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Police Officers Prevent Man From Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon

On Friday, July 22, members of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police command stopped a 29-year-old man, Dauda Yakub, from jumping intto the Lagos Lagoon.

The police officers noticed the young man sitting on the railing as they were conducting a routine patrol of the Third Mainland bridge. The cops were able to save what may have been a catastrophic loss of life by talking reason into the man.

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Later, the Adekunle Police Station received him so they could reconcile him with his family.

In other news, a guy who only went by the name of Kayode committed suicide after being accused of twice raping his neighbor’s daughter at their home in Lagos State’s Oja-Amukoko neighborhood.

Kayode reportedly ingested insecticide and passed away. He was discovered in their backyard, and they brought him to the hospital, where it was determined that he had passed away.

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Adoga Stephen is a trained journalist, researcher, creative writer and freelancer. He studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State University of Science and Technology (then Laspotech) and acquired requisite skills for the practice of journalism, a profession he has been practicing since 2016.

On Friday, July 22, members of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police command stopped a 29-year-old man, Dauda Yakub, from jumping intto the Lagos Lagoon.

The police officers noticed the young man sitting on the railing as they were conducting a routine patrol of the Third Mainland bridge. The cops were able to save what may have been a catastrophic loss of life by talking reason into the man.

READ MORE: NiMet Warns Northeast, Southwest States Of Imminent Flood

Later, the Adekunle Police Station received him so they could reconcile him with his family.

In other news, a guy who only went by the name of Kayode committed suicide after being accused of twice raping his neighbor’s daughter at their home in Lagos State’s Oja-Amukoko neighborhood.

Kayode reportedly ingested insecticide and passed away. He was discovered in their backyard, and they brought him to the hospital, where it was determined that he had passed away.

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