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The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its recent report says 800,000 people commit suicide every year across the world.
An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self.
A Taliban suicide blast in central Kabul earlier on Tuesday killed at least 22 people and wounded 38, the interior ministry said, hours after the lunchtime explosion rocked the Afghan capital.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has said its worker, Sunday Gbenga Meshioye, who committed suicide days ago was scheduled to be counselled by the institution’s counselling unit before the incident.
The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
Dr Uchendu Onyedika, a Neuropsychiatrist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, says though more women tend to attempt suicide; men are however, more likely to succeed in ending their lives.
Two cameras that malfunctioned outside the jail cell where financier Jeffrey Epstein died as he awaited trial on sex-trafficking charges have been sent to an FBI crime lab for examination, a law enforcement source revealed.
Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said no amount of threats, harassment and attempts to intimidate its members and supporters by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and compromised security agents would deter it from standing together in victory, with the people of Kogi State in the November 16 governorship election.
A 14-year-old Senior Secondary School 1 of Kess College, in the Ekredjebor area of Ughelli headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, on Wednesday, committed suicide over a failed relationship with her boyfriend.
Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has threatened to leave the party alongside others if the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, takes the Cross River State party structure from the state governor, Ben Ayade.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said that 23 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it would conduct a drug integrity test for security personnel, civil servants, medical personnel, teachers and public servants in the country.
As the National Examinations Council (NECO) released the timetable and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations for Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for students in exit class, it also announced that examination officials will be made to sign an oath of allegiance.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, charged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as Governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Nyesom Wike of Rivers to purge themselves of their age-long undemocratic habits of election rigging, vote-buying and violence.
Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.
Some youths on Saturday protested what they called “the unabated killings in the southern part of Kaduna State”, a development they described as “very unfortunate” considering the presence of security personnel in the area.
Knights of the Catholic Church have been charged to resist the temptation of keeping quiet in the face of bad leadership, injustice, and growing insecurity in Nigeria.
The Defence Headquarters has said that the reported activities of the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups in West Africa is not new.
An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.