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Senior Chinese military official commits suicide amid corruption probe

A high-profile Chinese military official who was being investigated for corruption has committed suicide, China’s Defence Ministry said, on Tuesday.

Kwara State University lecturer commits suicide

Dr. Solomon Osunlola, a lecturer in the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, has committed suicide.

Anambra guber: IPOB makes fresh call on Ndigbo to boycott election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised fresh call on Ndigbo to totally boycott the Anambra State governorship election slated for November 18, this year.

UK politician Carl Sargeant found dead after misconduct claims

UK politician Carl Sargeant was found dead Tuesday just days after resigning over misconduct allegations as part of a wider harassment scandal embroiling parliament, police said.

Controversy over Obafemi Awolowo University student’s suicide

The suicide of a 16-year-old student of Microbiology Department at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Miss Mercy Afolaranmi, has continued to generate ripples in the institution.

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 15 in attack on Afghan police trainees

An ongoing suicide and gun attack on a police training centre in a southeast Afghan city has killed at least 15 people and wounded over 40, a hospital official said Tuesday.

Monkeypox patient commits suicide at quarantine centre in Bayelsa

One of the patients of the viral disease, monkeypox, at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa State has committed suicide, the state government said on Monday.

Police to investigate Nasarawa polytechnic student’s suicide bid

The Nasarawa State Police Command is to investigate an attempt by a student of the Nasarawa State Polytechnic to commit suicide.

Six family members commit suicide over debt

Six members of a family were found dead at their home in the southern Indian city of Madurai in an apparent suicide pact over debt, officials said on Monday.

Woman allegedly takes rat poison over husband’s plan to take second wife

A 22-year-old housewife has allegedly committed suicide by taking rat poison in Miga Local Government Area of Jigawa, to protest her husband’s plan to marry another wife.

World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity – study

Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday.

Man docked for allegedly attempting suicide in Lagos

A 31-years-man, Hammed Olojo, who tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Lagos lagoon, was arraigned before an Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Police debunk suicide rumour of officer in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi Police Command has debunked the rumour making the rounds in Abakaliki that one of its officers committed suicide on Monday, over his posting to Maiduguri.

Linkin Park plans public memorial for Chester Bennington

Rockers Linkin Park said Tuesday that they were planning a public memorial for frontman Chester Bennington, a month after he committed suicide.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.