Tag: depression

SponsorJune 21, 2019

Tackling increased suicide rates: by eliminating these issues

She was found dead in her room. Reports stated that she committed suicide because she was dumped by her boyfriend. ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 28, 2019

Odunlade Adekola has been cast in an upcoming movie that will tackle depression

2018 ended for Odunlade Adekola on an exciting note, winning Best Actor in a Comedy at last year’s AMVCA, which ...

SponsorOctober 12, 2018

60 million Nigerians are at risk of depression – NOIPolls/Joy, Inc. National Report reveals

60 million Nigerians have been estimated to be at risk of suffering from depression according to a groundbreaking national report ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2017

Opinion: The suicide cry for help that we often miss

by Isa Eneye Mubarak The problem about suicide is that one makes a permanent, irreversible, irrevocable treatment of a temporary ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

Depression almost pushed me to commit suicide – Ubi Franklin

TripleMG boss, Ubi Franklin, shocked fans and friends alike on Thursday when he shared a personal secret on the social media. ...

Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

Poetry: Depression

by dijiaderoGBA   Sometimes, I want to talk. Sometimes, I want to cry. Two sides of life. One for the ...

AzeezMay 20, 2017

I have stopped many people from committing suicide – TeeBillz

by Azeez Adeniyi TeeBillz, husband to music star, Tiwa Savage has said he has stopped many people from committing suicide ...

musicblogApril 19, 2017

[The Music Blog] Music for the pain: 5 pro-tips to help you curate the perfect playlist to combat anxiety

Music they say is the ultimate form of empathy. Presumably, this is why sound therapists have spent years of researching ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2017

Twitter user, @SubDeliveryman saves depression patient from committing suicide

by Dolapo Adelana The alertness of a Twitter user, @SubDeliveryMan on Sunday helped save the life of another user on ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Opinion: Winning the battle against suicide

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel On the 19th of January The Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 5 Headquarters, Mr Abubakar ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The silent battles of life

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even though I had watched the two minute Youtube clip, “Silent Battles” several times on WhatsApp, what ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Depression- It’s time to pay attention

by Ololade Ajekigbe A man decides to end his life by plunging into the lagoon on a glorious Sunday evening. ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Adekoya Bolade: Talking about suicide

by Adekoya Boladale Growing up as a nine-year-old boy with a single parent is extremely challenging especially with all the ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 22, 2017

The Thread: Mr Ibu’s success story is everything

Hope is a powerful thing, and much needed in our country today because of how tough things have gotten. Wherever ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2017

Biola Williams: Depression is a monster that must not be feared

by Biola Williams The NIH (National Institute of Mental Health) says depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a ...

Isime EseneDecember 13, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Like Jonathan, Buhari has become a very dangerous president

In the months prior to the 2015 general elections, the wind of ‘change’ swept through Nigeria. Almost everyone was excited ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

Falconets defender depressed after receiving N10000 from NFF

One of the players who represented Nigeria at the U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papau New Guinea has been hospitalised ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo: No one told us [Nigerian Voices]

by Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo I had wondered why people cry when someone dies. For some people, it is so natural. Mother’s ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2016

Samuel Ogechukwu: “They tell you you’re not supposed to be thinking such depressing thoughts…” [Nigerian Voices]

by Samuel Ogechukwu They tell you to cheer up. You try to convince yourself to and fail. Then they pull ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Oloruntorera Adesina: All I want is a scar on my face [Nigerian Voices]

by Oloruntorera Adesina All I want is a scar on my face. My friends think I’m insane for having such ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Tyson Fury voluntarily vacates heavyweight titles

British boxer and World Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has voluntarily vacated his WBO and WBA titles with immediate effect to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Tamilore Oladipo: Stop and blink [NEXT]

by Tamilore Oladipo In Nigeria, we have this thing that I will dub the “hustle culture” and it has turned ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Modupe Apoeso: Touched by the rain [Nigerian Voices]

This evening as the rain hits every surface; the roof, the walls, the ground, people, I feel at ease. Please ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2016

The Thread: Before you think of committing suicide…

Kimmy €, who tweets @808s_n_cupcakes reveals what her family has lived through after her brother committed suicide 7 years ago. ...

Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016

Opinion: Femi Adesina- When you are no longer suffering

By Frank Ijege After completing my secondary school, I ‘hustled’ to gain admission into the university for about five or ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 21, 2016

Dark clouds gather to conspire against the land (POETRY)

Dark clouds have gathered to conspire. The wind is now rocking trees with astute authority Making their leaves dance to ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 14, 2015

Discovery with Glory: How to handle depression

I have agonized about releasing this particular VLog because it takes me back to a really dark place in my ...

Seyi AlbertJune 14, 2015

There are only four illnesses in Nigeria, depression is not one of them

Raise your hands if you watched Crime Fighters growing up. I did. Somehow, even before I fully appreciated the full ...

Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2015

The UK Guardian takes down Chimamanda Adichie depression story – explains why

by Isi Esene The UK Guardian has removed a story published earlier today purportedly written by renowned author and novelist, ...

Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2015

The inspiring Chimamanda writes about battling depression: “I cry often”

– Editor’s note: Our partner, the UK Guardian has taken down this story.

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