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Iniubong Umoren’s Killer is not Dead- Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner says
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Iniubong Umoren’s Killer is not Dead- Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner says

The Commissioner for Police in Akwa Ibom state, Andrew Amiengheme, has dismissed reports claiming that Mr. Uduak Ezekiel Akpan, the suspected killer of job seeker, Miss Iniubong Umoren,  committed suicide in its police custody. Reports that 20-year Akpan, who allegedly lured Miss Umoren with a job offer and subsequently raped and killed her, had committed suicide, was rife online today. The reports claim that he committed suicide with his trousers tied to metal after having his meal. Dismissing the report, the state police boss in an interview with The Nation, said ”It is not true that Uduak Akpan has committed suicide. The suspect is in our custody. Maybe he committed suicide in the bedrooms of those peddling the rumour.”
Melinda Gates was reportedly Meeting with Divorce Lawyers Since 2019 to End her Marriage with Bill Gates
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Melinda Gates was reportedly Meeting with Divorce Lawyers Since 2019 to End her Marriage with Bill Gates

Melinda Gates, the estranged wife of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, was reportedly meeting with divorce lawyers since 2019 following reports of links between her husband and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Citing sources close to the situation, The Wall Street Journal reported that Melinda Gates began working with lawyers from multiple firms two years ago. One source who is a former employee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation told the Journal that one concern Melinda Gates had was Bill Gates’s association with Epstein. The Journal reported that Melinda Gates and her advisers held several calls in October 2019, around the same time when The New York Times released a report detailing the multiple meetings her husband had with Epstein, who committed suicide in pri...
Tebogo Thobejane opens up about her mother’s suicide and how that affected her
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Tebogo Thobejane opens up about her mother’s suicide and how that affected her

Instagram model and actress Tebogo Thobejane has opened up about her difficult past and how that experience changed her life and perspective on matters such as depression. Talking to TshisaLIVE, Tebogo explained that while most people won't look past her pretty face and sexy body, she knew that she had more to offer because she's lived through some difficult circumstances. “I come from a family where my mother committed suicide ... she was 31 when she committed suicide and I was 11.” The Muvhango actress said that is why she was an advocate of therapy and discussions around taking mental health seriously as a nation, especially for the youth living through the “vicious social media era”. “I feel like people don't take depression seriously enough, especially how it affects y...
13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar
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13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar

A 13-year-old girl simply identified as Nsebong has allegedly committed suicide in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. According FadFM Calabar publicist, Archibong Efefiom, the incident happened at Diamond Hill area of Calabar on Sunday evening, May 2. It was gathered that teen's guardian had raised alarm over her disappearance. Neighbours gathered and embarked on a search only to discover her lifeless body dangling from a building. Efefiom wrote; Tragedy struck this evening in Diamond Hill, Calabar, when one miss Nsebong, a young girl of 13 allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself beside her house. This occurred after she made countless trips to the scene just to make sure nobody was around to notice while she indulged in the act. She had initially sneaked out w...
I Don’t Wanna f*ck around with too Many Girls. This d*ck is Golden – Singer Rema Shares his Thoughts on Twitter
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I Don’t Wanna f*ck around with too Many Girls. This d*ck is Golden – Singer Rema Shares his Thoughts on Twitter

Singer, Rema, took to his Twitter handle to let some things off his chest on Saturday morning, May 1. According to him, he doesn't want to go around sleeping with too many girls as it makes him ''violate his energy'' and ''breeds disrespect '' ''I swear I just wanna love one girl and move on. I don’t wanna fuck around with too many girls, violating my energy and breeding disrespect because of sex, This dick is GOLDEN how bout that!'' he wrote The singer also had a word for people who say his music is childish. He wrote; ''“His lyrics are childish” Yes! I’m young fucking let me grow, if I start spitting all the bars now what will spit when I’m 30 years old, I barely write music let me have a collection of experiences and chat real shit from my heart! Many niggas sing about shit th...
Princess Shyngle Rushed to Hospital in an Ambulance after Attempting Suicide Again
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Princess Shyngle Rushed to Hospital in an Ambulance after Attempting Suicide Again

