Dikeh, announced in August 2015 that she was getting married to Oladunni
Churchill, who is a nephew of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, many
of her fans were ecstatic. Congratulatory messages poured in from far
and near and the event dominated discourse for a while.
undergo a personality change which saw her becoming calmer and homely.
Majority of her social media posts became about her husband, spiced with
inspirational quotes. And when she gave birth to a baby boy, she doted
on him like her life had just found meaning.
friends and critics alike to conclude that marriage and motherhood had
changed Tonto and she was ready to make sure her marriage succeeds.
surfaced in January that things had fallen apart between Tonto and her
husband of 17 months.
was when Tonto removed her husband’s name, which she had hitherto
flaunted with pride, from her social media account.
had spoken with Tonto’s manager and he claimed that taking down her
husband’s name was just a business decision for the actress as the
account belonged to her brand.
cheated on Tonto with his beautiful personal assistant, Rosaline Meurer,
who he allegedly took on several vacation trips abroad and showered
until she finally confirmed the rumour when she responded to a fan on
social media, who sought to clarify the rumours. She stated that she had
blocked all communication channels between herself and her estranged
husband. “When a woman leaves her husband, she takes her child because
absolutely nothing else matters to her but the child. This is what I did
and I happily give all access for his father to see him. Now my
question to you is that did your source also tell you that he has never
called for once to ask how his son is doing? I will admit, I personally
blocked his access to me for the sake of my emotional stability. But
nonetheless, he has the nanny’s number, my assistant’s contact, my
part-time help’s number, and many other mediums of reaching the son your
source claims I ‘took away.’ He could use all possible mediums wisely
if he wished to,” she wrote.
on the condition of anonymity, revealed that the lovebirds began having
trouble during the last trimester of Tonto’s pregnancy. The businessman
and philanthropist was said to have been seen with different ladies at
clubs in Lagos.
husband about his alleged affairs and he denied it all. She then
reportedly asked him to sack Rosaline if he was sure there was nothing
between them but he declined, saying it was wrong to punish her for
something she didn’t do. Tonto also allegedly behaved violently on some
occasions when she threw tantrums and broke expensive items in the
house. According to our source, Churchill thought it was a phase that
would blow over, and he never believed that she would leave him. Tonto
was also said to have suffered mood swings, both during her pregnancy
and even after having the baby, which was attributed to post-partum
been making moves to reconcile with her, even enlisting the support of
elderly family members, but as Tonto confirmed herself, she has blocked
give her some time to heal and that in her own time, she would come
around and return home.