There are couples and there are couples.
The lifelong commitment no doubts is characterized with various ups and downs but we are here with a list of couples who have made many envious of them even in their darkest hours. These couples have been handpicked to make up this list due to their waxing love day by day even in the face of countless challenges.
This list includes couples from various facets of Nigeria’s economy ranging from entertainment to politics. When you talk of couples that have been able to manage information about their marital lives and well-being from the public even when they are considered as public figures, here are the people we are talking about.
We have gone through the list of amiable couples in Nigeria, and we are presenting to you, our top 5 most enviable couples of all time in Nigeria.
5. Tunde and Wunmi Obe
Showbiz couple, Tunde and Wunmi Obe, popularly known as TWO, are all-round entertainers who have carved a niche for themselves with their peculiar kind of music. They are also believed to be entertainment industry’s most popular celebrity couples. How they have managed music, home-front and how they have been able to sustain their marriage 26 years on, amidst celebrity marriage woes is still a mystery to many. They have three children, Modesayo, Ricardo and Andrew Obey.
4. Tuface and Annie Idibia
These lovebirds were one of the sweet shock that happened to the Nigerian entertainment a year ago. With rumors hovering around them about other women interfering in their lovelife, coupled with Tuface’s other children from other women, many didn’t think anything good could come out of their ‘zion’. Today, life couldn’t be sweeter for these two. They are both growing in love each day, solving their issues privately and many more. They have two kids.
3. Omotola Jalade and Captain Mattew Ekeinde
You will agree with me that we can not get enough of this couple. The couple recently celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary.
Omotola Jalade was born on 7 February, 1978 in Lagos. She grew up in a family of five: her parents (both deceased now) and two younger brothers, Tayo and Bolaji Jalade. Her husband Matthew is a pilot and ten years her senior. They met when she was just 16, while he was 26, and he proposed two years later.
In 2001, the couple held a white ceremony on board of a plane while flying from Lagos to Benin, with close family and friends present. In 1997, Omotola gave birth to their first daughter. Together, the couple have four children, Princess, M.J., Meriaih and Michael Ekeinde.
2. Goodluck and Patience Jonathan
Yes, these duo are the president and first lady of our dear nation, Nigeria. They have been faced with many challenges not only personally (like every couple), but also with issues concerning our nation and have still found a way to be there for each other, thus making them one of the most admired couple in Nigeria.
1. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silver
These two have been referred to as Nollywood’s most celebrated couple. They have shown it that an actor and actress can actually have a great married life together without all the dramas that constitute many young married couples in the industry these days. They have been married for 27years and they are still waxing strong. Ask him how he met his wife, Olu Jacobs will tell you a hilarious tale of how her wife hissed at him at the first approach.