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By Niyi Tabiti
Chief Reporter

Prince Muyideen Alade Aromire, a popular actor and movie producer is dead.The man, whom many describe as the true founder of the home video business in Nigeria died on friday 4 July gathered that Alade died in a tragic auto crash on his way to his home.

A prince from the Oba of Lagos royal lineage, Alade made several movies in the early 90s.Alade also started Yotomi TV, the first Indigenous cable televison station in Nigeria.He would be greatly missed by friends and colleagues within and outside the Nigerian movie industry.
At the time of posting this report, Prince Jide Kosoko the president of the Association of Theatre Arts Practitioner (ANTP) and other leaders in the Nigerian movie are deliberating on how to give the departed a befitting burial.


  1. Too sad..
    Just read the story in Punch. Blood is certainly on the heads of these useless wicked leaders who spend money meant for development and common good to 'enjoy life' and send their children abroad.

  2. This is so sad. His presence would be greatly missed by the movie industry in Nigeria. He was one of the pioneers of the yoruba movie industry. I remember one of his first movies that he produced "Laide : the housegirl" with wummi in 1992. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

  3. May he his soul rest in Perfect peace

  4. Infact i am speechless, wat is happening in nig about pple dying every week is becoming too much for me to bear, My fellow Nigerians we need to b prayerful, the whole thing has now turn to a yoruba saying that says "TANI IKU KAN" Anyway may his soul rest in perfect peace.

  5. ANOTHER DEATH!!! I can't comprehend this anymore!!!

  6. It saddens my heart to read on the internet the death of Alade Aromire, death! you are very cruel, you have dealt the Aromires with a big blow. But one thing is certain, if the Lord Almighty did not allow this, it would not happen. With heavy heart and tears in my eyes l say "adieu, Sun re o" May the Lord Almighty give your family the fortitude to bear the lose. You will greatly be missed.

  7. "Sun re o Uncle". My wish is for you to have atlest seen your unborn child, due to be born this month. May God Almighty comfort your wife, mother and family. And May You Soul Rest in Peace.

  8. So sorry to hear the sudden death of Alade Aromire. What a great loss. May his soul rest in peace and may the Lord Almighty grant his loved ones courage to bear the loss.

  9. There goes the authentic pioneer of home videos no matter what anybody says, he started before the first english/igbo home video.
    Sunreoo, Omo Aromire, alagba jere gede idi oro, nle e o.
    Ma jokun, ma je ekolo....
    Fake leaders, another wasteful blood on your necks...

  10. oh this is so sad.
    I only just read an interview he did about his tv station a while back, he was so full of vision and optimism.
    May God be with his family and friends, this is such a tragic loss.

  11. I just read about Alade's death, he happened to be one of the good actors i love to see in movies it is a sad news but pray God to comfort his wife, family members and all Nigerian Movie actors and actresses, ojo a jinna sira o (amin)

    funmayan (USA)

  12. lt is very sad to hear about his death ,may his children and his aged mother , have the comfort to bear the tragic loss of a son ,father and grandfather may his perfect soul rest in peace amen


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