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Chini Odogwu & Eku Edewor

Chini Odogwu & Eku Edewor

OAP Eku Edewor and photographer Chini Odogwu became fashion’s IT couple last year – click here to see their selfies and the beautiful pair chilling on vacation.

Eku has been missed on the Lagos scene for a few months because of her pregnancy, though she subtly showed off her baby bump on Instagram in the UK this August –

Eku in July

Eku in August at Makashe’s Birthday

Chini posted this on his Instagram and Facebook page this Tuesday and his friends have been sending all their love and congratulations.Chini Odogwu and Eku Edewor

Photo Credit: Instagram & Facebook

78 Comments

  1. anonymous

    October 29, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    Hmm so Linda was saying the truth.

  2. Lilo

    October 29, 2016 at 9:52 pm

    I love coded things. Congrats eku bae. Continue to hide your bizzness please

    • Author Unknown

      October 30, 2016 at 6:30 pm

      You’re afterall African. Coded in everything you do, even to the point of harming yourself. In Eku’s case, if she hid her business in the first place, we all would have no idea who she is. It’s a tad hypocritical I think. However, I respect her choice to draw the line on certain things. All the Kardashian (reality star) wannabes that can’t take the heat when it comes to it. Kardashians will invite cameras into the Labour Room sef if possible.

  3. True that

    October 29, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    Congrats eku! But I can recall sometime ago there was rumor she was pregnant on SDK and Bella, or maybe I am mixing up things…
    But I recall typing this same “congrats eku”

  4. Ngumabi

    October 29, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    What a cool way to announce the baby’s arrival. Congrats Eku

  5. UNCLE GWE GWE GWE

    October 29, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    What’s up with all these hiding of pregnancy and surprise baby..look pple, you are not giving birth to Jesus, neither will the baby come out from ur Anus!!! WHY ALL THESE EFFIZZY BIKO???

    • Bolu

      October 30, 2016 at 1:26 am

      Aww… Who removed the pacifier from your mouth.

  6. xplorenollywood.com

    October 29, 2016 at 11:46 pm

    Thot the baby was here already! But congrats to my Urhobo sista… we will be here waiting for d wedding bells…

    • ATL's finest

      October 30, 2016 at 6:41 am

      I see how U do your Urhobo sis 🙂 Thanks for telling us she’s not married #Babymama/Daddy# business. Congratulations Eku

  7. Lora

    October 30, 2016 at 2:46 am

    You were born in wedlock is not of your doing. Eku’s child is not here and is clearly already adored by the father. I’d rather that than a so called “father” in marriage that lets the mother pay for everything and do all the raising. Hope your own children will be able to say the same in the future as you are not God and as He loves all children,this comment was SOOOOOOO (x10) unnecessary

  8. HolyMolly!

    October 30, 2016 at 3:33 am

    @TEMI……GOSH…You just sound like you are ‘uterus-less’…or ‘eggless’….How mean can some women or let me call you human being (probably half human being) can be….I hope your life is perfect!.And if you are lucky to have kids,i hope you pass this morale of yours down to your generation
    @Bellanaija,if you could approve of this silly cow’s comment,i hope you approve mine.
    Thanks.

  9. lane

    October 30, 2016 at 4:24 am

    You need help

  10. fleur

    October 30, 2016 at 5:02 am

    COngrats. Boning get result. I wish they will try to give this beautiful gift the security of a loving home with mom and dad. All kids need this.

    • BlueEyed

      October 30, 2016 at 6:05 am

      Please mom and dad don’t equal loving home, remove your head from that mess of a thinking. If she/he have positive strong male and female figures, that is loving enough.
      It’s people like you that remain in bad marriages to save face.

    • soji

      October 30, 2016 at 8:34 am

      Bless you blue eye this comment made me LOL. were do i begin. Okay lets start from the basics.
      Attributes of Postive strong male female models. 101.
      1: They dont put the cart before the ? for obvious reasons. Obvious to anyone whose got half a brain cell.
      2: if you got half a brain cell you kinda dont qualify as any kinda role model.

    • Shut Up

      October 31, 2016 at 11:59 am

      Get out with this silly mentality. A child needs to grow up in an environment that has a Dad and a Mom please. That you were probably raised without such does not mean it’s the right way to go.

