Prince Noel Tochukwu Is Dead: Imo Got Talent Founder Killed In Owerri Hotel Room 24 Hours After Meeting Okorocha


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Feb 5, 2014 – Imo Got Talent Founder Murdered In His Hotel Room In Owerri: Prince Noel Tochukwu Unegbu Is Dead

Imo Got Talent Founder Killed 24 Hours After Meeting With Governor Okorocha

Yesterday was indeed a very sad day for the family of Prince Noel Tochukwu Unegbu, a Texas-based man who came to Nigeria in January to invest in his motherland.

Noel Unegbu who has been in Texas for over 10 years made up his mind to invest in him home state few months back, a plan that necessitated his return to Nigeria which he gladly did. Unfortunately he has lost his life untimely.

Prince Noel Tochukwu who came to Nigeria last month for the grand finale of his popular talent-hunt show, ‘Imo Got Talent‘ was murdered yesterday by some unknown gunmen in his hotel room in Owerri, the capital city of Imo State.

The founder of Imo Got Talent TV show reportedly lodged at Rapour Hotel two days ago in preparation for his upcoming show.

The talented show promoter is deeply passionate about developing talents. He has an artist’s eye and vision for advertising.

The deceased has worked for top America’s advertising agencies before deciding to start his own business in Nigeria. He bagged a degree in Mass Comm. from Enugu state university after which he proceeded to Pontifical Urban University in Rome where he studied Philosophy. From Rome, Prince Emmanuel moved to the United States of America where he completed his Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Portland in Oregon.

The popular entertainment figure was a judge on shows like Miss Heartland, New Nigerian Diva, Miss Africa Texas, Mr Ideal Nigeria and many more.

Popularly called Prince Noel by his fans, he met his untimely death at the aforementioned hotel in Owerri in the wee hours of yesterday. When the hotel management heard the gunshots, they rushed him to the Federal Medical centre in Owerri where he was pronounced dead.

The season town of his popular Imo Got Talent show has been scheduled to host in April. Actor Uti Nwachukwu was billed to host the talent hunt show.

The deceased was the co-founder of project Bright light, an initiative against violence in the world.

Hear him talk about the project in the video below:


Since his death, his best friends have been mourning him in the social media.

“Noel, I remembered how we argued over your desire to promote talentes in Nigeria and how you spoke passionately ato do something for your state (imo). You left America to Nigeria to kiff off imo got talent only to be murdered in your hotel room. Sad your good intentions was paid by wickedness. May your creator avenge you.” – said John Domadi Chukwu via Facebook

Another friend named Mc PC said: “Gone too soon Prince Noel Tochukwu. You were such a good guy and a friend. You will be surely missed. RIP”

A Facebook user named Rossi Mobis who blamed the hotel management for his death said:

“What happen to Prince Noel Tochukwu?
In a hotel room? Did the gun make no sound? How did they get into your room?
These guys must be kidding.
People around you knows what happened and the very Judas that plotted this will be fished out. Go in peace bro, unfortunately we couldn’t see as planned but I know that someday we will meet again”

Sadly his last Facebook message was about his visit to Imo State Governor Rocas Okorocha. He paid a courtesy visit to Imo State Government House on Monday, one day before his death.

Here are the latest condolences from his Facebook fans:

Prince Samuel Ogechukwu Jaykaka: Ewooooo(crying)…Na so dis life be? Who u see today then 2moro u hear say he done go,GOD WHY? Why must Noel go this way,may your soul never rest until you revenge all those who joined hands to sniffed life out of you.(tears)… Evil meeting,evil people,evil politicians…God will punish all of you

Japhet Okwu RIP Tboy: Wat a wicked world,wicked people&wicked politician. MOOD NOT OK

Emmanual Cindy: Black man full of evil. black world negative world. As soon as u touch down in Nigeria the easiest pple u meet on the street are wicked,unhappy,digressive pple. Looking at you seeing that you are happy makes dem unhappy and aggressive. I weep for that failed nation. RIP my dear.

Rismas Ents And after the Meeting comes Death!!! God!
Bertha Okwuchukwu So they did dis meeting to confirm ur arrival and kill u abi God will punish dem all to think I was in love with u jezz my heart Is so heavy can’t stop crying
Whaley Forlan Bad people no wan allow u 2 proser!rip bro
Darlington Ike My brothers pls ask them what happens after the series of meetings ooh

Sources from Imo State said his corpse has been transferred to the mortuary.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.