Biggest Nigerian celebrity stories of 2017
From the death of Moji Olaiya to Mercy Aigbe's marriage issues, our results are based on highest views and online circulation.
Our results are based on highest views and online circulation. From the death of Moji Olaiya to Mercy Aigbe's domestic violence marriage brouhaha.
1. Moji Olaiya's death
The top story of the year so far is the death of late Nollywood actress Moji Olaiya.
In a statement by Moji’s brother, Femi Olaiya, the family dismissed rumours that the late actress was poisoned in Canada.
She is survived by two daughters, Adunoluwa Farombi and her two-month-old baby, Maryam Odutola.
2. Tonto Dikeh Vs Churchill
Ever since Tonto Dikeh split from her husband, Oladunni Churchill, in a highly controversial way, the duo have been going at each other on social media.
First the popular actress accused her estranged husband of domestic violence before adding that he spent absolutely nothing on her.
She even went as far as stating that her bride price was paid with her money. It doesn't end there, Churchill's family members became involved in the issues and kept granting interviews.
It's safe to say Tonto Dikeh is not going back as her bride price has been refunded. According to her, 'she's now a free woman.'
3. Mercy Aigbe Vs Lanre Gentry
We can call theirs the biggest scandal of 2017 with their constant bickering on social media. Mercy Aigbe released multiple evidence of the damage done to her face by her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry.
According to her, due to the injuries allegedly inflicted upon her by her now estranged husband, Lanre Gentry, she had to visit a maxillofacial surgeon.
The Lagos state government has since taken over the case and the duo are still calling each other out on Instagram.
4. Wizkid Vs Davido
Well, these two have been at each other's throat for a long time now but this year they took it to another level. The duo have been battling with superiority ever since they both got signed to Sony Music Entertainment.
Calling each other out and throwing shades on social media, they both have been busy.
Just look at this:
5. Funke Akindele Vs Daddy Freeze
It's not what you think it is. No celebrity showdown or something just that the two had a clash of words over Nathaniel Bassey's 'Hallelujah challlenge.'
On Monday, June 26, 2017, Nathaniel Bassey released a new song titled 'Olowogbogboro' and some people hinted his hour long praise challenge was just a ruse, a huge publicity stunt to promote his new single.
Cool FM's Daddy Freeze joined in on the converation. The controversial media personality quickly took to Instgaram to voice his opinion on the matter. Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, immediately responded to his post urging Freeze to take things easy.
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