Some of the Nigerian Celebrities Who Died in 2016 left with a part of us.
They left behind sweet memories through their art and it is only fair we try to remember them, thus this post.
1. Elder Maya
Elder Maya gave up the ghost on the 30th of September . The veteran Nollywood actor passed on after months of battling with liver illness.
2. Bukky Ajayi
Among those Nigerian celebrities who died in 2016 was the iconic Buko Ajayi who passed on, on July 6, 2016 due to heart related issues.
3. Festus Aguebor
The veteran actor passed away on the 23rd of February 2016 with any credible information as to the cause of his death.
4. Fred Ebhoria Ekata
After battling with kidney related diseases for almost a year the actor eventually gave up the ghost on the 17th of May 2016.
5. Henrietta Kosoko
According to a source.
“She was in coma and eventually gave up the ghost, she’s actually been battling diabetics for a while now cause her sugar level keeps fluctuating”
She died in June 2016.
6. Elechi Amadi
Elechi passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Good Heart Hospital in Port Harcourt at the age of 82.
After spending two weeks at the hospital for typhoid Muyiwa Adeyemi Oshinuga popularly known as Nomoreloss died on March 21 at an undisclosed hospital in Opebi area of Lagos. He was aged 39
Amodu died on 10 June 2016, three days after the death of Stephen Keshi.
9. Stephen Kechi
Keshi had a heart attack and died en route to hospital on 7 June 2016 in Benin City , aged 54..
10. OJB Jezreel
The singer and Nigeria celebrity producer died om June 14, in a Lagos hospital, just one month to his 50th birthday.
11. Mike Odiachi
Mike Odiachi died at the General Hospital, Ikorodu on Monday, February 15th, 2016 after a brief illness.
12. Genevieve Nene
The light-skinned actress died on Sunday May 1, 2016, just as she was recuperating from typhoid fever.
13. Dj Midas
The very popular Nigerian celebrity Dj, died at the age of 45 after a brief illness.
These were the Nigerian celebrities who died in 2016, they are of course not the only ones.
But their popularity measure is what qualified them to be on this list of 13 Nigerian celebrities who died in 2016.