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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.
Brenton Tarrant

Mosque killer faces ‘unprecedented’ sentence

Suspected mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant faces an “unprecedented” sentence that bars him from ever applying for release, but could yet dodge terror charges, legal experts told AFP Monday.

Man kills friend in argument over who wins election

A Lagos High Court siting in Igbosere on Tuesday sentenced one Kamoru Kushimo to 10 years imprisonment for stabbing his friend to death during an argument over who would win the country’s 2015 general election.

81-year-old sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for manslaughter in Ado-Ekiti

A High court in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, sentenced 81-year-old Richard Ogunbayo to 25 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of one Felix Esan.

Man arrested after boy dies during circumcision ritual

A 66-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy as a result of a circumcision ritual in the town of Monterotondo, North-east of Rome, State Prosecutors said.

British court jails restaurant bosses over girl’s death from allergy

A British court on Wednesday sentenced two restaurant bosses to prison after they were convicted of causing the death of a 15-year-old girl who suffered an extreme allergic reaction to traces of nuts in a takeaway meal.

Man jailed 10 years for killing brother over woman

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Collins Abakwe, to 10 years’ imprisonment for stabbing his younger brother, Chibuike Abakwe, to death during an argument over a woman.
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Man bags 10 years for stabbing brother to death

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Collins Abakwe, to 10 years in prison for stabbing his younger brother, Chibuike Abakwe, to death during an argument over someone else’s lover.
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US police woman held for killing black man in wrong apartment

A white Texas police officer who entered an apartment mistaking it for her own and shot dead the black man who lived there was arrested on manslaughter charges.
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US police officer kills man in his home after mistaking it for hers

Protesters in Texas are demanding immediate jail for a Dallas police officer who entered the wrong apartment mistaking it for her own and shot dead the black man who lived there.
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German mayor faces trial over drowning of 3 children in town pond

The mayor of a small German town will stand trial on negligent manslaughter charges after the drowning of three children in a man-made pond, a court spokesman said on Friday.

Man stabs stepbrother to death in Ondo

A man, Odunayo Ikudehinbu, has been remanded in custody by a High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, for allegedly killing his stepbrother, Segun Ikudehinbu.

Minister Amaechi: I don’t drink, smoke, I don’t need money for anything

A former Governor of Rivers State, now Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has again, claimed that he has nothing to do with money.
A Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rigid-inflatable boat sails back to Open Arms vessel after getting medical supplies from the Aquarius rescue vessel, chartered by French NGO SOS-Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on June 24, 2018 in the open sea about 50 miles from Libya. PAU BARRENA / AFP

Charity group to sue Libya coastguard for failing migrants in the Mediterranean

The charity Proactiva Open Arms has filed a complaint on Saturday, including of involuntary manslaughter, with the Spanish police against a cargo ship.

Engineer charged with crushing fan after watching World Cup matches

For allegedly causing the death of an 18-year-old football fan, a 33-year-old engineer, Sunday Oriowo, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Supreme Court affirms three Bakassi Boys’ death penalty

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the death penalty imposed on three members of Bakassi Boys vigilante group in 2006.

OPC member jailed 25 years for manslaughter

An Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Thursday sentenced Jelili Falana, an Assistant Vigilante of the O’odua People’s Congress, Agege branch, to 25 years’ imprisonment for manslaughter.

Man remanded for allegedly stabbing mother to death

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday, remanded a 37-year-old, Nurudeen Bakare, at Ikoyi prisons, for allegedly stabbing his mother to death.

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