12 hottest celebrity gists that trended in 2015

By Jennifer Ajimande December 31, 2015 15:10

12 hottest celebrity gists that trended in 2015


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As 2015 finally winds up, time to reflect and count our blessings as well as those events that shock the Nigerian social media family. Among the numerous events that hit the social media by storm, we looked at 12 of the most controversial moments that will forever remain indelible in our minds.

These happenings sure got tongues wagging on every social media platform and in case you’ve forgotten what went down, here is the run down from January to December.

January

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2face idibia caught kissing baby mama Pero Adeniyi

2face is always on top of his game and scandals are not out of it. In January, the pop legend was caught kissing his baby mama Pero Adeniyi while married to Annie Idibia. This got tongues wagging because people believed he had ended his bad boy ways. To make matters worse, his wife was in the same club where this all went down. Nothing the happen!

March

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Seyi Shay’s controversial outfit to meet former President Goodluck Jonathan

The Nigerian social media court almost tore singer Seyi Shay apart for wearing a skimpy dress to meet former President Goodluck Jonathan as he sort for re-election in March. I wonder what she was thinking. Many supposed her intention was to seduce the president.

April

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Yul Edochie Accused of being gay

Handsome Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie accused a certain Steven Ugochukwu of pestering him for gay sex. The tides however turned as Steven spilled hot tea insisting that Yul is gay and they had a relationship. This was one big scandal for Yul who has managed to remain scandal-free prior to then.

May

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Ubi Franklin and Emma Nyra’s breakup drama

Triple MG boss, Ubi Franklin and his record label first lady, Emma Nyra called it quits in May. And Yes, it was not a matter they resolved at a roundtable, the once chummy-chummy duo took each other to the cleaners and put up a bit of a show on social media to fill their fans in on all the bash that went down after details of domestic and sexual abuse was unveiled.

June

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Toke Makinwa in troubled waters as husband impregnates ex-girl friend

OAP and Vlogger, Toke Makinwa’s union with Maje Ayida was in troubled waters, as the latter impregnated his ex-lover after only 18-months in marriage. The fitness junkie decided to do what shouldn’t be done we guess while still married to Toke Makinwa. Many didn’t believe the story until photos of Maje and the woman appeared on the internet.

July

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Jidenna comments about Nigeria

Nigerian-American rapper Jidenna when asked about his Nigerian origin in an interview said he doesn’t go to Nigeria anymore after he was mobbed by armed men. He also revealed that when he came to Nigeria to bury his father few years back, he came with armed men to avoid being kidnapped because, being light-skinned makes him an easy target. Nigerians dragged him so much he had to apologize in a written statement.

See: Jidenna writes letter trying to end controversy

August

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Skiibii’s Fake Death

Who fakes his own death? I mean how low can you go to make a name in the entertainment industry? We crown Five Star Music artiste Skiibii the Mr. Controversial 2015 for faking his death for fame.

See: 5 dumbest things Nigerian celebrities have done for fame

September

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Tonto Dikeh names her maid of honour and it’s a man

That Tonto Dikeh is daring is no longer news, she is indeed a master at sending tongues wagging, with the aim of hogging the spotlight. Months after her traditional marriage, the actress named her BFF Jeremiah Ogbodo aka Swanky Jerry as her Chief attendant for her upcoming white wedding.

See: Checkout Tonto Dikeh’s latest move…

Emir of Kano’s marriage to underage bride

Recently, Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi secretly married an 18 year daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa, Sa’adatu Barkindo Musfada setting fire to various social media discussions in the process. The latest underage wife is the Emir’s fourth wife and she is said to be as old as one of his daughters.

See: What’s the fuss about Sanusi’s 18 year old Bride? By Raymond Ekwu

October

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Cynthia Morgan got roasted for dump move

Cynthia Morgan sparked controversies when she shared a photo of herself smoking what looked like marijuana with a little baby with her. The twist and turns continues as actress and wife of billionaire Caroline Danjuma slams Cynthia for dump move.

See: How Cynthia Morgan got roasted for dumb move

linda ikeji buys a home in Banana Island Lagos

Super blogger and entrepreneur, Linda Ikeji stole the show in October with her N600 million mansion in one of Africa’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, Banana Island in Ikoyi, Lagos. Controversies about the source of the money used for purchasing her mansion and why she still single sprout up.

November

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Sugabelly’s alleged gang rape

In November the emotional laden rape story of blogger and illustrator Lotanna Igwe-Odunze, aka Sugabelly, swept through social media spheres indicting late Abubakar Audu’s sons of gang rape. See Nigerians reactions: Why rape victims and cases are poorly treated in Nigeria

December

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Linda Ikeji indicted in Dasuki’s Arms deal

Controversies about where she got a whopping N600 million to buy a mansion in Banana Island finally uncovered.

See: DRAMA! Dasuki trouble makes Linda throw heavy punches, See details