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  • Updated: April 10, 2024

Popular Nollywood actor Junior Pope reported dead

Popular Nollywood actor Junior Pope reported dead

Junior Pope

Popular Nigeria Nollywood actor, Junior Pope has been reported dead. 

The star actor was reportedly involved in a boat capsizing incident while shooting a movie on the River Niger on Wednesday, April 10. News of his demise was announced by filmmaker Sam Olatunji, who shared that the actor died with three others after they fell into a river. 

Others on the boat who wore life jackets were rescued, but tragically, those without have reportedly died.

"Four actors including Jnr Pope fell into Anam River on their way to location and their bodies have been recovered. What a sad day for Nollywood.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Multiple sources confirm this sad development to us", the social media post reads.


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