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What Nigerian celebrities died in 2015?

2015 was quite a bad year for Nigerians. They lost many good and famous people. Do you want to remember them? Look this article!

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Muna Obiekwe

He is a Nigerian famous actor. Muna Obiekve starred in hit movies, like «Eye of the goods» and «Unstoppable». This talented actor died in one of the darkest days in Nigeria. He passed away on Sunday, January 18 at the age of 36. The reason of death was kidney disease. His death shocked everyone, because no his relatives, no friends know anything about his illness. As Muna was the very private person. He has been battling with kidney disease for many years. Despite this fact, he ignored the pain and continued working hard. Nigerians love this actor, his work, and will always remember him. 

Muna Obiekwe

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Peter Bunor 

Peter Bunor was well-known Nigerian actor. This famous actor starred in number movies, including «Cock Crow at Dawn», «Memorial Hospital», «Checkmate», and «Living in Bondage». He was the cheerful and open-hearted person. Someday Peter Bunor said about himself: «I see myself as somebody who just goes by. I'm not too ambitious, but somehow I know I am going to get there. I like honest people, and detest the opposite of honesty». He died in the 1 of May because of complications from an ailment. Peter had the battle with stroke in the past few years.

Peter Bunor

Dan Maraya

Dan Maraya Jos was a Nigerian Hausa Griot best known for playing the kontigi, a small, single-stringed lute, whose body is usually a large, oval-shaped sardine can cover with goatskin. His name also means “The Little Orphan of Jos”. This famous actor was born in 1946 and died Saturday, 20 June 2015 in B’ukur, near Jos in Plateau State in Nigeria. He had been battling for a long time with the brief illness.

Dan Maraya

Mufutau Sanni Ajigijaga

He known as Ajigijaga or Broken Bottle is a famous Nollywood actor. He was died on Friday, July 31, 2015, at his residence in Lagos. According to reports, he recently had a minor bike accident, and two weeks after the incident he died of infection for lack of proper care.

Ajigijaga

Ooni Of Ife

Ooni Of Ife was one of Nigerian`s prominent rulers. Okunade Sijuwade was born on January 1, 1930. When he felt bad, he was taken from Heathrow Airport in an Ambulance to the clinic where he passed four days later. As expected of tradition, the death of Ooni is being wrapped in secrecy by the traditional council in Ile-Ife.

Ooni Of Ife

Sahara reporters has confirmed the death of the monarch. 

Rest in peace! 

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