Just-In: Veteran Actress Rachel Tabuno Oniga Dies Of Covid-19 At Age 64 (+ Life and Time)

Late Rachel Oniga

Veteran Nollywood Actress, Rachel Oniga is dead.

The talented screen diva who still shot some scenes in a movie set in Mowe, Ogun State earlier this week passed on late Friday night.

She was a grandmother who was divorced from her husband 19 years ago.

Source revealed to Thecitypulsenews that Rachael Oniga died as a result of complications from covid-19.

She died at Age 64.

Rachel Oniga born in May 23, 1957, died July 30, 2021) she was a Nigerian film actress.
Rachel Oniga
Born 23 May 1957 (age 64) Ebute Metta, Lagos, Lags State, Nigeria.
Died July 30, 2021 (aged 64)
Nationality Nigerian
Other names Tabuno
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation film actress
Years active 1993-2021
Notable work
Sango (Film)

Early life and career 

Originally from Eku, Delta State in Southern Nigeria, She was born on 23 May 1957 in Ebutte Metta. Lagos State. She began her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce. She worked briefly at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch Consultant Company before her first movie titled Onome and her debut Yoruba movie was Owo Blow. Over the years, Oniga has featured in notable Nigerian films such as Sango, a movie scripted by Wale Ogunyemi, produced and directed by Obafemi Lasode and Wale Adenuga’s television series, Super story.
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Personal life 

Rachael became a grandmother when her daughter Georgia delivered a baby.

Selected filmography 

  • Sango (1997)
  • Out of Bounds (1997)
  • Owo Blow (1997)
  • Passion of Mind (2004)
  • Power Of Sin,
  • Restless Mind
  • Doctor Bello (2013)
  • 30 Days in Atlanta (2014)
  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017)
  • Power of 1 (2018)
  • The Wedding Party
  • My Village People (2021)

May her soul rest in peace

Rachel Oniga Dies Of Covid-19 At Age 64 (+ Life and Time)
Late Rachel Oniga