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  1. Angel Ogwuru says:

    Awh! This is baaad! This is awful! My heart weeps for the family. And the children, sooo sorry please kids. God please deploy your angels to take over.

  2. Rob Luckett says:

    God has taken back two of his loving angels.

  3. RIP Mrs. Kim. I love you, and I thank you for believing in me and giving me a chance. You are irreplaceable.

  4. May their souls find peace with lord. May God grant their kids the solace to mourn this irreparable loss. Let us keep the children in our prayers always. Chei

  5. What a great loss!!! May your gentle souls rest in peace.

  6. Ayera Ngozi says:

    This two couples are full of life and they love everybody that come in contact with them , lord you know best please give them a better home in heaven, and protect the children they left behind , the people that is involved with this tragic dead please father God pay them back with their own coins in jesus name , rest in peace my friends mr and mrs okoro

  7. Jane Ogbuehi says:

    What a horrible news, God please have Macy on us

  8. Lola Benson says:

    Omg, did u see why am freaking scared to travel to nigeria.oh no. May there so rest in peace.

  9. Anuli Okafor says:

    What a shame and senseless loss of lives I bet u it might be those from the area that did it .I do not know how the politicians in power are all running to be elected when there is no simple security if all theGovernors will work together ask Gov Obiano how he did it .These wicked evil humans will not be found in Nigeria.May the gentle souls of the departed rest in perfect peace.

  10. I am in shock!!! Nkem and Don may your souls rest in perfect peace!!!!

  11. “As John pressed the security button a voice queried to know who he was. He recognized the voice to be that of his older and only sister, Chimamaka. He was pleasantly surprised. Chimamaka, like his two older brothers was resident in the United States of America. Although he knew that she was supposed to be home this Christmas for her Ipa Nmii Ukwu, traditional wedding, he never expected her home at the beginning of November. He responded in an excited tone that it was he, Chimeremeze, using his Igbo name, as was their convention in the family. He could sense that Amaka, as they fondly called her in their home, could not contain her joy as she struggled with the series of corrugated security barricades that had become a feature of most homes in Nigeria. It struck Amaka that these obstacles were scantily there four years ago when she graduated and left for the States. Their reinforcement to serve as a form of protection must have been due to rising violent crimes they have read about in the US, in which on a number of occasions Nigerians visiting home from abroad had been victims.

    As she opened the second to the last protector, she prayed silently that this did not become her portion or that of her loved ones. She realized that in the absence of a social security scheme to ameliorate the pains of rising unemployment and mass poverty that she had noticed since arrival, coupled with a notoriously corrupt, ill-trained, poorly paid and poorly equipped police force, anyone could fall victim. She had seen newspaper banners screaming of banks being raided in broad daylight. It did seem to her that no one was safe anymore as such reports always indicated that police teams were usually outgunned during such incidents, if they responded to emergency calls at all. And she tried to cast the security concerns out of her mind and to focus on embracing his sibling whom she had not seen in the last four years. And that moment came. And she flew into the waiting broad arms of his brother. ‘Boy, you have grown so big,’ Amaka complimented him. ‘Thanks, I am surprised at your robust looks too, and you were the last person I expected to find here,’ John responded, with a broad smile playing on his face.” From Tears Of A Country – Nkem Ekeopara, 2002, Caine Prize Nominee, 2003. May the souls of Don Okoro and his wife, Nkem rest in the bosom of our Lord.

  12. Tragic and sad. A sad commentary on the state of affairs in Nigeria.May their souls rest in perfect peace.

  13. Mehn life life life! I can’t bear this news. God

  14. Princess Glo says:

    So sad!!!!! May their Soul rest in perfect peace!!!! Amen!

