Just In: Another Nollywood actor, Murphy Afolabi is dead


The Nigerian entertainment industry has yet again been thrown into mourning with the tragic passing of Murphy Afolabi.

In a post by his colleague, Tunde Ola Yusuf on his Instagram page, the Yoruba actor has been confirmed dead in the early hours of today, Sunday May 14.


Praying for his soul to rest in peace, he bade the actor farewell.

We lost a strong Filmmaker Murphy Afolabi…. 
May God rest your soul bro”.

The Yoruba movie star is said to have fallen in his bathroom and hit his head on the floor leading to his death.

His death is coming a week after he celebrated his 49th birthday on May 5.

Just yesterday, May 13th, it was announced that actor, film producer, and director, Obinna Nwafor better known as Saint Obi is dead.

The actor was said to have died on Sunday, May 7th at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), after a prolonged illness.

This came after a Yoruba actor, Adedigba Mukaila popularly known as Alafin Oro’s death was announced.

The Actor who was known for his movie roles in Yoruba films was said to have passed on at the early hours of Saturday, May 13.

Kunle Afod took to Instagram to share the sad news with photos of the deceased, stating that the whole industry will miss him dearly.

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