Another Nigerian Entertainment Celebrity Dies

website like this http://citybreakguide.ro/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/widgets/featured-post-widget.php geneva;”>The father of popular hip-hop star, Dr Sid passed on Tuesday night in his hometown at the age of 71.

Dr Sid whose real name is Onoriode Esiri and a son to the deceased posted on his twitter page “RIP DAD” last night.

Justus Esiri will be remembered for his role as “HEADMASTER” in the very popular TV series, the village headmaster. This comes few days after the industry lost another amazing talent in Goldie Harvey who also represented Nigeria in the Big Brother Stargame.

According to NaijaGists.com, a Nigerian website, the late Justus Esiri has been secretly battling and age related illness for a while but his family chose to make it a secret until his sudden demise last night.


Just last year, Nigeria lost a couple of Nollywood actors including Pete Eneh and Enebeli Elebuwa.

A Little about Late Justus Esiri:

He was born in November 1942 in Oria, Abraka, Delta State.

His studied at Catholic Secondary school in Warri in year 1948 before proceeding to Maximillan University in Munich, German in 1964. He also attended Prof. Weners Institute of Engineering, West Berlin, 1967 and the Ahrens School of Performing Arts in 1968.

Justus Esiri, detoured into motion picture production in 1968 as a staff of the Schiller Theater, Berlin, Germany, where he stayed till 1976. During the 1977 FESTAC held in Lagos, he choreographed the Modern Dress exhibition.

From then onwards, the sky was indeed not the limit for Esiri. He was Production Manager for Dinner With The Devil. He worked as News translator and Newscaster with the Voice of Nigeria (German Service).

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