Our stars broke through the local and international scenes in 2022, and there’s a lot to look back on.
However, beyond these ground-breaking achievements, there were people who made headlines for playing away.
They were fearless, bold and unapologetic and had Nigerians glued to their social media pages all year long.
There is an interesting Nigerian politician on our list because of his personality and bold statements.
Below are some famous noisemakers who entertained us all year.
Govt. My Worship Wike
Playing small does not seem to be in the vocabulary of this Rivers State governor.
His focus on standing out was even more pronounced this year, as 2022 is primarily a year for policymaking. The governor, who has a knack for confronting his opponents, was always in the news.
Governor Wike always entertained his audience with his fly dress sense, a stand-by squad and his numerous public displays of affection with his wife, Eberechi.
In the political arena, the governor is fearless in fighting opponents, perceived or specific. Alone, he turned against the leaders of his party, his party’s presidential candidateother state governors and anyone willing to step into the ring with him.
However, he boasts a highly detribalized list of friends with names drawn from other tribes and political parties.
His catchphrase, “as e dey sweet us, e dey pain dem”, became a mantra recorded in Nigerian street parlance. It became so popular that Timaya made a song called ‘Sweet Us’.
From there To the twerking of the Ooni of Ifemeeting a younger man exchanging words with her former loverOpeyemi Falegan, to equalize sharing adult sex toys at his mother’s tribute, actor Nkechi Blessing Sunday treated Nigerians to premium content.
In August, the actress sparked controversy when she said she can comfortably buy a man with the money she has, until she barged into his house and ordered him not to move.
In April, the actress and her publicity-loving lover announced they had split after a whirlwind romance that lasted nearly a year.
The pair traded words on social media with accusations and counter-allegations. In an exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES, he said Instagram was cementing their relationship.
While Mr. Falegan accused her of being a lesbian, she described her as unemployed and penniless as honorable, dismissing rumors that she had built a bungalow.
This relationship expert is one who never shies away from controversy.
In November, Blessing Okoro, popularly known as CEO Blessing, was reported to have been arrested in Pantin by men of the Nigerian Police over his statements regarding the death of the wife of Bimbo Ogbonna, popularly known as Ikechukwu Ogbonna. IVD.
In March, Ms Blessing made headlines when she shared details of her failed marriage. According to him, he started dating at 15 and got married at 18.
“I started having sex at 15 and I got married at 18. But the marriage did not last. I think I was married for a year and eight months,
“During that time, there were many cases of drama and domestic violence. After one year and eight months, it took me five years to get a divorce. The police arrested me. People don’t know about marriage,” he said.
Throughout the year, he also made news for unorthodox relationship advice, such as encouraging women to date more than one man or crediting the success of their marriages to side chicks.
Where do we start with Portable? Wherever this singer finds himself, controversy is close at hand. If there was a noisemaker of the year award, Portable would win.
This year alone, he ordered the beating he received from a former partner, DJ Chicken invited by the police for questioning on several occasions, and He was kicked out of the Headies team.
He was always in the news for the wrong reasons. In June, less than 24 hours after the police called him, his driver he killed a motorcyclist.
This was after death threats were made to the nominees in the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artist’ categories.
Also, this year, portable He married his lover Zainab Balogun in the naming ceremony of the son. In November, he he fired all his studio staff For making only N7,000 in a month while on tour in Europe.
Portable, also known as Dr Zeh, has another son by another woman, making him the father of two sons.
This crossdresser, who now identifies as a woman, was one of the biggest noisemakers of 2022.
In May, she had another spat with her best friend, actor Tonto Dikeh, where they aired each other’s dirty laundry in public.
Earlier this year, Bobrisky gave an interview in which he stated that he was a women have opened many paths for him.
He also listed the category of men who patronize his “market”, including footballers, private jet owners, five-star hotel owners, politicians and real estate developers. In November, he He fought dirty with an influencer, Papaya Ex, At a party in Lagos.
The list of noisemakers of 2022 would only be complete by mentioning Hauwa Mohammed popularly known as Jaruma.
Jaruma, a Nigerian sex therapist, entrepreneur and self-proclaimed founder of the Jaruma Empire, deals in aphrodisiacs.
His year began With the arrest of popular politician and businessman Ned Nwoko.
A High Court in Abuja remanded Jaruma following an application by Mr. Nwoko to the FCT police command.
Nwoko accused Jaruma of posting falsehoods on his Instagram page about him and his wife, actress Regina Daniels.
He also called out the famous comedian AY for making fun of his name after he was caught half naked at his godfather’s house.
Ross Isabor, her ex-husband, warned her to stop using it to sell fake products.
Mr. Isabor said this after the two had a dirty fight on social media spilling some of their marriage secretswhich led to the breakup.
Another notable ‘noise maker’ of 2022 was Raheen Halima, Papaya Ex.
Nigerians got Nigerians in January when she shared a photo showing the money she earned from her birthday party.
The photo showed the social media influencer sitting on his bed with a money counting machine and wads of cash. Beside his bed were six Ghanaian bags full of money.
And that was just the beginning.
He had a fight with Tunde Ednut, Bobrisky and almost anyone who crossed his path during the year.
The problem with Bobrisky led to a fight at a party they both attended.
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It’s fair to say this mother of five has had a rollercoaster year. From welcoming a son with another woman to openly accepting polygamy, Mr. Edochie never failed to make headlines.
In April, he announced that welcomed a son with his second wife, Judy Austin.
Then he explained at every opportunity why he decided to take a second wife and why he had he sees himself as a polygamist.
Although his extended family, led by his father, veteran actor Pete Edochie, distanced himself from his actions, he made a video explaining why. he could not leave his second wife.
However, he took his fan following by surprise he apologized to his wifeMay, saying that she should not encourage polygamy.
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