  15. Eme Akwari says:

    Not acceptable. God will uphold their family. May their souls find rest in Him

  16. Adaobi Ibe says:

    My goodness, this is painful…may they rest in peace…devil, you are a liar smh

  17. Oh my God! So sad! May their gentle souls rest in the bosom of The Lord!

  18. This is sad may their soul rest in peace.

  19. Lord have mercy so sad to hear that

  20. Ukay Anyag says:

    Chineke mere anyi ebere. Mmadu agaghi alazi be nna ya bikonu. May God grant them eternal rest, and console those they left behind especially their children!!

  21. May their gentle
    Souls rest in peace.

  22. May their souls rest in perfect peace. Amen

  23. Edgar Agu says:

    What a sad story.

  24. May God bless and grant them internal rest.

  25. Nkem and Don rest in peace . This is a huge tragedy. RIP dear ones .God knows best

  26. This is the reason many don’t think of coming home supposed they are here would they have died. Africa if not evil way it will be of gunshot. Na wa. R l p

  27. Nigeria is not a country

  28. Chai, what is this biko??? May their souls rest in peace, and may their killers know no peace even in death, Amen.

  29. What a horrible news.Can’t believe this.

  30. Unbelievable! wish i can just wake up from this nightmare.

  31. Gwen Britton-Bagley says:

    Donald Okoro also has a daughter Dawn Uchenna Okoro with whom he escorted her down the aisle in marriage November 8, 2014 in Austin, TX

  32. may tteeir souls rest in peace

  33. Laura Anakor says:

    So sad what a news!! May their soul rest in the Lord so sad.

  34. This is not only sad; it is heart-breaking to say the least. This was an amiable and lively couple. May their soul rest in peace.

  35. Lucky Nwadi says:

    Here in Nigeria is the headquater of blackpower with highest ramote control.U must not be afraid of coming home but u must cloth itself with influence of the Holyspirit and with Blood Jesus Christ to able walk round save. I just want to bring to ur knowledge that only Jesus Christ can keep u save in Nigeria. Let their soul rest in peace

  36. Lucky Nwadi says:

    Here in Nigeria is the headquater of blackpower with highest ramote control.U must not be afraid of coming home but u must cloth itself with influence of the Holyspirit and with Blood Jesus Christ to able walk round save. I just want to bring to ur knowledge that only Jesus Christ can keep u save in Nigeria. Let their soul rest in peace

  37. Lucky Nwadi says:

    Here in Nigeria is the headquater of blackpower with highest ramote control

  38. Lucky Nwadi says:

    Here in Nigeria is the headquater of blackpower with highest ramote control

  39. Lydia Chukwuani says:

    May their souls rest in perfect peace.Amen. God please grant the children the heart to endure this great loss.

  40. May their souls rest in peace.

  41. Lilian Adams says:

    VERY SAD AND HEART BREAKING, MAY THEY REST IN PERFECT PEACE IN THE BOSOM OF THE ALMIGHTY. ETERNAL REST GRANT TO THEM O LORD AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM, MAY OUR GOOD LORD GRANT THE FAMILIES THE FORTITUDE TO BEAR THE IRREPLACEABLE LOSS.

  42. Sad story indeed. Beautiful innocent couple. Our memory of them lingers on. Keep their family and loved ones in prayer. May they rest in perfect peace, and rejoice in the presence of the Lord.

  43. Edwin Anaele says:

    This is very sad. May their souls rest in peace. Those who did this must receive their punishment even beg for death to take them.

  44. Chinonye Mba says:

    When you take a pig out of the dirt, it is still a pig, I think Nigeria will never change. May their souls rest in peace.

  45. May their souls rest in peace, and May the good Lord comfort their families in Jesus name amen

  46. May their soul RIP . But y wld this journalist prefer to give Naija a bad image by giving wrong info about armed robbers when they actually died in a RTA

  47. Taju Rosiji says:

    Tragedy in the highest order, May their soul rest in perfect Peace.

  48. Eda Rita says:

    God help us in Nigeria,very painful.

