5 Popular Nigerian Celebrities Who Had once Been Involve and Accused in a Murder case


Do you know that some of your favourite celebrities had once been involve in real life murder in the past? Oh yes, some were even sentence to jail but got bailed after sometime.

PS: Everything listed here were result of accidents and alleged murders.

  1. Ibinabo Fiberesima

On the 26th of February 2006, Nollywood actress and former Actors Guild of Nigeria National president Ibinabo Fiberesima was driving along the popular Lekki-Epe expressway when she lost control of the wheel, veered into the inbound lane and crashed her car into a certain Suraj Giwa’s car, which resulted in his death.

Ibinabo Fiberesima was convicted and sentenced to five years in jail by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi of a Lagos State High court in 2009. However, the actress was later granted a N2million bail following an appeal filed by her lawyer, Nnaemeka Amaechi.

While a lot of water has passed under the bridge since then, with Ibinabo Fiberesima having been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to five years imprisonment, which she appealed now to the level of the Supreme Court.

  1. Rich Oganiru

The name Rich Oganiru is one of the finest Nollywood actors in the good old days of Nollywood. According to reports from credible source in 2012, Rich Oganiru allegedly killed his wife by poisoning her in a quest to acquire her property.

The wife was said to have been hospitalized for three months for an undisclosed ailment in an Abuja hospital with the Nollywood actor abandoning her until the last day she was to be discharged, before Rich Oganiru came to the hospital to take her home.

On getting home, she died that same day. He was arrested immediately. Police sources however told Saturday Vanguard that though investigation into the death and alleged murder of the wife was still ongoing, Rich Oganiru has been granted bail.

The allegation was that Rich Oganiru murdered his wife through poison. Though our investigation showed he did not treat her like a wife deserves to be treated and there was nothing to show that she died or was killed by poison.

The report alleged that the woman was not his first wife, as the first wife also died years back and that Rich Oganiru was in a very poor state of life before he met the Abuja based multi-millionaire who transformed his life in a matter of months.

  1. Rabil Ismail

Rabil Ismail was a Nollywood actress from the northern part of Nigeria. In 2005, Rabil Ismail faced a 7-man panel of Justices at the Supreme Court over the death of her boyfriend Auwalu Ibrahim.

Following a detailed investigation that was conducted into the matter by various security agencies in the state, the court found her guilty of drugging and drowning her boyfriend Auwalu Ibrahim in, after she had lured him to a picnic at Tiga Dam, where she poisoned him with chocolate and pushed him into the dam with the hope of acquiring his properties. Rabil Ismail was sentenced to death by hanging.

  1. Tayo Odueke

Tayo Odueke is a popular Yoruba actress. She is popularly called Sikiratu Sidondo, a name she got from the wayward way of lifestyle she played in the movie Sikiratu Sidondo.

Years back, she killed a year and a four months old boy known as Daramola. The incident occurred at Muri Busari Close, Oloti Village off Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, Lagos.

She was accused of manslaughter for crushing over Daramola. According to reports from reliable source, Tayo Odueke went to see a friend named Tope Doherty who just returned from London.

The two friends reportedly entered a red Honda CR-V LND brought by Sikiratu Sidondo to cruise out, only for some passersby to call their attention to a lifeless body of a 16 month-old allegedly said to have been crushed by her while trying to reverse her car.

  1. Burna Boy

According to reports, the Nigerian Afro singer Burna Boy was arrested and sent to jail by London Police for allegedly being part of a gang and stabbing someone to death.

He was released after 11 months of imprisonment and was given two months community service on the grounds of being of ‘good conduct’.

Burna Boy allegedly disobeyed UK authorities and traveled back to Nigeria where he signed a record deal with Aristokrat.

He later tried to head back to the UK but was arrested at the airport and extradited to Nigeria. He is as of now, banished from the UK for the next 15 years.

So Naijaloadedites, these are the, “Top 5 Popular Nigerian Celebrities Who Have Committed Murder In Real Life”.


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