On Thursday, a well-known socialite and skincare vendor from Lagos State, Farida, also known as King Phreedah, made a distressing attempt to take her own life on the Third Mainland Bridge.
The incident has garnered significant attention due to the recent turmoil surrounding her marriage.
Marriage Woes and Reports of a Crashed Relationship
In recent times, Farida, widely recognized as King Phreedah, has been the center of media attention as her marriage faced serious challenges.
Reports circulating online suggest that her husband had moved out of their shared residence to reunite with a woman he was involved with before his marriage to Farida.
The news of this marital crisis has caused quite a stir.
Preventing Tragedy: Brave Intervention at Third Mainland Bridge
Videos posted by Goldmyn TV captured a poignant moment where individuals prevented Farida from carrying out her suicide attempt on the Third Mainland Bridge.
The footage highlights the gravity of the situation and the quick actions taken by concerned individuals to avert a tragic loss.
Fatal Confrontation: Police Engagement with Bandits in Katsina
In another headline, a clash between Nigerian Police Force operatives and fleeing bandits in Katsina State resulted in a fatality.
According to ASP Abubakar Sadiq, the Katsina police spokesperson, the incident unfolded after the bandits attacked Korogo, a village in the Daddara District within Jibia Local Government Area.
The attackers made off with a number of sheep.
Upon receiving information about the incident, the DPO of Jibia promptly organized a team of officers to respond.
A fierce gun battle between the police and the bandits ensued.
Tragically, one of the assailants lost their life in the confrontation.
Additionally, the police managed to recover sixty rustled sheep along with an AK-47 rifle.
These recent events highlight the complex and often distressing situations that can arise in various corners of society, from personal struggles to law enforcement engagements.