  49. Emeka Mokeme says:

    May their soul rest in peace

  50. Daferede Eve says:

    Charlene Nwoke what happened? Do you know them? This is heartless

  51. Nonny Azike says:

    May their souls rest in peace

  52. Doris Okekpe says:

    Heow! So so sad! Does it mean that one should not visit home again? What a pity and may their souls find peace in thy lord! And may their families be able to keep strong with this unbelievable lost.

  53. Chima Eboh says:

    This is tragedy. The entire family is wiped out. I used to know Don when he was young. Before he travelled to America in the seventies, quiet and unassuming. He came to bury his younger brother Emma only for him to meet his untimely death. God should give the family the fortitude to bear the loss

  54. May their souls rest in peace. What a tragedy…..

  55. May your souls rest in peace

  56. My friend may your soul rest in peace

  57. Ihuoma Nnadi says:

    Very very sad and unwarranted. What a waste! May their souls rest in peace.

  58. Sad and thought provoking. May their souls rest in peace.

  59. Probably won’t make any difference. Truth is we are going to be hurting for a long time for the death of our own very sweet couple – bro Don and wife Nkem. We are all heartbroken for this. I don’t care whether robbers or accident. We are truly hurting. May their soul rest with the Lord as they exit. Wao.

  60. Chido Nwagwu needs to set the records straight, please. He needs to investigate his story b4 going to the press. They were not shot by armed robbers. They died in a car accident. We are already hurting nd devastated by their tragic deaths, so Please do not add ur own twist to it. Nkem nd Don will be missed forever..Horrible, Horrible thing to have happened.

  61. May their souls rest in peace. …

  62. My dearest Aunt you watched me and my siblings many days and nights so my parents could work. Your home was my home during my childhood. My heart is shattered in a million pieces. Two angels called home to meet their angel Jennifer. I will always love you. And remember you. Rest in perfect peace

  63. May their souls rest in perfect peace!!

  64. Oby Ndukwe says:

    Oh Lord! This is horrible! May God grant them eternal rest and please grant their children the fortitude to bear … Amen.

  65. Paulla Brown says:

    This is so sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  66. Nkem and Don, Continue to Rest in God’s perfect Peace. May God grant your family, especially the children you left behind, the fortitude to bear this Huge loss. Amen

  67. I am so dismayed and saddened ..recently saw her at virtuous woman event with my friend Comfort Alinonu. This breaks my heart..Praying for family

  68. What a wicked world, why bring misery on these children, why is this happening. GOD alone is able to answer these questions. May the souls of the departed R

  69. Ndy Egbunike says:

    Sad. Nkem Aguocha Okoro and Don united in life and death. High school sweethearts. Went thru trials together and now this. Rest in peace Don and my dormitory neighbor Nkem.

  70. May their souls RIP. I remember sister Nkem Aguocha from Coltech……

  71. The anger of GOD must search these individuals out and destroy them all before the end of this year. In the CHRIST JESUS name. Amen……

  72. Actress Bless Brown Vera says:

    Typo…..*may the good lord* punishtthose that are responsible for this very *wicked* deed

  73. Actress Bless Brown Vera says:

    Enemies of progress…how can people be so wicked..may the food lord punish those that are responsible for this very wick deed….how can us here in the states and else where want to go back of fear of never making it back…they do away with those trying to better that country…so sad and the president do nothing about this..choi we just need to put everything in the hands of God…I pray it will never be well with those responsible for everyone shall give account….for our doc and his beloved may they rest as for the kids, in God hands we place each and everyone of you…

  74. This is horrible news. It does however happen almost every day in different parts of the country. It is not unique to returning persons. One of the model families in my hometown just had the 5th son snatched in the hands of armed robbers in Okada, Edo State. May their souls rest in peace.

  75. Terrible! May their souls R.I.P-Amen.

  76. So so sad..devil at work.rip dears

  77. Heartbreaking to say the least! May their souls rest in perfect peace n may God console n take care of their kids! I never even heard of them till now but I am sad at this kind of senseless loss that we are forced to bear in our country! What a shame!

