Failed Marriage: Reactions as Kalu Ikeagwu Reportedly Demands N14k Bride Price Refund

Failed Marriage: Reactions as Kalu Ikeagwu Reportedly Demands N14k Bride Price Refund

  • Nigerians on social media have reacted to the rumoured failed marriage between actor Kalu Ikeagwu and his wife
  • According to blogger, Stella Dimokokorkus, the Nollywood star has demanded for a refund of N14,000 which was paid as bride price
  • Several Nigerians have reacted with mixed feelings as Ikeagwu joins the statistics of Nigerian celebrities with failed marriages

Popular Nollywood actor, Kalu Ikeagwu, is currently the talk of many on social media following a news report that his marriage with wife, Ijeoma, has fallen apart.

Photos of Kalu Ikeagwu and rumoured estranged wife.
Nigerians have shared their thoughts on the failed marriage. Photo credit: @kaluikeagwu
Source: Instagram

According to a source who spoke with blogger, Stella Dimokokorkus, the couple who were married for five years had been having marital issues with Ijeoma accusing the actor of having extra-marital affairs with other women.

She also complained about his habit of smoking in the presence of the children - one of whom is asthmatic.

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The source also claimed that Ijeoma moved out of the actor’s house in July 2021 with all her belongings and her whereabouts have remained unknown to the actor.

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Following the reports, Nigerians have taken to social media to react. While some defended the actor's right to demand a refund of the bride price money, others have tagged him as stingy.

Check out some comments below:


"Kalu that got married at over 40 still get mind part ways??? Let me come and be going."


"Ignorant comments..... The amount is insignificant. It is just symbolic. If he wanted money back, will he be asking for just 14k? Is that what the wedding or marriage rites cost? He's doing it so they could both be free to go their separate ways. That's Igbo tradition, otherwise the lady won't be able to remarry. He's actually being nice in that aspect."

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"Thats the proper thing to do, if you are tired you walk away, collect your bride price and free the lady.. Its sad sha."


"After all the wait for a perfect wife"


"He should have asked for interest with the 14k too now. Werey man."


"The return of brideprice is customary at the dissolution of the marriage. That way both parties are free to remarry later."


"It’s tradition, even if it’s 1 naira . He is even good, some wicked men will never collect it and you will never marry without them collecting it back."


"In igbo tradition, the bride price has to be returned to nullify the marriage. This has nothing to do with the amount."

BBNaija Tega's husband spotted with Boma

There appears to be no bad blood between BBNaija star Tega’s husband and Tega’s ‘boyfriend’ on the show, Boma.

In a video making the rounds and causing a buzz on social media, Tega’s husband, Ajeboh and Boma were spotted laughing and discussing like friends.

This video went against the expectations of many fans of the show who had expected Ajeboh and Boma never to see eye to eye over his conduct with Tega in the BBNaija house.


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