Domestic violence is a behaviour which involves abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.
Below is a list of Nigerian celebrities who were victims of abusive relationships.
- Mercy Aigbe
Recently, the marriage of Nollywood actress has faced a lot of scrutiny with speculations of domestic violence she allegedly suffered from her hubby, Lanre Gentry. The couple were reportedly in a nasty fight that left the actress with severe injuries and a fractured skull.
Nollywood actress and mother of one, Tonto Dikeh whose marriage crashed just a few weeks ago also revealed in an interview that her estranged husband, Oladunni Churchill physically assaulted her on numerous occasions in their marriage.
2 Tonto Dikeh
3 Muma Gee
Nigerian singer and actor, Muma Gee filed for the divorce of her husband, Prince Eke who is an actor on the grounds of Domestic violence amidst other charges.
4 Ajoke, wife of Foston Utomi (Patoranking’s Record Label Boss)
Ajoke, the wife of Patoranking’s label boss, Foston Utomi also suffered domestic violence in the hands of her husband. She took to Instagram to share evidence of the domestic abuse and later on declared the marriage over.
5 Chika Ike
Chika Ike, who has finalised her divorce process from her ex husband known as Mr Eberibi revealed she divorced him because he physically assaulted her severally and she lost a baby due to the many fights.
6 Monalisa Chinda
Monalisa Chinda’s revealed that her first marriage to the Question Mark label boss, Dejo Richards, crashed over claims of domestic violence. A fact she made known while announcing her speaking engagement at the Pearls Foundation’s third annual conference in Abuja.
7 Ayo Adesanya
Ayo Adesanya in an interview on Moments with MO on Ebony TV opened up about about her domestic violence experience when she was married to her former husband and actor, Goriola Hassan.
8 Katherine Obiang
Katherine Obiang, actress and on air personality was entangled in a messy marriage with popular TV personality, Frank Edoho with tales of domestic violence.