  78. So sad.I am speechless.

  79. Abraham Madu says:

    Chudi Ugwu Why are people so stupid and callous? Why are humans idiots? Who the hell are these animals clicking the LIKE button on this kind of news?
    2 hrs · Unlike · 2 Chudi Ugwu,take it easy.

  80. Ike Onyia says:

    Heart rending, shocking, and devastating. May God help us and our country.

  81. So sad. May God comfort their family. MTSRIP.

  82. Terribly shocking! Lord have mercy.

  83. RIP. This is hard to believe. Too sad.

  84. May their souls rest in peace. Those hoodlums will be caught.

  85. I am saddened by this news. I don't understand why such a tragedy will happen. My heart goes to the children they left behind. May their soul rest in peace.

  86. People traveling across the shores to Nigeria, have to be very careful. There’s a wrong perception that this hooligans have that international travelers carry dollars. Whereas a lot of individuals living in Nigerian are wealthier with more liquid cash at their disposal than Nigerian citizens resident in the US. It’s a distorted psyche for bandits in most 3rd world countries. We all have to be very careful when traveling. This is the truth.

  87. May God grant them eternal rest. Only God can console this poor children.

  88. Joy Osueke says:

    Lord teach us to Know that life is uncertain .may their souls rest in perfect amen

  89. This’s heartless. How can one begin to condole the family members? May God grant them eternal rest in the bossom of the Lord

  90. Chudi Ugwu says:

    Why are people so stupid and callous? Why are humans idiots? Who the hell are these animals clicking the LIKE button on this kind of news?

  91. May their souls rest in perfect peace,and may those who murdered them not see d end of this yr 2014 Amen,as they like cutting short lives,may their lives be taken from them within a twinkle of an eye,in Jesus mighty name I decree Amen

  92. Bad people gets their reward from God is very very brutal my prayer to the family in Jesus Christ holly name Amen

  93. Unbelievable and a senseless tradegy!!!
    My heart goes out to the family and children left behind.

  94. It’s so sad. May their souls rest in perfect peace.

  95. Agnes Ekeya says:

    So sad. May their souls rest in peace.

  96. Omg…is this true? Whatever happened to my auntie?? What a world!!! I’m so heartbroken..

  97. Ify Egbebike says:

    What a sad news!! That a couple went to bury a family member and met their own death? How can this be explained to their innocent children? That both of their parents got killed in their own country? This is really horrible… Lord please give their children and their entire family the courage to bear this great loss. May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace, amen.

  98. May their souls rest in peace. Amen

  99. Mac Okwah says:

    This is too much for anybody and any clan to bear. May their soul rest in perfect peace.

  100. Unfortunately and unbelievable. …..who would have thought going home to your motherland will be a death sentence. May the almighty God accept their souls. May the Lord continue to guide and protect the lovely children they left behind in this wicked world. Let’s rally around as a community to help, protect and be there for their children …..it’s like I’m dreaming and can’t wake up. Lord have mercy! !!!!

  101. Uju Jukinzoh says:

    A very sad news! May God accept their souls into his kingdom.

  102. More reason niaja sucks. Person go work hard finish come to his country to joli … stupid armed robbers go come or even hired robbers .. Rip . So sad. Take heart all family members

  103. This is so sad, so sad! What a tragic waste!

  104. Iyke Ezeobi says:

    May their soul rest in peace. Thats one of the problems we have in this country.

  105. Deeply sad & soooo heart broken, Don & Sister Nkem are gone just like that. Oh no! Fb friends & family we believe there’s more to this & we will continue searching for answers. It’s terrible that you are not safe in your mother land, then where else will you run to. Our thoughts & prayers goes to her children & siblings. It’s soooo painful.

  106. Robert Okoro says:

    This could happen to the best of us. The road to full freedom for Nigeria will start with the respect for public safety as well as Law and Order. How could they have known going home will end their lives? May their souls rest in peace.

