20 Nigerian Celebrities who Lost their Lives in 2021 and their Reported Cause of Death

In this article, there are Nigerian top actors and actresses who sadly passed away during their acting career in 2021.These people has contributed a lot to the movie industry in Nigeria and to the entire continent in which we can no longer see their new movies on our TV screens.

Augustine Okwelum (Double Spanner)

The talented actor passed on 2021 and the shocking news of his death was reported on Facebook on May 5 2021. According to report, the great actor died after battling with a prolonged illness that has put him on hospital bed for many months. The actor has featured countless Nollywood movies before his passing at the age of 62.

Abiodum Aleja

The veteran actor who is notable for his films such as October 1 (2014), We Don’t Live Here Anymore (2018) and Sade (2019). The actor has passed on 2021 and according to report, the filmmaker was admitted to hospital at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) following a fall at home.

Aleja went into a coma after the fall but was revived days later at the hospital, however, he passed away on Friday May 9 2021

Dokta Frabz

The legendary Nigerian producer who has worked with Nigerian top music stars like Wizkid, Davido and many more has passed on in 2021. The shocking news was announced on Twitter by his fellow producer Sammy Klef on February 2021. The entertainer died in the United States and the cause of his death is still unclear.

Some of his productions including, Thank God by the late Dagrin Da Grin, Joy by Wizkid and many more. In 2014, he was the music director of the 4th season of the Nigeria

Benjamin Nwani Okolo

The talented veteran Nollywood actor also known as major has passed on in 2021. The actor died after a short illness on 22nd of February 2021. The hero has finally gone to meet our ancestors. His death came many months after he was pictured in a heartbreaking condition in Lagos state. May his soul rest in peace.

Rachel Bakam

The talented Nigerian actress and a television presenter passed on in 2021 at the age of 38. According to report, she passed on after a short illness on April 13, 2021 at a private hospital in Abuja. Rachel Bakam has a great movies such as; Black Knight, The Last Day, Asunder, Dangerous Mission, The good Son, Blue Flames, and Ladies First.

Ada Jesus

Popular Nigerian comedian Ada Jesus has passed on in 2021. The young actress has lost her battle she being battling with kidney disease. The young comedian has suffered a Cardiac arrest in the night and was rushed to the intensive care unit of Zenith Medical & Kidney Centre where the doctors monitored her, she died the following morning at approximately 7:15 on 20th April 2021.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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