  11. Warrichic

    October 30, 2016 at 5:24 am

    We all have our moral codes and may not always agree to the ways of the world… But at the end of the day, how is Eku’s pregnancy out of wedlock affecting your own holy life or bank account? Your comment is just bitter. Bye Felicia! Congrats to the couple.

  12. Ck

    October 30, 2016 at 6:33 am

    Most people calling the child names are obviously in an unhappy state currently bcos u can only give what u have. Marriage has never guaranteed happiness, always keep that in mind. Companionship,truth and openness to one another brings more joy than marriage. Mind you a lot of us are just conforming to societal standards hence the by force marriage. Mind you, marriage is a good thing but u need not b that vile… too much meanness

  13. chinwe

    October 30, 2016 at 7:23 am

    Yeap pregnancy in wedlock i agree with you . i preach that to my kids every single day, along with safe sex as catching preggies may not be the only thing they can caatch. Yeap i agree . to each his own.

  14. Anon

    October 30, 2016 at 7:28 am

    Ariyike instagram posting is not a solid commitment it would never replace the comittment of marriage. I really feel sorry for your generation. A geneeration were likes on social media is the only validation you need.

    • zeb

      October 30, 2016 at 7:48 am

      Anon Ariyike and co are uber modern. Confirmation on social media is all it takes to get laid. At least we can save on bride price tinz. Guys need to be free from the ball and chain. Good new for the bois loool. Congratulations Eku. Setting the trend. As always. May many more follow. Except my sister and future daughter and the wife i will later marry. In fact all my female family.

  15. beno

    October 30, 2016 at 8:36 am

    Maybe instagram will give baby a warm hug when dad is busy with another baby mama.

    • curious

      February 15, 2017 at 6:26 pm

      HAHAHAHaHAH!

  16. sasha

    October 30, 2016 at 8:42 am

    Guys y put sentiments in everything @temi is right a child born out of we’d luck is a b…………,weather ur entire linage snaps with u.on the other hand who re we to judge so stop splitting head wedding then kids that’s jst a moral standard.

    • Real hadiza

      October 30, 2016 at 8:26 pm

      According to the dictionary … And u think Eku doesn’t know this … Smh for you … What will Jesus do in a situation like this , kill her or shame her n her child … Remember Jesus with the prostitutue in the bible … If there is no sin forgiveness will not be there … Still u r god keep ur opinion to urself

  17. Pelumi

    October 30, 2016 at 9:25 am

    I was once married and it was a terrible experience, I watched as my daughter continually got abused by her father whom I MARRIED and had AFTER WEDLOCK

    • Dolly

      October 30, 2016 at 12:06 pm

      I am married. My two sisters got married before me my parents are happily married. I have noting but good to say about marriage. True some people have horrible marriage experiences that the only solution is divorce. But when marriage works it’s an amazing experience for the couple and children involved. I’ve been married 22 years and counting. If you are in an abusive relationship get out of it ASAP don’t Watch as any of your children is getting abused. Just one episode is enough. Also look before you leap. Date for at least befriend before marriage. Bad doesn’t hid it will come out whilst you are dating.

  18. #made in naija

    October 30, 2016 at 10:09 am

    Congrats to Eku and her Partner. Children and marriages are blessings from God. Welcome in advance baby girl or boy.

  19. meah

    October 30, 2016 at 10:20 am

    WOW
    I don’t fancy this
    Eku you are more than this
    He should make you his wife not baby mama
    The guys face tho
    Opposite of Eku

  20. Ufoma

    October 30, 2016 at 10:20 am

    You no get dictionary

  21. Studio

    October 30, 2016 at 10:30 am

    @ anon now I understand the Yoruba demon thing. The guys don’t commit. baby mama fighting each other upandan. What a messy situation to bring any precious child into.

  22. Sensible Somborthi

    October 30, 2016 at 10:54 am

    Most sensible comment here!

  23. Anon

    October 30, 2016 at 11:11 am

    @Ariyike we all hanging out here having an opinion on other people’s business so right back at ya. Google hypocrite

  24. Zeb

    October 30, 2016 at 11:26 am

    I sleep with girls like you because they let me for just a couple of likes on Instagram. Can you blame me though. I don’t go for girls looking for legal validation I go for the likes of you. When I want to settle down I don’t go for instafame babes like you. What does that teach you Ariyike. See ! mama was right after all. Change your ways, toto no get meter but Instagram get memory oh.

