Nigerian celebrities are well-loved by people which explains why they are usually besieged by ‘strange’ fans and well-wishers whenever they step out in public places.
It is a fact that some fans can be rather unruly and overzealous whenever they meet these stars and some celebrities would not hesitate to put them in their place.
Stargist.com presents 6 Nigerian celebrities who have gotten physical in public.
Even with his baby face, Wizkid has a fierce temper. He was, once reported, to have thrown his drink in the face of a fan who had approached him in a London club and was also alleged to have broken a bottle on Dammy Krane’s head at Quilox night club sometime ago.
Recently, he was in the news again for slapping a guy who took pictures of him in the club.
Davido is known to many as one who could get violent at the slightest provocation as he has been involved in numerous altercations with members of the public. He was said to have beaten an elderly cab driver to stupor some years ago after the cabbie made the mistake of bringing one of Davido’s girlfriends to a hotel where the singer was already lodged with another girl.
Recently, he got into a fight backstage with Iceprince which allegedly led to the destruction of equipment.
3. Seyi Law
The black-skinned humour merchant is known to come fiercely at anyone who comes at him. He allegedly landed a heavy slap on a security official at the Eko Hotels and Suites after Kiss Daniels’ ‘New Era’ album launch and the security guy’s crime was telling Seyi that there was an alternative route he could take to drive out of the hotel. Seyi was said to have angrily gotten out of his car and slapped the hapless valet three times.
Seyi Law later took to his Instagram page to apologise for his unruly behavior, and also state his own side of the story.
He alleged that the security personnel was rude to him, but accepted that it wasn’t enough justification for his action.
4. Oritse Femi
Oritsefemi was reported to have engaged a bouncer Iliasu in an injurious fight at a popular club in Lagos which left both of them hospitalised.
Following the hues and cries over the incident, he has apologized to his fans, the battered bouncer, and the owner of the club where the incident occurred.
5. Olisa Adibua
Popular On Air Personality (OAP), Olisa Adibua’s hot temper is said to be legendary. He has allegedly assaulted his co-workers and other persons on several occasions.
This has led many to take extra measures not to get on his bad side.
The most-known incident involving the broadcaster took place in 2011 when Olisa allegedly beat a junior colleague blue-black for daring to sleep on a couch in the office after completing his duties by 3am.
A fight once broke out between Nigerian rapper, Ikechukwu and a bouncer at the Rehab Club not too far away from the venue of the 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) some few hours after the award ceremony. The fight was between Ikechukwu and some bouncers at the club who wouldn’t let him in, the bouncers had earlier let in Naeto C and Sauce Kid. Ikechukwu allegedly took off his shirt and beat up the bouncer and later confirmed the rumour on twitter.