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Nollywood filmmaker, Ifeanyi Onyeabor is dead

Popular Nigerian filmmaker, Ifeanyi Onyeabor is dead.

While the cause of his death remains unknown, the remains of the deceased have been transferred to a morgue.

Actor Guild of Nigeria president, Emeka Rollas, confirmed Onyeabor’s death on Saturday.

“The movie industry has been dealt another blow. Ifeanyi Onyeabor has died while shooting a movie in Jos, Plateau State,” he said.

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Onyeabor will be remembered for his ghetto-themed movie, New Jerusalem, which won him an award at the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA).