Tag: suicide

YNaijaAugust 26, 2023

Pastor Jumps from Two-Storey Building, Kills Himself After Lover He Supported Through University Rejects Proposal

A heart-wrenching incident has shaken the community of Nnewi in Anambra State as a pastor from a pentecostal church, Pastor ...

YNaijaMay 5, 2023

Three Nigerians Face Charges for Sexually Extorting Teen Boys and Causing Suicide of One in Michigan

Three Nigerians have been charged with sexually extorting young men and teenage boys in the Western District of Michigan and ...

YNaijaApril 15, 2023

18-year-old Italian-Nigerian volleyball player dies in Turkey after jumping from 6th-floor hotel window

Italian volleyball player of Nigerian descent, Julia Ituma, has passed away at the age of 18, after a suspected fall ...

Joshua OnonoseDecember 14, 2022

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss dead: DJ on Ellen Degeneres Show ‘dies by suicide’ aged 40

40-year-old Stephen “tWitch” Boss has reportedly passed away. According to TMZ, the DJ, who rose to fame for his performances ...

YNaijaNovember 10, 2022

Lady jumps into Lagos Lagoon in apparent suicide attempt

On Thursday, a middle-aged woman committed what appears to be suicide by jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge into Lagos ...

Ado AminuSeptember 10, 2021

#WorldSuicidePreventionDay: Attempted suicide is still a crime in Nigeria when our hope lies in its decriminalisation

‘Suicide is not an option.’ Reads a very colourful sign at the entrances of a Non-Governmental Organisation in Kaduna, whose ...

Ado AminuMarch 30, 2021

Suicide is on the rise and all we have is a mindless political leadership

How do you convince a government to declare a state of emergency on the increasing rate of suicide? Specifically, how ...

Ado AminuJanuary 14, 2021

What we learnt from the touching experience of 3 Nigerian men suffering from mental illness

A frantic search for Digital Strategist, Ayodele Bandele – known simply as Dele, which lasted barely a day has turned ...

Ifeanyi OgboSeptember 8, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Here’s how we can curb the epidemic of suicide

“Did you really want to die?” “No one commits suicide because they want to die.” “Then why do they do ...

EditorFebruary 27, 2020

When will Nigeria stop stigmatizing suicide and suicidal people?

Last weekend, there were two high profile suicides. One was of Caroline Flack, the former presenter of viral reality show ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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