Amaka Igwe the brain behind most Nigerian family Soap operas is dead !!!! In case her name does not ring a bell to you or you do not know her , She is the creator of one of the best TV shows in Nigeria of all time – Fuji’s House , ‘Checkmate’, ‘Rattle Snake’, ‘Violated’ just to mention a few.

She reportedly suffered an asthmatic attack, and died while being taken to the hospital. According to reports, she was in Enugu for pre-production of an Igbo series when the unfortunate incident occurred.

Born Amaka Isaac-Ene, the deceased was an accomplished writer, producer, director, entrepreneur and teacher. She is the founder of BoBTV Expo, founder and CEO of Top Radio 90.9FM, Amaka Igwe Studios, and the newly-launched Q Entertainment Networks.

A visionary and pioneer of modern Nigerian TV drama and film, she hit national limelight as the writer and producer of award-winning TV soap ‘Checkmate’ and its offshoot ‘Fuji House of Commotion’. She was  One of Nigeria’s most distinguished producers and directors .

She is survived by 3 children, her husband of 21 years and her mother.

May her Gentle and blessed soul Rest in Peace ….


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Posted on April 29, 2014, in CELEB GOSSIP, NEWS UPDATE and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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