3rd August, 2011
A middle aged man simply identified as Kayode has hanged himself in a bathroom.
The incident occurred at 1, Jimoh Ogunbiade Street, Ijesha, Lagos State, soutwest Nigeria.
The lifeless body, P.M.NEWS gathered was discovered in the bathroom by his cotenants who subsequently reported the matter to the police at the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Panti, Yaba.
According to P.M.NEWS investigation, the police at Panti later took the corpse to a mortuary while investigation into the matter has commenced.
Speaking with P.M.NEWS, a tenant in the house who did not want his name mentioned wondered why Kayode could take his life, saying there was nothing to suggest that all was not well with him.
â€œI canâ€™t believe that Kayode could do a thing like this and there is nothing one could say is the problem with him. He lives very well.â€
In another development, a 27-year old Mohammed Ibrahim, a commercial motorclist, a.k.a. okada rider, has been crushed to death by a container.
According to a P.M.NEWS source, the container fell off a truck marked YM816ENU driven by Okonkwo at Westminster bus stop, along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Lagos State.
Ibrahim was said to have died on the spot.
The matter was reported at Trinity Police Station, where traffic policemen were dispatched to the scene. The corpse was taken to a public mortuary for autopsy while the truck was taken to Trinity Police Station. The driver Okonkwo, was arrested.