Posts Tagged ‘Death’

Court sentence man to death by hanging for phone theft in Ekiti

by Seun Adeuyion March 1, 2020
An Ado Ekiti High Court has sentenced a middle-aged man, Isa Abdulkareem, to death by hanging for armed robbery. Justice Mosunmola Abodunde, while delivering the judgment on Friday, held that the prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubts and consequently found the defendant guilty as charged. During the trial, the prosecutor from the state Ministry […]

Man in police net for allegedly drugging neighbour to death

by Seun Adeuyion January 25, 2020
Police in Zuba Division of the FCT has arrested a middle aged man in the area over allegation of giving a substance to his neigbour which he drank and eventually died. It was learnt that the accused person, Muhammad Lawan, a trader at the fruit market in Zuba, Abuja, gave the substance known in local […]

New migrant death exposes cruelty of Britain’s border

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 5, 2019
A Nigerian refugee in Calais, France, has died of smoke inhalation after lighting a fire inside his tent in a desperate bid to keep warm. His friend discovered the man’s body near the Des Huttes Road on Friday of last week. He was one of hundreds of refugees who are forced to sleep rough in […]

Flood sweeps away two siblings in Delta

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 23, 2019
Two siblings from Alibioba Community, Agbor, in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, Testimony Okwuokenye (15) and Godwin Okwuokenye (11), were swept away last Thursday by flood. The Nation gathered that a downpour which started at about 3:45 pm swept away Testimony, a JSS 1 student of Agbor Technical College and his brother, […]

Man Flogs 6-Year-Old Boy To Death

by Breaking Timeson April 10, 2018
A 40-year-old man, Babangida Salisu, has been remanded in Katsina prison for allegedly flogging a six-year-old boy to death. The police said Salisu of Yankara village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State, on March 12, 2018, flogged the boy for coming late to school. The boy allegedly died after the flogging, Punch reports. […]
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Robber Bags Death Sentence For Stealing Tecno Phone

by Breaking Timeson April 5, 2018
A man, Raji Babatunde, has been sentenced to death by an Ado Ekiti High Court for robbing one Alhaji Mudsahiru Bello of two Nokia phones and one Tecno phone while armed with axe and cutlass. Raji Babatunde was also convicted for robbing one Oladele Femi of one bottle of Star lager beer, six bottles of […]