Tag: suicide in Nigeria

Monthly Media Reports on Suicide Incidents in Nigeria – June 2021

People experience suicidal thoughts due to various reasons such as frustration, depression, failed relationship, mental health challenge, academic failure, among others. The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1 million people die each year from suicide. It is difficult to anticipate suicide in most instances and this makes it a terribly dangerous menace in any […]

Patient on admission commits suicide at University of Benin Teaching Hospital

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) was thrown into confusion over the weekend after a patient who was on admission at the Accident and Emergency ward, committed suicide. According to eyewitnesses, the male patient was waiting to see a doctor when he suddenly became wild and stabbed himself to death with a broken louvre beside his bed. “The man […]