Female student of OAU pours Sniper Insecticide inside mouth of her bunk mate, following heated exchange. (Read more) 2

Female student of OAU pours Sniper Insecticide inside mouth of her bunk mate, following heated exchange. (Read more)

A bizarre incident occurred at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, as a student of the institution poured a Sniper insecticide on her bunk mate’s mouth and face over a past misunderstanding. Prior to the near-poisoning, the duo had engaged in a fight that was settled by the school’s porter. Another fight, however, ensued […]

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'Ban the Production, Importation, Circulation Of Sniper Insecticide'- Senate urges FG. 4

‘Ban the Production, Importation, Circulation Of Sniper Insecticide’- Senate urges FG.

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to ban the production, importation or circulation of snipers insecticide, a product currently used to commit suicide. This followed a motion sponsored by Sen. Theodore Orji (PDP-Abia) and 15 others on the rising incidence of suicides among Nigerians. Orji, while making his presentation noted with grave concern, […]

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Timely intervention of Police prevents Lagos residents from forcing alleged kidnapper to drink 'Sniper' mixed with cement. 5

Timely intervention of Police prevents Lagos residents from forcing alleged kidnapper to drink ‘Sniper’ mixed with cement.

On Friday, angry residents of Otto in the Ebute Meta area of Lagos attempted to force a suspected kidnapper to take sniper and mixed cement.    The suspect was reportedly found with a five-year-old girl but could not explain how he came about her during interrogation. The residents said they brought sniper and mixed cement for […]

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NAFDAC announces plans to turn Sniper insecticide into Spray form, to curb growing rate of suicide. 9

NAFDAC announces plans to turn Sniper insecticide into Spray form, to curb growing rate of suicide.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), is considering modifying the container of popular insecticide, Sniper, over the recent increase in its use for suicide in Nigeria. The Director General of the agency, Prof. Christiana Adeyeye, made the disclosure during NAFDAC’s commemoration of World Food Safety Day. According to her, sniper […]

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