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Chef Emeka Eloagu Strangled To Death In His Abuja Home

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A popular Nigerian chef, Emeka Eloagu, has been found dead at his home in the federal capital territory (FCT).

While the cause of his remains uncertain, an account by some of his friends claims he was stabbed to death by assailants who gained access into his home.

Another account claims the deceased was killed by two persons who he granted access to his apartment. They allegedly stripped him naked, tied him up, and then strangled him

Eloagu is the creative director of Helenes Food Company, an -based brand.

It was gathered that the lifeless body of the chef was found in his apartment on Sunday, 1 August.

According to The Cable, Mariam Yusuf, FCT police spokesperson, said operatives of the force are still investigating the case to ascertain the exact cause of Eloagu’s death.


Eloagu is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Paris with a Grande Diplomé in cuisine and patisserie.

He creates a combination of French cooking methods with Nigerian cuisine and is known to have hosted prominent celebrities and politicians at his restaurant.

Describing himself, he once wrote: “Chef Emeka believes in the artistry of food. He believes good food connects us with people and places and is an important aspect of cultural heritage. He enjoys travelling the world, learning.”

The deceased is survived by his wife and family members.

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