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Trump Supporter, Christopher Stanton Commits Suicide After Arrest For Capitol Riot
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Trump Supporter, Christopher Stanton Commits Suicide After Arrest For Capitol Riot

DONALD Trump fan reportedly shot himself in the chest and was found dead by his wife after his Capitol riot arrest. Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, was charged last week for his involvement in Wednesday's Capitol chaos, 11-Alive reported. Christopher Stanton Georgia's wife found him dead in their basement on Saturday Georgia was arrested last week His wife found him on Saturday morning in the basement of their home and told police there was “blood everywhere.” The father-of-two was found with a gunshot wound to the chest, the Daily Mail reported. medical examiner ruled that the Alpharetta, Georgia, man died by suicide, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Authorities have not yet commented on a reason why Georgia took his own life. A police report obt...
Shoprite Worker Commits Suicide In Akure After Being Suspended From Work
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Shoprite Worker Commits Suicide In Akure After Being Suspended From Work

A 23-year-old woman and employee of Shoprite in Akure, the Ondo State capital, Jumoke Kehinde, has reportedly committed suicide after being suspended from work. Kehinde was found dead on New Year’s Eve at her apartment along Oda Road in the Kajola area of Akure. She was said to have allegedly taken a substance suspected to be Sniper, a pesticide, after being suspended from work. One of the organisation’s managers, who gave his name as Taiwo, told journalists that the deceased reported late for work and some other staff members on the fateful day. He said, “It is expected that anyone who comes late has to wait outside before being allowed in and suspended. She was seen arranging her table, getting ready for the day’s sales, and looking happy. But she later left the mall arou...
Shoprite Staff allegedly Commits Suicide after Being Suspended
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Shoprite Staff allegedly Commits Suicide after Being Suspended

Jumoke Kehinde, said to be a staff of Shoprite in Akure, Ondo State's capital has committed suicide after allegedly being suspended from work. A source told The Nation that she was found dead on New Year’s eve at her apartment in Kajola area along Oda-road, Akure. The Shoprite staff disclosed that Kehinde was suspended after reporting late for work. The source said;    “It is normal that anyone who comes late should wait outside before they are allowed in and be given a suspension. “She was seen arranging her table getting ready for the day’s sales as she looked happy but later left the mall at about 11 am after receiving the suspension letter. “At about 4 pm, a distress call was received in the office that she was not feeling fine. One of the management staff went...
UK court rejects Assange’s extradition to US
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UK court rejects Assange’s extradition to US

A British judge on Monday blocked WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States to face espionage charges, finding he was at serious risk of suicide. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser said the 49-year-old Australian publisher faced "oppressive" conditions in maximum-security isolation if detained in the US. In court, Assange wiped his forehead as the decision was announced while his fiancee Stella Moris burst into tears and was embraced by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson. Outside the Old Bailey court in central London, his supporters who had gathered since early morning erupted in cheers and shouted "Free Assange!" Assange and his legal team have long argued that the protracted case, which has become a cause celebre for media freedom, was polit...
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Woman cycles around London without clothes for charity after flatmate’s dare

A woman stripped naked in the cold to cycle ten miles around London for charity.   Kerri Barnes has raised more than £8,000 after braving the cold and cycling on Sunday, Nov 29, wearing nothing but underwear.   Kerri set out to fundraise for mental health charity Mind, having lost a cousin to suicide and seeing the shocking statistics around it.   But the idea of going naked on a bicycle was not exactly her initial idea.     It was not until her housemate joked a naked bike ride was an option that Kerri decided she would give it a go.   Speaking to LADbible, Kerri said: "I really wanted to do something this year to shine a light on raising awareness of suicide prevention and to raise some money for Mind – because they've ju...
Lagos Police Inspector Rapes Undergraduate, Threatens Suicide
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Lagos Police Inspector Rapes Undergraduate, Threatens Suicide

A police inspector attached to the Agbado Police Station, Lagos State Police Command, Adelakun Amubieya, has been arrested for allegedly raping an undergraduate, Joy (not real name), in the Ipaja area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that the suspect and the victim lived in the same compound on Abesan Estate. The cop and his wife were said to have promised to teach the teenager how to make money with an application on her phone. The 18-year-old, who went to the couple’s apartment on November 15, reportedly met Amubieya alone. The policeman allegedly forced her into the bedroom and raped her. Joy told PUNCH Metro that all appeals to the suspect to let her go fell on deaf ears. Narrating her ordeal, she said, “Sometime in October, I came downstairs to receive a call d...
Osun University Student Commits Suicide After Posting Messages On WhatsApp
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Osun University Student Commits Suicide After Posting Messages On WhatsApp

