How did Tobi Owomoyela Nifemi aka Peteru Comedy die? Popular Nigerian comedian cause of death explained

Owomoyela Nifemi

Famous Nigerian comedian, Owomoyela Nifemi, aka Peteru Comedy, passed away on December 21, 2022. Let’s see, how Tobi Owomoyela Nifemi aka Peteru Comedy died and the popular Nigerian comedian’s cause of death in detail.

How did Owomoyela Nifemi die?

The entertainment industry is mourning the death of popular comedian, Owomoyela Oluwatobi Lawrence. His demise news was confirmed by a Princess Comedian on her Instagram post and the message reads,

“The ever cheerful and humble @peterucomedy1 decided to leave us a few days to Christmas 😭😭 may your gentle soul rest in peace. It feels surreal 😢 the comedy industry has suffered a huge blow. God, please comfort his family, especially his mum during this very difficult period”

According to reports, the comedian who became famous for his Yoruba parody of Big Brother Naija, the biggest reality TV show in Africa, passed away on December 21.

Owomoyela Nifemi cause of death:

Owomoyela Nifemi passed away suddenly on Wednesday, and his fans are in complete shock after hearing this sad news. It was reported that Owomoyela Nifemi cause of death was cancer.

Kapital 92.9 FM posted,

“Nollywood actor, Muyiwa Ademola, shared a video via his Instagram account early Thursday, saying, “This is a very hard pill to swallow! How could this jolly good fellow just depart this world in this manner? Hmmm… it is well. Please be kind to one another as we don’t even know what we are individually passing through! I learned Peteru died of cancer. You were battling such a burden, yet I never saw you without a smile! It is well. It is well. It is well. Journey well great guy. I am out of words tonight.”

Although other details have not yet been made public, Peteru Comedy’s celebrity friends have expressed their sorrow and disbelief on his Instagram page.

This is the another great loss for Peteru family as his dad died earlier this month. Peteru Comedy just laid to rest his father this year in November. He is apparently the only son in a large family of seven. 

Who was Peteru comedy?

Nigerian comedian Owomoyela Oluwatobi Lawrence is an Ondo state native and a purchasing and supply graduate of the Polytechnic of Ibadan. He began his career as a dancer at the former University of Ado Ekiti (UNAD), now known as Ekiti State University (EKSU), but soon after he moved to Ibadan, he met some guys and decided to join them.

However, his role was the ‘ajasa’ part of the music, which was Fuji, and while doing that, he never saw comedy at all. Later, he joined a dance group called the Royal dancers. 

He went to a programme in Ilorin, and one of the organizers came to tell him that the comedian named Firstborn, and he supported to start his comedy role.

Owomoyela Nifemi was survived by his mother and his four sisters. He is the last and only son in his family.

Tributes to Owomoyela Nifemi:

Viodi Blog posted,

Sad! Ibadan-based comedian, Peteru Comedy, is d€ad. The entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning as Ibadan-based comedian, Tobi Owomoyela Nifemi aka Peteru Comedy, has died. posted,

COMEDIAN PETERU IS REPORTEDLY DEAD. The Ibadan-based comedian and Actor, Tobi Owomoyela Nifemi popularly known as PETERU was dead.

The cause of the death of this talented and fast-rising act is yet to know. Meanwhile, colleagues and friends took to social media platforms to mourn his demise.

May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

bell tweeted,

Breaking: Popular Nigerian Comedian Owomoyela Nifemi Tobi a.k.a Peteru is dead.

oluyole 98.5 FM tweeted,

IBADAN-BASED COMEDIAN, PETERU COMEDY DIES Nigeria entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning again, as an Ibadan-based comedian, Tobi Owomoyela Nifemi aka Peteru Comedy, has died.

BCOS TV tweeted,

IBADAN-BASED COMEDIAN, PETERU COMEDY DIES Nigeria’s entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning again, as an Ibadan-based comedian, Tobi Owomoyela Nifemi aka Peteru Comedy, has died.


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