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Nigerian Man Working As Taxi Driver In US Shot Dead

A Nigerian man who works as a taxi driver in North Carolina US, Cyril Efobi, was shot dead by an unknown gunman on November 8th. Cyril who moved from Nigeria to the US over 30 years ago, had on the day he was killed, closed early in the evening in order to go home and watch the US presidential election. 

After exchanging banters with some colleagues, he packed up his laptop and stepped out of the office. A few minutes later, one of his colleagues heard gunshots outside the building.

The police was called in and Cyril's body was found lying just by the door. He had died from gunshot wounds. He was 56. The police is yet to make any arrest. The surveillance camera however caught the alleged gunman during and after the attack.

Cyril moved from Nigeria to America about 30 years ago to further his education. A graduate of Shaw University, Cyril made Raleigh his permanent home after his studies. Members of the Nigerian community say he had no wife or children and that he lived alone. 

A candle light was held recently for him. Plans are on to send his body to Nigeria for burial. Sad!

14 comments:

  1. Hmmm already we have start to witness the hate on blacks

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  2. Wefin Candle light go do,people are just wicked..
    May ur soul rest in peace my brother..
    The evil doer will be put to book very soon...

    #GodSave

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  3. That's serious! May his soul RIP, we hope those behind his death would be apprehended soon.

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  4. Wow, its a pity. May his soul RIP

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  5. Na wa o. May his soul rests in peace.

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  6. Such is life, may his gentle soul rest in perfect peace

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  7. Now or later, us police will get the killer

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  8. At 50 no wife no children! This is serious and has been in us for 30yrs. God help us

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  9. the white will and always be scared of the black. thats the reason they act faster before you know what is going on. RIP brother

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  10. If true, what a wasted life.

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  11. No wife, no children... Who are we to judge anybody? Maybe he was gay or never gay but just couldn't find the right chick! Maybe he had kid(s) in Naija. Let us leave him alone jor!!! May he RIP! Hope he was not killed over election disagreement.

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