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In Memoriam: 5 Rachel Oniga Movie Roles We Will Never Forget

AllNews Nigeria earlier reported that popular screen queen Racheal Oniga passed on after a brief illness.

Racheal Oniga breathed her last at age 64 on Friday night with her family later revealing that she died from a heart-related ailment.

The death of the Nollywood legend has continued to evoke a plethora of tributes, with several celebrities taking to social media to recount fond memories of the actress.

In Memoriam: 5 Rachel Oniga Movie Roles We Will Never Forget

AllNews Nigeria has compiled top five major roles that will always linger in the heart of her fans and the movie industry.

  •  Sango, The Legendary African King (1998), directed by Femi Lesode

Summary: The epic tale of the legendary king of Oyo in Nigeria, who upon his death became one of the most important Orisha of the Yoruba religion.

  • Super story:  A Nigerian anthology television drama series created by Wale Adenuga
  • Surprise Wedding (2017): directed by Chris Eneaji Eneng with Rachel Oniga as Mama Tunde.

Movie summary: A wealthy Lagosian woman is so eager to get more grandchildren that she plans a surprise wedding for her son, disguised as his 41st birthday party.

  • Kada River (2018): directed by Toka McBaror with Rachel Oniga as Mrs. Ekon

Movie Summary: In the midst of an age long rivalry between two warring towns, Jerome and Nadia hold on to their young love in a bid to restore peace and save their tribes from an ungrounded hate

  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel: directed by Ishaya Bako with Rachel Oniga as Rose Adeniyi

Movie Summary: A disillusioned London chef visits Nigeria and struggles with her matchmaking mother and restoring the family's rundown hotel. She's heartbroken when she discovers the man she loves is buying it.



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Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe

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