Tag archive for ‘Suicide’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Alleged Non-payment of Salary: Another civil servant commits suicide in Kogi

Indications emerged on Wednesday that another civil servant, Abdullahi Uye Zhiya, has allegedly committed suicide in Kogi State over reasons undivorceable from non-payment of salary. Zhiya is a 47-year old from More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

ASP hangs self after retirement in own village

A retired Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and indigene of Mkpani in Ugep local government area of Cross River State, Mr. Itam Obongha, has hanged himself. Obongha last served in Anambra till April this More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Father of three hangs self in Ibadan as neighbours suspect assassination

A 43-year old commercial motorcyclist and father of three, Mr Adebisi Adesina, on Tuesday was found dead in his room in Oke Seni area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital. Although his body was found dangling suggesting More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Police explore new theory on why Kogi director committed suicide

The last is yet to be heard on why a director in Kogi State Civil Service hanged himself in Lokoja, last Thursday. This is because the state police command on Monday said that it is presently working on a reliable More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Suicide: How a 40-yr old Ondo indigene jumped into Lagos lagoon

A 40-year old man reportedly of Ondo State origin and simply identified as Oluseyi Adekunle, on Friday jumped into the Lagos Lagoon by the Ikoyi-Lekki Link Bridge. The incident reportedly took place at about 10:00am. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Double tragedy hits Iressi as man kills brother, commits suicide in Osun

Double tragedy, at the weekend, hit Iressi, a sleepy town in Osun State, when a 35-year-old man, Joseph Abifarin murdered his elder brother, Ayo Abifarin and later committed suicide. Shocked residents and family More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Rising suicide cases in Nigeria worrying–SOFPON

Wants FG to tackle economic hardship The Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SOFPON) on Thursday expressed worry over rising cases of suicide owing to biting economic hardship in the country. The association More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Non-Payment of Salary: Ex-councillor in Bayelsa State, Mr Kitchen, hangs self

A former councillor and employee of Ekeremor Local Council, in Bayelsa State, Mr Kitchen G. Bekegbo has committed suicide over reasons which were still left to guesses as at press time. Kitchen as he is popularly More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Talking about suicide, by Adekoya Boladale

It may be difficult to say precisely why individuals take their lives but the most common elements are frustration, rejection, humiliation, soberness and rarely influence. These emotional forces are often very More...