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Boy Accidentally Kills Himself in Lagos While Trying To Confirm If Death By Hanging Is Possible (Graphic Photos)
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Boy Accidentally Kills Himself in Lagos While Trying To Confirm If Death By Hanging Is Possible (Graphic Photos)

A business woman has been arrested in Lagos after her young nephew allegedly killed himself by hanging himself from a ceiling fan on Monday, November 30. According to Vera, the woman's neighbour, who is based in Lagos, the incident happened on Monday, November 30, when the boy's aunt went to the market to buy goods. She claimed that boy identified as Kelvin, hung himself from the ceiling while reportedly trying to confirm if is possible for one to die by hanging. She wrote: "Life is highly unpredictable, this little boy here helps the aunt in her food stuff shop, like every other business woman, she went to the market to buy goods, not knowing that tragedy awaits her yesterday. This little boy, decided to do some rehearsals, trying to find out if truly hanging himself will take...
Pastor Kolawole Samson Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Murder In Ondo
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Pastor Kolawole Samson Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Murder In Ondo

AN Ondo State High Court has sentenced one Pastor Kolawole Samson to death by hanging for the murder of Ayo Olaniyi in Okeigbo council area of the state four years ago. Delivering judgement, the trial judge, Justice Ademola Bola held that Pastor Kolawole was guilty of inflicting injury on the deceased’s head with a cutlass at Gberinlegi Village, via Okeigbo, which later led to his death at the hospital. The state Attorney General and Justice Commissioner represented by two government counsel Mr Olusegun Akeredolu and Mrs Omotola Ologun, had told the court that the accused had on 3rd of March, 2016, inflicted deep cut injury on the head of the deceased. They said that the injury was inflicted on him when he went to hunt for frogs with three other friends at a fish pond owned by the...
Meet Judge Who Sent Maryam Sanda To Hangman
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Meet Judge Who Sent Maryam Sanda To Hangman

Justice Yusuf Halilu, the judge who on Monday sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging over the murder of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello is not a stranger to courageous pronouncements. Justice Halilu on August 15, 2019 jailed social commentator Ibrahim Garba Wala, also known as IG Wala, to seven years imprisonment for criminal defamation and public incitement against the boss of the National Hajj Commission. Also, in November 2017, Justice Halilu was the judge who struck the gavel for the 35 years imprisonment of two former directors in the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Mohammed Dogon Audu, also known as Abdullahi Dogonyaro, and Yahaya Ayodeji. The EFCC charged the convicted directors of abuse of their offices by diverting over N1bn in the Economic Reform...
“If the death by hanging hate speech law was in place during Jonathan’s administration, do you think Lai Mohammed would be alive today?”- Senator Abaribe asks
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“If the death by hanging hate speech law was in place during Jonathan’s administration, do you think Lai Mohammed would be alive today?”- Senator Abaribe asks

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has joined other Nigerians to reject the death by hanging Hate Speech bill that has passed first reading in the Senate. Speaking on Channels TV, Senator Abaribe wondered if the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, would be alive if the law was enacted during the Goodluck Jonathan administration. According to Abaribe, Lai Mohammed said so many unprintable things about Jonathan when he was still President and Lai Mohammed's right to express his opinion was not trampled upon. When asked to comment on the controversial bill, Senate Abaribe responded In forming my thoughts, I would want to read out some things for you just to put it in context. ''A government that is unwilling to take responsibility for anything should not be counted upon. A g...
Air Force Man Who Killed Girlfriend Sentenced To Death By Hanging
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Air Force Man Who Killed Girlfriend Sentenced To Death By Hanging

A 10-man Nigeria Air Force (NAF) General Court Martial, which tried Air Craftsman Kalu Bernard over the alleged killing of his girlfriend and colleague, Solape Oladipupo, has sentenced him to death by hanging. Bernard, 21, had shot and killed Solape when he allegedly caught her in the arms of another man at the Air Force Base, Makurdi on March 12, 2017. Military sources indicated that Bernard, after shooting his double-dating girlfriend, was overpowered by the lover while trying to shoot him. Flight Lieutenant. M. A. Umoh, Judge Advocate of the court, in a 70-paged narration of the case that lasted through the early hours of Wednesday, listed the eight-count charges as murder, failure to perform military duty, housebreaking and impersonation. Others included loss of service pro...