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18-Year-Old Househelp Commits Suicide In Lagos

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18 year old Abigail Felix, who was working as a househelp for a family in the Alausa, Ikeja area of Lagos state, has allegedly committed suicide.

Abigail who is from the Republic of Benin, was said to have taken the deadly DD insecticide without leaving any suicide note.

According to a police source, Abigail who moved in with her employers, the Akinrinmades, two years ago, was responsible for cleaning the house as well as attending to customers at her madam’s shop.

A day before her death, Abigail had reportedly left the house without informing anyone of her whereabout.

After searching for her without any result, a case of a missing person was lodged at the nearest police station.

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The police says the next day, Abigail snuck into one of the rooms in the house. When interrogated, she failed to disclose where she was the previous night. She allegedly ran into another room in the house where she locked herself in and refused to open the door. Efforts to get her out failed until the door was pulled down and she was found with foamy substances around her mouth with a bottle of the DD insecticide by her side.

She was immediately rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital LASUTH where she died as doctors battled to save her life.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, Bala Elkana, says Abigail’s body has been released to the family as no foul play was suspected

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Reno Omokri Calls Out Lady Who Begged Him For Money To Start Business

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Social media commentator and former presidential media aide, Reno Omokri has taken to his social media page to drop one of his nuggets but this time, the lifestyle expert dropped it in responds to a lady who reached out to him and begged to support her in starting her business.

The woman, whose Twitter username is Jemimah Mac tweeted at Reno, writing:

“Help me start my business Sir.”

And Reno took a screenshot of her tweet along with her photo and shared both on Instagram, then proceeded to call her out. He told her that what she needs is wisdom, not money.

He wrote:

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“Dear @sexy1model, The cost of that luxurious wig on your head is enough to start several businesses. What you need is wisdom. Wisdom to understand where to invest your money. If I start a business for you, your hair will consume all the profits!”

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Shagari’s Grandson, Bello, Cautions People Calling For Break Up Of Nigeria

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Bello Shagari, grandson of former President Shehu Shagari, has cautioned Nigerians calling for the breakup of the country.

In a twitter thread he posted Friday morning, Bello said anyone calling for Nigeria’s breakup is unjust to the people who lost their lives during the civil war that lasted from from July 6th 1967 to January 15th 1970.

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Two Suspected Thieves Burnt To Death By Angry Mob In Bayelsa

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Two suspected thieves were burnt to death by an angry mob in Bayelsa.

The two armed robbery suspects allegedly specialised in robbing Points of Sales (POS) business outlets in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.

The men, who were in a Lexus SUV, reportedly stormed a POS-enabled cash centre at Green Villa in Biogbolo suburb of Yenagoa on Thursday, January 23.

They attempted to rob customers trying to deposit their money but the POS attendant raised alarm and the men were caught by passersby, beaten, butchered and burnt by the irate mob that gathered. Their get-away car was also burnt.

The police in the state have condemned the mob action leading to the deaths of the two suspects.

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Commissioner of Police in the state, Uche Anozia, has ordered an investigation and said that those responsible for the act will be arrested and prosecuted.

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