A student of the Osun State University, Juba Babatunde Phillips, has allegedly committed suicide hours after posting some cryptic messages on popular social media platform, WhatsApp. We gathered that Philips was, until his death, a first-year student in Theatre Arts department, Ikire campus of the University. According to reports gathered, the late student was found dead in his hostel room by a friend on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Prior to his death, he had shared messages on his WhatsApp status, commenting on hardship and suicide. The posts prompted his friend to rush to his hostel to check on him, only to find him already dead with a bottle allegedly containing a poisonous substance next to him. Friends of the deceased have taken to Facebook to mourn him. Below are...
Man rescued from committing suicide on Ikoyi Link Bridge
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Man rescued from committing suicide on Ikoyi Link Bridge

Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Marine Unit have stopped a young man from  committing suicide around the Ikoyi Link bridge in Lagos.   Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident said the man who was stopped from jumping off the bridge is from Anambra state but resides in the Ejigbo area of Lagos State.   He said;   “Response was activated to rescue the young man (name withheld) who hails from Anambra State, but resides in the Ejigbo area of Lagos State. “The agency responders were able to convince, rescue the young man from his jump off point. He was later examined by the agency’s paramedics before being handed over to good Samaritans, Mr Odukoya ...
University lecturer allegedly commits suicide in Edo state
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University lecturer allegedly commits suicide in Edo state

A lecturer at the Department of Adult Education, Tayo Akpata University in Ekiadolor, Edo State, Friday Orobator, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself.   Orobator’s lifeless body was discovered behind his apartment in Obakhazbaye area of Benin City, the state capital at about 1.30 p.m. on Friday, October 2.   The father of four, said to be in his 50’s, and a member of the College of Education Academic Staff Union, (COEASU), had complained bitterly to close associates over lack of money to tend to his failing health.   It was gathered that two days before he took the drastic step, the late lecturer told a colleague that he was tired of begging for money from friends to cater for his family needs and his health challenges.   The Chair...
Expelling Oshiomhole From APC Can Lead To Suicide – Felix Obuah, Ex-PDP Chairman Begs
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Expelling Oshiomhole From APC Can Lead To Suicide – Felix Obuah, Ex-PDP Chairman Begs

A former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, Felix Obuah, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State to pardon Adams Oshiomhole, Daily Times gathered. He said this on Wednesday in a statement that was signed by his spokesman, Jerry Needam in reaction to alleged plot to expel the former Edo Governor. “As true and evident as it has shown that the APC lost the Edo governorship election, largely because of Oshiomhole’s intransigence and arrogance, expelling him at this material time could only translate to political suicide for the already beleaguered Edo-born politician.” Obuah said being a core politician, he could discern the degree of regret and remorse that goes on in Oshiomhole’s mind. “I’m indeed sorry for the Edo APC suppo...
Benedicta Gafah, Princess Shyngle begs Moesha Boduong not to commit suicide
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Benedicta Gafah, Princess Shyngle begs Moesha Boduong not to commit suicide

The Slay Queens Association of Ghana is in a state of shock as one of their loyal members, Moesha Boduong has caused yet again another fret on social media with a suicidal post. Moesha Boduong moments ago shared a baneful post on her Instagram account page. The post contains words that preach nothing aside from her committing suicide. Social media users after sighting her post have asked questions as to what is really wrong with the curvy and big booty actress and video vixen. 2 members from the Slay Queen Association of Ghana, Princess Shyngle and Benedicta Gafah very worried have asked their friend not to commit suicide or do anything ‘silly’ to herself. The concerned pals of Moesha begged her to delete the post as it’s dangerous for her to voice her feelings out on social ...
Victoria Kimani’s depressed brother ‘Kimya Miyaki’ threatens to commit suicide
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Victoria Kimani’s depressed brother ‘Kimya Miyaki’ threatens to commit suicide

Victoria Kimani’s brothers Bamboo and Kimya Miyaki were among the baddest and most talented Kenyan rappers from back in the day. There music still plays in most clubs (before Corona lock down) and something about their gangster vibe always kept fans hooked. However, after retiring and relocating to Tanzania, we all assumed that these men would marry and settle down like most of their agemates. At least Bamboo did but his brother, Kimya Miyaki seems to be dealing with dark demons as seen on some of the posts shared on his social media pages. Just a few hours ago Kimya shared a disturbing post on his Facebook talking about ‘a current situation’ that has pushed him to the edge of a cliff. If you read that right you will understand that, these are the same words used by suicidal peop...
Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos
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Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos

A 20-year-old girl identified as Sherifat Suleiman has reportedly committed suicide over incessant fights with her brother. The incident occurred at about 4pm on Sunday July 12, in Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos state.  It was gathered that the deceased who lived in a two-room apartment with her brother, was preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) before taking her life. She reportedly began writhing in pain after ingesting a poisonous substance she bought. Neighbours who found her lying on the floor with whitish discharges from her mouth, said she died while being rushed to the hospital. Vanguard reported that residents of the area said the girl decided to commit suicide when she could no longer withstand the physical and psychological assa...
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’
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Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’

