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10 Top Nollywood Actresses Who Were Absent At Rita Dominic’s Wedding




Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic traditionally tied the knot with her heartrob, Fidelis Anosike on Tuesday, April 19th with several colleagues from the movie industry in attendance.

However,  just like an object dropped in a settled bowl of water, this elaborate wedding did not fail to generate different waves as the absence of some top actresses in the industry were quite noticeable.

This led fans of Nollywood to express disappointment over the disunity amongst the actresses who did not show up to support their very own on her special day.

Although, some of actresses took to their social media pages to make a shout out to the new bride, we sure know that does not equate or make up for their absence at the wedding.


Here is a list of prominent actresses who did not grace Rita Dominic’s wedding.

Mercy Johnson

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson missed her colleague, Rita Dominic’s wedding and did not make any special shout out to the couple on social media.


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When queried by her fans, she disclosed that was missing at the wedding because she was at a movie scene and could not make it to the ceremony. She tendered an apology, then casually make a comment in celebration of the wedding.

Genevieve Nnaji


Nollywood star actress, Genevieve Nnaji was not seen among a group of Nollywood actresses who arrived Imo State on 19th to support Rita Dominic and her hubby, Fidelis Anosike as their fairy-tale wedding. The actress did not also make any post about the wedding on her page.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Omotola who many expected would be present to celebrate the special moment with Rita was also absent at wedding. However, the award-winning actress gave a shout out to the bride via her Instastory.

Patience Ozokwor

Nollywood veteran actress, Patience Ozokwor also missed Rita Dominic’s traditional marriage.
Patience Ozokwor

Although, she took to her Instagram to congratulate Rita Dominic, noting she is not happy she missed her colleague’s special day.

The actress, however,  didn’t disclose why she was missing from the traditional wedding.

Tonto Dikeh

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Controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh was equally missing at the wedding. A visit to her Instagram page equally shows that she didn’t dedicate any congratulatory posts to Rita.

Chika Ike

Nollywood actress, Chika Ike amongst others did not attend neither did she make any most congratulating the new bride on her special day.

Oge Okoye

Oge Okoye

Nollywood actress Oge Okoye, did not attend her colleague’s wedding neither did she bother celebrating her on their social media platforms.

Stephanie Okereke

Nigerian actress, Stephanie Okereke is amongst the tall list of top actresses who were absent at   Rita Dominic’s wedding.  However, the mother of one, took  to her verified social media handle shared some photos of Rita and added the caption;“A huge congratulations to the latest bride in town @ritadominic Wishing you and your hubby all the best, and my joy, love, kindness, wisdom, and understanding never cease in your marriage. God’s blessings”

Funke Akindele

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele after several backlash bowed to internet pressure and sent out good will messages to her newly married colleague, Rita Dominic.

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The mother of two took to her Instagram page to do the needful. She shared a photo of Rita Dominic and wrote; “Congratulations Riri of life❤️❤️ You look so beautiful. May the Lord bless your Union sis. @ritadominic.”

Nkiru Sylvanus

Award-winning Nollywood actress and politician, Nkiru Sylvanus known to have a close relationship with Rita Dominic in the 1990’s was also missing at her wedding.

The veteran actress did not make any congratulatory post about the wedding on her social media.

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling with years of experience in the industry. She holds a BSC in Biology and also obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.