With so many scandals trailing Nigerian celebrities, it takes something truly shocking to happen for us to be caught off guard. I mean this year has seen everything from infidelity to a$$ault and battery and, yes, even kidnapping!
So, join us as we relive these jaw-dropping moments with you!
Look below to see which stars came under fire and made headlines this year:
1. Between Emeka Ike And His Wife (Battery, Kidnapping and Domestic Violence)
Emeka Ike’s wife shook the entire Nollywood industry back in July when she revealed her husband had been maltreating her and has on several occasions inflicted injuries on her.
She claimed Emeka Ike tortured her physically which affected her health immensely. According to her, she developed a lump on one part of her brea$t due to domestic violence.
And that’s not all, she accused him of ‘kidnapping’ their kids and denying her access to them and also feeding the media with lies. Their case is still in court.
2. Toke Makinwa And Maje Ayida’s Affair (Infidelity And Having A Baby Mama)
So, back in June this year, OAP, Toke Makinwa’s husband, Maje Ayida shocked us all when it was revealed he was expecting his first bundle of joy with his ex-girlfriend, Anita Solomon (how complicated can that be!).
The lady gave birth in July at a UK hospital and ever since the fitness trainer has been on a social media plea for his wife to take him back and forgive him.
Toke has since remained mute on the issue on ground. But that story almost broke the internet.
3. Between Ubi Franklin and Emma Nyra (Shades, Lies And Battery)
We’re sure everybody knows this story as it sure rocked our boats when it happened. So, MMMG boss, Ubi Franklin was embroiled in a bitter showdown with singer, Emma Nyra who accused him of $exual abuse and battery.
She claimed Ubi turned her into a punching bag and $exually abused her. Emma had so many issues with Ubi Franklin that she had to leave the record label.
However, in an interview, Ubi denied being in a relationship with Emma and claimed he never a$$aulted or touched her.
He is now engaged to actress, Lilian Esoro who reportedly dumped him during his saga with Emma.
4. Toyin Aimakhu And Adeniyi Johnson’s Many, Many Affairs
Toyin who got married to Adeniyi Johnson in 2013, has had her marriage dogged by separation rumours this year and new events early this year indicate that the actors have split up again.
Investigations revealed that the Yoruba actress who formerly described herself as Mrs. Aimakhu-Johnson on her Instagram page made some drastic changes on her social media page and removed her husband’s name from her page including his numerous pictures.
Apparently, Adeniyi was caught flirting with an employee of Toyin and we learnt he has been doing it for long.
5. Damola Olatunji Fathers A Child With Fellow Yoruba Actress (Infidelity)
Some months back, popular Yoruba actor, Damola Olatunji was reported to have left his wife for fast rising Yoruba actress, Bukola Awoyemi popularly known as ‘Arugba’ by fans.
Damola Olatunji who is now a father was said to have impregnated Bukola Awoyemi who later delivered a set of twins in the US on January 3rd, 2015.
Sources confirm that Bukola Adeyemi and Damola Olatunji’s families had a small introduction after Bukola conceived the set of twins.