Cops who spoke to Naya Rivera's son, Josey after her shocking disappearance have disclosed that they've found no evidence which suggests the popular Glee star may have taken her own life. The "Glee" star rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son Josey on Wednesday July 8. She was supposed to return it within three hours, but when she didn't the marina went looking for her. They found the boat with just Josey aboard, and Rivera's life vest still in the vessel. Though it is speculated that the actress committed suicide, Ventura County Sheriff's Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue told People that they believe the incident was a tragic accident.   He said; "We interviewed her son and there was nothing that we learned from her son that would have suggested that this w...
Update: Couple involved in murder/suicide in Lekki were Scheduled to get Married in August
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Update: Couple involved in murder/suicide in Lekki were Scheduled to get Married in August

The couple involved in the Murder/Suicide incident in Victory Park estate in Lekki, Lagos state on Sunday, June 21, were scheduled to get married this August,a friend has told LIB. The couple Chris Ndukwe, 39, and Olamide Alli, 25, were said to have been dating on and off for over 7 years. They have a seven-year-old son and then had a second son, three years ago. However, trouble started when Chris began to doubt the paternity of their second child, insisting the child isn't his. According to the friend, what is quite shocking to them is that Chris was still going on with the plans to marry Olamide in August while he was nursing such a plan. The friend who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Chris had called a comedian a few weeks ago to book him for their forthcoming nuptials....
Friends Mourn as Woman Named Olamide is Murdered by her Fiancé Chris Ndukwe
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Friends Mourn as Woman Named Olamide is Murdered by her Fiancé Chris Ndukwe

Nigerians are mourning a woman named Olamide, 25, who was killed by her fiancé, after which he committed suicide . LIB reported the incident which took place over the weekend. Twitter users who knew her have now taken to the microblogging platform to mourn her. According to a Twitter user claiming to be a cousin to the deceased, the woman's throat was slit by her fiancé before he committed suicide. @astheliz wrote: "My 25 year old cousin was murdered last night. Her fiance slit her throat and killed himself. I am not okay and i refuse to believe it."   Other Twitter users who knew the deceased have expressed shock over her death.   Adewale Onagbesan, who was working on a project with the deceased and spoke with her a day before she death, wrote: "This...
Nigerian Man Commits Suicide after Stabbing his Wife to Death in Lekki
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Nigerian Man Commits Suicide after Stabbing his Wife to Death in Lekki

A Nigerian man simply identified as Femi, stabbed his wife to death, and thereafter committed suicide in their home in Victory Park estate in Lagos state on Sunday, June 21. According to residents of the estate, the couple moved into the estate three weeks ago with their two young children. Not much was known about the couple but just a day before the murder-suicide, they were spotted jogging together on Saturday night June 20. However, on Sunday, the man who is said to have always questioned the paternity of their second child, stabbed his wife to death, and then took his own life. A neighbor who spoke on condition of anonymity to LIB, said "On Sunday afternoon, neighbors close to the couple's apartment heard loud music emanating from their home and this lasted for many ho...
Man Commits Suicide after Losing Boss’ N150k to Gambling in Bayelsa
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Man Commits Suicide after Losing Boss’ N150k to Gambling in Bayelsa

An employee reportedly committed suicide in Bayelsa last week, after losing his boss' N150k to gambling in Bayelsa. The Nation reported that the deceased staked the money on a virtual game which lasts less than two minutes and is controlled by computers. The man who was identified simply as Suga used the money realized on the day of the incident to play the virtual game. An eyewitness said; “Suga, not knowing how to explain the situation to his boss, made him to take his own life.” This increases the number of people who have died from betting and gambling since last year in the state to three. Bayelsa police spokesperson Asinim Butswat said though the police is aware of the incident, it has not been reported officially. Butswat said; “The Divisional Police Officer...
Pregnant singer, Mhiz Amber found dead after argument with lover
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Pregnant singer, Mhiz Amber found dead after argument with lover

A Nigerian singer identified as Juliet Ita popularly referred to as Mhiz Amber, was discovered dead in the house she shared with her foreign lover, Jim Roach in Calabar, Cross River State. According to reports, the singer had been in a relationship with Jim Roach for about 10 years and the relationship was characterized with recurring arguments and violence. The lifeless body of Juliet, who is said to be 5 months pregnant, was found hanging in the apartment. It was gathered that Roach later reported the death to the police and claimed she committed suicide following an argument they had on Friday. The circumstances surrounding her death have prompted her friends to call for a thorough investigation. Her friends have rejected the claim and are now calling for an investigation a...
Police in Lagos Prevent Frustrated Young man From Jumping into the Lagoon
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Police in Lagos Prevent Frustrated Young man From Jumping into the Lagoon

