In Nigeria: Student Who Refused to Return Home before COVID-19 Lockdown Dies in Boyfriend’s House  

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a university student identified as, Claire Natukunda has died at her boyfriend’s home after failing to return home before the Covid19 lockdown.

The student died in Maganjo, at her boyfriend’s house identified as Junju. She was reportedly two months pregnant.

Junju was not at home when his 20 year old girlfriend died because he had walked to Kampala to look for money to help him take Claire to hospital.

He was asked to return by authorities and arrested on arrival and taken to Kawempe police station where he has spent Wednesday night. The body was first taken to the nearby Community Hospital Kawempe Lugoba before it was taken to Mulago for postmortem.

According to the messages on her phone, it seemed to have family disagreements with her parents and siblings who live in Kitemu on Masaka road. Messages found in her phone shows that she had family disagreements with her parents and siblings who live in Kitemu on Masaka road. According to the messages, she refused to come home after they had asked her to return. Consequently, she decided to stay with her boyfriend.

Source: NAN

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.