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10 Celebrity Deaths That Shook Entertainment Industry In 2022

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10 Celebrity Deaths That Shook Entertainment Industry In 2022

From actors to singers and reality TV stars, the entertainment industry witnessed several Celebrity deaths in 2022. 

 

Newsline reports that the year 2022 has been an eventful year for the entertainment industry and fans as the deaths of some renowned celebrities which brought grief to the bereaved families and fans.

 

Some of the veterans lost their lives either from unforeseen circumstances or chronic illnesses.

As 2022 draws to a close, News online brings you the top 10 Celebrity deaths in no particular order:

 

Ada Ameh

Ada Ameh

On July 17, 2022, at the age of 48, Ada Ameh passed away in Warri Delta State.

The actress, who had battled depression, had visited a family in the State when she suddenly collapsed. She was rushed to the hospital but was confirmed dead.

Ameh was born May 15, 1974, and spent more than two decades in the Nigerian movie industry. She suffered depression after the death of her daughter and some members of her family.

She was most notable for her character as Anita in the 1996 movie titled, “Domitilla”, and as Emu Johnson in the award-winning Nigerian television series titled, “The Johnsons”.

 

Sammie Okposo

Sammie Okposo

Sammie Okposo, a popular gospel singer died on November 25, 2022. The ‘wellu wellu crooner was said to have died in his sleep at his residence in Lagos State. The 51-year-old, who had apologised for extra marital affairs months before his death, was laid to rest at a private cemetery in Ikoyi, Lagos State.

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Osinachi Nwachukwu

Osinachi Nwachukwu

The death of Osinachi Nwachukwu shocked the world after it was reported that the ‘Ekwueme singer’ died of domestic violence. Osinachi’s unfortunate death occurred after she was allegedly battered by her husband.

Osinachi’s husband was alleged to have beaten her and kicked her in the chest which landed her in the hospital. It was also alleged that Osinachi died of throat cancer but it was debunked by her family. The matter is now in court where the husband is being tried.

The mother of three was buried on June 25, 2022, while her husband is still in custody.

 

Leonard Onyemachi

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Leonard Onyemachi, a seasoned actor, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022, after battling with kidney disease.

The actor, who rose to stardom after performing in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Labista” had undergone a kidney transplant four years ago but succumbed to the disease in 2022.

 

Chinedu Nwadike

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Gospel Minister, Chinedu Nwadike passed away March 27, 2022, after battling an unknown illness.

He was popularly known for his hit songs “Marry me’ and ‘God of vengeance’.

 

Romanus Amuta

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Renowned Nollywood actor, Romanus Amuta died on February 10, 2022. The veteran died after a protracted illness.

He was popularly known for his role as Natty in the sitcom ‘New Masquerade’.

 

Chinedu Bernard

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On April 29, 2022, a fast-rising Nollywood actress, Chinedu Bernard slumped and died while cleaning St Leo the Great Catholic Church in Enugu State.

It is unknown what caused her death.

 

Rico Swavey

Rico Swavey

Famous ex-Big Brother Naija star, Patrick Fakoya died on 13th October after a ghastly motor accident. Rico’s death took his fans by storm as he was known to be peaceful.

The 29-year-old was in coma for two days and was buried at Ebony vault in Ikoyi Lagos State.

 

Lari Williams

The founding National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lari Williams, died at the age of 81 on February 27, 2022, after a brief illness.

The AGN and the Artistes Village community on Friday, April 15, 2022, celebrated the life and times of the multi-talented artiste.

 

Sola Onayiga

Another veteran Nollywood actress, Sola Awojobi Onayiga, died on July 18.

The gap-toothed actress was popular for playing Ireti in the now-defunct family drama, Fuji House of Commotion.

Ngozi Nwosu and Jude Orhorha, who co-starred in the drama series and fans of the show, mourned the late Onayiga.

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”Why Kizz Daniel stopped talking to me” – Skiibii opens up (Video)

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Why Kizz Daniel stopped talking to me – Skiibii opens up (Video)

Nigerian singer, Skiibii, has opened up on the reason behind his strained relationship with Kizz Daniel for a while now.

Skiibii recently had an interview with Afrobeat podcaster Adesope where he revealed his currently not talking to Kizz Daniel.

Skiibii disclosed that he is very close to Kizz Daniel and understands how he thinks.