Men of the Lagos state police command prevented a frustrated young man from committing suicide by jumping into the Lagos lagoon via the third mainland bridge on Monday, June 15. According to the police, the young man was so frustrated he was hell-bent on jumping into the Lagoon. He was stopped and later taken to the Oworo police station. ''Yesterday our vigilant officers on 3MB prevented this young man from diving into the Lagoon. His expression of frustration made him hell bent on jumping despite being restrained by the officers. He’s been taken to Oworo Police Station where his family was contacted.'' the police tweeted  
Kemi Olunloyo reveals shocking details on Ibidun Ighodalo’s death, says “It was suicide…”
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Kemi Olunloyo reveals shocking details on Ibidun Ighodalo’s death, says “It was suicide…”

Sefl-acclaimed investigative journalist and Controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has questioned the sudden death of Ibidun Ighodalo, wife of Ituah Ighodalo, senior pastor of Trinity House Church, Lagos. MCI recalls that Ibidun, a former beauty queen, reportedly died in a hotel in Port Harcourt in the early hours of Sunday after battling with cardiac arrest. A few day before her death, she had visited her father’s grave to pour out her heart and left in tears. According to the deceased, she decided visiting the cemetery in Sango, Ibadan, Oyo State because she missed her dad, Chief Olaleye Ajayi. However, reacting to the incident on her social media pages, Olunloyo said the death of the Elizabeth R boss was either a suicide or murder. Olunloyo therefore called ...
Bollywood Star, Sushant Singh Rajput Found Dead in his Home in Apparent Suicide
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Bollywood Star, Sushant Singh Rajput Found Dead in his Home in Apparent Suicide

Popular Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his house in Mumbai’s Bandra, his representative and Mumbai Police said on Sunday, June 14. The actor who was found found hanging at his sixth floor apartment in Bandra (West), reportedly committed suicide. Though the police have confirmed that he died by suicide, no suicide note was found in his residence. “Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is investigating,” DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesperson Mumbai Police said. The police at Sushant Singh Rajput's home this morning Sushant’s team shared a message for his fans: “It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We request his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life, and his work like they have...
Swedish Police Finally Identifies the man They Believe Killed Prime Minister Olof Palme
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Swedish Police Finally Identifies the man They Believe Killed Prime Minister Olof Palme

Swedish police have finally identified the man they believe killed Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986. Palme was shot in the back as he walked home from the cinema with his wife in Stockholm, shortly after he dismissed his security team for the day. The assassination took place on Sweden's busiest road, Sveavagen, and more than a dozen witnesses saw a man fire the shots before fleeing the scene. Chief Prosecutor Krister Petersson said the man has been identified as Stig Engstrom, a graphic designer known as "Skandia Man" who committed suicide in 2000. Petersson said;   "The person is Stig Engstrom. Because the person is dead, I cannot bring charges against him and have decided to close the investigation. "This is one of the biggest police investigations in the...
Father Arrested for Allegedly Defiling his Two Daughters
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Father Arrested for Allegedly Defiling his Two Daughters

A man has been arrested by the Police Command in Niger State for allegedly defiling his two daughters. Peter Ayemoba, of Rafin Sanyi area in Suleja, allegedly sexually assaulted his daughters, now aged 20 and 23, between 2013 and 2019. The Spokesperson of the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Minna on Thursday, June 4. Abiodun said that investigation revealed that the suspect usually threatened to kill his daughters and commit suicide if they said no. The culprit has reportedly confessed to the crime.
Yangy, Babcock Student Accused of Raping 24 girls reacts
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Yangy, Babcock Student Accused of Raping 24 girls reacts

Godknows ‘Yangy’ Adolphus Owhor, the Babcock student has reacted to allegations that he raped 24 girls. Yaggy who was accused of raping 24 girls including his cousin on social media, had denied the allegations. He went on to reveal that he almost committed suicide after he was accused of raping the girls as he denied ever meeting any of the ladies. Yangy was accused of luring girls to chill with him and then take advantage of the girls. Watch the video below.
Residents stop soldier from committing suicide in Taraba
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Residents stop soldier from committing suicide in Taraba

