Tag archive for ‘Suicide’
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...