May 30, 2017

7 Million Nigerians Risk Suicide as Depression Sets In

According to medical projects about the mental state of Nigerians, incidents of the Third Mainland Bridge suicide acts might be recurring multiple times. The growing incidence of suicide among Nigerians has become worrisome to the extent that psychiatrists and other physicians have called for high index of suspicion for signs […]
August 11, 2016

Investigation into death of South African mogul’s wife changes to murder after postmortem

Jason Rohde is the  CEO of Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International, a top real estate company based in South Africa. His wife Susan, who was found with an electric cord around her neck; there are reports that the couple fought at a hotel bar on the night she mysteriously died. But […]
August 4, 2016

Police constable jumps in front of moving train and dies

A 30-year-old police constable, Sanjay Prasad, today August 4, committed suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said. The incident occurred around 2.30 p.m. (10 a.m GMT) at the Patel Chowk station in the heart of the capital when the man […]
August 3, 2016

Man hangs himself and leaves suicide note in Ibadan

These suicide stories are so sad. A 48-year-old house owner on Tuesday hanged himself in Ibadan, leaving behind a three-page suicide note. The deceased, Popoola Adepoju, was found in his room dangling from a rope tied to a ceiling fan after his children returned from the errand he sent them. […]
August 1, 2016

Update: FCMB speaks on staff who shot himself to death

First City Monument Bank Plc has finally opened up on one of its managers, Olisa Nwakoby who committed suicide last Friday in front of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Lekki, Lagos State. The background story is here. The bank disclosed that Nwakoby, a father of a […]
July 29, 2016

Exclusive: Otunba Subomi Balogun’s FCMB staff shoots self in the head

After a deal of over a million dollars (360 million Naira) went sour, a male staff  (name withheld) of the First City Monument Bank, FCMB shot himself to death on Thursday July 29. The man who lives within the plush Northern Foreshore estate, Chevron Drive in the Lekki area of […]
July 28, 2016

Frustrated motorcycle rider commits suicide

A motorcycle rider, identified as Monday Onoja, 45, hanged himself on Tuesday in the Ijebu Igbo area of Ogun State. Monday, an indigene of Benue state, had been incapacitated after an accident and dependent on his wife. It was learnt that the father of five was unhappy with his life […]
July 27, 2016

Controversy surrounding the death of six siblings

Contrary to allegations making the round, the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Mr Hosea Karma, has stated that the six siblings, who died in Ekwulumili, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra state, about two weeks ago after eating a meal of rice and beans, were not poisoned. Speaking […]