Domestic violence is a menace today and it is extremely appalling. According to international statistics, women represent majority of the victims of domestic abuse especially in marriages.
While we would love to wish that this terrible act is one that is far from our continent and our nation specifically, it is no news that it is already becoming widely spread in Nigeria. While we cannot account for ever individual that has been physically abused or victimised because of the limitation in information and statistics, there are a few people whose lives are almost completely publicised – the celebrities.
You would think that because these people are fortunate or privileged, they do not suffer from this demeaning act. However, a good number of them are going through it or have gone through it in the past.
According to public information, here are some of the Nigerian celebrities that have been victims of domestic violence.