Tag: punishment

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Meningitis outbreak: What I actually said – Gov. Yari

by Dolapo Adelana Zamfara Governor, Dr. Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, Wednesday, said he never attributed the outbreak of the deadly Cerebral ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 5, 2017

“Meningitis is caused by bacteria not sin” | Ben-Bruce replies Gov Yari

by Dolapo Adelana Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has said the root cause of the meningitis outbreak in the country is mismanagement ...

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AzeezApril 1, 2017

Saraki will reduce your punishment if you apologise, Dino Melaye tells Ndume

by Azeez Adeniyi Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has said if suspended senator Ali Ndume tenders an apology to ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

Opinion: The dreaded word ‘No’

by Oluranti Fatoye The dreaded word has been spoken. You asked your child to do something reasonable, like wash his ...

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Isime EseneOctober 10, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Ending the culture of silence on sexual violence

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis – Dante Alighieri ...

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Religious violence: Soyinka wants hate preachers punished

Noble Laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday said until religious leaders who preach hate are arrested and prosecuted, religious violence will ...

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AzeezAugust 26, 2016

Kim Jong-un to punish North Korea’s Olympics team?

North Korea Olympics Team members may be punished by Supreme leader, Kim Jong-Un, after failing to meet the number of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 23, 2016

The sanctions Nigerian treasury looters can expect… from May 2016

Nigeria alongside 59 other countries have stepped up the fight against corruption and come May 2016, an agreement to impose ...

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Ada IgboanugoJuly 9, 2015

This is the punishment Oshiomole wants for rapists

Whatever the inspiration is, at this moment, the Edo state governor Adams Oshiomhole wants stiffer penalties for persons convicted of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 27, 2015

APC confused on whether or not to punish Saraki and Dogara

The All Progressives Congress is at the moment, confused on whether or not it should discipline the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, ...

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February 19, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Lagos anti-smoking law is ideal but unrealistic

by Demola Rewaju Many smokers would rather pay a N500 bribe than have their time wasted. Would it not be ...

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January 21, 2014

OAU undergraduate ‘caught performing gay acts on another student’

by Oge Okonkwo A student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Rowland Osuru Izuchukwu was allegedly caught while attempting ...

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December 11, 2013

‘It was meant to curb scammers’ – Senate withdraws bill to imprison social media critics

by Adeola Balogun A controversial bill, which provided a 7-year-jail term to punish “social media critics”, has been withdrawn by ...

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October 21, 2013

PDP crisis: Tukur, Anenih disagree over suitable punishment for Baraje-led faction

by Tutu Akinlabi   Following the Federal High Court verdict last Friday which declared the “New PDP” and its operations ...

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July 30, 2013

Messy trial: Man who defecated in court is sent to jail as punishment

Ronald Strong, 50, was sentenced to a week behind bars after he left feces smeared on the floor and up ...

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July 29, 2013

‘Honour’ punishment: Indian woman raped by her brothers-in-law on her wedding day

The woman, whose face we have blurred to protect her identity, claims she was raped by her two brothers-in-law on ...

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July 24, 2013

‘Put yourself in his shoes’: 10 ways to understand your boss better

by Neha Kaura Observe how your boss deals with crisis. It speaks a lot about the man. It will go a ...

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July 14, 2013

Opinion: Bullying – The Nigerian epidemic

by Adewoyin Joseph …If bullying is rightly defined as an intimidation of a weaker person, then I believe that a move ...

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July 11, 2013

Death penalty: “We have a right to define what we regard as our national values” – Oshiomhole

by Rachel Ogbu Reacting to human rights activists and campaigners on the issue of the death penalty, Edo State Governor ...

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June 25, 2013

No going back: Death row prisoner to be executed by firing squad in Edo

A death row prisoner in Nigeria is due to be executed by firing squad later this week after prison authorities ...

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March 27, 2013

As an accused rapist commits suicide in detention – I ask, what is justice? (Part 3)

by Raja Vudatala [READ: Raja Vudatala: As an accused rapist commits suicide in detention – I ask, what is justice?] ...

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March 27, 2013

Raja Vudatala: As an accused rapist commits suicide in detention – I ask, what is justice? (Part 2)

by Raja Vudatala Is it appropriate to punish someone who is just a victim of circumstances that were created by ...

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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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October 27, 2012

TICKER: Driver jailed in Lagos for stealing spare tyre to treat his child

A truck driver, Efe Godspower, 25, was sentenced to one month imprisonment by an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for ...

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