The raging currency crisis did not deter Simi, Adekunle, Mercy Aigbe, Do2dtun, or other Nigerian celebrities from observing this year's Valentine's Day in style.
Love is the central theme of Valentine's Day celebrations all over the world. The most popular celebrities in Nigeria did everything to take advantage of the splendor the special day brings.
Every February 14, lovers around the world are encouraged to show their affection for one another by giving gifts of all shapes and sizes.
Numerous Nigerian celebrities dressed to the nines to celebrate Valentine's Day this year.
While it was also a romantic time to show love and affection to fans on social media, for some celebrities, it was all about showing their spouses appreciation and taking lovely pictures.
A famous Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, got a special treat to the Maldives with her husband, Kazim Adeoti. Sharing pictures of the breakfast session they had on the sea on her Instagram page, Mercy reaffirmed how much she loves her husband.
Celebrating the day, actor Muyiwa Ademola, popularly known as Authentic, shared a beautiful photo of his wife, whom he described as his “special soulmate.”
Sharing her pictures, he said, “love should be a course to be learned in school and should be a pillar on which society should stand.”
Similarly, singer Adekunle Gold gifted his wife Simi with a bouquet, cake, and jewelry.
Sharing the lovely gifts from her husband in a video on her Instagram page, Simi appreciated the singer, saying she had never seen the type of cake he got her.
Also, actor Rotimi Salami, in his warm note to his wife, said, “Still in the Valentine spirit.”
Sharing a picture of himself and his wife, Rotimi noted how his wife has always held him close and that every day is Valentine’s Day for them.
Nigerian musician Innocent Idibia, known professionally as 2face, took to his Instagram page to share a photo of his wife, Annie Idibia, whom he also called his "girlfriend."
Popular Nigerian entrepreneur and socialite Obinna Iyiegbu, a.k.a. Obi Cubana, who, in a grand romantic gesture, presented his wife with 300 roses to celebrate the special day, said, “Love planted a rose and the world turned sweet." Happy Valentine Fam.”
Nollywood actress and influencer Destiny Etiko, who wasn’t left out of the show, took to her Instagram page to share photos of herself in her unique outfit.
Another Nollywood actress, Blessing Nkechi, whose birthday coincides with the day of love, celebrated the two in Zanzibar with her lover.
Also, popular on-air personality Oladotun Ojuolape Kayode, professionally known as Do2dtun, took a different direction from his colleagues and celebrated with his kids instead.
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