The police in Taraba State have said they have no hands in the episode that led to a soldier attempting to commit suicide. A soldier, whose name was given as Ali, had climbed the Welcome to Taraba Roadblock Tower -over 24fts high, and threatened to jump down and die. Speaking in Hausa and pidgin, he was saying: “I want to die, if soldiers do not come to my rescue. Allow me to jump down and die.” But the youth who gathered at the place begged him: “Please do not jump. We don’t want you to die.” For over an hour, residents of Jalingo struggled to save him from committing suicide. The army have accused the police of brutalising the suicide attempting soldier. But police spokesman, David Misal, asked: “If the police had actually brutalized the military man, where did he get the ...
“I Attempted Suicide Because, I Was In Debt Of Over 20 Million Naira”, Comedian Real Warri Pikin Reveals
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“I Attempted Suicide Because, I Was In Debt Of Over 20 Million Naira”, Comedian Real Warri Pikin Reveals

Popular Big and bold comedian, Real Warri Pikin has opened on why she attempted suicide in 2018. The happily married mother revealed on Tonto Dikeh’s food show, “Grub and Rub” that her husband and herself were in debt of over 20 million naira. According to her, they invested in businesses that didn’t compute . She revealed that they borrowed monies from friends and families to take a position , just for it to collapse. that they had to unload one among their cars, a Rav 4 and therefore the only land that they had in Kuje. Anita further added that everything wasn’t going well and her creditors were on her neck, she decided to require her own life, in 2018. Anita hails from Delta State. Her father is Ijaw from the Burutu government Area of the state, while her mother is U...
Mom Arrested For Stabbing her 3 Kids to Death
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Mom Arrested For Stabbing her 3 Kids to Death

A nursing mother has been arrested after she stabbed her three kids to death. The 28-year-old mother from Basud in Camarines Norte, Philippines, hacked her children, ages 5, 1 year/8 months old, and 4 months old, to death at their home. The mother also tried to commit suicide but survived it. She is still confined to a hospital after the attempted suicide.   Police said that "the mother admitted to the crime thinking she was infected with the deadly Covid-19." Basud Police thinks that the suspect could be suffering Postpartum Depression. The husband of the suspect and her other relatives are very determined to press charges against her. Three counts of parricide were filed by the Philippine National Police against the mother.  
Young Banker reportedly Commits Suicide In Lagos
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Young Banker reportedly Commits Suicide In Lagos

A young Nigerian banker simply identified as Kelvin has reportedly committed suicide in Lagos. According to a report by The Vanguard, the incident happened at Modinatu Street in Ogba area of the state The lifeless body of Kevin who works with a new generation bank was found dangling from a ceiling fan, in his apartment by neighbours. It was gathered that neighbours were forced to break into the apartment when they noticed that he hasn’t been outside for days.
ISIS Commander, Abdul Nasser Qirdash Captured in a Raid by Iraqi Special Forces
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ISIS Commander, Abdul Nasser Qirdash Captured in a Raid by Iraqi Special Forces

A top ISIS commander has been captured by Iraqi special forces, the country's national intelligence service has claimed. Abdul Nasser Qirdash, once tipped to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as head of ISIS, was  arrested on Wednesday, May 20. “Today, the terrorist named Abdulnasser al-Qirdash, the candidate to succeed the criminal al-Baghdadi, was arrested. [The arrest] came after accurate intelligence,” the statement from the Iraqi National Intelligence Service read, according to a report in Al-Arabiya. “He served as the head of the commission authorised by the terrorist organisation Daesh, and he worked with the organisation as a leader from the time of the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi until the battles of al-Baghouz that he led himself.” Details on how he was captured or wh...
My Suicide Attempt Years Ago Led To Our Daily Manna – Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe
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My Suicide Attempt Years Ago Led To Our Daily Manna – Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe

During an online service, renowned publisher of Our Daily Manna, Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe, spoke about his near- suicide experience years ago and how he learnt from his mistakes. His words: "Our Daily Manna devotional (ODM) is 23 years right now. About 31 years ago, as a young man, I made several mistakes in life. I was about killing myself when my Father GOD appeared. He said "No, you are going to fulfill destiny, all i destined about you before you were born, they will come to pass". You shall write and help millions on earth." That was how ODM was born. I never even liked writing of letters because I am a pharmacist and loved more of practical things. Not writing." "But Today, several people around the globe are using Our daily Manna and when they say the devotional writings ...
Prophet T.B Joshua Advises on How to Overcome Coronavirus Pandemic
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Prophet T.B Joshua Advises on How to Overcome Coronavirus Pandemic

Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, has identified another type of coronavirus. He said; “Let us discuss the fruit of COVID-19 that it appears the world is yet to notice. First, let’s take note that there are two COVID-19s,” he said during his live service on Sunday. “In the first, those who tested positive to the virus have symptoms such as a cough, fever, headache, difficulty in breathing, loss of smell, etc. “The deadlier COVID-19 is the one most people are not talking about but some of us may have seen or heard about. This is hardly mentioned – suicide, murder, divorce, a change in temperament – yet, it is the result of COVID-19. “Many are saying, ‘I cannot eat what I want to eat. I cannot go where I want to go. I have lost my job. They are dist...
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Kenyan Police Constable Shoots his Wife before Killing Himself after Dispute

