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22 Apr 2019
Eight Nigerians Sentenced to death in the UAE.
24 Mar 2019
Victims of cyclone Idai mourn as death toll rises.
21 Feb 2019
The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen in north-western Nigeria has doubled to more than 130, according to the Kaduna state governor.
4 Feb 2019
Communities across the U.S. are rethinking police use of Tasers amid a rising death toll.
21 Jan 2019
The death toll from a pipeline explosion in central Mexico has climbed to 73 and could continue to rise, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said on Saturday evening.
18 Dec 2018
A bus conductor-passenger misunderstanding went awry in Lagos on Tuesday morning, leading to the death of the two people.
5 Dec 2018
Rights groups have criticized the death sentences, saying they "smack of militia rule, not the rule of law." But a Hamas official said the court decision shows Israel can't protect its Palestinian "collaborators."
24 Nov 2018
Obiageli Ezekwesili popularly known as Oby Ezekwesili is a chartered accountant and a presidential aspirant from Anambra state.
19 Jun 2018
Nigerian politicians go spiritual, take an oath of death under the sun.
7 May 2018
An Australian scientist has embarked on a trip to Switzerland to end his life through assisted suicide. Goodall, who was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his scientific work, lived a quiet life in the western city of Perth.
11 Apr 2018
A video footage of the recent armed robbery attack in Offa, Kwara state, which led to the death of dozens of people, has emerged online.
6 Feb 2018
Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, a day to remind the world of the cruel, inhuman and degrading practice that deprives #girls and #women their rights to health, security, physical integrity, and life, particularly when the procedure results in death.

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