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Bisola Badmus, Destiny Etiko and other celebrities whose parent died in 2020

Although death is inevitable, losing a loved one can be very painful! The death of a parent is one sad event that will always affect a person, irrespective of their social status.

The pain of losing a loved one never truly goes away, it’s like a stamp that stays for a very long time and sometimes, leave a permanent scar in the heart.

2020 has been a tough year. From the deadly COVID-19, to police brutality and killing of Nigerians.

Kemi FIlani News brings to you, 5 Nollywood stars who lost their parent in 2020;

Destiny Etiko

Sometime in May 2020, Curvy actress, Destiny Etiko lost her father to the cold hands of death.

Destiny Etiko described her father as the finest man in the Etiko family and eulogised him for supporting her career.

“Am so pained, am so broken, am devastated; it’s as if my life is shattered, The world is wicked O.”

“I still can’t believe that the man who gave me life is gone. Daddy you have always loved and supported me when I told you what I wanted to take up as a carrier…You prayed for me and told me that I will always succeed and stand out in all I do …now am making you proud and all the evil ones could do is to take you from us.

“My heart is broken into pieces and I am not sure it can be mended for you left with a part of my soul daddy…..my closeness with you still making me not believe that you are gone dad OBI AGBAWA M OOOO, my headmaster, my oyibo pepper, yy intelligent man, the finest man in ETIKO’s FAMILY,” she cried.

Uchenna Nanna

In June 2020, Nollywood actress, Uche Nnanna, lost her mother, Romana Nnanna.

She took to social media to announce her death by writing; “Lost for words. My dearest mother Iyom Jesus, Lolo Ezinne Romana Nnanna (AKA Daylight) has taken a bow at the early hours of this morning the 25/06/2020. May her sweet, gentle, loving soul rest in the bosom of our Lord, Amen.”

Bisola Badmus

In May 2020, Popular pretty Yoruba talented actress, Bisola Badmus was left heartbroken after losing her beloved father. 


In May 2020, Nollywood actress and producer, Anuchamba was thrown into mourning following the death of her mother. According to the actress, her mum was the reason for her success and plans to setup a foundation in her name.

She wrote, “She is the reason I’m who I am today. Today I celebrate you my mother my mentor you never properly enjoyed the fruit of your womb but it will never end their because am going to open a charity organisation with your name…”

Rachael Okonkwo

July 2020, Actress Rachael Okonkwo lost her beautiful mum who she had a close bond with.

In her words she said “My world is shattered,” , “My life will never remain the same again.” She wrote on Instagram.

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Watch moment Desmond Elliot broke down in tears on Live TV amidst backlash

Desmond Elliot

Nigerian actor cum politician, Desmond Elliot has broken down in tears on Live TV after Nigerians on social media space backlash him over social media regulation.

Kemi Filani News recalls that the former actor, at the Lagos State House of Rep submitted for passing social media regulation bill.

His controversial statement on social media bill received lots of criticisms, from many Nigerian youths who also lashed out at him boast him for referring to youths as “children” and for also pushing for the regulation of social media.

Desmond Elliot in an interview on Arise TV broke down in tears. This came after he apologized for his statement earlier.

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Victor Osimhen gets first career red card as Napoli wins

He received a first red in his football career in the third minute of added time.

He had initially picked his first yellow in the 81st minute.

He then picked another ten minutes later, after elbowing Robin Le Normand while trying to control David Ospina’s goal kick.

The 21-year-old record signing came on as a second-half substitute for Gennaro Gattuso’s side, as a Matteo Politano lone goal sealed the win for the Partenopei.

Osimhen will now miss next week’s clash with Rijeka.

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Highlife music legend, Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka dies at 73

Popular Igbo music legend and Ekpili music crooner, Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka, has been confirmed dead.

Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka who was the oldest Igbo performing musician alive died Thursday afternoon, October 29, 2020. He was aged 73.

The sad news was confirmed by the chairman of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (Anambra Chapter), Ikeme Mazeli.

Mazeli announced the passing of the legendary singer in a statement that reads:
”With a heavy heart of sorrow…We, the entire Anambra state PMAN announce the exit of a music Legend, Dr Prince Morroco Maduka…..Ozonweluibe. He passed on this afternoon (Thursday, October 29th, 2020). All other arrangements as regards his planting to mother earth will be communicated to all of us later.”

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