Thursday, June 20, 2019

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    Another UNN student commits suicide

Another UNN student commits suicide

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    DJ Jimmy Jatt leads movement against suicide

DJ Jimmy Jatt leads movement against suicide

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    Man commits suicide inside Borno government house

Man commits suicide inside Borno government house

Tragedy struck at government house, Maiduguri, Borno state, on Tuesday after John Antagav, a 60-year-old man, committed suicide.A government official, who spoke to TheCable on the incident, said that Antagav's lifeless body was found hanging on a tree around 2:30 pm on Tuesday.Antagav is said to be a steward at the presidential lodge of the government house.According to his colleague, [...]

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    Couple, son found dead in Ikorodu apartment

Couple, son found dead in Ikorodu apartment

A man, his wife and son were found dead at Aga community in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state on Friday morning. According to NAN, the incident occurred at 12, Obafemi Erija Borokini road in Aga area of the community.Taiwo Salami, a neighbour of the deceased, said Charles Omomo, popularly called Baba Efe, his wife, Faith and their three children were all [...]

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    ‘Say no to suicide, sniper’ — Pesticide abuse stirs mixed reactions on Twitter

‘Say no to suicide, sniper’ — Pesticide abuse stirs mixed reactions on Twitter

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    Banker ‘tortures, murders wife’ in presence of 5-year-old son

Banker ‘tortures, murders wife’ in presence of 5-year-old son

Olaoluwa Adejo, a banker, has been accused of the brutal murder of his wife, Maureen, in the presence of their son.Adejo has been taken into custody by the Lagos state police command.PUNCH reports that Richard, the couple's five-year-old son, gave an eyewitness account of the incident.Richard, who is the eldest of the couple's three children, was quoted as saying that his [...]

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    Suicide bomber hits Adamawa mosque, ‘kills 30’

Suicide bomber hits Adamawa mosque, ‘kills 30’

At least 30 people have reportedly been killed in a suicide attack suspected to be carried out by the Boko Haram sect in Mubi, Adamawa state.A source told TheCable that the attacker struck while prayers were ongoing inside the mosque.Othman Abubakar, spokesman of the Adamawa police command, confirmed the tragic incident but did not give the casualty figure.“A boy of [...]

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    Civil service director ‘owed 11 months salary’ commits suicide

Civil service director ‘owed 11 months salary’ commits suicide

Edward Soje, a director with the Kogi state civil service, has committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree, in the capital, Lokoja.According to NAN, Soje’s lifeless body was found hanging on a tree close to the Maigumeri barracks of the Nigeria army, in the state capital, Lokoja.Police reports confirm that the 54-year-old took his life some 10 days after [...]

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    Patient ‘recovering’ from monkeypox commits suicide

Patient ‘recovering’ from monkeypox commits suicide

A patient receiving medical care for monkeypox at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa state has committed suicide.Ebitimitula Etebu, the state commissioner for health, who disclosed this at a press conference in Yenagoa, the state capital, said the incident happened in the early hours of Monday.He said the deceased was among the 21 suspected cases of the virus being managed at [...]

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    Director in Lagos civil service ‘commits suicide’

Director in Lagos civil service ‘commits suicide’

Oludare Buraimoh, a director with the Lagos ministry of youths, has reportedly committed suicide in his home.According to NAN, Buraimoh took his life at about 4pm on Monday after attending to Dotun, his son, who was said to be ill.Dotun said he discovered that his father had taken his life after he went to his room to check on him.He [...]

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    Female suicide bomber kills 10 in Maiduguri mosque

Female suicide bomber kills 10 in Maiduguri mosque

A female suicide bomber struck early Monday morning, killing 10 worshippers who came for prayers at a mosque in the London Ciki area of Maiduguri, Borno state, TheCable has learnt.A soldier also killed two suicide bombers that were said to be targetting an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in the Mamanti area of the ancient city.Usman Yusuf, a witness, told TheCable that [...]

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    13 killed, 24 injured in Maiduguri suicide attack

13 killed, 24 injured in Maiduguri suicide attack

At least 13 people were killed and 24 others injured after three male suicide bombers detonated improvised explosive devices (IED) at Muna area, Maiduguri, Borno state.Damian Chukwu, commissioner of police in the state, told journalists that the first attack took place at  Goni Kachallari village of Jere council.He said Muslim faithful were coming out from the mosque when the attack happened.Chukwu said [...]

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    Five killed in fresh bomb attack in Borno

Five killed in fresh bomb attack in Borno

The Borno state police command on Tuesday said five lives were lost during a bomb attack in Konduga local government area of the state.Victor Isuku, spokesman of the command, confirmed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri, the state capital.Isuku said three suicide bombers hurriedly detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies, killing themselves and two others.“Information received [...]

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    I was sent on suicide mission for refusing to marry Boko Haram commanders, says teenager

I was sent on suicide mission for refusing to marry Boko Haram commanders, says teenager

A suspected female suicide bomber says she was chosen to commit suicide after turning down marriage proposals from three Boko Haram commanders in Sambisa forest.The 14-year-old suspect said was was chosen by Boko Haram leaders to detonate an improvised explosive device (IED) in Maiduguri, together with two other suspects.She was arrested by the military when the trio allegedly came for a suicide mission [...]

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    Security agents foil suicide attack in Maiduguri, kill bombers

Security agents foil suicide attack in Maiduguri, kill bombers

Security operatives foiled an attack in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Monday, killing two female suspects.Damian Chukwu, the state police commissioner, confirmed this in a statement, revealing that one of the bombers died after detonating her bomb.The bombers had attempted entering the state capital through Mamanti village in Jere local government area of the state.“At about 0510hrs, three female [...]

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    Troops foil attack on UNIMAID, kill ‘suicide bomber’

Troops foil attack on UNIMAID, kill ‘suicide bomber’

The Nigeria army foiled a suicide attack on the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) around 11pm on Sunday, killing only the suspected bomber.A witness told TheCable that one of the officers sighted the suspect as he tried to gain entry into the institution.After he was killed, security was beefed up in the area.Presently, men of the civil defence, police and the [...]

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