Princess Shyngle was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after she attempted suicide again. The actress, who attempted suicide in 2018, made another attempt on her life in the United States of America. Footage shared online shows her on a hospital bed. A medical report also shows the substances she consumed in her attempt to end her life. "Depression is real. I gat this," she captioned the video. Recall that in 2018, the actress was rescued by a neighbour and rushed to a hospital in Lekki, Lagos, after taking an overdose of a medication. She reportedly also drank bleach
Ubi Franklin Shares Messages he Received from Follower Goading him to Commit Suicide
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Ubi Franklin Shares Messages he Received from Follower Goading him to Commit Suicide

Ubi Franklin has publicized the vile messages he received from a follower, goading him to commit suicide. Ubi Franklin, who opened up in 2020 that he contemplated suicide because of cyberbullying, was subjected to same again after his baby mama, Sandra Iheuwa, and his alleged girlfriend, Adesuwa Renee, got into an online fight and dragged him into it. The fight is still on, with allegations and receipts emerging. In the midst of it all, a follower went to his instagram DM to tell Ubi multiple times to just commit suicide. See the vile messages below.
200-level OAU student commits suicide
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200-level OAU student commits suicide

A 200-level student of the Management and Accounting department of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State, Emmanuel Adedeji, has committed suicide. Late Adedeji was said to have drank a popular insecticide in the school premises and died a few minutes later behind the Mechanical department popularly known as Spider building. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the institution, Abiodun Olarewaju, said “We appeal to parent and guidance to please let thier children know that failure or depression occasioned by whatever suicide should not be an option. We want to sympathise with the parent and friends of the deceased. The boy was at his formative age. We heard that the boy left a suicide note. It pains us that the boy is dead. The reason for his action is not...
Inspector Ochofie Ijimbile Didn’t Commit Suicide — Police Spokesperson
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Inspector Ochofie Ijimbile Didn’t Commit Suicide — Police Spokesperson

A Police Inspector identified as Ochofie Ijimbile attached to MOPOL 55 Aba, Abia State on Friday allegedly shot and killed himself while servicing his rifle in readiness for the day's job. He was before his death serving as a hotel guard in Aba metropolis. Police spokesman in the command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna while describing the incident as sad and unfortunate told ABN TV that Inspector Ijimbile accidentally shot himself on the chest. Following the incident, he was immediately rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. While stating that the late policeman could be unaware that there is bullet in his rifle chamber called on policemen in Abia and across the country especially those handling rifles to always exercise extra carefulness while servicing their arms. H...
‘Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide’ – Nelli Tembe’s father Moses
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‘Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide’ – Nelli Tembe’s father Moses

"As Anele's father, I categorically state that Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide. We must as a matter of priority deal with the scourge that bedevils our youth. Alcohol which is overused and drugs. Fellow South Africans we better wake up and smell the coffee, we have a serious problem with substance abuse.” These were the words of Anele “Nelli” Tembe's father and prominent businessman Moses, who moved to set the record straight on circumstances surrounding her death. Nelli, who was engaged to rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, died on Sunday morning after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town. Close friends and family gathered at the Durban International Conference Centre on Friday morning to pay their final respects to Nelli...
Update: South African Police Arrest 15-year-old School Girl for Assaulting Pupil who later Committed Suicide
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Update: South African Police Arrest 15-year-old School Girl for Assaulting Pupil who later Committed Suicide

South African Police have arrested a15-year-old school girl for allegedly assaulting a learner who later died in apparent suicide. LIB reported that 15-year-old Lufuno Mavhunga committed suicide after she was bullied and assaulted outside her school premises on Monday. A video showing the pupil being repeatedly slapped in the face has caused outrage, with social media users calling for action, using the hashtag #JusticeForLufuno. Police spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, who confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday, April 14, said the arrested child will be dealt with in accordance with the Child Justice Act. According to the spokesman, Lufuno Mavhunga reportedly went home in the afternoon following the incident, locked herself in her room and cons...
South Africans Slams Miss South Africa For Talking Pizza While The Country Mourn
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South Africans Slams Miss South Africa For Talking Pizza While The Country Mourn

