Tag: deaths

YNaijaJanuary 14, 2023

China reports sixty thousand COVID-related deaths in a month

China says it recorded at least 60,000 COVID-related deaths between December 8 and January 12. This was disclosed by the ...

EditorDecember 26, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Tosyn Bucknor, Ras Kimono, Baba Sala… 10 notable deaths of 2018

May their souls rest in peace. Moses Olaiya Adejumo His parents named him Moses but he would go to the ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Alex Ekwueme, Buchi Emecheta, Maitama Sule, Eric Arubayi… 10 notable deaths of 2017

May their souls rest in peace. Eric Arubayi On February 11, thirty-three-year-old gospel music live act and former Idols West ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

Opinion: Buhari, deaths and rumours of death

By Jude Ndukwe Since the journey of President Muhammadu Buhari to the UK for medical reasons, the nation has been ...

ToluDecember 6, 2016

Timeline: NYSC has endangered more lives than you know #NYSCAbuse

The recent deaths of corps members in three separate orientation camps across the country have sparked anger, unending debates and ...

AzeezDecember 3, 2016

Death of three corps members will be probed – NYSC DG

The National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) has said it would investigate the death of three corps members in separate NYSC ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 31, 2016

‘Abacha, Abiola’s deaths from same source’ | Major Al-Mustapha makes shocking revelations

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, a former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, has revealed that ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 28, 2016

IG says only 3, not 500 people were killed by herdsmen in Agatu

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has described reports that over 500 people were killed in Agatu community ...

Janeth JSeptember 6, 2015

Chinese law encourages gruesome hit-to-kill phenomenon

Bizarre or widely accepted practices never cease to amaze me but some are so horrific that one wonders if those who practice ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 8, 2014

Three deaths and several injuries reported in #AkwaIbomStadium opening

by Azubuike Azikiwe Three persons reportedly died and over 20 were injured in a stampede that ensued during the launch ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 3, 2014

@Wildeji: 11 things you don’t know about pet deaths (Y! Superblogger)

by Deji Asiru-Balogun 1. Pets die with their eyes open. It takes active muscle control to close the eyes. (The ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 30, 2014

@DeboAdejugbe : The harvest of deaths at the Synagogue (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe We live in a hugely euphemistic society. One that deftly explains calamities away; with people accepting avoidable ...

July 31, 2014

Opinion: Please, help me welcome Ebola to Nigeria

by Raymond Inkabi The arrival of the Ebola in Nigeria had long been expected In recent weeks, the world’s public health ...

July 31, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi writes | What Death said to Ebola about Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi There was roaring laughter in the Kingdom of Death. He continued: “Ebola here walks in a stealth ...

May 9, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: Finally, our deaths will be televised

by Gimba Kakanda So spare me the history lecture, I don’t mind having this godforsaken country colonised again, with every ...

January 16, 2014

Dele Agekameh: On the sorry state of Nigerian roads

by Dele Agekameh Besides causing avoidable deaths to road users, the drivers of articulated vehicles also constitute some nuisance to ...

October 28, 2013

Not good at all: Federal Government confirms 75 deaths as result of Cholera outbreak

The federal government on Monday admitted that 75 persons have died from the cholera outbreak currently rampaging some parts of ...

October 5, 2013

Watery grave: First images of sunken boat that carried more than 300 African migrants to their deaths in Italy (PHOTOS)

These are the first pictures to emerge of the migrant boat that sank off of the Italian island of Lampedusa ...

August 26, 2013

Father from hell: Man shoots 3-months-old son in the head then kills himself

At a family gathering where nothing appeared out of the ordinary, a 25-year-old man calmly walked outside carrying his 3-month-old ...

August 17, 2013

Was Princess Diana murdered by a British soldier? Met Police now ‘assessing credibility’ of new claim

The Metropolitan Police has said it is assessing information it has recently received in relation to the deaths of Princess ...

April 27, 2013

How sad: 21-year-old mother charged in fire deaths of her 4 children

(Photo: Gavin Jackson, AP) A 21-year-old mother of four whose children died in a mobile home fire was charged Friday in connection ...

September 8, 2012

Global depression? Suicide kills more people than wars and murders every year – WHO

by Akan Ido Who would have thought there are more deaths globally due to suicides than from wars and murders ...

July 19, 2012

Opinion: The sanctity of human life

by Segun Adeniyi My late mother went into labour 13 times, all but one with safe delivery; and that is ...

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