“For better or for best” is the new marriage slogan! Marriage, no doubt comes with numerous hurdles, but in the midst of it all some couples still find a way to stay happy together. These couples have stayed glued like stamp on a letter for over a decade, showing unflinching love for each other. This list includes prominent couples in Nigeria who have been able to manage their marital relationship as well as excel in their career, irrespective of their status. These selected 10 are the most enviable, most compatible and most talked about Nigerian couples.
10. Fela and Tara Durotoye
Beside every great man is a smart and successful woman. Fela Durotoye is one of the most sort-after motivational speakers in Africa and a best-selling author, while his wife Tara, is a lawyer, a leading pioneer makeup artist, CEO of House of Tara International, and creator of the Tara Orekelewa Beauty range. The couple seem to complement each other in every way and they share perhaps one of the best romantic stories. The beauty mogul and mother of three, never ceases to use social network platforms to share some tips on relationship and marriage principles. This couple are committed to making each other happy and making it work as they both come from broken homes.
9. Nneka and Isaac Moses
Nneka met Isaac on a movie set in 1996, and since then they have built an empire and unique brand together. The compatibility and chemistry between this couple is amazing. They present, produce and direct their award-winning culture and tourism TV show, Goge Africa, on television and cable networks. Nneka once said that it has been easy for them because whatever decision they made was in the best interest of their vision and passion. There is no superiority contest among this two, as Isaac sometimes allows his wife to make the decisions.
8. Richard and Jumobi Mofe Damijo
Romantic serial actor, Mofe-Damijo was married to the late May Ellen Ezekiel, a foremost Nigerian journalist popularly known as MEE. After her death Mofe-Damijo married former Africa Independent Television (AIT) presenter, Jumobi Adegbesan, a lady desired by many Nigerian men. These two have been through thick and thin, a lot has been heard about their marriage having one or two troubles, hinged on alleged infidelity on both sides. That Notwithstanding, the love and stability in their marriage seems to be waxing stronger by the day. They have a total of five children, four biological and one adopted from Richard’s previous marriage with MEE.
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7. Iretiola and Patrick Doyle
Iretiola and Patrick must have been lucky to have found each other. They have been married for over two decades now and still have the newness of love blossoming in their union. Their lives revolve around each other and the same TV/media industry, hence, they have been enjoying a union that is devoid of interference of third parties. Despite all the glamour and fame, the couple choose to be down to earth and stay committed to each other, and see to the growth of their six children.
6. Charles and Diane Oputa
Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charlie Boy is best known for his alternative lifestyle, biker style, political views, and television productions, most notably The Charly Boy Show. He and his South-American born wife, Diane are one amazing and weird couple. The law of “like term attracts” is seen to play a huge role in the relationship of these two. According to Charlie boy, his wife proposed to him 37 years ago, and since then they have been partners in weird things, among others. Although they have been criticized severally by Nigerians, this couple have a high level of respect for each other and still act like new love birds, after so many years together.
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