  The trolling of reigning Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida, is starting to get worrisome for many as it continuously happens. This time, what triggered the trolling was that she posted an "innocent" tweet about pizza, whilst the timeline is heartbroken over the passing of young Lufuno Mavhungu. The timeline is filled with heartbreaking messages of condolences after the passing of the teenager. Mental health became the topic of focus and people either shared their stories of their own experiences or raised awareness about the illness. As a person who pledged to focus on mental health when she wore the Miss SA crown, many looked towards Shudufhadzo Musida's direction to say a few words about Lufuno. Instead, she posted about pizza and how good it tastes folded. "I beli...
Principal failed to take action when alerted to Lufuno Mavhunga bullying – SAHRC
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Principal failed to take action when alerted to Lufuno Mavhunga bullying – SAHRC

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said that its preliminary findings indicated that the principal of a Limpopo school where a teenager was bullied failed to take appropriate action when her family alerted him to the incident. The commission visited the Mbilwi Secondary School on Wednesday after a video of Lufuno Mavhunga being attacked by a fellow pupil went viral. The 15-year-old teenager allegedly committed suicide following the assault. Her alleged attacker was arrested on Wednesday. The SAHRC's Victor Mavhidula said that they'd been left angry and disappointed by the principal's failure to intervene in the matter. "The family forwarded him the video and asked him what was happening here. He said that he was not aware and that he would follow up. BUt h...
15-year-old South African girl allegedly commits suicide after being bullied at school
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15-year-old South African girl allegedly commits suicide after being bullied at school

A 15-year-old South African schoolgirl has reportedly committed suicide after she was bullied by fellow pupil at school. Lufuno Mavhungu Tshirenzheni from the Thulamela Municipality, Limpopo, allegedly committed suicide by overdosing on pills on Monday, April 12, Limpopo provincial police said. In the video which went viral on social media on Tuesday April 13, the grade 10 pupil from Mbilwi Secondary School in the Vhembe East education district is seen being confronted by two other girls. One of them signals the other to move while she got closer to the victim to slap her countless times. The victim grabs the pupil who was assaulting her in an attempt to block the blows. Other pupils can be heard in the background cheering the alleged perpetrator, who is also in grade 10. ...
15-year-old South African girl allegedly commits suicide after being bullied at school
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15-year-old South African girl allegedly commits suicide after being bullied at school

A 15-year-old South African schoolgirl has reportedly committed suicide after she was bullied by fellow pupil at school. Lufuno Mavhungu Tshirenzheni from the Thulamela Municipality, Limpopo, allegedly committed suicide by overdosing on pills on Monday, April 12, Limpopo provincial police said. In the video which went viral on social media on Tuesday April 13, the grade 10 pupil from Mbilwi Secondary School in the Vhembe East education district is seen being confronted by two other girls. One of them signals the other to move while she got closer to the victim to slap her countless times. The victim grabs the pupil who was assaulting her in an attempt to block the blows. Other pupils can be heard in the background cheering the alleged perpetrator, who is also in grade 1...
Zimbabwean Model, Njuzu Threatens Suicide; Accuses Love Rival, Ms Shally of Leaking her Sex Videos
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Zimbabwean Model, Njuzu Threatens Suicide; Accuses Love Rival, Ms Shally of Leaking her Sex Videos

South Africa-based Zimbabwean Model and social media personality, Monalisa Henrietta Chavura Zulu, popularly known as Njuzu (pictured left), has threatened to commit suicide. This comes after at least four of her bedroom videos, which are all explicit, leaked on social media. After the videos leaked, she initially said she has to come to terms with it. She went on Instagram Live to say she was unfazed by the criticism and nasty comments she got. However, hours later the socialite made a post on social media in which she appeared to be threatening to commit suicide. In the post which was posted on Instagram, Njuzu said that she is suffering from depression and slammed cyberbullies. She then seemingly accuses her love rival, Ms Shally, of being responsible for digging up t...
Soldier Commits Suicide In Borno
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Soldier Commits Suicide In Borno

