Tag: death

November 4, 2012

Funmi Iyanda pays tribute to her friend, Remi Lagos: “At the end of the day Remi liked to go home alone. Always” (PHOTOS)

  by Isi Esene As the style industry mourns the loss of the iconic Remi Osholake (Remi Lagos), TV host ...

November 3, 2012

Andre Blaze: Dying to live (30 Days, 30 Voices)

You are nothing beyond your thoughts, so before you let that darkness, sweet, silent and peaceful as it seems to ...

October 27, 2012

TICKER: Woman kills herself after her children, husband and new partner die in separate tragedies

A devastated mother committed suicide after her three children, husband and subsequent partner all died in separate tragedies. Patricia Gibbs, ...

September 29, 2012

Photo of the Day: You have been warned… forward that text or else …

by Chi Ibe Every wondered if anyone died from not forwarding an sms or an email or a Blackberry broadcast? ...

September 21, 2012

Driver sentenced to death for murder of lecturer (after 12 years)

by Stanley Azuakola For murdering a lecturer and stealing his car, a driver, Kehinde Olude was sentenced to death on ...

September 17, 2012

Francesca Uriri: Depression and suicide – A Nigerian story (30 Days, 30 Voices)

This isn’t one of those “let’s-hate-on-all-the-men” articles; this is a piece that seeks to shed light on the experiences of ...

September 12, 2012

Opinion: How social media would have changed New York on 9/11

by Dean Praetorius Social media would undoubtedly have painted a clearer picture of what happened inside the towers in 2001.  On ...

September 11, 2012

Ugodre talks Figures: Who owns your facebook account when you die?

Imagine that you own a blog where loads of information has been stored over time with value proportionately built with ...

September 9, 2012

TICKER: Former Iraqi vice president sentenced to death

Iraq’s fugitive vice president Tariq al-Hashemi has been sentenced to death in absentia after a court found him guilty of ...

September 9, 2012

Sad: Driver tweeting about his drunk driving crashes killing four friends (Watch)

  by Isi Esene Five friends died last weekend after one of them got behind the wheel of a car ...

September 9, 2012

#DieYouPieceOfSh*t: Sixteen-year-old’s tweet at President Obama lands her in trouble

by Stanley Azuakola Remember this tweet: “Someone need to assassinate Obama… like ASAP. #DieYouPieceOFSh*t.” It was tweeted by a 16-year-old ...

September 8, 2012

Temie Giwa: Simple justice (YNaija FrontPage)

In this country, we are awfully familiar with the horror of losing people to senseless deaths. We know just how ...

September 6, 2012

Abimbola Adelakun: Death and the African leader

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, was buried on Sunday. Expectedly, there was a performance of grief and lots of adulatory ...

September 3, 2012

Eromo Egbejule: Suppose the world ends today… (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I’d hate that I hadn’t tried to protest the actions or inactions of government and my fellow citizens and that ...

August 31, 2012

27 years at Vanguard: Colleagues pay tribute to Ogbonnaya Amadi

by Stanley Azuakola One of Nigeria’s finest entertainment writers is dead. Ogbonnaya Amadi, who until his death was the Group ...

August 28, 2012

Opinion: Death by social media – Matters arising

by Funmi Fadipe The recent death of Cynthia Osokogu via the activities of suspected criminals on social media has brought ...

August 21, 2012

Ethiopian Prime Minister Zenawi passes on

by Stanley Azuakola Only a month after the death of the late Ghanaian president, John Atta Mills, the prime minister ...

August 17, 2012

Mummy’s Girl: The breasts that suckled thee

by Onyinye Muomah I have never been a parent neither have I ever lost a kid, so I can only ...

August 11, 2012

The banker didn’t murder anyone: Eyewitnesses deny LASTMA hit and run story

by Isi Esene There are indications that the LASTMA official, Hammed Balogun, who was allegedly run over by a female ...

July 29, 2012

Gorilla accidentally kills himself while playing with climbing rope in zoo

by Adeniyi Abdul Tragedy struck at a Prague Zoo when a gorilla accidentally committed suicide this morning. 5-year-old Tatu had ...

July 28, 2012

Dele Momodu: An epitaph for President Atta Mills

by Dele Momodu Fellow Africans, please permit me to pay this special tribute to our departed hero, a great son of Africa, ...

July 8, 2012

Death at a Funeral: Senator dies this afternoon in Plateau

by Hauwa Gambo A serving senator of the Federal Republic has been murdered this afternoon. Senator Gyang Datong (Plateau North, ...

July 6, 2012

WATCH: Shock as mother sleeps while her son dangles on a balcony ledge

by Doyin Jaiyesimi A toddler took his play time to another level when he crawled and sat on a balcony ...

June 27, 2012

Opinion: Sugar is still bad for you (and you’re taking too much of it)

by Susan Blumenthal, written in Collaboration with Jenny Shelby Contained in one 20-ounce bottle of soda are 65 grams of ...

June 16, 2012

Woman hacks husband to death in Ekiti

by Seyi Lawal The things you hear. A woman, who is a teacher in the Ido-Osi local government of Ekiti ...

OluwapelumiJune 6, 2012

Chude Jideonwo: We are living like animals in this country

by Chude Jideonwo It occurred to me for the first time as I sat in the car’s front seat and ...

May 25, 2012

TV Presenter and Big Brother host IK Osakioduwa’s mother passes away

Earlier today, May 25, 2012, IK Osakioduwa’s mother, Madam Felicia Oviawe passed away. Condolences to the family. May she rest in ...

May 23, 2012

Romeo and Juliet tragic end: Missing woman in Kano found dead with lover in a car

by Chi Ibe It still remains a mystery but none the less still tragic. On Monday, a couple’s decomposing bodies ...

April 12, 2012

Opinion: Are TB Joshua and his God sadists?

by Abimbola Adelakun As a caveat, I must admit I have a certain aversion to prophets and prophecies.  I also wrote a piece, ...

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