“Rest Well Legend”: Nollywood Mourns as Director and Screenwriter Reginald Ebere Reportedly Dies

  • Nollywood has lost another of its bright stars as movie director and screenwriter, Ebere Reginald, goes to be with the lord
  • As reported by Leadership newspaper, the news of his demise was confirmed to them by veteran actor Segun Arinze
  • It was also said that the National Secretary of Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Perekeme Odon also confirmed the sad news

The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, has just announced the passing of a top filmmaker, Reginald Ebere.

The leadership newspaper, ace Nigerian thespian Segun Arinze, confirmed the news of his death.

Nollywood mourns the Death of Reginald Ebere.Director And Screenwriter Reginald Ebere is dead.
Credit: @reginald_ebereSource: Instagram

The news broke via a WhatsApp channel created for Nigerian entertainers on Sunday, May 26, 2024, where he was stated to have lamented the painful loss of the screenwriter.

Perekeme Odon, the National Secretary of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN), also confirmed Reginald Ebere’s death to Leadership newspaper.

According to further reports, Odon’s statement reads:

“We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of our dear brother and colleague, Mr. Reginald Ebere.”

It was also noted that the statement said details about his burial would be forwarded on the Whatsapp platform.

Other Nollywood industry players have also taken to their respective pages to mourn the great loss.

The scriptwriter had reportedly been bedridden for some time now and some veteran movie stars had called for donations to be made for his hospital bills

TheTalk.NG recalls reporting the demise of a Movie director and a cinematographer popularly known as Mr Henry, who died in a fatal motor accident while returning home from the club. Nollywood actress Ayo Adesanya confirmed Henry’s death.

Reactions trail Reginald’s death

TheTalk.NG compiled some reactions below:

@gajah_alero:

“Make dem banned Nollywood.”

@s3x.is.lifee:

“E don reach his bus stop….we are all coming either soon or later.”

@chop_peppersoup:

“Rest well legend.”

@swt_juie:

“This year alone how many Nollywood people don die?? Nawa oo rest in peace to him.”

@b.chine:

“And his meme was trending that year. Rest in peace.”

@henryekeneobianika:

“He always direct blockbuster movies. RIP.”

Orjiakor pens tribute to Junior Pope

Meanwhile, TheTalk.NG had reported that Nigerian actress Ruby Orjiakor returned to social media after a month of being away following the unfortunate death of her friend John Paul Obumneme Odonwodo aka Junior Pope.

She shared several memorable moments of herself with the actor over the years and admitted that this was the first time she questioned her creator.

Her post evoked reactions she revealed that the deceased had been battling a lot before his demise.

Source: TheTalk.NG


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