Jordan hangs 15 men, including murderer of prominent leftist writer

Jordan hanged 15 men at dawn on Saturday, the largest number of executions carried out by the country in a single day in more than a decade. One of the convicts was found guilty of killing leftist Christian writer Nahed Hattar in 2016 in Amman, a death that sent shock waves across Jordan and drew……

Somalia’s al Shabaab executes 4 men accused of spying

Al Shabaab militants in Somalia publicly beheaded four men accused of spying for the country’s Western-backed government, the U. S. and neighbouring Kenya, residents in the south of the Horn of Africa country said. The al Qaeda-linked group confirmed the executions, which took place on Sunday after the men were found guilty by an al……

Execution of A Nigerian in Singapore, Heartbreaking – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

ABUJA:  The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the sentencing to death of a Nigerian in Singapore on Friday for drug related offences as heartbreaking despite repeated calls for Nigerians to desist from criminal activities like drug peddling. In a statement by her Special Assistant…

CJN Should Sign Execution Warrants – Gonernor Ganduje

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has suggested that the law which mandates state governors to sign death (execution) warrants of condemned prisoners should be amended by National Assembly to enable the task to be reassigned to the Chief Justice of Nigeria. He made the call while receiving the new Comptroller of Prisons, Kano…

Saudi Arabia chops off head of prince convicted of murder

For the first time in four decades, Saudi Arabia executed a member of the royal family who was convicted of shooting another man to death during a brawl. Though, the method used to carry out the execution of Prince Turki bin Saud bin Turki bin Saud al-Kabeer in the capital of Riyadh was not stated,…

NPFL matches will be played this weekend – LMC

Fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will continue to hold as scheduled, according to a statement by the League Management Company (LMC) released on Friday. The LMC said it was among several other grounds, relying on the motion filed for stay of execution of Mr. Justice I.I Kunda’s latest order made in disregard…

Education Ministry warns against abuse of Public Procurement Act

Federal Ministry of Education has said Chief Executives or Director-Generals heading government departments and agencies would henceforth be sanctioned over abuse of the Public Procurement Act. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, disclosed at a forum organised for Chief Executives of agencies, chairmen, secretaries of tender boards and other relevant stakeholders in the administration of procurement. The permanent secretary stressed that the sanction has become imperative given the high cases of abuse of…

North Korean President Executes Minister For Sitting Wrongly At Meeting

North Korea has executed its education minister, Kim Yong-Jin, 63, because of his ‘bad sitting posture’ in parliament, according to reports. Before his execution in July, a south Korean official said topofficial  was interrogated and found to be an ‘anti-revolutionary agitator’ . South Korea ’s unification ministry spokesman Jeong Joon-hee said: “Vice premier for education…

North Korea executes vice premier for sleeping at meeting

The official said before the execution, Yong-Jin first faced an investigation because of the way he was seated during a June meeting attended by the Leader Kim Jong Un The post North Korea executes vice premier for sleeping at meeting appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

North Korea Executes Vice Premier For ‘Disrespect’: Seoul

Hwang Sung-Hee, AFP Seoul (AFP) – North Korea has executed a vice premier for showing disrespect during a meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-Un, South Korea said Wednesday, after reports that he fell asleep. The regime also banished two other senior officials, Seoul said, the latest in a slew of punishments Kim is believed to…

North Korea Executes Vice Premier For ‘Disrespect’: Seoul

Hwang Sung-Hee, AFP Seoul (AFP) – North Korea has executed a vice premier for showing disrespect during a meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-Un, South Korea said Wednesday, after reports that he fell asleep. The regime also banished two other senior officials, Seoul said, the latest in a slew of punishments Kim is believed to…