today after his owner abandoned him because he thought ...

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January 29, 2013

Keeping Biden safe: US Secret Service dog falls to its death from 6-story roof

A Secret Service dog fell to its death Saturday night while doing a sweep of a multi-story parking deck near ...

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January 27, 2013

“Could I have saved her?”: Agony of Whitney Houston’s mother over star’s drug use revealed [DETAILS]

Whitney Houston’s mother has told how she forced her daughter into rehab after finding the singer’s home had been turned ...

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January 17, 2013

“Kiss my a–” – Murderer’s final words before getting executed (PICTURED)

Unrepentant killer Robert Charles Gleason Jr. was happy to be strapped to the electric chair Wednesday night, but left a ...

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January 13, 2013

Shocking: 10-year-old found ‘near death’ after mom locked her in closet for years (MUGSHOT, VIDEO)

  A young mother faces several charges after her severely malnourished 10-year-old daughter was found locked in a closet all ...

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January 12, 2013

Family, fiancé battle over late Nollywood actress, Bisi Komolafe’s property

A week after the remains of Nollywood actress, Bisi Komolafe was laid to rest amid tears in Ibadan, Oyo State, ...

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January 9, 2013

Blood transfusion: “It is better she dies…” – Jehovah’s Witness parents adamant as police officer dies

by Rachel Ogbu Grace Timothy, a police corporal, assigned to the Wuse Zone 3 Police Division in Abuja, died on ...

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January 5, 2013

Tomi Odunsi: Starting all over, losing almost everything (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Many times, I have broken down in tears, I’ve had sleepless nights thinking, worrying and wondering how I got it ...

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January 4, 2013

Emmanuel Gabari: Fond memories of my late mother (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Whoever says miracles don’t still happen? Whoever says God doesn’t answer prayers? Hmm, think again, because am a living proof ...

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December 28, 2012

Opinion: Letter to God: Please let my mother die

by Azuka Jebose Let our mother depart from here to a better comfortable and dignified place. Please give her eternal ...

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December 27, 2012

Abimbola Adelakun: 2012: Nigeria’s year of the locust

by Abimbola Adelakun We live in a country that kills her children and, in 2012, we did not even count ...

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December 24, 2012

Solomon Osadolo: Waking up – The story of death (Y! Superblogger)

Nearly dying puts things in perspective. It is at the point of death we’re most lucid we see clearly then ...

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December 23, 2012

Kidnappers reject govt bailout… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola “Did that coffin not hold a soul, from which we should take example and fear? When the ...

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December 13, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: Be prepared (YNaija FrontPage)

For Bankole Taiwo, who is being buried today, we can only pray that the road rises to meet him and ...

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November 23, 2012

Amazing Coincidences – Strangers on a train, Monk to the rescue, others

by Stephen Wagner The world is filled with astonishing occurrences of coincidence and synchronicity that defy explanation. Are these incredible ...

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November 18, 2012

Opinion: To whom it may concern, if I die

by Olabode Emmanuel Olawumi The question is; If I die, who killed my dream? If I die, who killed my ...

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November 18, 2012

Why always me?

by Sotonte Kingdom Sometimes, I don’t want to live anymore, but then again, I haven’t even seen much of this ...

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November 14, 2012

TICKER: ‘Cat Man’ dies at 54, suicide suspected (PHOTOS, WATCH)

Dennis Avner, better known by his Native American name “Stalking Cat,” died on Nov. 5. He was 54. Avner, who ...

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November 13, 2012

TICKER: Tragic: Saudi religious preacher ‘beat daughter, 5, to death with whips and hot metal’

A five-year-old girl has died after her father – a ‘prominent religious scholar’ – allegedly beat her to death with ...

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November 5, 2012

We did not kill Rashidi Yekini – Family

by Hauwa Gambo Following speculations that the family of late Super Eagles striker and legend, Rashidi Yekini, might have played ...

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