Last Week’s Hottest Wedding News #20: The Ajimobi – Ganduje Wedding (#FAAJI2018), #MnA2018, #SteSam18 & More
Last week was full of wedding news! Did you miss the Ganduje – Ajimobi wedding (#FAAJI2018)? We spotted two other trending wedding hashtags #MnA2018 and #SteStam18. A wedding planner sued a bride for posting negative reviews online. There’ll be no alcohol at Dangote’s daughter’s wedding later this month. Catch up on all the wedding news you missed last week on LoveWeddingsNG.
Fatima Ganduje (the daughter of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the governor of Kano state) and Idris Abolaji Ajimobi (the son of Abiola Ajimobi, the governor of Oyo state) got married last week. The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammad Buhari and The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamide Sanusi and a number of other dignitaries attended the wedding ceremony. Their wedding hashtag #FAAJI2018 has been trended all weekend on Instagram and we’ve followed all the celebrations from their Henna party, Kamu, dinner and wedding ceremony.
Another big wedding that happened last weekend was #MnA2018. Amirah & Usman’s wedding literally took over the ‘Gram. It all started with their gorgeous pre wedding photos by Atilary Studios and Diko Photography. See some of our favourite photos from the wedding ceremonies.
Still on the weddings that trended last week, Nigerian wedding guests brought their A-Game. We spotted Ozinna’s stunning aso ebi looks to #SteSam18 in Port Harcourt and #MnA2018 in Abuja. We also spotted wedding guests, Ifi Eze of Mintville and her fiance – Soji Ogundoyin at #SteSam18 and Chioma Good Hair at #MnA2o18.
According to several online sites, Aliko Dangote has banned alcohol from being served at the wedding ceremony between his daughter, Fatima Dangote and Jamil Abubakar later this month. The groom is the son of a former Inspector General of Police (2012 – 2014), Mohammed Dikko Abubakar (MD Abubakar). The decision not to entertain guests with alcohol is religion-based.
We announced the winner of the Win a Live Painting competition on the 1st of March, 2018. Congratulations to Sholape & Austin (#Sha2018). The couple have won a free live art by Pencils n Brushes Artworks at their wedding, which is set to hold in August 2018. Congtatulations!!
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have invited 2,640 members of the public to their wedding. Mel B revealed that the Spice Girls will also be attending the royal wedding and might be performing! When asked on the Real Show if the Spice Girls will be performing at the royal wedding, Mel B said; “I need to go, I’m going to be fired. Let’s not talk about it anymore, let’s pretend I never said that.”
Despite the snow and storm Emma, Jemma Swainston Rainford and Steven Lucock still had their wedding at Alnwick Tree house in Northumberland. Their wedding photographer Sean Elliott told Independent; “Despite the formidable weather, they had a wonderfully exciting day.” We love that they didn’t let the weather get in the way of their wedding day.
According to the BBC, a vindictive bride has been ordered to pay $115,000 in damages after unleashing an online attack against a wedding photographer. Canadian bride Emily Liao spent almost a year posting disparaging comments about the services provided by photography company Amara Wedding. The judge found Ms Liao attacked the business owner’s integrity “with all her might” and was motivated by malice after being disappointed with the quality of her pre-wedding pictures.
UK reality TV show, Dancing on Ice had a fairy tale theme this week and presenter, Holly Willoughby got the memo. Holly wore a white gown by Half Penny London, which could easily pass as a wedding gown; it featured a strapless corseted top, cinched-in waist and beautiful layers of tulle which draped to the floor. We like!