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Man Commits Suicide in Lagos State Yesterday

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Another case of suicide was reported in Lagos State as a man jumped off the the Ikoyi-Lekki bridge into the Lagoon yesterday.

The suicide which was caught on CCTV, detailed a man who walked up the side of section of the bridge removed all his clothes whilst looking around to avoid been seen, and then he jumped into the Lagoon.

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Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu who is the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said his agency received the distress call from the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) officials alerting them of the incident.
Mr Tiamiyu said they responded  together with Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Marine Police, Lagos State Ambulance Services and the Nigerian Police from Maroko Division.
Although the body is still missing, efforts are ongoing to recover it by men of the Marine Police and the Lagos State Waterways Authority. They are combing through the waters to recover the body.“he said.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Olarinde Famous-Cole, while confirming the incident, said the family of the deceased had been informed.His clothes which were discarded were turned over to the Police, including a mobile phone and wallet.

The identity of the deceased was initially withheld but it was later discovered to a Mr Oluseyi Adekunle John.

It is another sad occurrence this year. Earlier in March, a medical doctor, Allwell Orji, jumped into the lagoon and died.

That particular story brought to the nation how serious mental health is, with people wondering the cause of the rise in suicide attempts.

Earlier in October in Bayelsa a man who contracted the ‘Monkey-Pox’ disease committed suicide

Many groups and individuals in Nigeria are calling for better mental health practices to help handle the situation

There is also an in increase in calls for people to share and speak to Health Care Professionals over their emotional states.

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India Unveils World’s Tallest Statue, “Statue Of Unity”

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India Unveils "Statue Of Unity"

India unveils the world’s tallest statue named the “Statue of Unity.”

The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who was one of the country’s independence leaders has been unveiled. The “Statue of Unity,” located in India is 182 meters tall, making it the tallest statue in the world. The Indian president, Narendra Modi officially unveils the statue at an event attended by more than 5,000 police officers.

The president describes the statue as ‘an answer to all those who question the existence of India,’ saying that “the height of the statue is to remind the youth that the future of the country will be as huge as this.”

According to reports, the bronze-clad statue cost $430 million to build. The statue also houses a memorial garden and a museum at its base.

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Kanye West Is Taking A Break From Politics

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American rapper Kanye West is now breaking from political talk, saying he was used as a pawn and that his “eyes are now wide open.”

The rapper who once referred to the President of the United States as his brother takes to his Twitter page with a series of tweets declaring that his eyes are now wide open. On Tuesday, 30th October, Kanye West wrote a series of tweets breaking himself from President Trump’s beliefs.

He writes:

“My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in,” he wrote. “I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative !!!”

Kanye who had earlier said Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hat made him feel like a superhero, also declaring “I love this guy” has said he is done being a messenger of beliefs that doesn’t appeal to him personally.

He also writes:

“I support creating jobs and opportunities for people who need them the most, I support prison reform, I support common-sense gun laws that will make our world safer.

“I support those who risk their lives to serve and protect us and I support holding people who misuse their power accountable. I believe in love and compassion for people seeking asylum and parents who are fighting to protect their children from violence and war.

“I would like to thank my family, loved ones, and community for supporting my ACTUAL beliefs and my vision for a better world.

“I introduced Candace to the person who made the logo and they didn’t want their name on it so she used mine. I never wanted any association with Blexit. I have nothing to do with it.”

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Abuja Violence: Wuse 2 Witness Senseless Killings

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Abuja Violence

Abuja suddenly becomes unsafe as senseless killings are becoming the order of the day.

Gunshots are reportedly been fired in the Federal Capital territory again. This time, Wuse 2, also in Abuja is the location as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clash with authorities. The shots are not being fired by the Nigerian Army this time around; the security agency behind the fired shots is the Nigeria Police Force.

Members of the Islamic Movement classified as the Shiites were fired at Zuba and on Monday, shots were fired at these same sects at Nyanya – by the Nigerian Army after claims that the movement aimed at stealing ammunitions and attacked the soldiers. Even though, the public claim that the movement was unarmed peaceful protesters.

Social media users, once again share videos from the scene of the shootings in Wuse 2 warning people to stay off the area.

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