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Nigerian Celebrities Who Wore Controversial Outfits To Events



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Nigerian celebrities are known for their spontaneous fashion style. Although, some try to take it overboard as they daringly rock extraordinary attires to some events.

Stargist.com brings you 10 Nigerian celebrities who broke the internet with their controversial outfits to events.

1. Jim Iyke

Jim Iyke who is the only boy in a family of eight children made a statement with his 2013 AMVCA outfit. He was slammed by some fans while others applauded him for being bold enough to rock the look.

2. Ibinabo  Fiberesima

Actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima was dressed in a short Ankara dress and peacock tail outfit and had her hair packed all up with blue plated attachment at the 2016 AMVCAs. The dress was designed by Nigerian designer, Rikato.

3. Bukola Dakolo

Busola dakolo wore a half-cut wide-leg ankara pants to a 70s themed party that she attended with Timi Dakolo. People kept talking about the outfit.

4. Kate Henshaw

The gorgeous actress and TV personality, Kate Henshaw was almost unrecognizable when she was spotted in traditional Efik male costume at Fred Amata’s 50th birthday party in 2013.

5. Alex Ekubo

Alex Ekubo’s 2015 Amvca outfit was as colorful as most of his other outfits but some fans and fashion critics said his blazer reminded them of the popular puzzle – Rubik’s cube.

6. Denrele Edun

Denrele who is known for his controversial looks rocked grey coloured hair, net-like dress and a mask to the 2015 AMVCAs.

7. Susan Peters


Nollywood actress Susan Peters was another person who got people talking on the red carpet at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

Also rocking a creation by Toyin Lawani of Tiannahstyling, Susan Peters had on a white lacy dress that was complemented with a huge cape with ruffles.

8. Adunni Ade

Adunni Ade who rocked another look from Toyin Lawani of Tiannahstyling.

She got people talking with her red risqué number that showed off her legs and an ample amount of cleavage.

9. Yaw

Yaw’s outfit to AMVCA 2015 was similar to that of Jim Iyke in 2013, only that the colours varied.


10. Belinda Effa

Actress, Belinda Effah went with a very African look for the 2015 AMVCAs.

On her Instagram page she used quite a number of hashtags to share the idea behind her look for the night saying ‘#IAmNotAfraidToBeAfrican #IDontHaveIdentityCrisis#BlackAndStrongAfricanWoman #WillRockThisHairAnytime’.



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