Nollywood Actor Justus Esiri Laid to Rest


Veteran Nollywood actor Justus Esiri, who passed away on February 19, will be laid to rest in his home town, Abraka, in Delta State.
  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri Laid to Rest

    Vanguard, 12 April 2013

    The Quiet Town of Oria, Abraka in Delta State Was a Beehive of activities as top Nollywood stars heralded by Urhobo-Isoko in Nollywood, Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, other ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Goodnight Our Village Headmaster!

    Vanguard, 12 April 2013

    IT'S bound to be 'good night' as the remains of legendary Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri who died nearly two months ago, will be laid to rest this morning in his home town, Abraka, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Tribute to Justus Esiri - Justus Was Larger Than Life Itself

    Vanguard, 11 April 2013

    When without any preparation, I jumped out of regular employment around 1978, it was clear I was headed for deep waters. At 29, it didn't really matter, as I foolishly believed I ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Family, Friends Gather for Esiri

    Vanguard, 10 April 2013

    There was no dry eye at Catholic Church of the Ascension, Lagos, yesterday, as family, friends and colleagues of late Justus Esiri gathered at a service of songs held in honour of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nollywood Honours Esiri

    Vanguard, 9 April 2013

    Emotion ran high, yesterday, when practitioners in the movie industry gathered to pay their last respect to Justus Esiri, who died on the February 17. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Esiri for Burial April 12

    Daily Trust, 16 March 2013

    Late Nollywood actor Justus Esiri is to b burried on April 12 in his hometown, Abraka, Delta State, on April 12. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Family Releases Esiri's Burial Arrangements

    Vanguard, 11 March 2013

    FAMILY of late Nollywood actor, Chief Justus Esiri, yesterday, released details of burial arrangement for the Village Headmaster. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri - Exit of Headmaster

    Vanguard, 10 March 2013

    THE Village Master", one of the few dramas that excited the Nigerian television stations in the 80s is on the news for the second time in barely a year. Reports about the now ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri - Sudden Departure of Nollywood Patriarch

    Vanguard, 1 March 2013

    We hadn't seen for years.But news of Mr Justus Esiri recuperating in a London hospital troubled me to no end. For, we had a relationship - Justus Esiri, Gaby Okoye (Gabosky), ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri to Be Buried in April

    Premium Times, 25 February 2013

    Veteran Nollywood actor and broadcaster, Justus Esiri, who passed away on February 19, will be buried in the third week of April in his home town, Abraka, Delta State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Esiri for Burial in April

    Vanguard, 25 February 2013

    Body of one of the most talented actors in Nigeria, late Justus Esiri who died on February 19, will be laid to rest in the third week of April in his home town, Abraka in Delta ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Artistes' Deaths - One Death Too Many

    Daily Trust, 24 February 2013

    Another day, another sad story; Nollywood aficionados were again thrown into mourning following news of the demise of veteran actor Justus Esiri. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Entertainment Industry Loses Four People in Two Weeks

    Leadership, 24 February 2013

    In what can be described as the knock of an unwanted visitor, the Nigerian entertainment industry has lost four people in the last two weeks. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri - Loss of Another Nollywood Giant

    Leadership, 24 February 2013

    Last Wednesday turned out to be another sad day in the annals of the Nigerian entertainment industry. It was a day the industry recorded the death of yet another of its legendary ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Justus Esiri Never Used Stage Name

    This Day, 24 February 2013

    Nseobong Okon-Ekong reports that the late Nollywood icon, Justus Esiri might have lived by the axiom that a good name is better than silver and gold read more »

  • Nigeria:  Esiri's Death Great Loss to Africa, PPA Says

    Premium Times, 22 February 2013

    Mr. Esiri, veteran actor and father of hip hop sensation, Dr. Sid, died on Wednesday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Justus' Death Isn't Nollywood's but Africa's Loss - RMD

    Daily Trust, 23 February 2013

    Justus Esiri just passed on. How did you receive the news of your colleague and friend death? read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri - the Village Headmaster Bows Out

    Daily Trust, 23 February 2013

    In recent times, the Nigerian entertainment industry has suffered huge losses of its members. Early in the week, it suffered another severe loss with the passing away of Justice ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Jonathan Pays Tribute to Late Justus Esiri

    Nigeria First, 21 February 2013

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan joined other Nigerians in mourning veteran Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri whom he described as an epitome of commitment, excellence and creativity. read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Life and Times of Late Justus Esiri

    Vanguard, 21 February 2013

    Legendary actor, Justus Esiri, died suddenly Tuesday night, throwing the entertainment industry into mourning. He was 71 years. His death was preceded by the death of Lugard ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  No Reason to Be Sad About My Father's Death - Dr. Sid

    Vanguard, 21 February 2013

    Pop star and son of legendary late actor, Justus Esiri, Onoriode Esiri, popularly known as Dr. Sid, yesterday, said he was not shattered by his father's death. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri - School Closes for the Village Headmaster

    This Day, 21 February 2013

    Before the news of his tragic death filtered out yesterday, Nollywood icon, Justus Esiri, had hit the headlines last year for a somewhat gloomy reason. He and Segun Arinze had been ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Mourns Late Veteran Actor, Justus Esiri

    Peoples' Democratic Party, 20 February 2013

    The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the death of veteran actor, Justus Esiri, describing it as a national loss. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Veteran Nollywood Actor, Justus Esiri Dies At 70

    Premium Times, 20 February 2013

    The Nigerian entertainment industry has been hit by another tragedy. One of the most talented actors in our country, Justus Esiri has been reported dead. He was 7o. (See tribute ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri - Exit of a Movie Icon

    Premium Times, 20 February 2013

    The news of the death of Nollywood's veteran actor and broadcaster, Justus Esiri, filtered in the late hours of Tuesday and was initially dismissed as just another death hoax. ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Mourns Justus Esiri

    Premium Times, 20 February 2013

    The Peoples' Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday expressed shock over the death of veteran actor, Justus Esiri. read more »

  • Nigeria:  D' Banj, Mokeme, Ice Prince, Others Pay Tribute to Late Justus Esiri

    Premium Times, 20 February 2013

    Following the death of foremost Nigerian actor, Justus Esiri, many celebrities have taken to Twitter and Facebook to pay their last respects. read more »

  • Nigeria:  AGN Mourns Veteran Actor, Justus Esiri

    Vanguard, 20 February 2013

    The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) was on Wednesday thrown into a mournful mood following the death of a veteran actor, Justus Esiri. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Justus Esiri's Death - Actors Guild of Nigeria President, Fiberesima, Calls for Prayers

    Premium Times, 20 February 2013

    Following the death of veteran Nigerian actor, Justus Esiri, the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has called on practitioners in the entertainment ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Veteran Actor Justus Esiri Dies!

    Vanguard, 20 February 2013

    Just when everyone thought the rampaging spirit of death would atleast give the entertainment industry a break another solid entertainer and popular actor Justus Esiri has passed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Legendary Actor Justus Esiri Passes On

    Leadership, 20 February 2013

    These are tough times for the Nigerian Entertainment Industry; legendary actor Justus Esiri has died. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Veteran Nollywood Actor, Justus Esiri Dead

    Premium Times, 20 February 2013

    The Nigerian entertainment industry has been hit by another tragedy. One of the most talented actor in our country, Justus Esiri has been reported dead. read more »

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