  107. Very Sad News .My Loveable Sister May your gentle soul and your dear rest in peace. lady pat uzofine Onyeise.

  108. Soooo sad…May God Almighty rest their souls

  109. DaMela Obiageli Sylvans says:

    Chido, Recheck your lnformation Source's. May dear Soul's keep resting with the lord..

  110. May their souls rest in peace.
    Terrible Acts like what has happened to this couple, lack of security, and state of lawlessness are the reasons Nigerians in Diaspora are afraid to travel home.

  111. Oh my God very very sad

  112. Ada Eze says:

    Ejituru Okorafor read this story. Very sad. Someone from your old neighbourhood.

  113. It’s a shame! My condolences.

  114. My prayers go out to the Family and the Nigerian Community.

  115. Uju Anubalu says:

    This is terrible and horrific, . Enough reason why we abroad never visit home. May their gentle souls RIP.

  116. I am saddened to hear about the death of a beautiful couple. What a tragedy. May their gentle souls rest in peace. Heavenly father, comfort their children and make a way for them. Amen.

  117. Anonymous says:

    I am still in shock over the tragic loss of my good friend Nkem and my Uncle Don. I will surely miss my good friend Nkem both at work and at home. – Emily Ezechigbo

  118. Nonye Okoye says:

    This is so sad. May their souls rest in peace.

  119. Too bad. God help us. May they rest in peace

  120. Nna Emeka says:

    Sad and painful. May they both rest in peace.
    Nigerians everywhere must unite, in our collective grief, in demanding accountability from the government, at all levels, for security of lives and property. Why is there so much lawlessness, mindless banditry, and callous murders in Nigeria?
    It is pitiful that we are – at the dawn of the 21st century – trapped at the bottom of the “hierarchy of needs” as described by Maslow.
    A government that cannot and will not adequately provide for the (most basic) safety need of its citizens ceases to be legitimate.

  121. It shall never be well for your killers, in Jesus name Amen, may your souls rest in peace.

  122. Emma Onuoha says:

    Very very unfortunate.

  123. May their soul rest in perfect peace…….Amen.

  124. Sad news may their soul rest in peace

  125. I am still in awe! May their souls rest in peace. I feel for the children, Nkem ‘ s mum, sisters and brother. So sorry!

  126. I’m so sorry ;this is painful. Nigeria wastes people

  127. Oby Dike says:

    This so devastating, incomprehensible and unbelievable! My heart hurts, aches and bleeds for the families of Don Okoro and Nkem Aguocha-Okoro, especially the 4 immediate children left to mourn this terrible and senseless loss. RIP, For real already. I still this is another bad dream. May God accept Don and Nkem into his Kingdom in Jesus mighty name!!!

  128. Evelyn Akajiobi Mezue says:

    RIP

  129. Words cannot describe the pain we have for the loss of this fine couple. Wao. Bro Don and beautiful wife, Nkem. Wonderful people. The Mbano community is sooo devasted. We are dumbfounded. May there soul rest in peace.

  130. This is so painful. So sad.

  131. Just saw Nkem few weeks ago at a thanksgiving party, very vibrant and full of life, enjoying life. I will surely miss you. May your soul and Don’s rest in perfect peace, Amen

  132. This is unbelievable. What happened to Don Okoro and his wife? This is a sad news indeed. May the good Lord comfort everybody that is affected by this news in Jesus Name, Amen.

  133. RIP.may almighty God help Nigeria .

  134. Good heavens!This is just heart-wrenching. How does this family begin to mourn the death of not one, but three family members? Why do things like this happen? God, please comfort their children and their entire family.

  135. Vicki Nma says:

    Shocked! This is so sad. Terrible News.

  136. Vicki Nma says:

    Shocked! This is so sad. Terrible News.

