Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. Risk factors include mental disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, alcoholism and substance misuse. Others are impulsive acts due to stress such as from financial difficulties, troubles with relationships, or from bullying. In Nigeria, over the past year, we have had cases of suicide or attempted suicide. Some celebrities have also confessed that they attempted suicide at some point.
Here are 6 Nigerian celebrities who have attempted suicide at some point on their lives.
The news of Teebillz attempted suicide went viral. Reports had it that he was going through major family crisis after he had accused his wife of infidelity and neglect. He also accused his mother-in-law of bewitching him. Prior to attempting suicide, he made series of posts on his Instagram page making known his intention to take his own life at the Ikoyi-Lekki bridge in Lagos. Thankfully, a few of his friends came to his rescue.