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Northern Woman Sets Herself on Fire

A married Northern woman identified as Rabi allegedly set herself on fire at Gayawa quarters, Ungoggo local government area of Kano State after her husband, Malam Badamasi, married a second wife, as reported by a radio station in northern Nigeria, Freedom Radio.

Salisu Safiyanu, Ms Rabi’s brother-in-law, told journalists that he found the deceased in her matrimonial home, burnt beyond recognition.

Also, Malama Mariya, a sister to the deceased, told journalists that she was devastated as her sister lost her life due to “extreme jealousy”.

Although the police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa, has confirmed the incident, he is yet to release a statement.

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