Celebrities are being watched every second of the day seeing that they are important public figures in the society. Some have tried to be well-behaved and preserved a cool profile while others are just everywhere in the news for one scandal or the other.

Here are a few celebrity faux pas we will never forget in a hurry:

1. Anita Hogan’s unclad pictures


In August 2006, upcoming actress Anita Hogan nicknamed ‘the boxer’ for her huge physique was publicly humiliated with nude photos of herself and her supposed fiance published on the front covers of Nigerian newspapers.


Back then this act was a first of its kind. According to reports from Blockbuster, Hogan insisted that those photos were taken from a crashed laptop that was taken for repairs.

2. Ese Walter and COZA’s pastor


Ese Walter and COZA pastor

Writer and Radio personality Ese Walter wrote a piece in 2013 titled ”My Affair With Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA” COZA (Common Wealth of Zion Assembly) is a church based in Abuja, Nigeria. The piece written by the OAP was in relation to an alleged affair between Walter and the pastor. However, there was no form of evidence to clarify the public confession.


Ese Waler & Benny Ark

Ese has since moved on from the COZA scandal. She is married to Benny Ark who is also a Radio personality in Abuja. Their wedding took place in Abuja in February.

3. Baba Suwe wrongfully accused by the NDLEA


 Baba Suwe arrested by the NDLEA

The comic actor, whose real name is Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe was held on suspicion of drug trafficking on 12 October after a body scanner at Lagos airport identified suspected drugs in his stomach. After more than three weeks in jail, and 25 bowel movements, officials from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) admitted he had failed to excrete any drugs. The wrongfully accused comedian was freed November 4, 2011.

4.  Eedris vs 50 cent


Eedris Abdulkareem

Eedris Abdulkareem came to international attention as a result of a scuffle with American rapper 50 Cent on board an airplane at Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos. By all accounts, Abdulkareem had tried to occupy 50 Cent’s seat, resulting in a fight between Abdulkareem, his friends, and 50 Cent’s bodyguards.


One of Abdulkareem’s associates was hospitalised as a result, and 50 Cent returned to the United States, refusing to appear at a scheduled concert in Port Harcourt.

5.Davido and one night stand Sonia.


Davido & Sonia

Davido trended worldwide on Twitter; with thousands commenting on the pictures showing him in bed with a lady believed to be 18-year-old undergraduate, Sonia Jumbo. The different images show the lady fondling and kissing him while he was asleep. In one, she’s seen licking his tattoo. Sonia had used the images as display pictures on her Blackberry Messenger, leading to some of her contacts copying them and sharing them on social networking sites, causing a major controversy.

6. Mo’ Cheddah’s nude tweet pic



Self acclaimed Princess of Hip hop, Mo’Cheddah, whose real name is Modupe Oreoluwa Oyeyemi was a victim of cyber gossips after her nude picture tweet trended heavily on the internet late last year.


Mo’Cheddah’s alleged photo

The alleged photo revealed the naked young lady from the neck region down to the knees. Based on reports, the picture was sent as a direct message on request by Mo’Cheddah to another Nigerian artist known as Eldee. In defense, the fast-rising singer claimed that her Twitter account was hacked.

7. Wande Coal’s viral nude pic


Award-winning hip hop artist, Wande Coal was also involved in a nude photo scandal, the scandal went viral in both print and social media. The ‘Rotate’ crooner was alleged to have posed nude and the photos surfaced on Twitter before dispersing to other websites.

In response, Mo’Hits (now Mavin Records) the former management and record company of Wande Coal publicly denied the photos, describing it as complicity of some mischievous and envious people. “We want to state categorically that there is nothing wrong or to be ashamed about being naked, but the pictures in question are not those of Wande Coal. That is not him and that can never be him”, Mo’Hits said in a press release.

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