Happy New Year! Its our first wedding news recap in 2021. Legooo. So many celebrities got engaged last week; Gwen Stefani, Rotimi Akinosho, Naturi Naughton and more. Last week also saw actor RMD, footballer, Moses Simon, singer 9ice, media personality Maupe and a number of others celebrate their wedding anniversaries. Here’s all the wedding news you may have missed last week.
The Oboli’s… Actress, Omoni Oboli shared stunning photos of her and her husband, Nnamdi from a recent photo shoot to mark their 20th wedding anniversary, which was in October. She shared “Been married to this AMAZING man for 20 years 🥂 @nnamdioboli 😍… PS: Anniversary was in Oct but didn’t want to end this 20th year without a shoot 🙏🏾 After all is said and done, FAMILY is EVERYTHING ❤️🙏🏾”
Singer and POWER star actor, Rotimi got engaged to his girlfriend, Vanessa last week. He shared “She said YES! You are my everything. My angel… YOU… you make me such a better man. I’m in debt to GOD For you.” He shared the video below and called his bride-to-be ‘Mrs Buttascotch‘
Still, on POWER, another POWER star, Naturi Naughton (Tasha St Patrick in POWER) got engaged last week. She shared on Instagram and exclusively with Essence how a holiday shoot turned into an engagement shoot after her boyfriend proposed.
Gwen Stefani is also engaged. According to People, the actress is engaged to Blake Shelton. A source shared “Gwen was amazed and absolutely not aware the proposal was happening”
A wedding with only 7 guests in Nigeria! A Nigerian couple’s simple wedding went viral last week when a Twitter user, @Mr_Alayi shared pictures of their church wedding and the reception, which reportedly had only 7 guests in attendance.
The wedding. The reception pic.twitter.com/gSq4yxxNcq— AlayiofPortHarcourt🦁 (@Mr_alayi) December 24, 2020
Happy 20th anniversary to Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damilola (RMD) and his wife, Jumoke. The actor shared a message on his Instagram page to celebrate. He shared “20 years later, you still crack me up my WinterRose😂 Thank you my Abk , my Aabike, my Dejumo, my Abiks!”
Patapaa (Justice Amoah) and his fiancee, Liha Miller announced their wedding date. In a video on Instagram shared their wedding was set to hold on the 2nd of January, 2020
We spotted first photos from their wedding on Facebook. Check them out!
It’s been 2 years since Ghanaian football player, Jonathan Mensah said “I Do” to his wife, Kafui. He thanked his wife for being his everyday blessing.
4 x the celebration for the Adeboye’s. Pastor Adeboye took to Instagram on the 28th of December 2020 to wish his children happy wedding anniversary. He wrote; “Happy Wedding Anniversary to all my seeds Adeolu, Bolugbe @lekeadeboye @dadeboye78. I pray that the joy of the Lord will not depart from your homes in Jesus name.”
Something different! A Nigerian groom, Imo Akaiwent viral after he wore an Efik traditional outfit to his white wedding ceremony on the 20th of December 2020 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Nigerian singer, 9ice (real name – Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande) took to Instagram on the 26th of December 2020 to mark his traditional wedding anniversary. The music star and Michelle Olasukanmi Ajala, the CEO of Nigerian event planning company, Lavish by Michelle had their #Beautyand9ice traditional wedding last year in Lagos.
Still on tradiversaries, makeup artist, Joyce Jacob of JJB Makeup Studio marked her traditional wedding anniversary by sharing some pictures from her wedding to Enyinna Anumudu on Instagram
Media personality, Maupe and her husband, Mohammed Yusuf celebrated their third wedding anniversary last week. Maupe shared “3 years ago, I said ‘I Do’ to my bae and boo of life’
Super Eagles’ star, Moses Simon and his wife, Ibukun celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary last week. The couple got married on the 29th of December 2016 in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Nigerian actor, Adekola Tijani and his wife, Temitope celebrated his 13th wedding anniversary last week by sharing throwback photos from their wedding on Instagram.