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A student of Anambra state university, Uli, has reportedly set himself ablaze on Thursday, 14th October.

According to eyewitness, the student (Name withheld) who is a 100l physiology student was said to have been suffering from depression and had locked himself up before setting himself ablaze.

He was rushed to the hospital but was rejected due to the intensive burns.

Recounting the incident, the eye witness wrote;“I think he’s depressed. He woke up yesterday morning borrowed 200 from his cousin brother and locked him inside the room. He went downstairs to the back of the lodge poured the fuel on himself and light himself.

“At a time he couldn’t bear the pain and started shouting, a nearby neighbor poured water on him. He was taken to ihala teaching hospital, he was rejected because of the level of burning , he died on their way to Nnewi teaching hospital.”

In other news, some irate youths have reportedly lynched a soldier in Cameroon for allegedly killing a toddler on her way to school.

Naija News learn that the military officer fired several shots at the little child identified as Minex Kimora when she was being accompanied to school by her mother.

According to Cameroun media, the incident happened on Thursday morning in Molyko, a neighbouring community in Buea, South West Region of the country.

The gendarme officer was said to have opened fire on the vehicle conveying the 3-year-old around a checkpoint and the bullet penetrated the back, killing the child instantly.

Eyewitnesses alleged that the mother of the child was driven through the route when the gendarme soldier stopped them in Molyko.

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling. She holds a BSC in Biology and is also a certified Radio presenter with BRMC. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.