LAGOS LAWYER FEMI GIWA-AMU MOURNS DAUGHTER WHO COMMITTED SUICIDE AFTER ACCUSING HIM OF SEXUALLY ABUSING HER AND OTHER KIDS

Femi Giwa-Amu and her abused daughter Renua By Abankula Lagos lawyer and clergyman Femi Giwa-Amu returned to Facebook after more than 32-month absence to mourn his dead daughter, Renua, who accused him of sexually abusing her as a child. Renua, who studied at Savannah College of Art & Design in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, committed suicide on Saturday, moments after revealing her plan on her Instastory and warning that family members should not mourn her. Her death was confirmed by her uncle, Ozolua Giwa-Amu in a Facebook post. “It is…

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OSUN COCOA MERCHANTS COMMITS SUICIDE BY HANGING

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo One Festus Olawale has allegedly committed suicide in his cocoa store in Gbongan, Osun State. It was gathered that the deceased, a businessman dealing in cocoa, took his life by hanging himself in one of the rooms in his cocoa store located at Oke Ola area of the town on Friday. The incident, which happened around 8pm, created panic in the area when the corpse was discovered in the room. The father of four was said not to have left a suicide note or acted strangely before…

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YOUNG MAN COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER BEING JILTED IN KANO, SEE PIX

A member of Neighborhood watch identified as Ashiru Musa Danrimi last Thursday allegedly stabbed himself to death in Kano over a failed romance. Eye witness account told Independent that Musa Danrimi took his own life when he learned that his girlfriend, was married off to another man. The young lady at the centre of the troubled romance was identified as Umi Muhammad, a resident of Danrimi, Kadawa Ward of Ungogo Local Government Area of the state. The witness who do not want his name on print because of the sensitive…

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NIGERIA RANKS 5TH IN SUICIDE RATE IN THE WORLD, THE HARD DRUGS LINK

By Evelyn Usman Reports have recently ranked Nigeria as 5th in the world with the highest suicide rate of an average of six suicides per month. Substance use has been attributed as a major factor which leads people to commit suicide. Also, the increase in cases of sudden deaths (such as suicide) among Nigeria’s youths in the country is reportedly connected to opioid overdose, which is the most common drug injected by youths. Going by the recent trend, and if nothing is urgently done, Nigeria stands the risk of losing more…

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YOUTHS IN TARABA STOP SOLDIER FROM COMMITTING SUICIDE

Nigerian Army Residents of Jalingo, Taraba State, spent an hour struggling to stop a military man from committing suicide. According to the report, the soldier identified simply as Ali, climbed the Welcome to Taraba Roadblock Tower -over 24fts high, threatening to jump down. The Nation reports that, the said soldier was speaking in Hausa and pidgin, saying: “I want to die. Allow me to jump down and die.” But the youth who have gathered there, spent quite some time begging  him: “Please do not jump. We don’t want you to die.”…

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POLICE INSPECTOR KILLS COUPLE THEN COMMITS SUICIDE IN IMO, READ WHAT HE WROTE ON HIS SUICIDE NOTE

A police inspector, Kenneth Enamika, has committed suicide after killing a couple, Cajethan and Oluchi Aputanze, in Mgbidi, Oru West Local Government Area of Imo State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, told our correspondents on Tuesday that the cop dropped a note before killing the couple and himself. Ikeokwu said the inspector stated that Oluchi had promised to marry him after collecting N150,000 from him, a pledge she allegedly failed to fulfil. The police spokesperson said, “On March 22, 2020, one Alloy Eze of Ozoara,…

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FATHER OF 6 COMMITS SUICIDE OVER WIFE’S INFIDELITY IN DELTA

Onyekachukwu Meluwa, Warri A 48-year-old father of six, Mr Felix Edore, has reportedly committed suicide in the Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. It was learnt that the man took his life after finding out that his wife of over 16 years was allegedly cheating on him. The victim was a cab driver shuttling between Abraka-Eku and Sapele. Southern City News gathered that Felix took his life by drinking an insecticide, Sniper, on Friday and he was rushed to a private clinic in the Amukpe area of Sapele, where…

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SUICIDAL JILTED LOVER WHO JUMPED INTO LAGOON ON 3RD MAINLAND BRIDGE: HOW SUSPICIOUS UBER DRIVER SAVED HIM

Suspicious Uber driver alerted RRS operatives Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Barely 12 days after a 21-year-old man, Toju Davies Daibo, allegedly plunged into the Lagos lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge, another passenger, Princewell David, jumped into the lagoon on Thursday after his girlfriend reportedly dumped him. It was gathered that David, a resident of Tajudeen Balogun Street, Igando, Lagos, had ordered a Uber ride hailing cab from his residence to the Lekki area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that on getting to the Third Mainland Bridge around 12am on Thursday, David…

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12-YR OLD COMMITS SUICIDE IN IMO

By Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri   A 12-year old boy has committed suicide in Agboala Ishiala Umudi autonomous community in Nkwerre council area of Imo State following the death of his parents. The boy, identified as Kasarachi Odurukwe, was until his death last Wednesday, a primary six pupil of Practicing School, Umudi. He committed suicide by hanging himself on a rope on an Indian bamboo tree. According to village sources, the boy and two younger siblings had lost his parents and had been living with their mother’s sister in that village.…

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