40-year-old man commits suicide over inability to get married

The lifeless body of a 40-year-old resident known simply as Femi, was discovered in an uncompleted building at Alhaji Aboki Street in Abaranje area of Ikotun in Lagos State. The development threw the residents of the area into confusion. Late Femi was said to have committed suicide out of frustration and his inability to get… Read More 40-year-old man commits suicide over inability to get married

Unrest as ten-year-old Australian girl commits suicide

A remote community is in unrest while support agencies are searching for answers after the apparent suicide of an Indigenous ten-year-old Australian girl. The girl’s body was found at Looma in the Kimberly region on Sunday. It is the 19th Indigenous suicide in Western Australia state since December. Looma Police said the death of the… Read More Unrest as ten-year-old Australian girl commits suicide

800,000 depression-inspired suicide cases are recorded annually-

A professor of psychiatry, Joseph Adeyemi, has said that no fewer than 800,000 people commit suicide yearly due to depression, yet policies on mental challenges remain archaic. Professor Adeyemi, who spoke in Lagos at the presentation of the book Shadows in the Mirror: the Many Faces of Depression, written by Dr. Vivian Ikem, said the Mental… Read More 800,000 depression-inspired suicide cases are recorded annually-

Gunman shoots four people in Northern Arizona University

A confrontation between students in a parking lot at Northern Arizona University turned deadly early on Friday when, police say, a freshman pulled a gun and shot four male students, killing one. What led the suspect, identified by university police as Steven Jones, 18, to open fire around 1:20 a.m. Friday remained unclear. University police… Read More Gunman shoots four people in Northern Arizona University