The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, has recorded its first loss in the New Year, with the death on the 2nd of January 2017, of veteran Yoruba actress, Toyin Majekodunmi, popularly known as Iya Kike. The actress, who had starred in several Yoruba movies during her life time, was married to fellow thespian, also in the Yoruba movie flock, Solomon Majekodunmi.
Her sudden death, which was recorded less than 48 hours into the New Year, becomes the first death in Nollywood in 2017.
Though, no official statement has been released by the family on the cause of her death, she was said to have experienced diabetes related health issues, which is suspected as the cause of her death.
Several colleagues and friends have taken to their social media handles to condole with the family of the deceased, who was a highly respected member of the Yoruba acting community during her life time. May her soul rest in Peace.
Ini Edo set for another marriage?
Popular Nollywood actress is in the news again. This talented thespian, who had recently posted an appreciative message on her Instagram Page, over her close shave with death at the tragic Uyo Church building collapse, where she was billed to be with her Governor at the Church service, but this is not the news, the news is that this beautiful actress is currently speculated to be having a romantic relationship with an oil baron, Stanley Uzochukwu of Stanel Oil.
According to gist bearers, the billionaire oil baron is currently engaged with the actress, who in 2014, got divorced from her former husband, American based Philip Ehiagwina.
The news behind the news, however is that Stanley is currently married with 4 kids and Ini seems willing to deal with that? Only time will tell.