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Cyril Efobi, a Nigerian man who works as a taxi driver in North Carolina US, was shot dead by an unknown gunmen.

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 Raleigh 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 back to Nigeria for burial.

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  1. It is sad and condemable but When in a bid to survive and live big una go marry for village come keep your wife and children for Nigeria come go marry or friend Oyibo de deceive am and de use her money dey send to your family for Nigeria you think you are smart. Big boys/men. Oyibo no send oo!

  2. Isiaka, your case don pass be careful. 10 psychiatric doctors cannot cure you. So from this article where talk say em leave wife for village go dey chop oyinbo woman money? Ppl dey curse you since i no wan take them serious. Na now i confirm say u be Serious nut case.

    1. @Anonymous, Why U come dey condemn @Isiaka? He air him VIEW, why not air your own? Abi your brother dey deceive one OYINBO somewhere?
      May this our brother sleep on!

    2. Wife or no wife is not d point. The story is on a slain Nigerian. We should show compassion


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