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Details Of Why A Young Nigerian Woman, Ohirenua Giwa-Amu, Committed Suicide Months After Calling Out Her Pastor Dad Who Allegedly Raped Her From Age 7

Ohirenua Giwa-Amu, the Nigerian lady who publicly called out her popular pastor dad, Femi Giwa-Amu for allegedly repeatedly raping her when she was 7-years-old has committed suicide. Ohirenua’s death was confirmed by her friends who penned down their tribute to her

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Hollywood Star Mom, Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About A ‘Dark Moment’ She Had During The Pandemic That Left Her Contemplating Suicide

Hollywood actress, Taraji P. Henson is opening up about a “dark moment” she had during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The American superstar actress and mum-of-one who started a Foundation, named after her late father, to eradicate the stigma around mental healthcare

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Kinder World: Screenwriter Michael Ogah Shares His Childhood Suicide Attempt To Warn Parents

Screenwriter Michael Ogah has recounted constantly feeling sad and attempting suicide as a child because he was always compared to other kids. Michael said he was not as intelligent academically as most kids and it troubled him because he always

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Kenyan Mum Gives Heart-wrenching Account Of How Her Son Committed Suicide In Their Apartment For A Good Cause

Suicide rates in Nigeria and all over the world have risen sharply and has been getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of each countries of the world and the authorities. Someone in your life could be struggling right now

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Celebrity Dad, Ubi Franklin Gets Candid About His Struggle With Cyberbullies & How He Pulled Through

Nigerian showbiz mogul, Ubi Franklin, has shared his past experience with cyberbullies and how it pushed him into depression. According to the single dad-of-three, he attempted suicide multiple times three years ago while reacting to the heartbreaking video of Izuchukwu

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Death Of Young Man, Izu Madubueze Highlights The Ills Of False Rape Accusations

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 the microblogging app after a user named Legend Izu Madubueze took his life

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Lagos Couple In Trouble Over Controversial Death Of Their Housemaid

A couple in Lagos has been arrested for the death of their 19-year-old housemaid. Mr. and Mrs. Fortune Stephens, (pictured left) was arrested by Operatives of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) of the Lagos State Police Command for

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CSP Dolapo Badmos Speaks On Addressing The Pain Of A Cheating Partner’s Behaviour Without Going To Extremes

Police boss, wife and mum, CSP Dolapo Badmos has offered some words of advice to persons who find themselves in a marriage/relationship with a cheating partner. The public servant while offering her advice did not make light of the plight

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Heavyweight Champion, Deontay Wilder Tells Us Why He Contemplated Suicide When He Became A Dad At 19

Professional american boxer and dad-of-four, Deontay Wilder has opened up on his battle with depression and how he wanted to take his own life following the birth of his first child, Naieya. The world Heavyweight champion admitted his struggles came

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Suicide Note Left By 15-Year-Old Girl Is A Moral Instruction For All Parents

A 15-year-old girl has completely blindsided her parents and taken her own life but her suicide note is an eye-opener; one that reveals it was her parents that first blindsided her. The heartbreaking note left by the teenage girl showed

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Medical Experts Reveal The Best Approach To Combat The High Rate Of Suicide In Nigeria

A recent report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveals that 800,000 people commit suicide every year across the world. The organisation’s 2016 Global Health Observatory Data Repository, also estimates that 9.5 suicides per 100,000 occur in Nigeria. The

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On World Suicide Prevention Day: 4 Women Who Survived Suicide Want You To Know These

September 9, was World Suicide Prevention Day, a day created by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) to put a spotlight on what can be done to prevent suicide. Suicide rates in Nigeria and all over the world have

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Twitter User, Somadina Miracle Shares Shocking Story Of How Her Aunt Lost Herself To A Loveless Marriage

A Twitter user identified as Somadina Miracle left social media users in shock after she took to the micro-blogging app to share the story of her aunt who sacrificed all hope and took her own life following the downward spiral

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‘There is the peculiarity of timelines for different individuals’ -Comedian Asiri Addresses Spate Of Suicide Among Young Ones

Suicide rates in Nigeria have risen sharply and has been getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. Asiri Comedy, known for playing comic roles with Woli Arole, has revealed that he has intervened in

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NAFDAC Finally Wades Into The Sniper Suicide Scourge, Gives Ultimatum For The Recall Of The Product

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, has finally taken definitive step many weeks after public outcry calling for the ban of Sniper insecticide. Public outcry came following the notorious popularity of the product, which was

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‘Nigerian Women Attempt Suicide More Than Men’ -Psychologist, Titi Tade Reveals, Gives Reasons Why It’s So

Titi Tade, Clinical Psychologist, Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SURPIN) has revealed that more women attempted suicide than men in Nigeria. Tade, Deputy Director, Medical Social Services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), made the assertion while delivering a

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Suicide: NAFDAC Finally Takes Action To Curb The Epidemic

Suicide rates among adolescents, teenagers and youths have risen sharply in Nigeria and is now a subject of national concern. One of the most popular poison for Nigerians who commit suicide has been the ‘Sniper’ insecticide. In order to prevent

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This Mom Has An Important Message For Parents After Her Adolescent Daughter Attempted Suicide

A mom is sharing an important message with other parents after her adolescent daughter attempted suicide. Mental disorders and mental health problems seem to have increased considerably among adolescents in the past years. Many mental health problems emerge in late

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Industrial Engineer, Uchenna, Gives Grim Account Of The Last Moments Of People Who Resort To Suicide By ‘Sniper’

In a study by the Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SUPRIN) conducted in Lagos State University Hospital, out of 66 suicide victims cumulatively recorded in 2018, only about 37.9 percent committed (or attempted) suicide through conventional means, while nearly 62.1

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Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar Counsels Parents On How To Curb Suicide Among Youths

The increasing rate of suicide amongst Nigerians, especially students is now getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. In view of this, the Presidential Candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has advised parents

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Parents, Be Alert! NAPTAN Reacts To Spate Of Suicide Among Nigerian Students

The increase in rate of suicide amongst Nigerians, especially students is now getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. In view of this, the National Parents, Teachers Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN is calling on

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Actress & Mum-Of-One, Ayo Adesanya Gets Candid On Why She Spent 10 Years In The Wrong Relationship

Actress, Ayo Adesanya in a weekend interview with Punch hinted on unhappy marriages, suicide, her own naivety in a long-term relationship among other issues. The 49-year-old who was speaking on the backdrop of growing suicide rates in the country opined

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Nigerian Publisher, Betty Irabor Wades In On The Issue Of Increasing Suicide Rates

Nigerian columnist and publisher of the Genevieve Magazine, Betty Irabor, has in a couple of tweets penned down her thoughts concerning the growing rate of suicide in Nigeria. The 62-year-old who has many times shared that she suffered chronic depression

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Counsellor, Chinelo Nkennor Prompts Parents & Schools On Tackling Suicide Among Youths With 21st-Century Guidance & Counseling Methods

Depression and suicidal thoughts are two of the most frightening things a person can face in their lifetime. Unfortunately, acting on those suicidal thoughts is a far too common scenario for many across the world, including students. In fact, suicide

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Mum, Lyn Dixon, Warn Parents About ‘Momo’ Suicide Game After Her Son, 8, Became A Target

Lyn Dixon’s eight-year-old son is one of the latest children to become ensnared by the Momo Challenge, a game which is played on WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube and other online platforms. Lyn from Edinburgh, United Kingdom has warned parents to be

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