A Kenyan police constable identified as Michael Siwalo with service number 116272, committed suicide on Friday May 15 after shooting his wife following a domestic dispute. The police constable from Buuri West in Meru County shot his wife Silvia Ramat Letei in the stomach at about 6:15pm before turning the gun on himself.  The incident reportedly occurred at their residence in Panama area, Timau Township in Meru County. A statement released by the police revealed that Letei who is in a critical condition was taken to Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital. The police report filed under OB Number 38/15/5/2020, reads;   “Police proceeded to the scene and found the officer’s wife seated against the wall near the main door. She was in a lot of pain, and was bleeding [pro...
Kenyan Woman Hangs Herself after Poisoning her Children
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Kenyan Woman Hangs Herself after Poisoning her Children

A tragic incident occurred on Wednesday night in Komarock, Nairobi County, as a 33-year-old woman identified as Jane Mwende committed suicide by hanging herself. The woman who hanged herself with an iron box cable, also gave a poisonous substance to her children. Her two children said to be a boy aged seven and a girl aged 3, were rescued by neighbours who rushed them to Komarock Modern Hospital. The remaining poisonous solution was found in the kitchen by Kayole police officers who visited the crime scene. In a suicide note found in the woman’s bedroom, she disclosed that she took her life because she was tired of being maltreated by her husband. K2TV reported that prior to Jane's death, she had a quarrel with her husband Edimond Maubi and they did not speak for a day. Com...
Woman allegedly Kills Two of her Children after a Fight With her Own Mother
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Woman allegedly Kills Two of her Children after a Fight With her Own Mother

A 24-year-old Kenyan woman, Winfred Nduku allegedly stabbed her two children, aged 2 and 6, to death, before attempting suicide after a fight with her own mother. Police said the incident occurred at her mother's house in Kayole, Nairobi on Saturday night. A police spokesperson at the Kayole Police Station confirmed the tragic incident to Kenyans.co.ke, adding that Nduku was recuperating at Mama Lucy Hospital. The spokesperson said the sad incident was reportedly triggered by an altercation between Nduku and her mother who she lives with. Narrating the incident, Nduku's mother, Josephine Wambua tearfully said: "She was seated right there playing on her phone when I asked her to first tend to the children and saw to it that they at least eat something, then she could get bac...
US Doctor Who Treated COVID-19 Patients Commits Suicide (Photo)
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US Doctor Who Treated COVID-19 Patients Commits Suicide (Photo)

A top emergency room doctor at a major Manhattan hospital that treated coronavirus patients died by suicide on Sunday, according to her father. Dr. Lorna M. Breen, the medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died in Charlottesville, Va., where she was staying with family, her father said in an interview. Her father, Dr. Philip C. Breen, said she had described devastating scenes of the toll the coronavirus took on patients. “She tried to do her job, and it killed her,” he said. The elder Dr. Breen said his daughter had contracted the coronavirus but had gone back to work after recuperating for about a week and a half. The hospital sent her home again, before her family intervened to bring her to Charlottesville, he said. Dr. Br...
Only Fake Pastors Commit Suicide – T.B Joshua
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Only Fake Pastors Commit Suicide – T.B Joshua

Prophet T.B Joshua has shared his thoughts on mental health and religion. According to Joshua, the pastors who commit suicide can not be regarded as pastors as a pastor will always have the holy spirit in them as well as guiding them. ”QUESTION – TB Joshua, why are some pastors committing suicide? Did they commit crime? What might they have done to lead to suicide? ”ANSWER – Are they actually pastors? Because not only must you have God’s Word in order to be a pastor, you must also have God’s Spirit. It is the Spirit that guides, that helps, that monitors. ”It is only when we are pastors without God’s Spirit that this can happen, because situations will overwhelm us or overtake us without the Spirit. Situations will mislead us. Situations will condemn us. ”Situations will lea...
Ex-Playboy Playmate Ashley Mattingly dies at 33
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Ex-Playboy Playmate Ashley Mattingly dies at 33

Former Playboy Playmate Ashley Mattingly has died by suicide. She was 33. Mattingly was found dead last Thursday alongside a suicide note, the model’s family confirmed to People. Mattingly’s brother, William, and sister, Christy released a statement to the outlet, saying, “We learned late Thursday night that it is believed that our dear sister with a larger-than-life personality took her own life.” Their statement continued, “Ashley moved closer to home a couple years ago and was living in Austin. It’s maybe no secret that Ashley struggled with alcohol and substance abuse, but she wanted to and was working toward getting better. We are now loving on her sweet golden retriever puppy that she recently adopted to overcome these demons. “She will continue to live on through nieces whom s...
COVID-19: 23-Year-Old Law Graduate Commits Suicide Over 28-Day Lockdown In Botswana
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COVID-19: 23-Year-Old Law Graduate Commits Suicide Over 28-Day Lockdown In Botswana

