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Tolulope Abodunrin commits suicide after suffering depression

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A young and resourceful Nigerian man identified as Tolulope Abodunrin has reportedly committed suicide after suffering depression.

Abodunrin who is known to many as a philanthropist, an ambitious, and helpful man has history of having suffered from depression and series of failed suicide attempts, unfortunately, he made another attempt and was successful.

Tolu’s Twitter bio reads:

Nigerian. Retail and SME Banking. Finance, Economics, Sports and Politics. Goal-Getter. Depression and Suicide Survivor! Arsenal FC Fan.

 

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Zamfara Lawmaker sentenced to four years imprisonment

A serving member of the State’s House of Assembly, Lawali Attahiru Dogonkade, has been sentenced to four years imprisonment by Zamfara State High Court, Gusau over an alleged N31 million fraud.

Having being arraigned today by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on a four-count charge bordering on conferring corrupt advantage, Dogonkade admitted fault and pleaded guilty before Justice Bello Shinkafi, thereby leading to his immediate conviction by the court.

The convict up until this time was representing Kauran-Namoda Local Government in the Zamfara State House of Assembly.

He was accused of using his position to confer corrupt advantage upon himself in a N31, 290, 000 contract meant for the supply of medical equipment to the State Government in violation of Sections 10, 12 and 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.

Counsel to ICPC, Mashkur Salisu, in one of the counts...

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