Upcoming Nigerian artiste, Ali Zainab Nielsen, popularly known as Alizee has been reportedly killed alongside, her four-year-old daughter, Petra Nielsen.
Information gathered from various sources reveal the Kogi born singer and her daughter were both shot dead on the 5th of April by the upcoming artiste’s Italian husband, Peter Nielsen at their home at Dellavista, near the Ocean Parade.
Even though the reason for the murder is unknown, it was reported that Alizee had signed a two year record deal with an Asian record label, Petra Entertainment in 2017. The record deal came with a brand new Ford explorer, a house in Banana Island and international distribution with affiliates of her record company in Asia.
Alizee was described by people who knew her as very active and a woman who was full of joy.
According to Linda Ikeji Blog, a member of the singer’s management team confirmed the killings.
“It’s really a shocking and sad development. We all woke up to the sad news of her death this morning and to find out that the homicide was committed by her husband makes it all the more sad. The Police has been brought in to the case and we’ll share more details as we get them,” the source was quoted as saying.
The remains of the mother and daughter have been deposited in the mortuary.