    • Busarni

      October 30, 2016 at 11:57 am

      Zeb oh zeb; you mouth no good. Lol

    • *rme

      October 30, 2016 at 2:06 pm

      @Zeb, This is not my fight but let me point out something. You sleep with girls like Ariyike abi, emphasis on “girls”. Girls that are not your wives. But you are here judging a couple, championing a derogatory term for a baby that is result of the same activities that you have self-confessed to. Can you see why I’ll assume that you’re IQ is not high? One day, your own will enter.

  25. Bonnie

    October 30, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    We only knw wah dey want us 2 knw abt dem, so y’all shud chill on dis issue n jez congratul8 dem. she myt av done sumfin 2 legalise er relatnshp. we all dnt knw abt dija’s pregncy n bby until it was announced nao + wu er husbnd is til 2mao. so take a chill pill n stp tkin chloroquine 4 anoda persn malaria.

  26. Josephine

    October 30, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    Na wa for this generation. Odogwu is posting a picture on IG and some people think its cute. What is cute would be to marry the mother and for Eku not to have gambled like this. She is a correct girl from a good home. She is exposed so why the unplanned pregnancy? I truly commend them for not terminating but this is annoying. If you can publicly date someone and get pregnant but he doesn’t propose there is a big problem. Its like, thanks for the kid but you can go. Its happening too much these days. Odogwu, man up.

    • Dolapo

      October 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm

      Correct girl that did know to notice open legs unless he put a ring on it? Lmao. Blame the guy or and not the girl that spreads Yansh.!

    • mz_danielz

      October 31, 2016 at 2:47 pm

      What if she wanted the child without the marriage. What if she just wants a loving partner with a child out of it. He might have her and the children covered in his documents and will (if any). What if that is what she wants.

      Let’s stop with this don’t open legs till he puts a ring. Some girls want marriage ( that’s fine), some a loving and stable relationship and some a f****ng orgasm. A correct person should be based on how you behave relative to the world around you, not whether or not you close your legs.

    • J

      October 31, 2016 at 2:13 pm

      How certain are you that this pregnancy is unplanned, I personally would start having kids once I’m financially ready (because my ovaries are …) In my awesome opinion, marriage is quite unnecessary, except maybe for legal reasons. Nigerians would die on-top someone else deciding to do things their own way. And yes I do not want to get married, everyone has a right to decide how to go about their lives, at least to the extent to which we are capable as humans.

  27. Baffled

    October 30, 2016 at 2:37 pm

    So much meanness and crass on here, yet the people on this blog still delude themselves all the time and call LIB classless and hateful blog. Itzorite!!!

  28. Cindy

    October 30, 2016 at 2:43 pm

    I guess we’re all niggas then since that’s the definition for being black? better don’t get offended when a white man calls you that

    • EE

      October 30, 2016 at 3:46 pm

      Black is actually Negro, negra, noir. P.S you came to a Nigerian site and expected us to be offended by nigga?? ehn mah nigga?? You no go boarding school?

      I wondered what caused 50+ comments, you guys are hilarious. They could easily have walked into a registry and gotten married for what N200? We also don’t like expensive weddings remember???

      Jeez, we don’t know their business, its their own.

  29. Say the truth

    October 30, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    So disappointed in Eku. So after all her grammar in Ndani Real Talk “What Women Want”, she gets pregnant for a man who has not married her.

    I know he will eventually marry her but will women ever learn? Some men demand you get pregnant first and give birth before any commitment. Do you know why? Because they want the assurance that you are not barren or someone with fertility issues. What does that say about his love for you? It is dependent on fertility. If you are only able to have that one child perhaps because for secondary infertility or other circumstances, that man will not think twice before impregnating someone else and throwing you out of his life.

    Yes, it’s true that having children in wedlock does not guarantee a happy marriage. Yes, it’s true that there are couples who had kids before getting married and they are very happy. However, it does not change the fact that what is right is right and what is wrong is wrong.

    The saddest part is that both Eku and Chino would most likely claim to be Christians. Yet, they openly flaunt disregarding God’s requirement as set out in the bible.

