Tiwa Savage: 9 things you should know about the sex scandal


Tiwa Savage is at the front line of arguably one of the biggest sex scandals in Nigerian entertainment history. In case you didn’t know, exposing such material is illegal in Nigeria and many other countries in this world, what more, so is blackmail. This story is a deeply emotional one.

If you haven’t been following the story on Tiwa Savage, here are ten things to get you on track…

1. How did it begin?


Recently, Tiwa Savage came out to reveal that someone was blackmailing her over a tape. Contained in the tape were she and her lover engaging in intimate sexual activities.

2. How did the blackmailer get the video?


Tiwa claimed that her partner published the video on his Snap story by accident. He attempted to erase it as soon as he realized his mistake. Unfortunately, it was already in the hands of the stalker.

3. Why didn’t Tiwa Savage pay-off the blackmailer?


She proclaimed that she would not let the stalker, blackmail her. She refused to pay any remuneration to the blackmailer. Instead, she reached out to the public to talk about her predicament and brace herself for the worst.

4. So was the sex tape released?


Yes, it was. On Monday, the 18th of October, her blackmailer uploaded the video to the web. Many Nigerians took to the platform to watch and share it. It is still making being circulated on various social media platforms.

5. Are her fans disappointed?


For days, Tiwa has faced ridicule. Even from so-called fans who had been singing to “somebody’s son, go love me one day” a few days before. Expectedly, a lot of her fans stood by her and encouraged everyone to refrain from sharing the sex tape. Although, many have claimed that the woman in the video isn’t Tiwa Savage.

6. What has been the reaction of her colleagues?


She has received a mix of criticism and encouragement from her colleagues.  A popular Ghanaian musician, Belinda Nana Akua Amoako, accused the singer of publicizing the video to make her album with American artist Brandy viral.
However, Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha called out other celebrities. She had mentioned how their reaction should have been, “Say no to blackmailers” and not, “A Queen I stan”.

8. Will Tiwa Savage get justice?

More people are focusing on bashing Tiwa or supporting her than tracing the source of the video. There have been no reports that law enforcement agents have been involved in the matter.

9. Should the victim be punished for the sin of the criminal?


Above all, we at The Wingist Network stand against the vile act of blackmail and victim-blaming. We also encourage our audience to refrain from sharing malicious and explicit content.

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Written by Patience George

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