by Anike Jacobs
A few days ago, news broke that Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus, is involved with Stanley Duru, the former husband of fellow actress, Oge Okoye.
The reports further claimed that the pair had concluded plans to get married.
We reached out to the management of all the parties involved, but so far, none of them has responded to our inquiries
However, a family source from Nkiru’s camp who knew about the whole affair, shed some light on the story to YNaija.
Our source, who would rather not be named said: “It is funny how the media is blaming Nkiru when it is actually a complicated affair. Oge and Nkiru used to be close friends, they met Stanley at the same time in Enugu in 2006. Nkiru and Stanley fell in love and Oge the back stabber, knew this yet somehow she sheepishly let Stanley impregnate her. Nkiru was hurt but she let go of the love of her life for a friend, she didn’t want her to be put to shame and mocked for having a child out of wedlock. So, Oge Okoye and Stanley Duru moved to Amsterdam and got married.”
“Of course a dog will always return to its vomit, after having their first son, Oge cheated on Stanley with a friend of his and he paid her back by dating one Dutch lady, Barbara with whom he now has a child, Uchechi, but let’s leave that story for another time. They somehow reconciled and she took in again and delivered a baby girl in 2010 but they officially parted ways in 2012, you media people didn’t know that, did you? On realizing they were both single again, Nkiru and Stanley reconnected and they regretted letting each other go. They got really close after Nkiru escaped from the kidnappers’ den,” the source added.
On the postponed wedding, our source said: “They have done the family introduction already. They were actually planning a secret wedding for December 27 but it has been postponed, they didn’t plan for the news to get out, so that changed everything”When asked why the wedding was postponed, the source declined and said “That’s how much information I can give my dear, Nkiru’s media people are working on a press statement already, everything you need to know will be revealed there”
Contrary to reports that actress Oge Okoye is unhappy with the development, the source claimed otherwise.
“She is not furious, she is not devastated at all. She and Stanley parted ways since and she has moved on. Moreover she has no reason to be hurt, after all she snatched Stanley from my cousin first”
Nkiru has said more than a few times, that she would not mind being a second wife.
While speaking on a TV programme months ago, she said: “ If the situation and the person is good, I’ll go for it. I’ve said it before that if ladies don’t stop this nonsense they call ‘one-man-one-wife’, many of them will get to 40 and still remain single. There are more women than men. Go to churches, the number of single ladies in most cases is three times the number of single guys”.