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Rita Dominic, Agbani Darego lead Nigeria’s most eligible bachelorettes

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THEY are ravishingly beautiful.  They are also rich and famous, but they are very much single and searching.

ENCOMIUM Weekly unveils Nigeria’s most eligible bachelorettes.

RITA DOMINIC

Rita Dominic.

Rita Dominic.

Pretty Rita Dominic is the unrivalled queen of red carpet.  Her style, elegance and fashion sense is second to none. She is leading other Nollywood actresses when it comes to fashion.  The thespian who celebrated her 40th birthday a couple of days back is in no hurry to walk down the aisle.  Though she believes in the marriage institution as said in an interview, “My ideal family will be a good man and a set of twins will be nice.  Marriage is a wonderful thing when you are with the one you love and care about.  It’s a personal journey and you cannot look at others to judge your own man.”

Blessed with beauty, talent and endearing personality, she is still one of the most sought after bachelorettes in the entertainment industry.  For years, she has kept hearts racing with very little effort.  The Glo ambassador’s career has also experienced a rise in the past few years with awards in and out of Nigeria.  Her skills are amazing ton production as well.  It has won her several awards in The Meeting. However, when it comes to the issue of love, she seems not to be lucky.  She has been linked with some men in the past amongst whom are Jim Iyke.

 

AGBANI DAREGO

AGBANI DAREGO

AGBANI DAREGO

She took the world by storm in 2001 at 19.  She made history of being the first African to wear the crown as Miss World.  14 years after, the pretty lady is yet to have a wedding ring on her finger.

Apart from beauty, she is also blessed with a wonderful personality, all this and more have ensured she is the number one single woman to court.

She also has a resume that will make every man want to spend the rest of their lives with her.  She has worked with designers like Oscar de la Ranta, Mark Bouwer, Tommy Hilfiger and more.  Aside her success as a model, she also has skills in business, her denim line is a force to reckon with among fashion buffs.

She was once linked with Timi Alaibe, though, they both denied the alleged romance.

 

GENEVIEVE NNAJI

Nollywood diva, Genevieve Nnaji is one of the leading thespians yet to be caught.  The dark beauty has the world in her palms.

GENEVIEVE NNAJI

GENEVIEVE NNAJI

The mother of a girl is almost flawless in her looks.  Career wise, she is miles apart from her contemporaries. She has a catalogue of box office breaking movies to her credit (Ije, Tango with me, Dr. Bello).  Her acting prowess has not just garnered her worldwide fan base and acclaim but made her the darling of both men and womenfolk as a lover of choice.

The talented thespian has conquered all.  When it comes to endorsement deals, Genevieve reigns supreme with mouthwatering ones with Coscharis Motors, Luna Milk, Amstel Malta and Etisalat.  The deals are worth millions of naira.  Though not too visible in the make belief world like before, she is still very much a man’s dream wife.  She has had her fair share as far as relationships are concerned.  She was once linked to D’Banj.  Fans were elated and expectant when the rumour of their romance hit town that it will be the fairy tale wedding of the century.  A lot of people were disappointed to discover it was a publicity stunt.

She was also linked to Majid Michael some years back, despite this, Genny, as she is fondly called has somehow managed to avoid that trip down the aisle.

 

EKU EDEWOR

EKU EDEWOR

EKU EDEWOR

Light-skinned beauty and host of MNET’s Studio 53 Extra is still very much available in the singles market.  Despite the fact that she is a dream wife to any man, Eku Georgina Edewor has remained single.

Blessed with unfaultable red carpet hosting skills, she also has her hands in production modeling and acting.

When it comes to relationships, the drop dead one-half of a twin knows exactly what she wants as she said in an interview, “A man who is committed, kind, generous, manly, considerate, faithful and ambitious,” are her desires.  Hopefully, the right man is on the way.

 

WAJE

Aituaje Iruobe is one of the strongest vocalists to have come out of Nigeria.  An epitome of beauty,

WAJE

WAJE

talent and intelligence, Waje is still very much in the market.

She became a force to reckon with after lending her voice in P-Square’s hit, Do me and M.I’s One Naira.  Although she has a teenage daughter, this has not deterred suitors from coming but the singer is yet to say yes to any of them.  If Waje’s voice doesn’t send goose bumps running through your skin, then her charming smile will definitely get you charmed.

According to the songstress, she wants “a man who fears God, confident and comfortable, not to be intimidated by the things that come with what she does.” Waje appears to be simple and homely, it is surprising how a lady of value still remains in the market.

 

CHIKA IKE

Two time Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) nominee, Chika Ike is still very much available.  The most talked about celebrity that almost every man love to be with aside being a bundle of

CHIKA IKE

CHIKA IKE

talent, Chika Ike is also a successful businesswoman.  Proudly the CEO of Fancynancy, her foundation, Chika Ike Foundation, has been a place of refuge for several Nigerians.

Chika tops the list of actresses who know how to spoil themselves silly, from a vacation in London, to hiring a yacht for herself and her manager, she spares no cost in having a good life.  Many have attributed her frivolous spending attitude to why she is still single.

Since her first marriage to Tony Eberiri collapsed, Chika has not given marriage a shot again.  Though, she still believes in the institution and hopes to get on board again.  Chika reeks of class, poise and beauty, and of course, a wonderful personality which makes her every man’s dream wife.

 

OMOWUNMI AKINNIFESI

From being crowned the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria at 18 in 2005, to becoming a formidable fashion icon in Nigeria,

OMOWUNMI AKINNIFESI

OMOWUNMI AKINNIFESI

Omowunmi Akinnifesi is definitely every man’s dream wife.  She has proven beyond every reasonable doubt that she is a model lady.

The daughter of a former Central Bank of Nigeria director, Omowunmi spent her early years in Sierra Leone before returning to Nigeria.  She recently bagged a Master’s degree in Environmental Monitoring, Modellng and Management from King’s College, London.  She is one lady many men will do anything to have, unfortunately, she is yet to change her last name.

Omowunmi, like every eligible bachelorette has also had her fair share of romantic woes.  She has been linked with married men in the past.  Nduka Obaigbena, Babatunde Fowler and Muiz Banire were some of the names bandied but she did not settle down with any of them as second wife and has been hiding her future man.

– SHADE WESLEY-METIBOGUN

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