The Nigerian entertainment industry is one which has grown remarkably in the last decade, although that didn’t come with a scandal here and there.
Nigerian newspaper, NET has compiled a list of the most ground breaking ones.
1. Wizkid’s baby mama drama:
Wizkid s’ex scandal started early in his career, partly due to his tender age.
The pop star had fathered a child when he was 21 years old, but denied the story for months, but later went on to accept faith – that he is a father to be.
Wizkid has been seen around his son, Boluwatife a lot recently.
2. Wande Coal Nu’des:
Perhaps the one with the most adverse effect. Wande Coal has ‘struggled’ to reach his career height since an alleged photo of himself surfaced on social networking site, Twitter in 2010.
Wande Coal and then, Mo’Hits records denied the story, fast forward 4 years later, Wande Coal has struggled.
3. Chidinma Ekile’s alleged se’x-tape
A se’x tape involving a look-a-like of songstress, Chidinma Ekile surfaced on the internet in 2013. She denied it was her.
4. Ese Walters and COZA’s head pastor s’ex affair
Popular Nigerian pastor, Pastor Abiodun of COZA in Abuja was said to be involved in an highly se’xual relationship with a church worker, who is also an OAP, Ese Walters.
The pastor never confirmed or denied the story but Ese did. Ese has since married.
5. Obesere rape scandal
Fuji music ace Obesere has been free of scandal for decades since his rise to stardom in the 90s. The musician was accused of rape by his girlfriend Olanike Olaiya.
Obesere has since proved his innocence to all the concerned parties.
6. Love triangle starring 9ice, Ruggedman, Toni Payne
9ice accused fellow musician Ruggedman of having an affair with his ex-wife Toni Payne.
9ice claimed Ruggedman had an on/off affair with Toni Payne during and after their time together. 9ice and Toni have a child together.
7. MoCheddah and eLDee Twitter nu’de scandal
Some but not all of “Nigerian twitter” have slept in 2011 when eLDee tweeted at MoCheddah’s twitter “‘If people here with us see it, just say one of the guys also in the hotel posted it to you”
What followed that tweet was a n’aked photo of a Mo’Cheddah look alike, tweeted from MoChedda to Eldee. Both party claimed they got hacked.
8. Wizkid se’xtape
A sample of Chidinma’s s’ex tape scandal, Wizkid also denied.
9. Yemi Alade and Phyno Hacked DM
In february 2015, hackers allegedly got a hold of Yemi Alade’s account and posted alleged private conversations between Phyno and Yemi Alade.
Both parties since denied it.