5 Nollywood actors/actresses who died in January 2021

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Nollywood has recorded at least five deaths in the last 30 days.

Nollywood actors who died in January 2021 include:

Mrs. Folake Aremu (Orisabunmi)

Mrs. Folake Aremu

Popular Yoruba , Mrs. Folake Aremu popularly called Orisabunmi, died January 5, 2021.

Her death, which threw the theatre industry into sadness, was confirmed by a family source.

The veteran , who hailed from Olla in , died at 60 in her residence in Ibadan, Oyo .

Her death came four months after the demise her ex-, Jimoh Aliu popularly called Aworo under whose tutelage she rose prominence in the film industry.

Jim Lawson Maduike

Jim Lawson Maduike

Nollywood veteran actor, Jim Lawson Maduike died January 9, 2021.

The Imo-born thespian gave up the ghost after complaining severe body pains.

He joined the film industry in 2004 where he starred in several films.

David Mela

David Mela

David Mela was a fast-rising Nollywood actor. He died from an undisclosed ailment January 11, 2021.

The young actor was said be passing through a hard time in life as revealed by a post before untimely death.

Dan Nkoloagu

Dan Nkoloagu

Nollywood veteran actor Dan Nkoloagu died on January 22, 2021.

, Dan Nkoloagu Jnr, announced death on page.

He wrote: “IT WAS A BLACK FRIDAY FOR US YESTERDAY as my Dad left us without saying goodbye.”

Nkoloagu, who died at 83, was popular for playing the role a native doctor in many movies.

Ernest Asuzu

Ernest Asuzu

Veteran Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu died on evening of January 26, 2021

His wife, Jennifer Asuzu, who confirmed the sad incident The Nation, said he fainted on evening and never woke up.

(The Nation)