Terrified at the thought of being stuck in doors for the next 28 days, in the early hours of Thursday 2 April – a day before Botswana was due to go into lockdown – 23-year-old Kutlwano Selaledi took their own life. Selaledi, who was a gender non-conformist, meaning they did not regard themselves as either male or female, is said to have overdosed on their depression medication at their home in Palapye. They were buried this Wednesday in a quiet ceremony at their home village of Gabane. Described by friends and colleagues as a hero and lover of life, Selaledi, an unemployed law graduate from the University of Botswana, was said to have been battling with depression for some time It seems their fragile mental state could not handle the thought of four weeks of extreme social di...
Lockdown: Man Jumps From Onitsha Flyover In Suicide Attempt
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Lockdown: Man Jumps From Onitsha Flyover In Suicide Attempt

A middle-aged man narrowly escaped death on Saturday after falling off from Upper Iweka Fly Overbridge, Onitsha, Anambra state. The man was said to have attempted suicide around 4.15 pm after allegedly jumping down from the flyover following news of total lockdown by the state government. A resident of the area who preferred not to be mentioned said he saw the body of the man lying lifeless while driving pass the area. “They said the man just committed suicide by jumping from the Upper Iweka Flyover immediately he had news of total lockdown by the Anambra state government today,” Reacting, police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, dismissed the alleged suicide report, saying the victim was still alive. He said, “At about 4:20 pm date, a man of about 30years old whose identity is...
Shock As 30-Year-Old Man Attempts Suicide By Jumping From Onitsha Flyover
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Shock As 30-Year-Old Man Attempts Suicide By Jumping From Onitsha Flyover

A 30-year old man on Saturday narrowly escaped death after falling off from the overhead bridge at the popular Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra state, The Nation reports. Residents of the area alleged the victim attempted suicide around 3.15pm after jumping down from the flyover following news of total lockdown by the state government. One of them, who preferred anonimity, said he saw the body of the man lying lifeless while driving pass the area. “They said the man just committed suicide by jumping from the Upper Iweka Flyover immediately he had a news of total lockdown by the Anambra state government today,” he said. Reacting, police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, dismissed the alleged suicide report, saying the victim was still alive. He said: “At about 4:20pm date, a man ...
German Minister Of Finance, Thomas Schäfe Commits Suicide Over Recession Caused By Coronavirus
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German Minister Of Finance, Thomas Schäfe Commits Suicide Over Recession Caused By Coronavirus

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming “deeply worried” over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said Sunday. Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track on Saturday. The Wiesbaden prosecution’s office said they believe he died by suicide. “We are in shock, we are in disbelief and above all we are immensely sad,” Bouffier said in a recorded statement. Hesse is home to Germany’s financial capital Frankfurt, where major lenders like Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank have their headquarters. The European Central Bank is also located in Frankfurt. A visibly shaken Bouffier recalled that Schaefer, who was Hesse’s finance chief for 10 years, had been wo...
British Teen Dies in Hospital after Suicide Attempt Over Coronavirus Fears
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British Teen Dies in Hospital after Suicide Attempt Over Coronavirus Fears

A British teen has died after she attempted suicide over fears of being self-quarantined with the coronavirus. 19-year-old waitress, Emily Owen from King’s Lynn in London died in a hospital on Sunday after trying to take her own life due to fears of the “mental health impacts” of isolation amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Sun reports. Days before she was found critically ill on Wednesday, March 18., Owen warned relatives she was unable to deal with “her world closing in, plans being canceled and being stuck inside” during the global pandemic, according to the report. Owen had been in critical condition since the suicide attempt before her relatives decided to remove her from life support, allowing doctors to prepare her organs for donation. The 19-year-old who registered as ...
Italian nurse kills herself after testing positive for coronavirus and worrying she had infected others
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Italian nurse kills herself after testing positive for coronavirus and worrying she had infected others

An Italian nurse has committed suicide after testing positive for coronavirus and fearing she had infected others.   34-year-old Daniela Trezzi was working on the front line of the coronavirus crisis at the San Gerardo hospital in Lombardy, the worst-affected region of Italy.   The nurse had been suffering 'heavy stress' before she was quarantined after showing coronavirus symptoms.     After she tested positive for the disease, she reportedly took her life with her colleagues disclosing that she talked about her fears as she could have infected others with the disease.   The National Federation of Nurses of Italy confirmed her death with a statement expressing "all the pain and concern of the nurses over the death of their young c...
Man Reveals Why He impregnated 15 Years Old Daughter
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Man Reveals Why He impregnated 15 Years Old Daughter

