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Funeral photo of Chukwuemeka Akachi, the UNN final year student who wrote before suicide

The media has gone agog since news that 22-year-old Chukwuemeka Akachi, a final year student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) penned his last note to the world before committing suicide on Monday.

Akachi, who dropped the electronic suicide note on Monday at 7:01a.m has now been laid to rest. See the photo below…

Akachi was a student of English and Literary Studies as well as a budding poet.

The deceased was discovered by some passersby, who reportedly saw him in a state of coma after which students raised the alarm before he was rushed to UNN Federal Medical Centre.

It was gathered that he was later moved to University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla Enugu, where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty.

Akachi, a native of Eha-Alumona in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, was said to have been battling mental illness for close to two months.

It was gathered that following Akachi’s earlier threat to end his own life, the institution had detailed two lecturers to advise him to stop the idea.

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Valverde’s sack: Barcelona’s president, Bartomeu speaks about a large project

Following calls that embattled Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde sack, Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu, has expressed faith in the manager.

Despite the team's performance in La Liga and Spanish cup, calls for Valverde's sack are coming after the team's woeful performance against Liverpool in the second leg of the semi-final in the champions league.

The Spanish champions wrapped up back-to-back La Liga titles with a 1-0 win over Levante on April 27.

Speaking at the ‘Kubala’ book presentation on Thursday, Bartomeu said: “Valverde said the other day that he has the support of the president and the board. He’s the coach we want.

“We’re halfway through a large project. He has a contract and we’re very happy with him. Now it’s about how the...

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