A student of Ebonyi State University,
Abakaliki, Miss Miracle Eze was found dead,
naked in her hostel room at the Ishieke
of the institution.
The deceased, who was in her second year in
the Department of Mass Communication, hailed
from Nsukka in Enugu State. She was said to
have died mysteriously in her room, nude.
Her hostel mates found her lifeless body in
her room at Henriv Hostel the next day when
one of them noticed that she had not come out
of herroom later in the day. On inquiry after
knocking on her door and there was no
response, she found out that it was locked
The situation, according to the source,
attracted the attention of other students, and
the police who later forced the door open and
found her lifeless body on her bed.
One of the hostel mates, who did not want her
name in print, told Daily Sun that the
deceased was a close friend but was not aware
that the deceased (Miracle) was sick, saying
that they were earlier together, on the night
However, she stated that the deceased had
told her of one Mohammed who had insisted on
dating her, adding that the deceased cried
while telling her about the man's love advances.
She said: "Miracle cried when she met me in
my room the same night she died and
complained about one Mohammed, whom, she
said, had been a threat to her life. She told me
that Mohammed's love advances had been a
threat to her and she could no longer bear to
see Mohammed's face in her room.
"While I was with her, the same Mohammed
came in and she left for her room. The
following morning as I was preparing for
school, I knocked on her door but nobody
responded. I thought maybe, she was praying
and I left for my exam."
Other residents of the hostel told reporters they sensed something was
wrong when they noticed that the girl's door
was still locked from inside until in the evening
when they raised the alarm and knocked hard
on the door but to no avail.
The students stated that it was when they
called her phone and it rang but was not
picked, that they peeped through the widow
and saw her body on her bed, dead and naked.
The police at Ishieke later deposited her
corpse in the mortuary while further