10 Most Talked About Weddings Of 2017

10 Most Talked About Weddings Of 2017

By Chux Odoh

The wedding bells went off majorly this year. A good number of the wedding listed below put a new meaning to “over-the-top” while some others got major buzz because they caught us off guard.

Take a look.

Folarin Alakija & Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar

The wedding of Folarin, son of Folorunsho Alakija, the richest black woman in the world to his Iranian beauty Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar daughter of business mogul Mr Khosro and Mrs Nooshin Ghaissarifar was held at the prestigious Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, and reportedly cost a whooping 5 Million Euros.

Daniel & Ebike Igbinedion

Photo credit: Bella Naija

Benin City stood still when Daniel, son of Esama of Benin Kingdom tied the knot with his sweetheart Ebike at the St. Albert Church, followed by a beautiful wedding reception planned by award-winning event planner Bisola Trendy Bee. The event is one that won’t be forgotten in a long while as it was a meeting for royalties and elites in the country with the hashtag #TheIgbinedion17.

Busayo Makinwa & Stian Fossengen

Younger sister to multi-award winning media personality Toke Makinwa got married traditionally to her Norwegian fiancé Stian Fossengen on Saturday 15th of July at The Civic Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event which was planned by Marcus Smith events had so many Nigerian celebrities.

Their white wedding was held later on in the groom’s country, Norway.

Stephanie Coker & Olumide Aderinokun #SoMykonos17

The media personality got us all in a lovey-dovey mood when she started her journey of ‘for better, for worse’ with the love of her life, Olumide Aderinokun. Their elaborate introduction and traditional wedding in Lagos was topped off in the Greek island of Mykonos at a lush event planned by Elizabeth Elohor.

Agbani Darego & Ishaya Danjuma

Miss World 2001 surprised everyone when she got married to Ishaya Danjuma, son of former Defence Minister and billionaire businessman, Theophilus Danjuma.

The wedding was a private one which was held in Marrakesh, Morocco on Saturday 8 of April 2017. It was also planned by Elizabeth Elohor of Prive Luxury Events.

Adesola Adepoju and Olumide #TheSolExperience17

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The Movie Director, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

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Adesola Adepoju of House of Jahdara gave Nigerians something to talk about when she hired strippers to entertain guests at the after-party of their wedding and shared bundles of money as souvenirs.

Yomi Casual & Grace Onuoha – #TheCasuals17

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Nigerian-German singer Nneka Egbuna was recently featured on MTV Iggy in an exclusive ‘intimate ‘photo shoot which was published on their website Thursday, march 1, 2012.

Nneka, 32 was also featured on the website’s live acoustic section where she rendered live performances of three tracks from her Soul Is Heavy album.

If there were no pain, there would be no inspiration. So it’s coming from a dark place, I would say. But I like the dark. I’ve understood that within the darkness, you can always take something from it. And that is what has made me create an album that is, I think, positive; that uplifts people, gives them courage and hope‘, the international known singer said.

Last month, another Nigerian artiste, pop star D’banj was featured on the website in the MTV Iggy artist of the week competition. He however lost out to Rwandan-born, Belgium-based electro-pop singer, Iyadede.

Check out the photos below…

Watch Nneka’s performance below…

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The fashion designer and brother to comedian AY tied the knot with his long time sweetheart Grace Onuoha.

They exchanged their vows in a beautiful garden and later proceeded to the Glitz Event Center Lekki for their very glamorous reception.

Halimat Saraki & Adetiba Olatunde Olukanni

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Naeto C and Nicole Chukwueke

Rapper Naeto C and fiancée Nicole Chukwueke are rounding up plans to have their engagement on Easter Monday, April 9, 2012.

We are told that the engagement will hold in Owerri, Imo State.

Their white wedding is scheduled for Saturday July 21, 2012; even though the traditional engagement immediately qualifies them as husband and wi

Naeto and Nicole who is the co-owner of organic beauty product ‘Ours by Juliadaannounced their engagement in October 2011 after an introduction between the couple’s families…

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The traditional wedding between Halimat Saraki, daughter of the Senate President Bukola Saraki and Adetiba Olatunde Olukanni took place at the world class Eko hotel and suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The wedding which was strictly by invitation was graced by the Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, former Commonwealth Secretary General, Emeka Anyaoku, Senator Ben Bruce, Aliko Dangote, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Udo Udoma and so many other dignitaries.

The wedding ‘Fatiha’ later took place at the National Mosque in Abuja with reception at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, and saw superstar singer Davido thrill the guests.

Ehizogie Ogbebor & Kenneth Bramor – #EhiKen2017

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D’banj and Kanye West on the set of ‘Oliver’….

After a successful release in Nigeria last year, D’banj is set to officially release his smash single ‘Oliver‘ in the UK.

The song which will mark the entertainer’s first official release in the UK will be released on Monday, May 14, 2012.

Oliver‘ was produced by former Mo’Hits label mate Don Jazzy and went viral after the label ran a YouTube competition alongside its release.


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The CEO of Sayaveth Interiors and Hotel tied the knot with her millionaire oil and gas sweetheart Kenneth Bramor at an event held at Esteem Event Center in Benin city. The wedding had lots of top government officials in attendance and there were dollars flowing all around like nothing.

Guests got iPhone 7s as souvenirs and two brand new Toyota Camry cars were given to lucky winners after a raffle draw.

Banky W & Adesua Etomi

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By Osagie Alonge

Play Centre Limited, the organizers of Nigeria’s celebrity basketball and music event have announced that the celebrity all-star sports show ‘Face Off 2012′ will return on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at the Harbour point, Victoria Island.

This year’s event tagged ‘Living with Care, Dunk with Care’ will as usual parade a collection of stars playing against a professional basketball club in a highly entertaining novelty basketball match, music and dance.

So get ready to witness celebs such as 2face Idibia, M.I, Tiwa Savage, Darey, Davido, Banky W, Dr SID, Wizkid, Ice Prince and Naeto shoot some hoops. Other include Wande coal, Sound Sultan, Iyanya, Sauce Kid, May D, Vector, Toolz, Ikechukwu, eLDee, Eva, Lynxxx, Chidinma, Sexy Steel, Skales, and RapChef.

Hit producer Don Jazzy, DJ Jimmy JATT and Storm Records’ Bobby Boulders will be the coaches on board.

Executive producer Olatunde Michaels says The event is organized ‘as a creative blend of basketball, music, community development and all round entertainment’.

Watch a quick trailer below…

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We saw the obvious chemistry when the pair co-starred in the blockbuster, The Wedding Party. But nothing could have prepared us for the surprise that was their engagement. It felt like we were all involved in their sweet love story and, invited or not, the whole country followed their wedding tagged #BAAD2017 from the introduction to the elaborate traditional marriage at Landmark Event Centre and their breathtakingly beautiful destination wedding in Cape Town, South Africa.

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