  137. Nigeria we hail thee our own dear fatherland, but over a long period of time l have been very sceptical about that praise. If l cannot be safe in it l wonder how dear she is to me and all of mine. Nigeria must be fixed from WITHIN and only by and ABLE leader. Don/Nkem RIP.

  138. May God receive their souls IJN, AMEN! This is so sad. Please God comfort their children and families, and please give them the strength to bear this senseless tragedy.

  139. May God receive their souls IJN, AMEN! This is so sad. Please God comfort their children and families, and please give them the strength to bear this senseless tragedy.

  140. Felix Oti says:

    Must have been planned. This is just too coincidental!

  141. Felix Oti says:

    Must have been planned. This is just too coincidental!

  142. Must there be a killing? Take whatever u want and let them go!!.. Why the execution? Why? This is getting too much.. Just too much!. Armed robbers are armed for a reason. When they are caught, they should be sentenced to death, whether they killed their victims or not. If it serves as a detterent to even one robber, then it is worthwhie!. Gosh!!!….

  143. Must there be a killing? Take whatever u want and let them go!!.. Why the execution? Why? This is getting too much.. Just too much!. Armed robbers are armed for a reason. When they are caught, they should be sentenced to death, whether they killed their victims or not. If it serves as a detterent to even one robber, then it is worthwhie!. Gosh!!!….

  144. This is so so sad!!!…. Terrible terrible news. Unbelievable!.

  145. This is so so sad!!!…. Terrible terrible news. Unbelievable!.

  146. May their souls and the souls of all the faithfuls departed rest in peace.

  147. May their souls and the souls of all the faithfuls departed rest in peace.

  148. Very sad to say the least. Which way Nigeria?

  149. Very sad to say the least. Which way Nigeria?

  150. My dear sister and brother,may ur lovely souls rest in the bosom of the lord. This is the greatest shock ever. I am lost of words ,this is devastating. God…………..

  151. My dear sister and brother,may ur lovely souls rest in the bosom of the lord. This is the greatest shock ever. I am lost of words ,this is devastating. God…………..

  152. Henry Ubi says:

    Dear God, we don’t know why you called a husband and his wife home together in such a tragic way leaving their children without answers, May their soul rest in peace.

  153. Sad very sad. May their soul RIP.

  154. Very sad. May their souls RIP.

  155. Devastating news!
    They ought to investigate further.
    What’s happening at Asaba?
    May their souls rest in peace!
    #Sad

  156. Very sad,may d Lord rest their souls.

  157. So sad, I was gripped with fear, and the question why? May their soul rest in peace. My prayers for the family.

  158. Eme Bassey says:

    May they rest in bosom of almighty God .

  159. This is heart broken and sad may their souls rest in perfect peace Dr Alonzo&wife Stella

  160. May they rest in peace, amen

  161. May they rest in peace, amen

  162. Good heavens!This is just heart-wrenching. How does this family begin to mourn the death of not one, but three family members? Why do things like this happen? God, please comfort their children and their entire family.

  163. Wow, this is so so sad, all these insecurities and killings calls for a change in leadership. May their soul rest in peace, and the Almighty father foster and comfort their children and family.

  164. What in this world are we going to do with this group of callous and wicked Nigerians?? This is not what homecoming should be….Nigerians in diaspora have always been targeted in a country we proudly call our own. MAY THEIR GENTLE SOULS REST IN PEACE.

  165. So so sad! What an ill act! May their soul rest in perfect peace.

  166. What a sad news
    We go home for closure not to be killed…………..
    Very sad

  167. Nnenna Unaka says:

    Our nation continue to be wicked to her people. May their soul rest in peace

  168. Amaka Ilukwe says:

    It’s a pity. What a wicked world we live in!

  169. Oh my goodness. This is really sad. God, why? Chai aunty Nkem, may your soul rest in peace. Amen

  170. Abraham Madu says:

    May their soul rest in peace.

  171. So sad. I was heart broken for their daughter and now both parents……..may their soul rest in peace.

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