An army corporal serving in Borno State has allegedly committed suicide after shooting himself in the head. The deceased must have ended his life as a result of depression, one of his colleague serving with 212 Battalion, Maiduguri, has said. The incident reportedly occurred on Saturday when the soldier was found lying next to his gun with a severe bullet wound in the head. “Cpl Kila Jima from 152 Battalion, Banki on 10-4-2021 just carried his personal rifle and shot himself dead,” his colleague said in a text message. The soldier was said to have shown some sign of depression before he eventually took his life. According to his colleague, “He was among the soldiers involved in counterinsurgency campaigns who have overstayed in the theatre of operation. “He had shown ...
Kidnap Kingpin Attempts Suicide to Evade Arrest in Taraba
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Kidnap Kingpin Attempts Suicide to Evade Arrest in Taraba

A suspected kidnap kingpin, Mohammed Gidado, attempted suicide to evade arrest by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Taraba State. The suspect, who has been on the watch list of security agencies in Taraba, was arrested on March 28, in Jebjeb community of Karim Lamido LGA, after through intensive intelligence gathering, surveillance and smart operation of officers of the state command Parading the suspect before journalists on Friday, April 9 in Jalingo, the State Commandant of the NSCDC, Muhammed Waksha disclosed that Gidado attempted to commit suicide by slitting his throat but was quickly attended to and his life saved. The Commandant said the suspect alongside his gang members create roadblocks along the borders of Plateau, Bauchi and Gombe states whe...
“Suicide felt like the only thing to do”- Actor, Blossom Chukwujekwu’s ex, Maureen, talks about leaving her marriage penniless and having to start all over
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“Suicide felt like the only thing to do”- Actor, Blossom Chukwujekwu’s ex, Maureen, talks about leaving her marriage penniless and having to start all over

Maureen Esisi has revealed that she felt suicidal when her marriage to actor Blossom Chukwujekwu ended. Back in August 2020, Maureen said she was the last person to know when her marriage ended. She wrote at the time: "Yes, I was the last person to know my own marriage was over... I didn't see it coming. Like one day I woke up and Voila!!! It was over... E shock me ooo." In a new video shot on Easter Sunday, April 4, Maureen revealed that at the time her 4-year marriage ended, she had no money in her account, had to start all over again in a new home, and thought suicide was her only option. She said she managed to pull through thanks to a good friend, and advised followers going through challenges to hang in there.
Actress Ummi Zee Zee reveals reason for her suicidal post; says she was duped of N450 million
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Actress Ummi Zee Zee reveals reason for her suicidal post; says she was duped of N450 million

Actress Ummi Ibrahim, aka Ummi Zee Zee, has revealed why she was depressed days after sharing a suicidal post on Instagram. Over the weekend, the Kannywood actress shared a depressing photo of herself and wrote in the caption that she feels like committing suicide. She has now revealed that she became depressed after losing N450million to a business partner. Speaking in an interview with Voice of America (Hausa Service), she said: "The reason for my post was because one Igbo man from the Niger Delta, with whom I started crude oil business, said there’s a certain amount of money I had to give for us to start the business, and that I will make half payment and then give the remaining later. "I didn’t know the man is a fraudster. He defrauded me of huge amount of money and...
Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide
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Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide

Police have uncovered a secret Instagram group named 'suicide' involving twelve girls, aged between 12 and 16 years old across southern England, where the young girls plan to have "suicidal crises" and "serious self-harm". According to the BBC, the police investigation discovered the online group when three of the girls went missing and were found seriously unwell in London. The group of girls travelled by train to meet in London. They were found seriously unwell in a street and taken by ambulance to hospital for emergency treatment. One of the girls mentioned they had first met each other online and discussed suicide, according to the police briefing. Police officers then examined digital devices to identify the name of the online group and its other members. Seven o...
Chinese Man Jumps into Furnace and Burns Alive After Losing £6k on Stock Market
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Chinese Man Jumps into Furnace and Burns Alive After Losing £6k on Stock Market

A Chinese factory worker jumped into a super-heated 900C steel furnace and was burnt alive after allegedly losing £6,000 on the stock market. Wang Long, 34, went missing from a night shift at the Chinese steel factory where he worked before surveillance footage revealed the disturbing chain of events leading to his death. A shocking video shows the man looking into the furnace during a smelting operation, before taking off his helmet and jumping into the furnace. His employers, Baogang Group, said it was suspected his death was related to a "large amount of losses" and that he "could not repay his heavy debts." Wang Long had worked for the company, one of China’s major steel producers, for more than a decade. According to colleagues, the "introverted" factory worker, who...
Writer who attempted suicide 6 years ago after feeling worthless welcomes a child that makes him feel life is full of endless worth
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Writer who attempted suicide 6 years ago after feeling worthless welcomes a child that makes him feel life is full of endless worth

