Tag: violence

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June 4, 2013

Just sad: 11-year-old paralyzed by stray bullet from troubled teenager

An 11-year-old girl may never walk again after she was shot in the neck outside her home Friday night when ...

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May 11, 2013

Opinion: Gov. Shettima is right on the revolution we need

by Omozuwa Gabriel Osamwonyi The fuel subsidy crisis showed how our politics canonizes falsity, impoverishes the masses and debases our ...

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May 9, 2013

Chuba Ezekwesili: The cobra effect – How we are making violence attractive in Nigeria

by Chuba Ezekwesili Imagine your neighbor’s son now drives a new Honda car, courtesy of amnesty, while your son’s straining ...

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May 6, 2013

What Northern big boys are doing now – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The growing (growing?) wave of kidnappings and the general state of insecurity in the north has led ...

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May 5, 2013

Deaths at a funeral: 39 die in Taraba religious violence

by Isi Esene About 39 people have been reported killed in a clash between Christians and Muslims at a funeral ...

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May 3, 2013

2 brothers and a pregnant woman killed in Surulere (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido Reports say two brothers were yesterday killed in Shitta/Akerele, Surulere around 8pm. The brothers were said to ...

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April 26, 2013

9 states receive N5.7 billion for 2011 post-presidential election victims

by Rachel Ogbu The sum of N5.7 billion was approved as compensation for victims of the 2011 post-presidential election violence ...

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April 1, 2013

Violence breaks out in Ekiti, one reported dead

by Rachel Ogbu A man was killed after violence broke out in Erijiyan Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area on Saturday. ...

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March 24, 2013

Horrific: 7 men executed and dumped on chairs in Mexico city centre (PHOTO)

These shocking photos show how the bodies of seven men were found on plastic chairs in Mexico having been shot ...

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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 3, 2013

How Kwara state police commissioner was killed in Enugu (PICTURED)

by Isi Esene The Kwara State police commissioner, Chinwike Asadu, was yesterday night killed in Enugu State by unknown gunmen who ...

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February 27, 2013

Battle for supremacy: 1 dead, several injured as ‘area boys’ clash in Lagos

One person was, yesterday, killed and several others injured in a clash between some miscreants in Coker area of Orile ...

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January 20, 2013

Awful: 7 oil workers executed by Al Qaeda terrorists as 16 freed in raid by Algerian forces (WATCH, PHOTOS)

Seven hostages were executed today as Algeria’s four-day hostage stand-off came to a bloody end when the country’s special forces ...

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January 16, 2013

Plateau crisis: 4 men killed, 2 others injured by unknown gunmen

by Isi Esene Four people were killed on Monday by unknown gunmen in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. ...

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January 6, 2013

Carnage in Zamfara as gunmen shot and hack 10 people to death

by Vincent Ehiabhi Gunmen shot or hacked to death about 10 people during a raid on two neighbouring villages in ...

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December 24, 2012

Bauchi: Gunman open fire on drinking joint, injure 5 people

At least five people sustained  injuries at a drinking joint when an unknown gunman Monday opened fire in Bigi village ...

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December 22, 2012

Emeka Oparah: How Nigerians can avoid a black Christmas

by Emeka Oparah …I think the ordinary Nigerian has given up and now lives in fear but with hope in ...

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December 14, 2012

“You will see changes next year” – Pres. Jonathan promises Nigerians

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan has promised Nigerians that his government will make remarkable improvements next year. He urged ...

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December 10, 2012

State of anomie: Potiskum under siege by unknown gunmen

by Akan Ido Unknown gunmen have attacked, Potiskum, a major town in Yobe State. They were said to have attacked ...

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December 7, 2012

Crisis in Ajah: One person killed, hundreds displaced, houses set ablaze

Eighty-five year old, Rev. Ebenezer Megbalewon, was in his Ilaje home, Lagos State, resting on November 29, 2012 when some ...

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December 1, 2012

Ezekiel Solesi: The 6 basic human needs (Y! Superblogger)

Nature itself teaches us that we must grow. If we’re not growing we’re dying. However growth requires conscious effort. In ...

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November 29, 2012

3 farmers murdered by unknown gunmen in Plateau, Fulani herdsmen suspected

by Akan Ido After the unfortunate incident on Monday in which 10 people were killed at a drinking joint in ...

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November 28, 2012

Is this another #ABSU or #Aluu4? Viral video of brutal beating hits social media (WATCH)

by Akan Ido There is a viral video spreading on social media platforms showing a young man identified as Elvis ...

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November 18, 2012

Ethno-religious violence: FG deploys soldiers to Taraba

by Akan Ido Witnesses have reported an escalation of violence in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba State in an ...

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November 6, 2012

Rampage: Violence in Ilupeju as ‘okada’ men protest killing of colleague

by Isi Esene There are reports of violent protests at Coker Road, around Ilupeju area of Lagos Tuesday afternoon when ...

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November 2, 2012

More violence: Gunmen attack policemen, kill one in Plateau

by Isi Esene The killings in Plateau State does not appear to be abating with multiple reports of killings and ...

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October 25, 2012

PHOTOS: This is something the Nigeria Police can learn from…

by Isi Esene This photos capture the sombre scene of a triple murder in California where a mother and two ...

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October 10, 2012

Opinion: So, we think we are safe?

by Olu W. Onemola Many of us have guns that we keep constantly cocked, sure and ready. Many of us ...

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October 7, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Our future is bleeding (YNaija Frontpage)

What bothers me is how these issues will pass us by again, not because we do not feel bad for ...

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October 6, 2012

Nick Minaj vs Mariah Carey: Let’s kill the stupidity right now

by Dr. Boyce Watkins Things just got real on “American Idol,” and anyone who has seen the spike in teen ...

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