Dr Uchendu Onyedika, a Neuropsychiatrist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, says though more women tend to attempt suicide; men are, however, more likely to succeed in ending their lives.
Onyedika, who said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Saturday, defined suicide as an act of intentionally causing one’s own death.
According to him, men are more likely to end their lives because they are more decisive and they tend to complete whatever they decide to do.
He added that women, on the other hand, were more emotional and more likely to try to seek attention by attempting to kill … >>> Read Full Story
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has predicted victory for the party at the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
Tinubu spoke in Benin City at the 90th birthday of Chief David Edebiri, the Esogban of Benin Kingdom.
“I expect nothing less than victory in Kogi and Bayelsa States. Who is the other party?” Nation quoted him as saying.
On complaints that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has not done well for his people, he said, “If you don’t have complaints in politics, then there is no democracy so we only pay attention to the noise in the market because … >>> Read Full Story
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State governor.
The Kano State Hisbah Board on Saturday said it arrested 32 beggars in the metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the board, Malam Lawan Ibrahim, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano.
Ibrahim said that the arrests were carried out around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday on Ajasa Road, Lodge Road, Kantin Kwari Market, and Sabon Gari.
He said those who were arrested comprised 16 adults and 16 male children, adding that they were arrested during different raids in the city.… >>> Read Full Story
Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has reacted to the arrest of 123 motorcyclists, otherwise known as okada riders by Lagos State Government.
The Governor in a statement by his Personal Secretary, Auwalu D. Sankara, on Saturday, said state government had already contacted the Lagos State Government over the unlawful arrest of 123 okada riders who are indigenes of Jigawa State.
“After getting in touch with the officials of the Lagos state government, Governor Badaru, who was not in the country also spoke to the All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who assured of their unconditional release,” he noted.
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The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Saturday said it had so far delivered judgments on six out of the 14 petitions filed before it.
Mrs. Hafsat Suleiman, Secretary to the Tribunal disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) shortly after the tribunal dismissed a petition brought before it by Mr. Benjamin Faing for lacking in merit.
The 14 petitions are challenging various decisions by INEC in the Feb. 23 and March 9 Polls in the state.
Suleiman told NAN that the tribunal had concluded the three petitions challenging INEC’s decision on two senatorial elections petitions … >>> Read Full Story
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has commended the Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, for appointing 27-year-old Seun Fakorede as commissioner.
Mr Adeyemi Azeez, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association, gave the commendation in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday.
Azeez said that the appointment of Fakorede as the Commissioner for Youths and Sports was a demonstration of the governor’s readiness to nurture young people in the state.
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The statement quoted the association as saying that Fakorede, a civil engineering graduate of … >>> Read Full Story
The death has been announced of Princess Badejoko Julianah Fasemore (Nee Adesida) of Akure town, Akure South LGA of Ondo State.
Princess Badejoko passed away on July 31, 2019. She is survived by five children, among whom are Tunde, Femi Jumoke, Seye, and Kayode. She also left behind many grandchildren, in-laws and relatives.
Announcing her passing away on behalf of the family, her son, Seye Fasemore said Princess Badejoko was a loving and caring Mother.
According to the statement, the burial ceremony will hold on 10th and 11th of October, 2019.
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