A 48-year-old farmer and petty trader, Theddius Audu reportedly impregnated his 15-year-old daughter Justina in Wuyeya, a village under Assakio, Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Audu took up the sole responsibility of his daughter's upbringing after his marriage to Talatu Ayi from Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of the state ended 13 years ago due to irreconcilable differences. The Nation reported that his younger sister who helped out in raising the little girl, died in a tragic accident in January 2019 on her way back from Lafia market. Audu decided to relocate to a three-bedroom apartment he had managed to build in the village after the incident, so his daughter could live comfortably in safety and without any fear. The decision resulted in a pregnancy as Ju...
Pregnant Lady attempts Suicide in Anambra after Discovering her Boyfriend is a Married Man
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Pregnant Lady attempts Suicide in Anambra after Discovering her Boyfriend is a Married Man

The police in Anambra state have arrested a 20-year-old pregnant lady identified as Oluchi Akabilo, for attempting to commit suicide after discovering her boyfriend is a married man. A statement from the state police command spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, said Oluchi and her boyfriend had dated for a while. When she got pregnant, she discovered that the said boyfriend is a married man, and to make matters worse, he allegedly asked her to have an abortion. Oluchi who became devasted after her boyfriend abandoned her, drank a liquid substance suspected to be insecticide in a bid to take her own life. The statement reads “On the 19/3/2020 at about 4pm, there was a report at Awada Police Station that a young girl later identified as one Oluchi Akabilo, 20, of Azia Street, Ngbuk...
Policeman allegedly Commits Suicide after Killing his Wife Over Infidelity in Ondo
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Policeman allegedly Commits Suicide after Killing his Wife Over Infidelity in Ondo

Tragedy struck in the Ondo state after a police officer simply identified as Tolulope, allegedly shot his wife dead and later killed himself in their home in Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday March 10th. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the state police command spokesperson, Tee-Leo Ikoro, said it is quite unfortunate that such a thing happened in the state. According to Ikoro, investigations are ongoing into the case as the couple were the only ones at home when the incident happened, so no one can actually say for a fact it was a case of murder and suicide. However, neighbors of the deceased couple say they have been at loggerheads as the policeman has always accused his wife of cheating on him. The neighbors claim the deceased offi...
Man allegedly Commits Suicide After Quarrel with Wife in Anambra
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Man allegedly Commits Suicide After Quarrel with Wife in Anambra

The Anambra State Police has confirmed the death of 47-year-old man identified as Samuel Nweke, who reportedly committed suicide after a quarrel with his wife. It is suspected that the deceased who left a suicide note in his apartment at Awada, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, took the decision after his wife left their home on February 25 following a disagreement. Anambra State's Police Spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said Nweke's corpse was removed by his relatives. He also disclosed that the state's commissioner of police, John Abang has ordered an investigation into the incident. Mohammed said; “Police detectives attached to Awada division visited the scene, cordoned off the area and photographed the victim after he was confirmed dead by a medical doc...
Father of six Commits Suicide after Wife of 16 years Cheated on Him in Delta
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Father of six Commits Suicide after Wife of 16 years Cheated on Him in Delta

A tragic incident occurred on Friday February 28 in Sapele, Delta State as a father of six identified Felix Edore committed suicide upon discovering that his wife of 16 years cheating on him. The deceased said to be a cab driver who shuttled between Abraka and Eku communities, drank the poisonous Sniper insecticide after uncovering his wife's extramarital affair. An eyewitness who spoke to The Nation said; “He came home that evening and was as usual very lively. He brought his car and was complaining about the radiator or so. It was when he left and came back that we learnt he had drunk Sniper.”. It was further learnt that Edore was rushed to the clinic before being confirmed dead on Saturday morning.
Tyler Perry Nephew Gavin Porter’s Second Autopsy Points to Suicide… Says Hired Expert
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Tyler Perry Nephew Gavin Porter’s Second Autopsy Points to Suicide… Says Hired Expert

According to a new report, Filmmaker Tyler Perry, has received the results of a new autopsy he ordered to be carried out on his nephew Gavin Porter who died on Tuesday night in a prison cell. Tyler's nephew, Gavin Porter, 26, was serving a 20-year-sentence for shooting his father dead in front of his mother, who is Tyler Perry's sister, and on Tuesday night was found hanging in his cell from a bedsheet. The prison officials say he committed suicide but Tyler Perry was having none of it and hired Dr. Michael Baden, a famed pathologist who has been involved in numerous cases, including JFK, O.J. Simpson, and Jeffery Epstein to perform a second autopsy and determine the cause of death of his nephew. According the a new report by TMZ, Perry has now gotten the second autopsy repo...