Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tag "death sentence"

    Court sentences man to death for killing girlfriend

Court sentences man to death for killing girlfriend

A high court in Yobe on Tuesday sentenced Muhammed Adamu, an applicant, to death by hanging for killing Hauwa Muhammad, his girlfriend.Delivering judgment, A. Jauro, the trial judge, held that he found him guilty of murder under section 221 of the penal code.Jauro also held that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubt that Hauwa was intentionally killed [...]

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    UAE sentences eight Nigerians to death over 2016 robbery

UAE sentences eight Nigerians to death over 2016 robbery

Eight Nigerians have been sentenced to death in Sharjah, United Arab Emirate (UAE), for robbery crimes committed in December 2016.The sentence is coming less than three weeks after five Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in Sharjah, were arrested.According to Gulf News, an online platform in UAE, Majid Al Muhairi of Sharjah criminal court delivered the verdict after [...]

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    Man sentenced to death for ‘killing’ daughter of Ondo ex-deputy governor

Man sentenced to death for ‘killing’ daughter of Ondo ex-deputy governor

A high court in Ondo state has sentenced Saidu Adeyemi to death for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Adenike Oluboyo.The body of Oluboyo, who was the daughter of Lasisi Oluboyo, former deputy governor of the state, was found at the residence of Adeyemi in July 2018.Oluboyo was a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko.Subsequently, Adeyemi was charged to [...]

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    Court sentences man to death for killing wife

Court sentences man to death for killing wife

The Lagos state high court has sentenced Lekan Shonde, depot worker in the Apapa area of the state, to death by hanging for killing Ronke Shonde, his wife.Josephine Oyefeso, the presiding judge, handed the sentence after she found the accused guilty of the murder of his wife.The convict was accused of beating his wife to death at their home in [...]

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    Attack on herdsmen: CAN seeks Buhari’s intervention over youth sentenced to death

Attack on herdsmen: CAN seeks Buhari’s intervention over youth sentenced to death

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on President Muhammdu Buhari to ask the Adamawa state government not to implement the death sentence passed on five Christian youth in the state.The youth were convicted by an Adamawa high court for “willfully and intentionally conspiring and attacking three herdsmen rearing cattle at Kadamun village in Demsa local government area, killing [...]

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    Three court-martialled soldiers appeal death sentence

Three court-martialled soldiers appeal death sentence

Three of the 12 soldiers sentenced to death on September 15 by the military general court martial have challenged the trial that led to their conviction at the Court of Appeal.The three soldiers, Igomu Emmanuel, Stephen Clement and Andrew Ngbede, raised 11 grounds of appeal in a case filed for them last Thursday by their lawyer, Godwin Obla. They described [...]

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