Moji Olaiya Nollywood actress passes away at 42

Moji Olaiya, who was popular for her roles in "No Pains No Gain," "Nkan Adun" and "Agunbaniro" has passed away.

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Moji Olaiya

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Moji Olaiya, who was popular for her roles in "No Pains No Gain," "Nkan Adun" and "Agunbaniro" has reportedly passed away.

Born February 27, 1975, the actress who welcomed a baby in March 2017, passed away in Canada.

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Moji Olaiya

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Founder of the Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi broke the news of her death via Instagram.

"Breaking news @MojiOlaiya dies in Canada. Details soon," he wrote.

Toyin Aimakhu also shared a photo of the actress, writing "RIP" with sad emojis.

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Moji Olaiya receiving her award

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She recently released her movie "Iya Okomi," which starred her alongside Foluke Daramola and Funsho Adeolu.

In 2003, she was nominated for the Reel Award Best Supporting Actress of the Year.

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Moji Olaiya

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Moji was married to Bayo Okesola in 2007. The actress who was one of the children to veteran musician, Victor Olaiya, converted to Islam in 2014.

Olaiya was also known for her roles in films such as "Sade Blade ", "Nkan adun" and "Omo iya meta leyi ".

More details soon.