It has been an eventful year in the Nigerian entertainment industry as we have stories that broke the internet from sad deaths to relationship saga and lots more.
Take a trip with us down memory lane as we touch Nigerian celebrity stories that had the internet buzzing uncontrollably.
- Wikzid [Relationship With Tiwa Savage & Baby Mama Drama]
Wizkid had a full year which started from rumors of a relationship with fellow singer and mother of one, Tiwa Savage. The rumored got fueled when the both of them were always seen together and even wining and dining.
Along the line, his second baby mama, Binta Diallo labeled him a deadbeat dad after which his first baby mama Shola Ogudu exposed all the chats they had to prove the singer hadn’t always been there for their son.
In October this year, the rumors of a relationship between Tiwa Savage and Wizkid reared its head again when Wizkid released the video to his song Fever. The video broke the internet due to the cuddling between both singers as Tiwa Savage played a video vixen in bed with Wizkid.
In April 2018, Davido broke the internet when he bought a Porsche car for his girlfriend Chioma Avril Rowland and also featuring her in a music video titled Assurance. This endeared him to many.
3. Linda Ikeji
Earlier this year, Linda Ikeji broke the internet when she announced that she was engaged. Social media went wild with excitement at the news . Two months after she broke the internet again with the news of her pregnancy alongside with photos of her growing baby bump. Controversial journalist Kemi Olunloyo dragged this story with her claim that Linda ikeji was not pregnant and that the pregnancy she flaunted was a prosthetic baby bump.
In September, Linda Ikeji broke the internet again with the news of the arrival of her baby whom she named Jayce Jeremy. Recently, she openly named her baby’s father as Sholaye Jeremy, an oil business man from Delta State and also stated that her relationship with her baby daddy whom she claimed she got engaged to is over and that she has moved on.
4. Tosyn Bucknor
Many Nigerians were disheartened at the announcement of the death of one of Nigeria’s finest OAP, Tosyn Bucknor.
5. Aisha Lawal
Nollywood and Nigerians were thrown into mourning following the death of actress, Abimbola Aisha, Popularly known as Omoge Campus.
Falz made a lot of buzz online and offline with his controversial song ‘This Is Nigeria.’ The song which is a remake of Danny Glover’s ‘This Is America’. Everybody heard of the song ‘This Is Nigeria’. MURIC threatened to sue Falz and the National Broadcasting Commission banned the song.
7. Suleiman Ibrahim and Linda Ejiofor
The Nollywood actors and Tinsel stars took us all by surprised after they announced their engagement. From the day they announced the engagement to the wedding, the internet did not breathe as it was filled with stories of the couple. Nobody saw it coming but we absolutely loved the surprise.
8. Mercy Aigbe 40th Birthday Red Dress Scandal
certain lady of using her red dress for the photo shoot. According to her, she had paid a designer to make the red dress for her but didn’t get the dress when she needed it.
The alleged original owner of the red dress claimed he was surprised when she saw Mercy Aigbe wearing the same dress on her Instagram page. Mercy Aigbe later called out the said designer for embarrassing her. Another controversial moment for Mercy Aigbe in 2018 was when she came out to debunk the claims that her mansion was actually acquired for her by a sugar daddy.
9. Dorcas Shola Fapson , Taxify Driver And Pepper Spray
he narrated how she was driven to an unknown house by the driver and forced to get off the car. The Taxify driver, Henry Nnaemeka also revealed his own side of the story claiming that Dorcas was only trying to tarnish his name. The story got so much buzz even pepper spray sold so much too during that episode.
10. Cee-c And Tobi Bakre
Big Brother Naija 2018 the Double Wahala edition was without doubt one of the biggest stories of 2018 most especially because of Cee-c, Alex and Tobi.
Tobi was initially Cee-c’s strategic partner, which later turned into a romance. But their relationship shattered along the line. Alex and Tobi became so close and this didn’t go down well with Cee-c .
The peak was when Cee-c berated Tobi for close to 30 minutes towards the end of the show. This went viral on the internet and got a lot of people talking.