Shocking! Nollywood Director, Ifeanyi Onyeabor Is Dead




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director and stunt specialist, Ifeanyi Onyeabor, is . According to Qed.ng. the filmmaker died while filming in Jos, State.

body has been transferred to a morgue.

Actor Guild Nigeria president, Emeka Rollas, confirmed death in a Nollywood WhatsApp group called Film4.

Onyeabor is best remembered for critically acclaimed ghetto , New Jerusalem, which earned him several nominations and a win at the Africa Academy Award (AMAA).

He also made news when he was locked in a battle over co-production disagreements Steve James.

He was charged to court and remanded in prison but was later released after he settled court his business partner.

Speaking later about the incident, James said “ blame the problem breakdown communication between us. was new in the industry and naturally reacted the way someone would react when third parties come to you’re about to lose your investment.

“Luckily after everything, discovered that Ifeanyi, actually meant well, and his and sat down and agreed to withdraw the matter from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Source: Qed.ng.