A man who attempted suicide years ago after feeling life was worthless now feels life is full of endless worth after welcoming a child. The writer said his child arrived Monday, March 29. He explained that his child and the child's mother makes life worth living. Sharing a photo of the child, he wrote: "6 years ago I attempted suicide because I believed I was worthless and life was empty. Today I became a father to the beautiful Autumn. Her and her heroic mother prove life is beautiful and my life has endless worth."
20 Worshippers Wounded as Two Suicide Bombers Target Church in Indonesia on Palm Sunday
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20 Worshippers Wounded as Two Suicide Bombers Target Church in Indonesia on Palm Sunday

Two suspected suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, March 28, wounding about 20 people on the first day of the Easter Holy Week. National police spokesman Inspector General Argo Yuwono said at a press conference in Jakarta that the worshippers suffered from wounds around their necks, chests and legs. Some had blisters on their hands and feet. The explosion occurred when the congregation had been inside the church on the island of Sulawesi, South Sulawesi police spokesman E Zulpan told Reuters. The two suspected suicide bombers are confirmed dead, said Coodinating Minister for Polical, Legal and Security Affairs, Mahfud MD. The minister said he has ordered the police and military to increase security in...
OAU staff commits suicide, leaves suicide note for his mother, wife and children
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OAU staff commits suicide, leaves suicide note for his mother, wife and children

A staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State, Fisayo Oyeniyi, has committed suicide. The Nation reports that Oyeniyi who was one of the armed guards in the institution hung himself in his residence after sending suicide text to his mother, wife and children. In the text message, Oyeniyi informed his loved ones of his desire to end his life. He was said to have left his work place for his house around Kanmi bus stop, at Ifewara road, Ile-Ife to commit suicide. ''The incident happened around noon. I saw people rushing to his apartment to get to see for themselves to be sure of what Mr. Oyeniyi has done to himself. We saw where he hung himself, dangling on the rope inside. He has been buried. This is so sad.”a source said Confirming the incident, the public relation off...
Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members
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Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members

200-level student of History and Diplomacy in the Federal University Otuoke (FUO), Arikekpar Lucky, allegedly suffering from depression, has committed suicide. It was gathered that the 27-year-old student popularly known as Don Zednas, hung himself with a rope tied to a ceiling fan in the early hours of Monday, March 22, after locking the doors and windows. The deceased, a one-time aspirant of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Student Representative, Central Zone, hails from Otuakeme, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. According to Nigerian Tribune, sources in the university community said the student took the drastic step because he had been battling with depression because members of his family tagged him a failure in academics and life. Arikekpar was said to h...
‘I Will Return As A Man’ – Woman Who Attempted Suicide On Her Birthday
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‘I Will Return As A Man’ – Woman Who Attempted Suicide On Her Birthday

A woman in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, who tried to commit suicide on her birthday, said she would “return as a man” in her next life. The woman, Dorothy Edet, was found unconscious in her apartment in Uyo on Sunday morning after taking some poisonous substances, apparently, according to multiple posts on Facebook from people familiar with the incident. Rescuers, prompted by her suicide note which she posted on Facebook, broke her door, rushed her to the hospital where she was revived. Her sister confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES, Sunday morning, that Ms Edet was “fine.” Friends and sympathisers have taken to Facebook to mobilise support, including financial support, for the woman, who appeared to have been battling depression before the suicide attempt. Ms Edet has been a volunteer ...
Nigerians mourn as Twitter influencer named Tunde allegedly commits suicide one day after tweeting “I need money like mad.”
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Nigerians mourn as Twitter influencer named Tunde allegedly commits suicide one day after tweeting “I need money like mad.”

