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Fishermen in Lagos Rescue Woman Attempting Suicide over her Inability to Pay Bank Debt



According to several reports, a woman by the name of Abigael Ogunyinka was rescued by fishermen in Lagos this evening when she attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the Lagoon. She was rescued by fishermen before being handed over to the Rapid Response Squad.

According to TVC News, Abigael Ogunyinka explained that she had attempted to jump into the lagoon because she was owing N150,000 borrowed from a microfinance bank. She said she had collected the loan to fund her ‘amala’ business and she has been in default for two weeks.

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Fatai Owoseni, stated that the case is being investigated by the police. that the police is making efforts to authenticate the woman’s story by contacting the bank and help pay.

Watch the report below.


  1. Survivor

    March 24, 2017 at 11:01 pm

    Its wa o!God help Nigeria o..this getting toouch

  2. Ekwu

    March 24, 2017 at 11:16 pm

    Please BN get this woman’s number. My friends wish to help her.

  3. Nunulicious

    March 24, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    Suicide is contagious. When there’s media report of succesful suicide, others are tempted to try it. Those who have friends and family who have talked about depression or shown signs of depression, monitor them closely and help as much as you can biko.

  4. fleur

    March 25, 2017 at 6:25 am

    When are we going to accept that the hardship in NIgeria has resulted in increased depression, and therefore risk of suicide? Same thing you are seeing in the US where people are dosing up on opioids because they are really depressed. BTW, this is not ordinary depression. This is depression that comes from people feeling they are not mobile economically, and that they are actually experiencing retrogression from where they have been able to get to.

  5. fleur

    March 25, 2017 at 6:26 am

    i.e., a loss of everything they have worked so hard to attain. This is the most devastating type of depression. Just when you think you are not going back to where you came from, an ill wind blows for a minute and you are at a much lower place than where you started from.

  6. QueenEsther

    March 25, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Please BN, if this story is true, send her number I would like to help her.. Kia the poverty level in Nigeria is getting worse. Please my fellow Nigerians try to invest in genuine networking business. It pays

  7. anonymous

    March 25, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    Can BN please give me her number? or better still her bank account number Thanks

  8. anonymous

    March 25, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    Please send her name and her bank account number

  9. isaid!!

    March 27, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    aaawww, see our BN family in action. God almighty bless you all. This is it people, lets be our brother’s keeper

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