However, the singer also revealed that they constantly have a lot of fights, describing Kizz Daniel as a “Werey.

According to Kizz, they are currently not on talking terms after he sent him a voice note which didn’t go well with him.

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Skiibii said:

“This last time we fought, I sent him a voice note, and he just hissed at me. Since that time, we no dey talk. We don fight. But you see as we dey fight, I still get many good things to talk about him. He’s a lovely guy.”

@Blackboysho reacted: “Real life is different from social media… love Skibbiiiiii.”

@oluwashiizey commented: “Skiibii get D’banj DNA for him blood . He’s so entertaining to watch.”

@ishoola706 reacted: “Best interview ever now I love Skiibi.”

@ParksWay8 said: “This episode sweeeeeeet! Egbon dy turn this podcast to another thing oh.”

@ParksWay8 commented: “Too real!!! See interview!! Man was himself.”

@Pocho184 said: “For acknowledging KC as your oga despite your level now, God bless you Skiibii.”

@abeebgbadamosi562 reacted: “Since when I watch skiibii for tiwantiwa nahin I don love ham, e dey talk ham as e be, no dey fake.”

@MuhammadIbrahim-gt8fr said: “You faked buying a GLS600 maybach tho.”

 

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Nigerians fume as young boy who was promised heaven and earth during presidential election is neglected

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Nigerians fume as young boy who was promised heaven and earth during presidential election is neglected

In what appears to be a disheartening turn of events, Nigerians are expressing their disappointment as the young election hero, whose viral video of chasing Peter Obi’s convoy captivated the nation, has allegedly been left empty-handed despite grand promises made during the presidential election campaign.

The incident has reignited debates over the credibility of campaign pledges and the treatment of citizens who actively participate in political processes.

"After 5 months" - Nigerians fume as young boy promised heaven and earth during presidential election campaign is left neglected

During the presidential elections campaign, the young boy was promised a myriad of rewards ranging from scholarships abroad to substantial financial compensation.

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These assurances were intended to recognize and appreciate his bold act of running after the convoy of Peter Obi, the former vice-presidential candidate, in a fervent display of support.

However, five months have elapsed since the general elections took place, and the promised rewards have failed to materialize, leaving the young election hero disillusioned and causing Nigerians to voice their grievances.

Social media platforms have been inundated with expressions of frustration, highlighting the broken trust between politicians and the electorate.

Netizens Reactions…

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@mandemluvme said; “U go dey trust politicians?😂😂😂”

@mali.k_3 wrote; “Obi😂😂😂”

@jah_rock_ said; “I did not trust this man right from day one… fake man”

@thisleksam said; ‘That’s politics for you”

@bvenza wrote; “Just da play you da hear da play.”

@b_o_w_a_d said; “Peter obi talk say he won give him one post then ?

@kuwait_official wrote; “Internet is very bad what’s this again”

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”Hold your Boyfriends Tight”, SS3 Graduate Advises Ladies

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A fresh Senior Secondary graduate has sent out a stern warning to ladies as she tells them to hold their boyfriends well. The young graduate has shared a video on her social media page advising the older ladies to hold their boyfriends well because she is done with school and in the market. According to her, she is now in the dating market and has also learned the skills of snatching boyfriends and husbands from their ladies. The video shared by the young graduate has attracted a lot of reactions from social media users. Reacting to her video, Seun wrote; “They learn this rubbish from social media. It’s now cool for kids in secondary school to say stuff like this. It’s a short distance from saying to doing.” Blossom wrote; “Boyfriend wey pesin suppose hide from secondary school pikin no be boyfriend” Fatima wrote; “I hope this video gets to her parents so that they can beat her very well.

A fresh Senior Secondary graduate has sent out a stern warning to ladies as she tells them to hold their boyfriends well.

The young graduate has shared a video on her social media page advising the older ladies to hold their boyfriends well because she is done with school and in the market.

According to her, she is now in the dating market and has also learned the skills of snatching boyfriends and husbands from their ladies.

The video shared by the young graduate has attracted a lot of reactions from social media users.

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Reacting to her video,

Seun wrote; “They learn this rubbish from social media. It’s now cool for kids in secondary school to say stuff like this. It’s a short distance from saying to doing.”

Blossom wrote; “Boyfriend wey pesin suppose hide from secondary school pikin no be boyfriend”

Fatima wrote; “I hope this video gets to her parents so that they can beat her very well.

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