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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.

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