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Names & Photos Of Popular Nollywood Actors Who Died In 2017

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May 25, 2017 – Photos: Popular Nigerian Actors Who Have Died So Far In 2017

In the wee hours of Monday, January 2nd, 2017, Nollywood actress Toyin Majekodunmi aka Iya Kike died of heart attack.

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The actress whose husband is also an actor died at the age of 61

On Wednesday the 8th of March 2017, Nollywood lost another legend to the cold hands of death. Veteran actor Prince James Uche lost his battle to diabetes and kidney disease after 8 years of struggle.

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He died at the age of 55.

On the 22nd of April 2017, Ibadan-based thespian Olumide Bakare died at UCH after a prolonged battle with respiratory disorder.

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Veteran Yoruba Samuel Adesina Adesanya aka Pastor Ajidara died at the age of 63 on May 7 2017.  Though it was revealed that he died of kidney disease, an insider said his death was spiritual in nature.

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On the 17th of May 2017, Nollywood actress Moji Olaiya died of child birth complications in Toronto, Ontario Canada.

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Four of the late movie stars are from the Yoruba sector of the Nollywood movie industry.

May their soul rest in peace.



  1. fifelomo

    May 25, 2017 at 6:22 AM

    May thier souls continue to rip.

  2. Prince Johnson Okpara

    May 25, 2017 at 7:06 AM

    you have all finished your race. It is time to answer your creator

  3. Londoner

    May 25, 2017 at 8:01 AM

    Not yet complete another yoruba actress also died this year called Modupe Oyekunle, the actress died in Abeokuta after given birth to a bounce baby girl, she also need to be mentioned as well. May their souls rest in perfect peace.

  4. Seyi

    May 25, 2017 at 11:58 AM

    May their souls RIP.

    This is especially to Moji Olaiya’s Oldest daughter, if you may, please contact me at my email. Very important information i’ll love to share with you.

    Toronto, Ontario Canada

  5. Ebun Peter

    May 30, 2017 at 11:06 PM

    May their souls rest in perfect peace


    August 1, 2017 at 3:43 AM

    Will will live to remember them.The mark they left behind inform of their play is indelible.Rest in perfect peace our entertainers.

  7. Nwankwo joseph

    August 13, 2017 at 3:52 PM

    May their soul continued P.I.P in jesus name……Amen

  8. Azamosa Confidence

    September 7, 2017 at 10:31 PM

    May their Gentle soul rest in perfect peace in the name of Jesus Ameeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeennnnn.
    R.I.P to the beloved role model who has gone to rest with the LORD “Moji Olaiya”. Wherever you are remember your children.

  9. Ayobami Glorious

    May 17, 2018 at 5:40 PM

    may their soul rest in peace

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