Marriage Refusal: Man set self, girlfriend ablaze in Benue



More facts have emerged on while a 40- year-old man, Nicodemus Nomyange set himself and his girlfriend Shininenge Pam ablaze.


Recall that it was reported that Nomyange and Pam died from the fire incident which occurred off Inikpi street, Makurdi in Benue on Saturday.

Reports have it that Nomyange has been dating Pam for some time. It was learnt Nomyange, who is married with children, proposed to marry Pam, who sources said turned him down on the basis that she preferred to marry a single and not married man.



The rebuttal hurt Nomyange, who proceeded to her apartment on Saturday evening and set it ablaze after locking everyone in.The estranged lovers got burnt despite efforts to save them by neighbours.


While Nomyange died at the spot, Pam later died on her way to the hospital.
Benue Police spokesperson Kate Anene confirmed the incident. Their corpses were taken to the Federal Medical Center Makurdi and deposited by officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who were at the scene .

Atinuke Nukay

Atinuke Nukay is a Presenter/Reporter for TV360 Nigeria, Abuja Bureau.  She is a Media/Communication professional, who has worked as a ICT journalist, and is also specialized in Business, Telecommunications, Gender Issues and several other Beat-reporting for more than a decade.  Atinuke currently covers the National Assembly for TV360. She has garnered robust and wide international exposure over the years.  She is a member of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and also the Vice President, Nigeria Information Technology Reporters' Association (NITRA) Abuja Chapter. A graduate of Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Abuja. Atinuke is a business communication strategist and image perception management professional and a member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

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