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Dejo Tunfulu And 5 Other Nollywood Stars Who Have Died In 2022



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Dejo Tunfulu And 5 Other Nollywood Stars Who Have Died In 2022
Barely four months into the year 2022, Nollywood industry have been left with bitter tales and memories they can never forget in a hurry as the year goes on.

Some prominent actors, actresses, and great industry personalities have been reported to have died due to various ailments.

It has been recorded that almost every month of the year 2022, there has been mourning in the Nigerian entertainment world as veteran industry players passed on.

Below are some prominent Nigerian industry players who have passed on in 2022.

1. Tafa Oloyede

The Yoruba theatre artist, Mr. John Adewuni known as Tafa Oloyede, died at age 69 on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, after a short illness.

The actor featured in many movies that include ‘Jaiyesimi’, ‘Ayanmo’, ‘Ekuro Oloja’, ‘Orogun’, ‘Akanji Oniposi’ and others.

He was survived by his wife and children.

2. Romanus Amuta

The veteran actor Romanus Amuta, popularly known as ‘Natty’ in the foremost soap, ‘New Masquerade’ died on February 9, 2022, at age 79 after a protracted illness.

Amuta acted in some Nollywood movies including Lion Finger in 2003, Eagles Bride in 2005, and Ijele in 1999.

He was survived by his wife, Cordelia, and six children.

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3. Sunny obazu ojeagbase

The founder and executive chairman of Complete Communications Limited, publishers of the popular Complete Sports newspapers, Dr. Emmanuel Sunny Ojeagbase, passed on at the age of 71.

He died on Saturday, February 26, 2022, in the United States of America after a brief illness.

Ojeagbase was appointed sports editor of Sunday Concord newspapers at inception in 1980 and sports editor of The Guardian newspapers also at inception in 1983. He resigned from The Guardian in 1984 to pursue his dream as an entrepreneur.

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4. Lari Williams

The Veteran Nollywood actor, Lari Williams died on Sunday, February 27, 2022, in his home in Ikom, Cross River State. He was 81 years old.

According to reports he had been battling with sickness though the nature of the ailment could not be ascertained.

He was the inaugural president of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN).

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5. Shade Akin Taylor

Popular Yoruba actress Shade Akintaylor also known as ‘Oluweri Magbo Ojo‘ died on Monday, March 1, 2022, in the United Kingdom.

The actress, Shade Akintaylor passed on at the age of 59. The cause of her death still remains unclear.

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“For all your effort in ensuring Tinubu/Shettima mandate emerged at the 2023 presidential election.

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“Most importantly we want to thank you for protecting the APC mandate even After the 2023 election, as we are fully aware of all your efforts.” She said.

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He was later transferred to the state’s Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos.



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