The year 2020 was a very unique one for so many people all over the world considering the events that happened. However, this did not slow down the Nigerian entertainment industry from giving fans things to talk about.
Despite the year being a very eventful one, the month of December seemed to have surpassed all the other months with a list of shocking or interesting things that took place in the industry.
Seeing as so many shocking things happened in the month of December, Legit.ng is shining the spotlight on some of them.
1. Etinosa’s pregnancy:
Nigerian actress and comedian, Etinosa Idemudia, no doubt surprised so many people with the news of her pregnancy. The new mother took to her Instagram page to share the big news with fans and it was trailed with mixed reactions considering her controversial nature.
2. Gifty’s second child:
Another person who shocked fans this December was BBNaija 2018 star, Gifty Powers. The young lady announced that she was now a mother of two by sharing baby bump photos on social media. Fans were impressed that she could keep the news of her pregnancy under wraps to the extent that gossip sights had no clue of it.
3. Khafi’s wedding:
BBNaija 2019 stars, Khafi and Gedoni, also surprised fans with the news of their marriage on social media. Even though the couple had gotten engaged months ago, their wedding did not take place soon enough perhaps due to the coronavirus lockdown.
4. Rita Dominic’s boo:
Veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic, also surprised fans with the news of the man in her life in December 2020. She revealed his identity on Christmas day while celebrating the holiday with fans.
5. Burna Boy cheating:
Top Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, was ousted by his second girlfriend, Jo Pearl, who claimed that they had been together for two years. The news was met with mixed reactions from fans and the singer did not bother to acknowledge the revelation seeing as it did nothing to affect his relationship with British rapper, Stefflon Don.
6. Queenola confirms separation from Alaafin:
One of the Alaafin of Oyo’s young wives, Olori Badirat, confirmed that she had left the palace and no longer a wife to the king. She even said that they were never legally married.
7. Tunde Ednut loses IG page:
Popular ex-singer turned blogger, Tunde Ednut, recently lost his over two million followers Instagram page. According to reports, it was taken down following the report someone had made since 2018.
8. Seun Kuti's alleged gun violence:
Popular singer, Seun Kuti, was called out for allegedly pulling out a gun and shooting into the air to disperse party goers who had blocked his street. The singer later shared his side of the matter and said that he was not going anywhere till an arrest warrant was produced.
9. Ubi Franklin and baby mama in Dubai:
Talent manager, Ubi Franklin and his fourth baby mama, Sandra Iheuwa, surprised fans with the news of their reconciliation considering how messy their fight was. The ex-couple also vacationed in Dubai and Sandra took to social media to thank Ubi.
10. Teebillz and Tiwa Savage in Dubai:
The month of December seemed to be a unique one for ex-lovers in the entertainment industry. Tiwa and Teebillz reunited in Dubai for the sake of their son, Jamil, as they gave him a fun holiday to remember.
11. Rapper Biglo dies:
Veteran Nigerian rapper, Lotanna aka Biglo, gave up the ghost after Christmas. He had reportedly contracted COVID-19 while battling a kidney-related ailment.
12. Filmmaker Chico Ejiro dies:
It was also a tragedy in the movie industry when veteran movie maker, Chico Ejiro, died on Christmas Day.
13. Omah Lay and Tems in Uganda:
Fast-rising Nigerian stars, Omah Lay and Tem’s arrest in Uganda caused quite a buzz on social media. The music stars were detained for allegedly going against COVID-19 protocols in the country. They were eventually released but not without Tems giving one of their artistes allegedly responsible a piece of her mind.
14. Davido and Burna fight:
Another report that got internet users buzzing this December was the altercation between Burna Boy and Davido at a nightclub in Ghana. According to eyewitnesses, Burna ‘moved’ to Davido and spoiled the fun for party-goers.
15. Ned Nwoko’s plan to remarry:
One news that shocked internet users was the revelation by Nigerian billionaire, Ned Nwoko, that he was open to taking another wife. Many used this as an opportunity to troll his youngest and latest wife, Regina Daniels.
What an eventful month.
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