Police foil eight suicide attempts in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has revealed that its operatives have successfully foiled eight suicide attempts in the state in the last two months. The command also called on well-meaning individuals to always reach out to the needy and underprivileged…

Lottery operator commits suicide over winnings

A lottery shop operator, identified simply as Baba Pool, on Thursday committed suicide over his alleged failure to pay some of his customers their winnings. It was gathered that the deceased hanged himself inside his shop in Kayode Market, Abule…

32-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos

A 32-year-old man identified as Aboh Ogbeche, on Friday, committed suicide at his family residence in Lawanson, Surulere area of Lagos State. Aboh was said to have drank bleach, even as sources stated that there was nothing to indicate that…

Can suicide ever be the only option? – Peju Akande

I had this mad theory that Nigerians loved life too much to take their own lives; we are such a resilient people, when our backs hit the wall, we still find a way to make a niche and push in…there’s…

Woman attempts suicide in Abule-Egba, reveals why she drank sniper

A woman who lives in Abule-Egba area of Lagos known as Mrs Bukola Agboola on Thursday was rescued by neighbours after attempting suicide. The mother of two was said to have attempted suicide on Thursday night, in her residence at…

Young banker commits suicide in Lagos, drops note for father, girlfriend

A young man identified as Kelvin Rhima has committed suicide at Modinatu Street in Ogba area of Lagos State. The lifeless body of Kevin who works with a new generation bank was found dangling from a ceiling fan in his…

Why are our teenagers committing suicide? – Peju Akande

Sixteen is the age most of us fall in love for the first time but at this age, Joseph, not real name, who outwardly appeared to have a comfortable life in a prestigious school took his own life. Boye, not…

Woman allegedly beats maid to death, claims suicide

A woman, Nene Steve, has been arrested by operatives of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Lagos State police command for allegedly killing her maid, Joy Adole Aboel. Steve, who is a resident of No. 18, Ogundola…

Football director commits suicide over coronavirus

Bernard Gonzales, Stade de Reims Football club’s doctor has committed suicide. He left a letter explaining that he was a victim of the coronavirus. More than a doctor, Bernard Gonzales was an emblematic figure of the historic Reims club, which…

Ibejii speaks against societal ills

Afro-retro act and soulful storyteller, Ibejii, is using his voice to address and correct societal evils that have plagued the country in recent times. The folkloric storyteller with three studio albums including Green White Dope 001, Green White Dope 002…

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