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Family of Swedish DJ Avicii says his death was a suicide

The cause of Avicii’s death at 28 was suicide, the late artist’s family confirmed on Thursday.

Court remands 23-yr-old over attempted suicide

An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Friday remanded a 23-year-old man, Andrew Peter, in Ilesa Prison over alleged attempted suicide while in police custody.

Jury convicts ex-New York nanny of murdering two children

A former New York nanny was convicted of murder Wednesday for killing two children in a frenzied stabbing, after a jury rejected her insanity defense in a case that tormented parents worldwide.

Delta State University final year student commits suicide

A final year student of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, identified as Orumah Efemena, has reportedly committed suicide.

Swazi king’s eighth wife commits suicide

Swaziland King Mswati III's eighth wife, Ms Senteni Masango, has committed suicide, local media confirmed.

Egypt bans Blue Whale social media game over suicide claims

Egypt's top Islamic body has banned a social media game that allegedly entices teenagers to commit suicide, saying it contains elements that are prohibited by Islam.

Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

Gunfire erupted at YouTube's offices in California Tuesday, leaving three people wounded and sparking a panicked escape before the suspected shooter -- a woman -- apparently committed suicide.

Senator Melaye: APC moving towards failure in 2019

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is moving towards failure in 2019 if it fails to resolve ongoing crisis.

Taliban suicide bomber targets foreign contractors in Kabul

A Taliban suicide car bomber has detonated explosives near to a compound for foreign security contractors in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials said.

Late corps member did not commit suicide – NYSC Coordinator

The National Youth Service Corps has ruled out suicide attempt in the death of a corps member, Nneka Odili, who was killed in a train accident on Thursday in Lagos.

Man kills father for allegedly refusing to buy him a motorcycle

A 27-year-old man, Ifeanyi Oguejiofor, of Ezimuko Nsukwu village, Abatete, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, has allegedly killed his father, Osita Oguejiofor, for refusing to buy him a motorcycle.

Police begin investigation on suicide incident in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has begun investigation to unravel circumstances leading to suicide incident in Iheakpu-Obolloafor community in Udenu Local Government Area of the state.

At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country.

Anti-depressants lift people’s mood – study

Anti-depressants do help lift people’s mood, although their effects vary, according to a recent study published in the London-based medical journal The Lancet.

Court dissolves 5-yr-old marriage over threat to life, oppression

High Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved the five-year-old marriage between one Kafayat Suara and her husband, Mutiu, over threat to life and oppression.

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani calls for investigation into prison deaths

In a rare public statement, President Hassan Rouhani has announced the appointment of a four-member committee to investigate what it called “detention houses “in the country.

40-year-old man commits suicide in Ebonyi

The Police in Ebonyi has said one Nkemjika Oyibe, 40, has committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree inside Onye-Eleme Forest, Isinkwo, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

Two arrested for beheading friend to steal his motorcycle in Cross River

Operatives of Cross Rivers State Police Command, weekend, in Ugep, Yakkur Local Government Area, arrested two friends for allegedly conniving to behead a mutual friend of theirs and stealing his new motorcycle.

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House of Reps uncovers abandoned power projects worth over N156 billion

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
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Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.