1. Gone Too Soon: Adejumoke Aderounmu, 'Jenifa's Diary' Actress, Remembered Fondly by Industry Colleagues

    Nigeria Gone Too Soon: Adejumoke Aderounmu, 'Jenifa's Diary' Actress, Remembered Fondly by Industry Colleagues

    Rising actress Adejumoke Aderounmu, known for her role as Esther in "Jenifa's Diary," passed away on April 6, leaving fans and colleagues in shock. Details surrounding her death remain scarce, with only preliminary information available online. Celebrity journalist Seun Oloketuyi shared the news...
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    Entertainment Should getting a maid be a worry?

    Dayo Adeleke employed a Cameroonian domestic help named Joel Ledjou. HE murdered her because she had not obliged him a two-week salary advance which he requested earlier that morning. The Lagos State High Court in Igbosere has sentenced a Cameroonian maid, Leudjoe Koyemen Joel, to death for...
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    General Health That Weird Link Between Sense of Smell And Death Risk Continues to Defy Explanation – ScienceAlert

    There’s a strange link between how well we can smell and our risk of death – but despite ongoing efforts, and a lot of overblown media coverage, researchers still can’t figure it out. There are few concepts we humans approach less rationally than death and statistics, and this lately … Read...
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    Religion & Spirituality Scripture reveals intriguing assurances about death in Christ – Max Lucado

    What will happen when you die? Scripture reveals some intriguing assurances! Jesus said to the thief on the cross, “Today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke 23:43). “Today,” Christ promised. No delay. No pause. The thief closed his eyes on earth and awoke in paradise. The soul of the...
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    Entertainment DBanj finally speaks after son’s death – Vanguard Newspaper

    DB Records Boss, DBanj, this morning took to his Instagram page to thank everyone who has extended their hands of supports towards his family, since the death of his 1 year ... via Vanguard News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Suspect arrested over XXXTentacion death – BBC News

    Mr Williams was also charged with theft and driving without a licence Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of US rapper XXXTentacion. The suspect, named as Dedrick D Williams, 22, is facing a charge of first-degree murder. The … via BBC News –
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    Metro Man who allegedly stabbed girlfriend to death found hanged – News24 Online News

    A man who was being sought in connection with the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend has allegedly hanged himself at Outlook Farm in Southbroom, on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Friday. Police Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said the man had allegedly stabbed his 24-year-old girlfriend...
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    Man beaten to death for stealing meat – Punch Newspapers

    A supermarket owner and his employees have been arraigned in court for beating a man to death for stealing a portion of meat. According to iHarare, Tawanda Chivaya, 32, Clive Dizamuhupe, 33, Fidelis Mutandwa, 33, Chiona Nyakunuwa, 32, Cloete Soko, 21, Enough Rusere, 32, and Adolf Nyamayedenga...
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    Woman loses balance in high heels, drops baby from second floor – Punch Newspapers

    A baby fell to his death after his mother lost her balance in high heels and dropped him from a balcony. He was reported to have suffered spinal injuries and died before he could be taken to the hospital. Police were called to the scene and later ruled … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Police Finally Speak On Death Of APC Chairmanship Candidate – Naijaloaded News

    The Police Command in Delta State has confirmed the death of Mr Jeremiah Oghoveta, a chairmanship candidate during the All Progressives Congress, APC, ward congress in Ughelli South Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. The command’s spokesman, Mr Andrew Aniamaka, … Read more via...
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    Metro Serial rapist sentenced to 72 years begs judge for death sentence – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Serial rapist sentenced to 72 years begs judge for death sentence A serial rapist who on Tuesday begged the court to hang him for his heinous acts, has been sentenced to an effective 72 years in jail, in Zimbabwe. According to Herald, regional magistrate Mrs Dambudzo Malunga had … Read more via...
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    Metro Police lose 9,028 to retirement, dismissal, death annually – IGP – Vanguard News

    The Inspector General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris says the Nigeria Police Force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement annually. Idris made the disclosure at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and above on Wednesday in Abuja. The IGP said that the...
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    Metro Cancer: 10,000 Nigerians Die Annually Due To Poor Equipment - Health Minister

    Punch reports that the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said on Friday that 10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually due to the lack of necessary equipment and resources to attend to the patients. Speaking in Abuja at the inauguration of the National Hospital’s Radiotherapy Centre with...
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    Metro Five Die In Imo After Drinking ‘Local Gin’

    Indigenes of Imerienwe, a sleepy community in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State, are battling to unravel the cause of the death of five persons after drinking a local gin, also known as ‘kai kai’, which is popular among the villagers. Three other persons, who also took the drink...
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    Metro 250 Die Of Snakebite In Plateau And Gombe

    In the last three weeks, two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in Plateau and Gombe States, following the scarcity of snake anti-venom drugs in the country. Reports say this figure is the number of confirmed deaths from three snake treatment centres – General Hospital...
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    Metro Celebration Turns Forlornness As Vigilante Kills Graduating Student

    Uloko Lauretta Apaume, a female student of Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State has been shot dead while dancing at her graduation party. According to the Nation, Lauretta was reportedly killed on Friday night by a member of the Auchi community vigilante group who was invited to provide security at the...
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    World Bangladesh Professor Hacked to Death Near His Home

    A Bangladesh professor was hacked to death early Saturday near his home in Rajshahi city, authorities said. Rezaul Karim Siddique, 58, was an English professor at Rajshahi University. He was waiting for a bus to take him to campus when two or three people attacked him from behind and stabbed...
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    Metro Fatal Accident Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Leaves 30 Dead

    No fewer than 30 male passengers died in an accident that occurred along the Adeosun area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Sunday after a trailer conveying them tumbled down the road. Over 50 other people sustained varying degrees of injuries in the crash, while two rams were killed. The...
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    Metro Buratai Reverses Death Sentence on 66 Soldiers

    Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has commuted the death sentence passed on 66 soldiers in January and March 2015, to 10 years imprisonment, theCable report. Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, announced this in a statement issued on Saturday. About 71 soldiers were arraigned on several...
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    World List of 20 African Presidents That Died In Office

    All over the world, Africa has the highest rate of presidents that have died while in office. Seems not to be such a rare occurrence having occurred less than 50 times in recorded times with over 13 deaths occurring from 2000 till date. Such deaths have most often been from natural causes, but...