Nigeria, Jan. 23 -- A 300-level student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Oluwapelumi Olona, has allegedly committed suicide at his off-campus residence in Aule area of the Ondo State capital.

The remains of Mr Olona were found hanging, buckets supporting his feet.

Mr Olona was a student of the Department of Industrial Design. His death is believed to be connected to depression arising from financial difficulties.

His friends had gone in the early hours of Saturday to his room and found it locked. They eventually broke the door after several calls to his phone drew no response.

Inside the room, they found the body hanging from the ceiling and some buckets under his feet, indicating he had used the buckets to reach ...