Entertainers who have had a brush with the law



During the week, popular actress, Funke Akindele, and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, aka JJC Skillz, made the news when they were sentenced to 14 days community service and ordered to pay fines of N100,000 each, for violating the lockdown currently in place in Lagos State. TOLUWALOPE KAREEM takes a look at other entertainers that have had issues with the law
Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz


Actress, Funke Akindele, and husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were arrested for violating the Federal and Lagos State directives on the lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus by hosting a party with more than 20 guests in attendance.

 The video of the party was uploaded on social media, and this got many Nigerians upset and ranting about the danger involved. 

Meanwhile, the actress was in an advertisement, advising people to observe social distancing and maintain proper hygiene during this period.

The celebrity couple were arraigned at an Ogba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday, April 6. They both pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 14 days community service and ordered to pay fines of N100,000 each.
Burna Boy
Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy is one of the biggest music artistes in Africa at the moment. But he also seems to have a knack for getting into trouble.


In 2017, Burna Boy, was arrested for alleged involvement in the robbery of his colleague, Abiye Jumbo, popularly called Mr 2kay. He was subsequently arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on two counts of ‘accessory to after fact and failing to give information to the police on the attack.

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