• Breaking! 3 Nigerian drug convicts have been executed in Indonesia (photos)

    Breaking! 3 Nigerian drug convicts have been executed in Indonesia (photos)

    Three Nigerians and one Indonesian were executed by firing squad shortly after midnight local time, reports say.

    Those who were executed have been named as three Nigerians – Seck Osmane, Humphrey Jefferson Ejike, Michael Titus Igweh and one Indonesian Freddy Budiman.

    Those who remain on death row include three other Indonesians, a Pakistani, an Indian, two other Nigerians and two Zimbabweans. It is not clear why their executions did not proceed.

    “Of course there are considerations for it,” was all Deputy Attorney General […]

  • Nigerian man executed in Saudi for murdering a Policeman

    Nigerian man executed in Saudi for murdering a Policeman

    Saudi authorities put to death a Nigerian on Sunday after convicting him of murdering a policeman, the latest in a surge of executions that has drawn concern from human rights groups.

    It was 95th execution of the year in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, which imposes the death penalty for offences including murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape and apostasy.

    Fahd bin Bakr bin Mohammed Hawsawi was put to death in the western city of Taif, the interior ministry said in a statement […]