They say that love is a great thing, but occasionally relationships falter and former lovers no longer want to interact with their estranged partners.
Many people fell in love this year, while others broke up with their partners for unbridgeable reasons.
Below is the list of your favorite celebs who left their relationships/marriages.
Korra Obidi is a Nigerian dancer, singer, and songwriter; she and her Dr. husband got married in 2018. Things went south between the two and they split in March 2022 after the birth of their second child.
Dr. Justin Dean announced their separation on his Instagram page. In their marriage of four years, Justin allegedly abused the mother of two numerous times.
Korra Obidi called Justin Dean an abuser.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday
Many of Nkechi Blessing’s fans and followers on social media were shocked when she announced her breakup with her lover in April.
On social media, Nkechi Blessing discussed several occasions that led to her choice to divorce politician Opeyemi Falegan, who is from the Ekiti region.
Although the controversial filmmaker noted that they were not married, that they were just in a relationship, things went bad and they have to split.
However, the duo still drags each other on Instagram to date.
Julius Agwu, a stand-up comedian, and his wife, Ibiere, announced their separation in April, according to press reports.
The funny act noted that his wife left him because she was tired of the union.
However, rumours had it that Ibiere packed her bags and departed as a result of Julius’ illness,
Additionally, she allegedly relocated from her marital residence, traveled abroad with her kids, and changed her maiden name.
The actual reason for the breakup is not known, but there are speculations that the duo was going through a financial crisis due to the husband’s health issues.
Yewande Adekoya, a Yoruba actress in Nollywood, divorced her estranged husband, Abiodun Ishola Thomas, in April after their eight-year marriage crashed due to alleged infidelity on the estranged husband’s part.
Despite the efforts of her colleagues in the industry to reconcile them, the mother of two decided to divorce.
Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz
In June, JJC Skillz made a breakup announcement from actress Funke Akindele.
The music producer claimed he tried everything to save their marriage but had to leave because nothing seemed to be working.
The mother of two stated during an interview at the Battle on Bukka Street movie premiere, six months after the breakdown of their six-year union that their union crashed because “Dreams and vision of what our marriage should be no longer aligned. And efforts to make it work all fell on deaf ears, so why hang around.”
After four years of marriage, actor Gideon Okeke divorced his wife Chidera in October.
The father of two refused to say why the union crashed, but he pleaded with Nigerians to pray for his family.
He, however, announced their breakup on his Instagram Stories earlier in August. The duo is blessed with two boys.
In October, actress Dorcas Shola Fapson explained why she broke up with musician Skiibii.
The actress claimed that she supported the relationship financially. She also charged the singer with lying and cheating.
“I was the one who gave him food. That Fendi was a gift from me. To go to Zanzibar, I flew him.” She stated, adding, “All that boy did was cheat and lie.’
Raoul John Njeng-Njeng, better known as skales, recorded a diss track directed at his wife, Hasanity, and posted a clip of it.
The singer called his wife out on social media for grieving his late mother, tweeted a slew of cryptic tweets regarding his mental health, and advised people against marrying a callous person. It is assumed that he and his wife, who tied the knot in 2021, are currently at odds.
Skales claimed that he is married to the devil in the diss track, which is something he never imagined would happen to him.
Paul and Anita Okoye
Anita Okoye, the wife of Nigerian singer Paul Okoye, has requested a divorce. The official petition was leaked, and information regarding Paul’s marriage breakdown was revealed. It cites irreconcilable disagreements as the cause of the marriage’s dissolution.
After dating for 10 years, Paul and Anita Okoye got married in 2014. Their three children were shocked to learn of the divorce, as were their family and close friends.
Paul Okoye and Anita have been granted a divorce by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Anita had stated to the court that she was seeking a divorce mostly due to infidelity, separation, being an absent father, fraud, and challenging situations.
In her petition, she requested that the court award her a $20,000 monthly payment as well as some of her husband’s possessions.
Kafayat Shefau, better known as Kaffy, is a professional dancer and instructor; she revealed that her marriage to her drummer husband crashed in her podcast, ‘Just kaffy’
The dancer admitted that she was unhappy in her marriage and that she had taken the risk of doing so to help both of them advance in their respective careers.
Marriage, in her opinion, should involve the alignment of destinies, but hers didn’t. The pair got married on June 2, 2012, and they are blessed with two children.
Basketmouth and Elsie
Bright Okpocha, a well-known Nigerian comedian, better known by his stage moniker, Basketmouth, announced the end of his 12-year marriage to Elsie Okpocha.
The well-known performer disclosed the information in a post on his official Instagram and Facebook accounts.
The comedian said in a post that the choice was the result of extensive discussion with his wife.
However, he committed that they would both keep working together to make sure their children received the required level of parental love and care.
The funny actor and his wife got married on November 6, 2010, and were blessed with three children.
Popular Nigerian rapper Oritsefemi Majemite’s wife, Nabila Fash revealed their separation during an Instagram live with Ifedayo Olarinde, aka Daddy Freeze, in October 2022. The PR guru accused him of abuse and adultery.
She said “There were times he got physical with me, but the most I faced was verbal and emotional abuse. I also had to deal with constant cheating and at some point, I was told I had to deal with it because of the industry he works in.
The duo got married on April 20, 2017.
Popular on-air personality Kayode Oladotun, fondly called Do2dtun, and his wife Omotayo are embroiled in a contentious legal battle.
The mother of two started divorce procedures in November 2021 after accusing her husband of emotional abuse, domestic abuse, and forced abortion.
Omotayo’s lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, claims that on December 14, 2022, Do2dtun and a few policemen forced their way into Omotayo’s Abuja home (after she had already left their marital home) and attacked her gateman and servants. Later, she filed a complaint with the Force Criminal Investigation Department, Abuja, concerning Do2dtun’s unauthorised entry, malicious destruction, criminal trespass, and use of police officers.
Do2dtun, who is also called hype god, On December 15, 2022, claimed on Instagram that his wife’s relatives and lawyers were circulating false information about him.
The couple had their traditional wedding on July 27, 2013, and the white wedding ceremony on 3rd August 2013, respectively.