Tag: suicide

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November 15, 2012

TICKER: “F— Obama!”: Man commits suicide over Obama’s re-election

A Key West man who told his partner that “if Barack gets re-elected, I’m not going to be around” was ...

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November 11, 2012

Opinion: What we can learn from the sad case of Fantasia Barrino

by Nomalanga The lesson that we can draw from this is that no matter how bleak your circumstances look, you ...

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November 6, 2012

TICKER: School headteacher commits suicide in her office six months after resumption

A primary school headteacher killed herself in her office less than six months after starting the job, her devastated family ...

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November 3, 2012

Andre Blaze: Dying to live (30 Days, 30 Voices)

You are nothing beyond your thoughts, so before you let that darkness, sweet, silent and peaceful as it seems to ...

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November 2, 2012

“Apparent suicide”: US Secret Service agent being investigated for Mexican affair found dead

by Rachel Ogbu Rafael Prieto, a senior member of the president’s Secret Service protective detail was found dead Saturday in ...

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October 28, 2012

Youth go on rampage after Kaduna church bombing as President Jonathan again condemns attack

by Isi Esene The church bombing which occurred earlier today has sparked reprisal attacks by the youth of the area ...

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October 27, 2012

TICKER: Woman kills herself after her children, husband and new partner die in separate tragedies

A devastated mother committed suicide after her three children, husband and subsequent partner all died in separate tragedies. Patricia Gibbs, ...

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October 26, 2012

Update: 15-year-old girl hurled herself in front of train after footballer bragged about sex with her

by RachelOgbu Felicia Garcia, a 15-year-old student at Tottenville High School who killed herself by jumping in the path of a ...

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October 25, 2012

AWFUL: 15-year-old hurls herself in front of train while classmates watched, in apparent suicide

by Rachel Ogbu Felicia Garcia A Staten Island teenager has died after throwing herself in front of a train while ...

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October 12, 2012

Woman removes veil and jumps into Osun River, body still missing

by Isi Esene Sekinat Akewusola, a mother of twins on Thursday committed suicide by jumping into the Osun River. The ...

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September 23, 2012

SAD PHOTOS: Some victims of the Bauchi church suicide bombing (GRAPHIC)

by Isi Esene These are the pictures of some of the victims of the St. John’s Catholic Cathedral in the ...

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September 17, 2012

Francesca Uriri: Depression and suicide – A Nigerian story (30 Days, 30 Voices)

This isn’t one of those “let’s-hate-on-all-the-men” articles; this is a piece that seeks to shed light on the experiences of ...

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September 8, 2012

Global depression? Suicide kills more people than wars and murders every year – WHO

by Akan Ido Who would have thought there are more deaths globally due to suicides than from wars and murders ...

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August 22, 2012

Tragic: Woman threatens to jump from roof of 9-storey building, after killing nephew (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Sheng Fi, a woman in southern China, tried to commit suicide by jumping from the roof of ...

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August 20, 2012

TICKER: Tony Scott, ‘Top Gun’ director, dies after jumping off bridge

Director Tony Scott, best known for the films “Top Gun” and “Beverly Hills Cop II,” died in an apparent suicide ...

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August 3, 2012

Emir of Fika escapes suicide bomb attack

by Isi Esene The Emir of Fika in Yobe State, Alhaji Muhammed Abali Ibn Mohammed Idrisa, was on Friday targeted ...

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August 1, 2012

“We give thanks to Allah…” – Boko Haram takes responsibility for Monday attacks, promises to slaughter women “like rams”

by Isi Esene The radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram, yesterday claimed responsibility for the attack on the home of the ...

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July 29, 2012

Tragic: Man shoots his two children, then commits suicide

by Adeniyi Abdul What could drive a man to shoot his 7-year-old child? We might never know, but sadly occurrences ...

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July 13, 2012

WATCH: Former Wall Street trader commits suicide in court (Graphic)

by Isi Esene Some things that make you go ‘Woah’. US authorities suspect that arsonist Michael Marin committed suicide by ...

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June 19, 2012

Italian held for $111,000 fraud by EFCC commits suicide

by Stanley Azuakola Mauro Zanin, an Italian due to appear in court on Wednesday has died in the custody of ...

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June 6, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Student hangs himself after saying goodbye on Facebook

by Chi Ibe   Ayodeji Balogun, a student of the National Open University, Lagos and a graduate of CMS Grammar School ...

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June 1, 2012

Onyeka Nwelue: They killed my friend in Nsukka too

  Today, another UNN student was found hung on campus. People are going to say nice things about him. Everyone will be ...

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June 1, 2012

UNN student invites friends by sms, and they find him dead

by Chi Ibe Devastating news came in yesterday from University of Nigeria, Nsukka as Onyebuchi Okonkwo, a 300 level Physics and ...

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March 7, 2012

Did he snap? Policeman attacks Inspector, shoots self in Port Harcourt

by Lekan Olanrewaju A Rivers State police officer on Tuesday took his own life in Port Harcourt. Mr Ben Ugwuegbulam, spokesman ...

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February 21, 2012

Abdullahi Aborode: “Are Muslims Bombers?”

By Abdullahi Aborode Writing this article to enlighten many about Islam is a Jihad on itself. In recent years there ...

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