She was 82. The paper quoted a family source as saying Ajayi died on Wednesday.
Other reports say the actress had been ill for some time.
Her last public appearance was in March at the 2016 AMVCA event, where she received a Merit Award.
At the event, the actress said, “I am very happy from the bottom of my heart. I wish I could stand up but if I do I will fall. But you all standing for me. I say thank you.”