Nollywood Actress, Moji Olaiya passed on at the age of 42, after giving birth to her second child 2 months ago.
Nigerians have been left shocked and tributes have been pouring in from all over since the news of her death broke.
Her last post on Instagram was 18 hours before her death was announced. She wrote, “Hello fans, Okiki app is now on Apple App Store. Watch movies from me and other great actors for free.”
But before that she had posted two days earlier, sharing a picture where she looked trimmer and wrote:
“Alliamdulilahi to you
Allah I give all the glory for all you have done. I will forever praise
and worship you. It’s not by power but the Grace of Allah. Thank you
for the gift of life. Thanks also to all my friends and family my fans
for your supports and prayers. Love you all.”
When photographs of the late actress on her deathbed found its way to
Instagram, it was greeted with a lot criticism from her fans and
Although her family is yet to issue an official statement, more
information about the circumstances that led to her death have also been
According to Premium Times, Olaiya’s housekeeper, Mrs. Keji, who
described herself as a very close friend of the deceased, revealed in an
interview that the actress’ sudden death could be a spiritual attack.
According to her, in the last three days before she passed away, the
actress had placed several calls from her base in Canada to complain of “being uncomfortable”.
“Her baby was born
premature— her EDD was for May 2017 but complications arose that
necessitated that she be induced to save the baby’s life as well as
hers. But since the delivery in March, her health had not been exactly
She said that around 10p.m. Canadian time (3a.m. Nigerian time) Moji went into a crisis.
“Her blood pressure
shot up and she became unconscious. An ambulance was called to transport
her to the hospital. But her case worsened and she gave up the ghost
before they could make it to the hospital,” She revealed.
Moji, 42, died almost exactly two years after her younger brother, Abidemi Olaiya, passed on. He died on May 4, 2015.