List of famous people who died in Nigeria, with photos when available. These notable Nigeria deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Nigeria, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Nigeria listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Nigeria has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.
Gaston Thierry and Edward Vogel are included in this list.
If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Nigeria?" and "Which celebrities died in Nigeria?" then this list will have you covered.This list of historic deaths in Nigeria includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
Dr Orlando OwohDec. at 76 (1932-2008)
Samuel OshoffaDec. at 76 (1909-1985)
Siad BarreDec. at 76 (1919-1995)
Mary SlessorDec. at 67 (1848-1915)
Giovanni Battista BelzoniDec. at 46 (1778-1824)
Joseph FadahunsiDec. at 85 (1901-1986)
Joseph GomwalkDec. at 41 (1935-1976)