Tag: suicide

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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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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: APC senators express displeasure with party leadership | 13-year-old boy commits suicide in Sokoto | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Suspected herdsmen kill 10 in Benue – YNaija 13-year-old boy commits suicide ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

13-year-old boy commits suicide in Sokoto

by Dolapo Adelana A Junior Secondary School student over the weekend hung himself in front of their house in Sokoto, Leadership reports. ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 30, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Pablo Ayodeji, Ore, Wema bank | The #KeeptheChangeBae edition

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Trader commits suicide in Anambra

by Dolapo Adelana Mrs Lovina Odo, 38, a petty trader has committed suicide at Umusiome village, Nkpor-agu near Onitsha in ...

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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 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 26, 2017

Suicide: Lagos Police deploy men to bridges

by Dolapo Adelana The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni has increased the number of policemen deployed to areas prone ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 24, 2017

RRS stops 58-year-old woman from jumping into Lagos lagoon

by Dolapo Adelana The Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos Police Command has averted a suicide attempt at the Lagos ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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AzeezMarch 21, 2017

Doctor’s mother says recovered corpse not her son

The mother of a medical doctor, Allwell Orji who jumped into the Lagoon along the Third Mainland Bridge has said ...

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AzeezMarch 21, 2017

BREAKING: Body of medical doctor who commited suicide on Third Mainland recovered

The body of Alwell Orji, a medical doctor who jumped into the lagoon along Third Mainland has been recovered, Punch ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 19, 2017

Man reportedly jumps into lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge

by Dolapo Adelana An unidentified man has reportedly jumped into the Lagos Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge. It was ...

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AzeezFebruary 21, 2017

Man dies after drinking insecticide over MMM collapse

by Azeez Adeniyi A 37-year-old man simply identified as Adakole has died after attempting suicide following the crash of popular ...

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AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

Woman commits suicide over MMM crash

A Benue woman, Glorai Samson has committed suicide over the loss of her investments in ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox ...

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AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

How my mother stopped me from committing suicide – Mr Ibu

Popular comic actor, John Okafor popularly known as Mr. Ibu has narrated how he once intended to commit suicide. In ...

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AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

American actor, Jay Bowdy commits suicide on Facebook Live

Fast rising American actor, Jay Bowdy on Monday committed suicide while streaming on Facebook Live. The 34-year-old actor in a ...

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AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

Lagosians stop man from committing suicide on 3rd mainland bridge (WATCH)

Tragedy was averted on the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos this morning when some passers-by stopped a man from jumping ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Civil servant commits suicide over non-payment of salary arrears in Ekiti

A civil servant in Ekiti, Tope Afolayan has reportedly committed suicide. According to sources, Afolayan, a native of Ara-Ekiti in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 6, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Babcock student commits suicide | No new case of polio in Nigeria – FG | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Make details of DSP Alkali’s murder public, Wike tells Police – YNaija ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 6, 2017

Babcock student commits suicide

Verishima Unokyur, an undergraduate of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun, has committed suicide in his parent’s home in Mafoluku, in the ...

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

Male teacher, husband commit suicide to escape sexual abuse crime

In a bid to escape from the law for their crimes, an elementary school teacher, Aric Babbit, 40, and his ...

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AzeezDecember 26, 2016

UPDATED: Suicide bomb blast hits Borno

Just a day after the Nigerian Army said it has ousted terrorist group Boko Haram, a bomb blast has occurred ...

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AzeezDecember 13, 2016

Man attempts suicide in Benue over alleged crash of MMM

A young man simply identified as Adakole in Otukpo, Benue State has reportedly ingested insecticide following the freezing of ponzi scheme, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

JSS II student commits suicide over boyfriend

A Junior Secondary School (JSS) II Female student of Gyegeh Memorial College Logo1, Makurdi, Benue state has committed suicide, The Nation reports. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 7, 2016

American hangs self in Lagos hotel, police say death is ‘unnatural’

A 57-year-old American man was found dead with a rope around his neck in a hotel room in the Lekki area ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2016

Unpaid salaries: How driver committed suicide in Lagos

A 66-year-old man, John Ekue, on Monday committed suicide over unpaid salaries in the Mende area of Maryland, Lagos state. ...

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