- Prince James Uche
Popular Veteran actor, Prince James Uche who died after battling with diabetes and kidney ailment for eight years gave up the ghost just two days after he was supposed to travel to India for surgery on March 8, 2017
2. Moji Olaiya
The popular actress and mother of 2 died two months after giving birth to her daughter in Canada. She died on May 17, 2017
3. Olumide Bakare
The popular thespian died after having battle with a respiratory disorder. He died April 22, 2017.
4. Toyin Majekodunmi
Toyin a.k.a Iya Kike, died on 2nd of January 2017 at age 61 which made her the first actor to die in 2017.
5. Modupe Oyekunle
Fast rising Nollywood actress, Modupe Oyekunle, died after giving birth to her third child, a baby girl. She died on April 4, 2017
6. Pastor Ajidara
Veteran actor Adesina Adesanya, a.k.a ‘Pastor Ajidara’ died of a kidney failure on May 7,2017