A Twitter influencer named Tunde, aka Tuneri, has allegedly committed suicide according to his friends. This comes just one day after he took to Twitter to say he needs money badly. "I need money like mad, Jesus," he tweeted. This morning, Tunde began trending as friends took to the platform to claim he had committed suicide. This led to a conversation about reaching out to friends in need as Nigerians said his tweet asking for money was a cry for help but no one reached out.
I Contemplated Suicide – Meghan Markle Accuses British Royals Of Racism
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I Contemplated Suicide – Meghan Markle Accuses British Royals Of Racism

Meghan, the wife of Prince Harry, accused the British royal family of racism, lying and pushing her to the brink of suicide, in an explosive televised interview that looks set to shake the monarchy to its core. The 39-year-old, whose mother is Black and father is white, said she had been naive before she married into the family in 2018, but that she ended up having suicidal thoughts and considering self-harm after pleading for help but getting none. She added that her son Archie, now aged one, had been denied the title of prince because there were concerns within the royal family about how dark his skin might be. “They didn’t want him to be a prince,” Meghan said in an interview with Oprah Winfrey aired on CBS late on Sunday. She said there had been “conversations about how...
Singer Barry Jhay Finally Reacts to the Death of his Record Labelboss, Kashy Godson
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Singer Barry Jhay Finally Reacts to the Death of his Record Labelboss, Kashy Godson

Singer Barry Jhay has finally reacted to the death of his record label boss, Kashy Godson. Kashy died in the early hours of yesterday March 7, in Ghana. He died hours after he had a serious fight with Barry. Unconfirmed reports claim Kashy committed suicide, others allege he was pushed. Barry Jhay some minutes ago took to his Insastories to react to the demise of his former boss. See his post below...
Singer Barry Jhay and his record label boss, Kashy were involved in a serious fight before the alleged suicide
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Singer Barry Jhay and his record label boss, Kashy were involved in a serious fight before the alleged suicide

Singer Barry Jhay and his record label owner, Kashy Godson, had a serious fight before he allegedly committed suicide in Ghana today March 7. A video that is currently going viral shows Barry Jhay with a bloodied mouth, saying, “Kashy beat me out of the house” Watch the video   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Barry Jhay’s Record label boss, Babatunde Oyerinde Abidoun aka Kashy Godson is dead
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Barry Jhay’s Record label boss, Babatunde Oyerinde Abidoun aka Kashy Godson is dead

Kashy who is the owner of Cash Nation died in the early hours of today, March 7, in Ghana. While the cause of his death is yet to be ascertained, unconfirmed reports claim he committed suicide. While some allege he jumped from his house balcony after battling depression for a long time, others alleged he was pushed off the building by someone he had a business transaction with. Recall that the late Cash Nation CEO was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in June, 2020, for alleged involvement in cybercrime. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Lovers Found Dead in their Apartment in Delta. Suicide Suspected
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Lovers Found Dead in their Apartment in Delta. Suicide Suspected

Two lovers have been found dead in their apartment at Uvwie in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. The couple identified as Emmanuel Oshiotu, 33, and Amaka Okafor, 25, were found dead in apartment located at 2, Ojigbo Crescent, Off Sapele-Effurun road on Thursday, February 25. It was gathered that an insecticide, popularly called “sniper” and a knife were found beside their bodies indicating suicide, or maybe murder-suicide. One of the neighbours of the deceased told journalists that at about 5:00 a.m., Emmanuel was heard screaming for help. On breaking into his room, he was found foaming from his mouth, while his girlfriend’s body laid a few distance from him. The lovers were rushed to the Central Hospital, Warri, where they were both confirmed dead and bodies late...
“You’re Faking suicide” – Again, Ka3na blasts lady who tattooed her name
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“You’re Faking suicide” – Again, Ka3na blasts lady who tattooed her name

Ex-BBNaija housemate, Ka3na has for the umpteenth time slammed the lady who tattooed her name on her body, and frowned at her for being desperate. Recall Ka3na has been in the news lately after she berated a fan who tattooed her name on her thigh. This sparked outrage on social media owing to the fact that she was the one who initially asked her fans to tattoo her on their body. Yesterday, a viral video evidence showed the fan got hospitalized after she attempted suicide by allegedly drinking a poisonous substance. Ka3na has now taken to her Twitter page to rant after she was mercilessly dragged for driving her fan into depression. According to her, she had initially wanted to reach out to the fan. Writing further, she said "thanks" is only what the fan would get for "being...
“This Is Football Suicide”- Atalanta Coach Gasperini Blast Match Officials
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“This Is Football Suicide”- Atalanta Coach Gasperini Blast Match Officials

Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini is furious about the outcome of his side game against Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. Atalanta went down to ten men with just 20 minutes into the game as Remo Freuler was giving a straight red after adjudged to have foul Ferland Mendy at the edge of the box. The decision didn't go down well with Gasperini has his side suffered during the rest of the game and later conceded a late goal which sees Madrid ran away with a first-leg advantage. Speaking with Sky Sport Italia after the game, the Atalanta coach revealed how disappointed he is and why he feels the officials made the wrong call. “The game was ruined,” Gasperini said after the game. “Last season, after absolute chaos, the handball rule was sorted out. Now we hav...
FUTO Student Commits Suicide By Hanging In His Room
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FUTO Student Commits Suicide By Hanging In His Room

A 100 level Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) student, Daniel Nwafor, has committed suicide. The Department of Chemistry student carried out the act on Tuesday in his lodge at Umuchima, Ihiagwa in Owerri West Council Area of Imo State. He was found hanging in his room. Sources said that the late Daniel returned back to the lodge with his mother about seven days ago and he took his life two days after his mum left the residence. It was also gathered the deceased was initially facing some health challenges and going through pains. The Nation learnt he left a note for his mother later taken into police custody. Reacting, the varsity’s Public Relations Officer, Uche Nwaelue, confirmed that the deceased was a first year student of the institution and wondered wh...
Ayade’s Aide, Freeman Godwin Threatens Suicide Over Unpaid Salaries
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Ayade’s Aide, Freeman Godwin Threatens Suicide Over Unpaid Salaries

One of the Special Assistants of Cross River Governor, Freeman Godwin, has threatened to commit suicide over unpaid salaries. He claimed he has not been a dime since his appointment last year. Godwin alleged he got a loan to process documentation of his appointment but lamented he has been unable to service it because of non-payment of his salaries. In a video obtained by The Nation, he said: “I am ready to die in this office. I have chosen by myself to take my life. I lost everything. I was there living my life and they called me to take appointment. They asked me to borrow money to do clearance. “At the end of the day they selected some people and pay N100, 000. Telling me Ben Ayade said, Ben Ayade said. So I should go and get a letter from Ben Ayade. “Please don’t ...
Dubai based Cameroonian lady reportedly commits suicide after she allegedly caught her husband in bed with another woman
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Dubai based Cameroonian lady reportedly commits suicide after she allegedly caught her husband in bed with another woman

A Dubai based Cameroonian lady identified as Ndolo Immaculate, has allegedly commited suicide over her husband's alleged infidelity. It was gathered that Imma allegedly caught her husband, Daniel Sona Epie in bed with another woman. Details surrounding the incident are still sketchy, however, according to reports online, Imma fell into depression due to her husband's alleged cheating habit. A Cameroonian movie producer and entrepreneur, Alenne Menget, who confirmed the incident, said he had been mentoring Immaculate. He also shared his last conversations with her in which she expressed her admiration for his hardwork and exploits. "I have been reading stories of the lady who committed suicide this morning.. Got worried because one of her pictures really got her familiar.. I...
12-Year Old Boy Hangs Himself after Battling Depression During COVID-19 Lockdown
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12-Year Old Boy Hangs Himself after Battling Depression During COVID-19 Lockdown

A 12-year-old boy who felt “sad and lonely” during the coronavirus lockdown hanged himself. Hayden Hunstable, of Aledo, Texas took his life three days before his 13th birthday in April 2020 because he didn’t know how to deal with the isolation and depression when the virus caused a nationwide shutdown, the UK’s Metro reported. The boy’s 9-year-old sister, Kinlee, found him hanged in his bedroom, according to the outlet. His father, Brad recalled the ‘horrific’ moment he found himself trying to save his son’s life on April 17, after his youngest daughter, Kinlee, now aged nine, found Hayden after he took his own life at their home. He said: ‘Covid killed my son. I think Hayden would still be alive today if Covid had never happened. ‘I had no idea he was struggling or ...
45-year-old Man Commits Suicide in Osun
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45-year-old Man Commits Suicide in Osun

