Sad News: Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele loses her dad

Popular actress, Funke Akindele also known as ‘Jenifa’ is currently in a mourning mood after losing her dad to the cold hands of death. The talented actress made this known via her official Instagram page today Monday, 9th December. Taking solace in the Lord, she said the family loves him but God knows best. Also, she said she wishes she could turn back the hands of time. She wrote: “Dad!!! May your soul Rest In Peace!! I tried Dad! I did!! We love you but God knows best!!! #iwishicanturnbacktheendoftime.” Our condolences to Funke Akindele. May the soul of her dad rest in perfect peace!🙏

Nollywood Actor Hafiz Oyetero loses his mom

Nollywood Actor, Hafiz Oyetoro, popularly known as Saka is in mourning as he recently lost his aged mother. Saka lost his mum yesterday, August 29. She was 92 years old and was immediately buried according to Islamic rites. The comic actor broke down in tears during his mother’s burial. Announcing her death to Instagram, Saka shared clips from her funeral and wrote: “Finally I have now joined the club of orphans aka “omo orukan”.My Mum has joined my late Dad her late husband about 40 hours ago. May her soul and the souls of others who have also joined their wives or husbands down there rest in perfect peace. … IT IS WELL.”

SAD NEWS: Nollywood actor Ifeanyi Gbulie dies of stroke

BREAKING NEWS. Veteran Nollywood actor, Ifeanyi Gbulie, who has featured in countless movies has been reported dead after a brief illness. The actor has been bed ridden for several months as he was down with Stroke and after several battles to survived, he passed away in the early hours of December, 13th, 2018. Ifeanyi died in Enugu. He was one of the pioneers of Nollywood having been acting from his hey days at NTA channel 8, Enugu in the 1970s and 1980s. He was popularly called ‘Danda.’ May God grant him eternal rest in his heavenly kingdom!

Baba Sala’s Burial Date Finally Announced

The family of Late Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has announced December 6 and 7 as dates for the burial ceremony of the icon. According to reports, his son, a performing officer at the National Troupe of Nigeria, Emmanuel Adejumo, popularly called “Boisala’’ disclosed that the family has decided on the date for the burial. Baba Sala, a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON), comedian, dramatist and actor died on October 7 at 81 in Ilesa, Osun state. His body has since been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital) in Ilesa. May his soul rest in peace. Amen.

Nollywood Actor Fred Ezimadu dies of tooth infection

CELEBRITY DEATH: The Nollywood movie industry has lost yet another icon, a top member of the AGN in Lagos Fred Ezimadu a.k.a Big Fredo lost his life to tooth infection over the weekend. According to top Nollywood sources, the actor who hails from Kwale in Delta state has been battling tooth infection for a while before the infection turns fatal over the weekend. His daughter and a top singer said Big Fredo was rushed to the hospital after the tooth ache became unbearable where he passed on few hours after admission. May his soul rest in peace!🙏

Sad News: Wife becomes a widow on wedding day as husband dies

SHOCKING GIST: Janatil Firdawl Yakubu became a widow the same day she became a bride, as her groom died in an auto crash on their way to the wedding reception. According to reports, the Islamic wedding took place on Sunday morning, September 30, 2018. After the first part of the ceremony, guests were supposed to have converged at Africana Guest House, opposite TF Hostel at Atomic Junction where the reception was supposed to take place. The groom and his friends then left Adenta in a convoy towards the venue for the reception but things went awry when a vehicle trying to overtake another, run into the car that was conveying the couple. The groom who was seriously injured in the accident, was rushed to the Legon Hospital but pronounced dead on arrival, turning the entire function into a mour...

Nollywood actor Bassey Ekpenyong loses his beloved mother

CELEBRITY GIST: This is not a happy time for Nollywood actor, Ekpenyong Bassey Inyang as he is currently bereaved having losing his beloved mother. The actor loss his beloved mother Princess Mary Ariy Bassey Inyang, who died some months back at the age of 83 years. Even though she is gone, the impact she made on her children and people around them will never be forgotten as the family begins her burial arrangement which will be coming up on the 6th of October, 2018. Some of the younger generation might not be familiar with the actor’s face but he can boldly say that he is one of those relevant actors that have played pivotal role in the growth of the Nollywood. A wake keep service will hold in her honour at the Good News Baptist Church in Surulere Lagos on Thursday the 4th of October 2018....

