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.…

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UNICAL student allegedly commits suicide after being defrauded of her school fees

  Veronica Bako Myomuter, a 100 level student of the Department of History and International Studies at the University of Calabar, has reportedly committed suicide after being defrauded of her school fees.   The 18-year-old indigene of Katsina-Ala in Benue State allegedly committed suicide by ingesting a poisonous substance on Thursday August 6, after being scammed of N100,000 said to be her school fees which she couldn’t pay before the outbreak of Coronavirus.     It was gathered that the deceased invested the money in a ponzi scheme in which she was told…

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Young Nigerian man commits suicide after being accused of rape by a Twitter influencer. See his suicide note

A young Nigerian has allegedly committed suicide after being accused of rape by a Twitter influencer who refused to provide further details.   #JusticeForIzu is currently trending on Twitter after a user named Legend Izu Madubueze took his life when a Twitter influencer named Nanichi Anese published his name and other names as men accused of rape.     It was revealed that Izu reached out to Nani and asked to know who he raped but she didn’t have a good answer, instead she claimed the accuser wanted to remain…

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14-year-old pregnant girl commits suicide in Nasarawa (photo)

A 14-year-old girl, Anita Haledu Ibrahim, pictured above, has committed suicide over an unwanted pregnancy.   The Nation reports that Anita who is a student of Government Science school Andaha near Akwanga, took herbicide to kill herself on Saturday, July 11.   According to sources, Anita was impregnated by her boyfriend who she met in Andaha during the COVID-19 lockdown. They became intimate and she got pregnant. Anita informed him she was pregnant with their child and he initially fled the village to Abuja but after her parents made contacts with him, he accepted the pregnancy and…

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16-year-old TikTok star Siya Kakkar commits suicide in Delhi, India( photos)

TikTok artist and dancer, Siya Kakkar has left her fans devastated after committing suicide at the age of just 16.   The fast-growing Indian star killed herself today at her residence in Preet Vihar, New Delhi.   The news of her death was confirmed by her manager Arjun Sarin, who managed all her work and endorsements   Arjun said, “This must be due to something personal…work-wise she was doing well. I had a word with her last night for a new project and she sounded normal. Me and my company Fame…

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45-year-old man commits suicide in Imo (graphic photos)

A 45-year-old man, Osita Ezuruike, on Tuesday, committed suicide at Umudafa, Awo Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State.   It was gathered that the deceased’s neighbours alerted the police after he found him hanging from the roof of his house.     The Police is yet to ascertain why the deceased committed suicide, however, sources in the community claimed that he expressed frustration with life over the lockdown declared by the state government to curb the spread of COVID-19.     Spokesperson of the state Police Command Orlando…

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Top ER doctor who treated Coronavirus patients, commits suicide after telling family about the trauma of witnessing patients die

A top emergency room (ER) doctor treating Coronavirus patients in New York City has died by suicide over the weekend, her family members have revealed.   Dr. Lorna M. Breen, 48, the medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died in Charlottesville, Virginia on Sunday.     Breen’s family said that in the days leading up to her death, she recounted series of traumatic scenes she’d witnessed working in the Manhattan hospital, including an onslaught of patients dying in front of her before they could even be…

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Coronavirus: 15-year-old girl commits suicide after ‘struggling to cope with the pressure of stay-at-home orders’

A teenage girl in California died by suicide after she reportedly struggled to cope with the stay-at-home orders amid the Coronavirus outbreak.   15-year-old Jo’Vianni Smith of Stockton was found dead inside her home after she hanged herself last week.   A coach at Jo’Vianni’s school, Bear Creek High School, told Recordnet that ‘the cause of death reportedly was due to the stresses and pressures from coping with the self-isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.’   Her mother, Danielle Hunt, also said she believes that stress from the health crisis…

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Pregnant Teenager commits Suicide after Parents reportedly Sent her Packing

A 17-year old girl identified only as Abibatu, in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State has allegedly committed suicide after her parents sent her out of the house for getting pregnant, Punch reports. A source, speaking to Punch said she was chastised by her parents on Friday. The source added. On Saturday morning, we heard that the girl was dead. We later learnt that she took mosquito killer. We also heard that her parents were angry with her because she got pregnant. She might have committed suicide because…

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