A 45-year-old man identified as Tayo Olatunji has committed suicide in Oke-Opo area of Ilesa, Osun State. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, February 3, disclosed that deceased said to be a barber, was declared missing since Sunday morning when he left home without telling his pregnant wife his destination. It was gathered that Olatunji’s lifeless body was found dangling on a tree in a nearby swamp by residents of the area on Tuesday, February 2. Traditionalists performed rituals before cutting the body loose from the rope to prevent incessant tragedies in the community.   Meanwhile, an elder brother of the deceased, who spoke to Radio Nigeria said family members had assisted the Tayo when he compla...
Tricycle Rider Commits Suicide On Football Pitch In Lagos
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Tricycle Rider Commits Suicide On Football Pitch In Lagos

A widow, Nike Adekola, is yet to recover from the shock of losing her husband, Suleman, who reportedly committed suicide by drinking a local insecticide in the Ikotun area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Suleman, a tricycle operator, rode his tricycle to a football pitch on Abaranje Road in Ikotun, where he allegedly consumed the substance. A few minutes after drinking the chemical, the 45-year-old was said to have died in his tricycle. Passersby, including residents, were said to have raised the alarm after seeing Suleman motionless in his vehicle. His friend, Mutiu Olayiwola, who spoke to PUNCH Metro, said people alerted the police after the corpse was found. He said, “We have been friends for over 28 years. I was at home when I received a call from his colle...
Jeffrey Epstein’s Last Cellmate Hesitated to Leave Jail after Befriending the Pedophile – New Court Transcripts Reveal
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Jeffrey Epstein’s Last Cellmate Hesitated to Leave Jail after Befriending the Pedophile – New Court Transcripts Reveal

Before Jeffrey Epstein’s death, his final cellmate hesitated to leave a Manhattan jail because he had befriended the pervert, new court transcripts reveal. Efrain “Stone” Reyes was the last inmate to share a cell with Epstein before the accused sex trafficker’s suicide. Reyes, a recovering drug addict with an array of health problems formed an unlikely friendship with the multimillionaire sex offender, much to the surprise of other prisoners who rather bullied and harassed Epstein over his pedophile crimes. Reyes, who cooperated as a witness in a narcotics case at Brooklyn, was transferred from MCC to a private Queens jail commonly referred to by the name of its operator, GEO Group, on Aug. 9, 2019. Less than 24 hours later, Epstein was found hanging in his cell. The sui...
16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear
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16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear

A 16-year-old grade 10 pupil of Lunga Day Secondary School in Mwinilunga district of Northwestern Province, Zambia, has committed suicide after being accused of stealing three new underwear belonging to her mother. Agness Katenga is said to have sneaked out of the house around 8pm on Saturday, January 30, after she was beaten by her mother, Lucy Kayombo for the alleged theft and hanged herself on a mango tree. A statement issued by the Police in Northwestern Province, said Agness was angered by the accusation. Police added that they visited the scene and suspected no foul play. Meanwhile, speaking to a local media in Mwinilunga on Monday afternoon, a family source claimed that the pants were later discovered in the mother's suitcase. According to the source, the deceased's ...
Suicide bombing in Iraq kills six and injures over 20 people (Photos)
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Suicide bombing in Iraq kills six and injures over 20 people (Photos)

At least six people have been killed and over 20 others injured in a suicide bombing at a crowded commercial area in Iraq's capital, Baghdad on Thursday, January 21, Iraq officials say. According to Iraqi media, the attacker detonated an explosive belt at a clothing market in Tayaran Square. Minutes later, there were also reports of a second explosion nearby, making it the first time such a type of attack has happened in the city for for over 18months. Baghdad has witnessed almost no such attacks since Iraqi forces and a U.S.-backed coalition drove the Islamic State militant group from territory it controlled in Iraq in 2017. The last deadly suicide blast in the Iraqi capital took place in January 2018, also at Tayaran Square, killing at least 27 people. No group has cla...
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...

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