Nollywood has recorded at least five deaths in the last 30 days.
Nollywood actors who died in January 2021 include:
Mrs. Folake Aremu (Orisabunmi)
Her death, which threw the theatre industry into sadness, was confirmed by a family source.
Jim Lawson Maduike
Nollywood veteran actor, Jim Lawson Maduike died on January 9, 2021.
The Imo-born thespian gave up the ghost after complaining of severe body pains.
He joined the film industry in 2004 where he starred in several films.
David Mela was a fast-rising Nollywood actor. He died from an undisclosed ailment on January 11, 2021.
Nollywood veteran actor Dan Nkoloagu died on January 22, 2021.
He wrote: “IT WAS A BLACK FRIDAY FOR US YESTERDAY as my Dad left us without saying goodbye.”
Veteran Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu died on evening of Tuesday January 26, 2021