Nollywood actor Murphy Afolabi is dead



Less than 24 hours after the news filtered out about the death of a popular Nollywood actor, Saint Obi, another popular actor of Yoruba movies, Murphy Afolabi, has died on Sunday.


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

Afolabi who celebrated his birthday barely a week ago on Friday, May 5, was one of the popular stars to have emerged from the Yoruba film industry.


One of his colleagues, Odunlade Adekola shared a post on his Instagram page and wrote, "Jesus Christ, we lost Murphy."


Our team of reporters have made attempts to confirm the news, but have been unable to reach Afolabi's representatives or family members for comment.


Afolabi was a well-known face in the Nigerian film industry, having starred in several movies and TV shows over the years. He was also a producer and director, and had won several awards for his work.


The news of his death has been met with an outpouring of tributes and condolences on social media, with fans and colleagues expressing their shock and sadness at the loss of such a talented actor.


We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as more information becomes available.


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