7 Years rememberance of late Nollywood Actesss Geraldine Ekeocha

CELEBRITY MEMORIAL: Nollywood Community remembers late Nollywood Actesss Geraldine Ekeocha who passed away on September 4th 2011. The late Actress a native of Imo State but was resident in Enugu State where her acting career began. She was aged 56 and left behind 7 children. Geraldine was snatched by the cold hands of death on Sunday,4 September 2011 during a fibroid surgery at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku, Enugu State. She was one talented actress who has featured in over 80 movies and several soap operas with many of them still running on air. May her gentle soul continue to rest in perfect peace!

Nollywood Actress, Uzoma Oluchi Osimkpa Mourns The Death Of Her Darling Father

Nollywood actress Uzoma Oluchi Osimkpa popularly referred to Uzor Simkpa lost her father to a deathly illness that had been threatening his life for a while. Due to the recurring sickness, she had taken to asking fans and friends to donate blood to her dad with the hope that this would hasten his recovery. Quite a number of fans responded to her plea by donating blood to the sick man. For a while, this seemed to resuscitate him and made the condition of the senior Osimkpa better. But as it appeared, the goodwill of his daughter and her fans wasn’t enough to keep him staying longer as he gave up the ghost yesterday afternoon. Well, this was a December ago. Would it count as #OldHeadShotDay 😋 #Makeup by Me. I hope your Sunday is going great. 💞 A post shared by Uzo O. Osimkpa (@uzoosimkpa) on...

Nollywood Actor, Chike Osuji Passes On At Age 65

The Nollywood industry once again has lost one of its practitioners as they woke up to the shocking news of the death of actor, Chike Osuji. According to a statement released by the special assistant to the president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) on media and publicity, Ochendo McSmith, Osuji who was an Imo state based actor succumbed to the cold hands of death in Owerri, the Imo state capital. He was aged 65. The statement further revealed that until his death, the deceased’s name was on was on the list of sick actors the recently launched AGN foundation is supposed to take care of. The late Osuji was said to be an active member of AGN. Among the movie Chike Osuji had featured in are Bleeding Tree, The Kingdom on Fire, The Book of Harragon, 40 Days in the Wilderness, The Royal Monster,...

Nigerian Singer Tony Tetula loses his dear mother

CELEBRITY GIST: Veteran Nigerian Singer Tony Tetuila has lost his mother to the cold hands of death. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace!!! The singer took to Instagram to share the sad news, revealing that she passed away on Tuesday, July 31st. He wrote: “Maami,GOD took you to a better place yesterday, heaven gained a beautiful angel……Rest in peace in JESUS Name will always be on my mind…there is no one like you maami. Oh my GOD.” Since the singer made the announcement, a host of his celebrity colleagues and fans have been pouring in their condolences on his Instagram post. Azadus wrote: “Wow…….. Tonyyyyyyyyyy wow this is painful but has she not lived a beautiful life adopting every child as hers? Hearts such as hers should never die but we remain mere mor...

Jehovah Witness dies after refusing blood transfusion following an accident in Jos

NAIJA GIST: A Lady on Facebook has shared the sad story of ‘Jehovah Witness Devotee’ who was involved in an accident and could have been saved but for his refusal to undergo blood transfusion, ended up losing his life. Here’s what the lady by the name Jewel Chika Opaleke wrote: “I am heart broken!!! Lost a colleague in the industry to some religious fallacies…. I am angry, I have been restless since I heard how he died…. Bros is big top Oga in one of the Banks, He had an accident Saturday night on his way home, He was rushed to a very good private hospital, everyone can attest they are good. Bros needed blood urgently cos he had lost so much blood. They called his wife and family and they refused to give consent to be transfused cos they are Jehovah witness, they doctors tried ...

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