A Nigerian man based in Malaysia, George Smith aka Aki Ilu, has reportedly been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Aba, Abia State, days after returning to the country.
According to reports, the deceased was shot in a barbing salon.
Heart-wrenching tributes from friends have flooded social media.
In other news, a driver has reportedly abandoned a suspected coronavirus patient identified as Alex on his way from Cotonou to Nigeria, Abeokuta.
This was revealed in a video shared on internet which was captured by a yet-to-be identified man who also interviewed the friend of the deceased.
Inside the video, the dead body can be seen lying helplessly on the ground while he rested his head on his friend laps.
According to the friend of the deceased, they entered a vehicle in Sagamu which was driven by an officer who works in Ijebu-Igbo.
He disclosed that the officer asked them to come out of the vehicle after he discovered that Alex is dead.
He further disclosed that Alex started his illness shortly after he left Cotonu and he has travelled around Ijebu-Igbo.