Nigerian celebrities who have been robbed abroad

Yemi Alade, Erica, and other Nigerian celebrities who have been robbed in foreign countries


Nigerian celebrities who have been robbed abroad…

Being a celebrity places one in the spotlight of glamour, but fame also has many challenges attached to it. Due to their opulent lifestyles, some celebrities have chosen to hire private security for protection.

However, a lot of these well-known people, especially Nigerians, have a tendency to relax their security whenever they are outside of the nation. Some of these celebrities have opened up about their tragic experiences of being robbed in other nations, sometimes under duress.

Yemi Eberechi Alade, a Nigerian Afro-pop singer, was the most recent victim after she was robbed on November 30 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Other Nigerian celebrities who have been robbed, besides Yemi Alade, include:


Niniola Apata, better known by her stage name Niniola, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who shot to fame after competing in the sixth Project Fame West Africa competition in 2013. In South Africa in 2018, Niniola was robbed in a well-known eatery.

Celebrities Who Have Been Robbed AbroadAt a McDonald’s restaurant, the Nigerian “Amapiano” was being attacked by robbers while dining with two other friends.According to reports, two of Niniola’s friends’ jewelry and cash were taken, but her bag and phone remained.

Erica Nlewedim

Ngozi Erica Nlewedim is a Nigerian actress, model, and entrepreneur who came into the spotlight after she appeared on Big Brother Naija Season 5. She was later disqualified for breaking BBNaija house rules.

On July 28, 2022, Erica took to her Twitter account to reveal how she was robbed at a Zara store in the United Kingdom.

Celebrities Who Have Been Robbed Abroad

She wrote, “To the person that stole my money, you will never make that amount of money. You won’t even make 10% of it in your life till you confess and turn in yourself to the police.

“I wanted to buy a particular bag. I heard the new naira price of a dollar I said no I’ll save my cash. And I left Harrods to enter Zara after queuing to pay. It gets to my turn and my bag is empty.

“They called the police cos (because) another woman complained about the same thing and her whole bag was stolen. We’re waiting for the outcome.”

Numerous of her fans also sympathized with her after she revealed the incident.


Nigerian celebrity David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido is a music star and the son of billionaire mogul Adeleke.

In November 2015, the music star revealed how he got robbed of $55,000 and two Rolex watches in South Africa.

best Davido songs afrobeatsAccording to his explanation, it appeared there was a threat to his life during the robbery.He tweeted, “Thank God for my life…. If not for Him… E for being a different story … My daughter’s face was flashing through my eyes the whole time….”

“Still got love for South Africa ….” “Dem niggas got me for 55 thousand dollars cash !! Crazy!!! AndRolexes !! FICK”

Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian media personality and former On air presenter known for hosting The Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and for her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments.

Makinwa, who had been in London recently for Rita Dominic’s wedding, revealed how she got robbed in London.

Celebrities Who Have Been Robbed AbroadThe social media diva disclosed this tragedy on her Instagram story, where she wrote, “Just got robbed in London…. I’m speechless All my valuables are gone. Gosh how.”

Yemi Alade

Yemi Eberechi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress, and activist. She became famous with her single “Johnny” in 2014.

The music star was robbed on November 30 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, where she went to perform at the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND), a three-day gathering of creatives from Africa and the Diaspora.

Yemi AladeAlade took to her Instagram page to bemoan how thieves broke into her hotel room, looted all her belongings, and stole all the valuables they could find.

Damilola Adegbite

Damilola Adegbite is a Nigerian actress, model, and television personality. She featured in the soap opera Tinsel, and Flower Girl.

Celebrities Who Have Been Robbed AbroadDamilola had recently disclosed in a recent post on Instagram that her phone and her several other valuables were stolen from her during a trip to London two weeks ago, she further revealed that after numerous attempts to get her phone back, she got a mail from Apple saying her phone was in China.She wrote, “Got an alert from Apple. My phone has reached China before meIt is well. Just try and make the most of whatever situation you find yourself in as you aim for higher (position)!”

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