Sad News! Nollywood Actor Jim Lawson Maduike is dead

The Nigerian film industry has been thrown into mourning yet again with the reported passing of one of its talented stars, Jim Lawson Maduike. Maduike has passed away. Photo credit: @jimlawsonmaduike Several social media users have come online to express shock at the death of the movie icon. Maduike was reported to have passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2020. The Imo state actor was said to have died after he complained of body pains shortly before his death around 12 noon. May God grant him eternal rest in his Heavenly Kingdom!🙏

Sad News: Nollywood Producer Chico Ejiro dies on Christmas day

Nigerian filmmaker Chico Ejiro has died. He died in the early hours of Friday, Christmas day. A source close to the deceased revealed to The PUNCH that Ejiro died at about 2 am on Christmas Day. According to the source, Ejiro was ill about five weeks ago and taken to a hospital in Surulere where he was placed on admission. But he was discharged after a week. “From what he said, he had high blood pressure that led to some heart complications and disease. He was recuperating and got better. He even started a production that he was shooting about four days ago but he was not fully involved,” the source added. The source added that Ejiro was just the supervising director of the new film he was working on. “Although he kept saying that he had not gotten back to his full health; he was still ver...

Veteran Nollywood Actress Susan Nwobodo dies at ’78’

Veteran Nollywood actress Louisa Nwobodo has been declared dead after she passed out in her car and was rushed to the hospital. Former Chairman, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Enugu Chapter, Stan K Amadi, who confirmed her death, said the 78-year-old passed out on Sunday, September 13th, 2020, in her car in St. Mulumbas Catholic Church, New Haven, Enugu. She was quickly rushed to the hospital where she was confirmed dead. Her body has been deposited at the morgue pending her Funeral arrangements. Before her death, she starred in hit movies like Johnbull and RoseKate and had carved a name for herself in the industry. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace!🙏

Sad News! Rachael Okonkwo loses her beloved Mother

Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo popularly called Nkoli has mourned the death of her mother, a woman she dearly loved. Rachael showed in her latest post on Instagram that she is gravely devastated by the demise of her mother when she penned a heartfelt message coupled with a photo of her mother. The curvaceous script-interpreter also posted a photo of a candle light in a black background and revealed that her life has changed due to the vacuum created in her life now. She wrote: “My world is shattered. My life is crumbled RIP mama NKOLI. Where do I start from. My life will never remain the same. May God grant Rachael Okonkwo the fortitude to bear the painful loss!

Destiny Etiko buries her dad ETIKO JOHN ANONDE amidst tears

Curvy Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko who lost er father recently shared a video showing the moment her father’s corpse arrived at their compound. Her father’s corpse arrived the compound amid tears and wailings from people around the vicinity. The heartbroken lady in her tribute message recounted how close she was to him. She described him as a loving man who supported her when she expressed interest in starting her acting career. Etiko who also expressed her pain about his death, stated that her heart can never be mended, as her father who loved her more than anything in the world left with a part of her soul. In her own words: “ETIKO JOHN ANONDE has been laid to rest today and it was a success �� After COVID 19 will have the proper funeral done ✅ I wanna use this medium to say th...

Nollywood Actress Destiny Etiko loses her dear father

Nigerian actress, Destiny Etiko is bereaved. The curvy actress took to her social media page to announce her pain to the world. She expressed how heartbroken she is and how the one man, who truly stood by her all these while has left her all alone in this cruel world. In her words: “Am so pained Am so broken Am devastated It’s as if my life is shattered The world is wicked o I still can’t believe that the man who gave me life is gone Daddy u have always loved and supported me when I told u wat I wanted to take up as a carrier…u prayed for me and told me dat I will always succeed and stand out in all I do …now am making u proud and all the evil ones could do is to take you from us My heart is broken into piece and am not sure it can be mended for u left With a part of my soul daddy… clo...

Sad News: Living in Bondage Nollywood Actress Chizoba Bosah is dead

Nollywood has been thrown into mourning as it has lost another veteran in the person of 52-year-old actress, Chizoba Bosah Sam-Boye. Bosah’s acting credits go as far back as the classic Nollywood film, “Living In Bondage” and her Igbo comedy series- ‘Kanyi Si Ebi’ was a major contributor to the start of Igbo Channel on DSTV. Bosah is also known for her role as Aunty Atinuke in popular Tv drama, Tinsel. The deceased actress was married to her husband, Sam Boye for about 15 years, and they jointly operated a company called Purple Pictures. May her soul rest in peace.

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!🙏

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