Tag: suicide

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tosin adesinaJune 13, 2018

Why is Kogi not paying salaries despite its high debt profile?

Nonpayment of salaries by Nigerian Governors is no news. Rather, it’s an unusual way of life we’ve conditioned ourselves to ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 20, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] The change we were promised is driving people to suicide

The year 2016/2017 marked by suicides in Nigeria. We plummeted from the international happiness index and saw cases of people ...

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AzeezDecember 28, 2017

‘5 killed’, many injured as suicide bomber attacks Borno

At least five people have been killed and 18 other injured after a suicide bomber attacked Amarwa village, Konduga Local Government ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

Osun Govt, pensioners exchange words as headmaster commits suicide over 13 months unpaid gratuity

Osun pensioners operating on the platform of 2011/2012 Forum of Retired Public Servants on Wednesday organised a protest over non-payment of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

Nigerian Soldier kills Army Captain, commits suicide

A Nigerian Army Captain who led an emergency response team was killed in Borno on Sunday, gunned down by a ...

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EzinneNovember 2, 2017

The Thread: How I saved my friend from committing suicide

The Third Mainland bridge in Lagos has become a popular spot for those who want to bring a finality to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

16-year-old OAU student commits suicide

A 16-year old 100-level student of Microbiology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Mercy Afolaranmi, has committed suicide. Highlights: According to ...

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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 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

Kogi Director commits suicide after being owed 11 months salary

A director in the Kogi State civil service, Edward Soje has committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree in Lokoja, ...

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AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Kogi civil servant commits suicide after wife gave birth to triplets

Edward Soje, a director in the Kogi State has committed suicide in Lokoja, the state capital, Vanguard reports. Soje reportedly ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 17, 2017

Monkeypox patient in Bayelsa commits suicide

A patient receiving medical attention for the disease, monkeypox, at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa has committed suicide. [Read Also: Bayelsa ...

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AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Lagos LG poll: If you want to commit suicide, come out with your firearms – Police

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni on Friday warned that there would be no mercy for anyone caught with ...

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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. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

Court releases 58-year-old businesswoman who attempted suicide

The Magistrate court in Ebute-Metta has on Thursday, released a 58-year-old textile dealer, Taiwo Momoh, after she was arraigned for ...

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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 ...

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EditorMay 18, 2017

[The Church Blog]: NO! Jesus didn’t commit suicide

So, you know the way it happens on twitter; someone suddenly finds a topic/subject matter good enough to tweet and ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 17, 2017

Opinion: How Jesus committed suicide

by Jaja Jasper Chinedum If you even think about it, you'll see that Jesus committed suicide. The bible says that ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 14, 2017

Opinion: Suicide- Religious leaders are not doing enough

by Owolabi Afeez Ashola I wondered why someone will think the exit route to end difficulties of life is by ...

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SponsorMay 4, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Releases Statement about Issues of Suicide and Murder on Facebook

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen people hurting themselves and others on Facebook — either live or in video ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 4, 2017

UI student falls to her death

by Dolapo Adelana A 100 level female student of Law of the University of Ibadan died on Monday during a ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 2, 2017

Oreoluwa Fakorede: Are you ready for your marathon? [NEW VOICES]

by Oreoluwa Fakorede I’ve been feeling stuck lately, trapped in the torturous repetition of commuting, working and getting whatever joyless ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 2, 2017

Reuben Abati: In defence of Titilayo Momoh

by Reuben Abati   On March 24, one Ms Taiwo Titilayo Momoh, attempted suicide at the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

100-level UNILAG student commits suicide

by Dolapo Adelana A 100-level student of Business Administration, Ayomide Ariyibi, of the University of Lagos, Akoka has taken her ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

Reno Omokri: Ghost President, Ghost achievements, Ghost monies in apartment owned by Ghosts

by Reno Omokri For the better part of this week, Nigeria has been having much of a to do about ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 29, 2017

How Rear Admiral Ikoli died – Police

by Dolapo Adelana The Lagos State Police Command has concluded investigations into the mysterious death of Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, the ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 25, 2017

Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba: How is my attempt to kill myself anybody’s business?

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba On Sunday 19th March 2017, one Dr Allwell Orji ordered his driver to stop his vehicle ...

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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 ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Opinion: But why would a doctor commit suicide?

by Obinna Nnewuihe There was a way he looked at me that made me feel uneasy. I mean here I ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 7, 2017

‘Slain Rear Admiral Ikoli was set to be the next Chief of Naval Staff’

by Dolapo Adelana The late Rear Adm. Daniel Ikoli, the Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Lagos, who was found dead ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. Suspected herdsmen kill 10 in Benue ...

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