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‘Mama of Africa‘ Yemi Alade Robbed Abroad




‘Mama of Africa‘ Yemi Alade has lamented after unknown persons invaded her privacy and stole her money at a hotel in Côte d’Ivoire.

Naija News reports that the singer had visited the country for the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND), a 3-day gathering of creatives from Africa and the Diaspora when the incident occured.

Narrating the experience, the 33-year-old singer said while she was away from her hotel room, her belongings were ransacked and all the money carted away.

She said: “A few minutes after I left my room, some unknown people decided to go through my things and steal all the money they could find. Very good.”

Nigerian Singer Shot Dead

Meanwhile, an Anambra-based Nigerian singer and songwriter, Slami Ifeanyi, has been confirmed dead.

The afro-pop singer was reportedly shot dead on Sunday morning, November 27, 2022, by unknown gunmen.

The 31-year-old former Mr Anambra Universe 2014/2015 was driving alone in his newly acquired Lexus when he was attacked and killed at Umubere, Akwa area of Anambra State.

Although the reason for the attack is unknown, a source who spoke with Daily Trust alleged that the incident seemed like a targeted attack.

The source said:  “He was driving his new car which he bought just two weeks ago, when it happened. Although, we don’t know why he was attacked but it looks like a targeted attack.“

A video of the victim which was also shared online captures the victim lying in a pool of blood.

Some of his friends have taken to social media to mourn the singer.

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling with years of experience in the industry. She holds a BSC in Biology and also obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.