House of Reps move to reduce penalty for attempted suicide

The House of Representatives has proposed an amendment to the Criminal Code Act of 2004 to reduce the penalty for attempted suicide. The amended bill which scaled second reading during plenary on Tuesday, February 15, seeks to amend Section 327

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Physically challenged woman threatens suicide over being called ‘demon-possessed’ by her parents and clerics

A woman who is deaf and dumb has accused her parents of maltreatment and says she has considered suicide. Florence Umukoro, 23, said her parents stopped sponsoring her education after they discovered her condition 11 years ago. While her siblings

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Policeman not suicide bomber died in Ebonyi after grenade on his waist mistakenly exploded – Police

The Ebonyi state police command has said that the man killed in an explosion on Tuesday May 25 in Afikpo, Ebonyi State is a policeman and not a suicide bomber as claimed by many. Recall that an explosion which occurred

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