Marriage used to be regarded as a Sacred Institution that was meant to last ’till death do the couple’ apart but unfortunately, that is no longer so as some don’t last and even Nigerian Artists are not left out of this problem.
Divorce seems to be a common problem among Celebrity marriages, leading to many celebrities especially Nigerian Artists scared of getting married or even being public about their relationship status.
There are many factors that contribute to the end of a Marriage which includes compatibility issues, family issues, cheating, e.t.c
Here are the Nigerian Artists whose Marrieages crashed;
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9ice and Tony Payne
9ice and Toni Payne got divorced in 2010 after having a son together, named, Zion. They had been married for a year before officially getting divorced shortly after, following allegations of cheating that sprung from a song that 9ice had released earlier.
The issue threw the entire entertainment sector in fits especially with the lyrical-war that ensued later between 9ice and Ruggedman.
Tiwa Savage and Teebillz
The end of Tiwa Savage and Teebillz‘s marriage is one of the most talked-about celebrity scandals of all time.
Teebillz was Tiwa Savage’s manager and the person who encouraged her to move to Nigeria to pursue her music career. The two later fell in love and got married in 2013.
TeeBillz came out in a rant in 2016 to accuse Tiwa Savage of being unfaithful to him saying that she slept with Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid, and even 2Baba.
He then attempted to commit suicide by reportedly making attempt to jump into the Lagos lagoon.
Tiwa denied the accusations in an interview with Pulse saying that in fact, it was TeeBillz who cheated on her.
The duo had their traditional wedding at The Ark, Lekki, Lagos, in November 2013, while the white wedding was held at Armani Hotel in Dubai on April 26, 2014. They welcomed a son, Jamil in 2015.
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Duncan Mighty and Vivien Okechukwu
In December 2020, Duncan Mighty took to his Instagram in a lengthy post to accuse his wife and her family members of trying to kill him so as to inherit his properties.
The singer claimed the wife had openly confessed to trying to kill him after showering her with the documents of property for her family.
Then in another post, the singer dropped another bombshell claiming his younger Daughter, Michelle wasn’t his biological daughter according to a DNA test. He accused his wife of infidelity and having ritualistic sex.
In 2021, he called out his wife and her family for poisoning his bathing water for 2 years. His wife is yet to respond to his accusation but her mother refuted Mighty’s accusations.
In 2018, the singer had been in the news for allegedly brutalizing his wife though he denied it despite pictorial evidence.
Mighty and Vivien have been married for five years and they have three children together.