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Why women attempt suicide more than men

A clinical psychologist and Deputy Director, Medical Social Services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Titi Tade, has said more women than men in Nigeria attempt suicide.  She stated this while delivering a lecture titled, ‘Depression, vis-à-vis Suicide Rate in the Country, at the July Congress of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Lagos State

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NAFDAC moves to regulate Sniper over rising cases of suicide

In the spate of rising cases of suicide in which Nigerians use Sniper, an agro-chemical that has increasingly become a choice killer for persons contemplating suicide, the Nigerian government may direct a change in the package of ‘Sniper’, an official said. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it is partnering with

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DISTURBING: Secondary School girl commits suicide in Ipaja

A Senior Secondary one student of Sedar College, Baruwa, Lagos Mainland, has committed suicide after she drank insecticide, sniper. The victim, Favour Ekemedili was said to have committed suicide on May 30, 2019. Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana said on 30 May, 2019 at about 17:50hrs, the Ipaja Police Station received a complaint from

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SHOCKING: Jilted LASPOTECH student commits suicide, leaves strong message for men; Watch video

An undergraduate of the Lagos State Polytechnic identified as King Ezekiel Joseph Mayowa has committed suicide by drinking sniper after his girlfriend of 9 years abandoned him.  The young man, before his death went live on his Facebook page, KingEzekiel Joseph Mayowa, last night in his room and was crying while holding a bottle of

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RRS Saves Man From Committing Suicide On Third Mainland Bridge

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have rescued a man who attempted to commit suicide on Third Mainland Bridge today, Tuesday, January 15, 2019. According to the RRS, the yet-to-be-identified man was prevented from plunging into the lagoon by officers who were on patrol duty along the popular

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Shocking: One year later, another Lagosian commits suicide on Third Mainland Bridge

Just over a year that a Lagos based doctor, Allwell Orji, plunged into the Lagos lagoon via the Third Mainland Bridge to take his own life, another shocking incident occurred on the usually busy end of Lagos State today, Sunday, June 10, 2018. According to an eyewitness who shared a video

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