    Let God be found true even though every man be found a liar

    • Real hadiza

      October 30, 2016 at 8:11 pm

      Can you stop judging … What your business if she desire to live in “sin” … Are you perfect … Did she force you to listen to her , is she ur god that u expect perfect from her …

    • JustMe

      November 19, 2016 at 2:21 pm

      She isn’t judging in my opinion. She is recounting standards as it applies in this situation. Same as her calling black black. Standards don’t change cow we want them to. They are standards. God Bless.

  30. *rme

    October 30, 2016 at 3:26 pm

    @Anon, then let the name calling be for the parents. Not for a child, who has nothing to do with anything.

  31. Missappleberry

    October 30, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    One of those things I would really love to ask God is the ability not to judge people based on whatever situations I think they did right or wrong. As I read through the comments, all I could do was put myself into Eku’s shoes reading through all the comments herself. The comments hurts so bad and I’m not even Eku. Please let’s all try to be nice people even though most of us are anonymously typing from wherever. Eku is an adult and m sure she knows what’s right or wrong. Whichever path she has chosen, m also sure she can handle responsibly. She doesn’t need such negative comments on her child or relationship from strangers without regards for the feelings of others. Most of us are not perfect ourselves even if we can weigh our shortcomings as light compared to others. *ignore errors* BTW…congrats Eku!

    • EE

      October 30, 2016 at 3:59 pm

      ?????Hopefully its the recession making us meanspirited and it’ll pass with the new year.

  32. Ariyike

    October 30, 2016 at 3:53 pm

    @zeb please look for the nearest live wire or pole to hang your miserable self because of another person choice. You sleep with girls like me,laugh wan kill me, it’s obvious you are classless and won’t want to waste my precious manicured nail replying a nobody like you. Have a nice life sleeping with girls, AIDS is real.

    • EE

      October 30, 2016 at 4:01 pm

      “@zeb please look for the nearest live wire or pole to hang your miserable self ”
      ???????

      “won’t want to waste my precious manicured nail replying a nobody like you. ”
      ?????

      ?????

    • zeb

      October 30, 2016 at 4:56 pm

      Looool. You already using up data on me!!!!!!!!. Yeah u know allllll about poles. Nasty girl. Ill give your nice manicure nails something to rub life into. You could take a pic and watch your instavalidation lit up like bank alert. Looooool.

  33. Josephine

    October 30, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    God doesn’t take the issue of children out of wedlock lightly and neither should we but as Christ said let he without sin cast the first stone. My sins are plenty. I don’t have the right to call people and babies names but I do find situations like this annoying. It used to be that if pregnancy came from sex with a random chick the guy would distance himself from the girl. That’s terrible but more logical than this new style of dating the person, being on good terms, wanting the baby but refusing to commit. If she’s good enough to be seen everywhere with you and you’re happy to be a father then why not just marry? I now see people with a kid still doing boyfriend and girlfriend, not breaking up but not getting married or even engaged!

    • chichi

      November 18, 2016 at 1:35 am

      Na wa for you @josephine I am assuming you are 12 years old with your comment. So according to you the guy disappearing when he impregnates a girl is better than staying to do boyfriend and girlfriend for the sake of that child. Wow! I will let you think about why your type of comment stops our country from developing. You’re coming from the mindset of what it looks like to everyone else (society) rather than giving that child a mum and dad regardless of marriage. Marriage can come at any time but a mum and dad being with you and loving you is priceless.

    • What?

      January 2, 2017 at 7:56 pm

      God you are stupid

  34. Ayodele

    October 30, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    Most hypocrites actually live on blogs… Who made you guys judges over their lives? Most of you probably have had abortions or even commiting fornication. Let’s stop being judgemental.

  35. Josephine

    October 30, 2016 at 4:27 pm

    Hey BN, you lost my other comment? To paraphrase, this is in the Old Testament. God doesn’t want kids being born out of wedlock. He is loves order and not lawlessness. But we are all sinners. These kids are blessings and precious as those whose parents are married so no name-calling. Many don’t have the guts to face criticism and will abort. Kudos to the strong ones who don’t. Do you know how your future grand-kids will be conceived? My issue is that before if a random chick got pregnant a guy might distance himself. Now even if its a steady girlfriend they are happy to be seen with and want the baby they still distance themselves. I see people with a kid still doing boyfriend and girlfriend. Why not just marry?

  36. Friday's other child

    October 30, 2016 at 5:42 pm

    An alternative view on commitment; there’s something (to my mind) that’s incredibly powerful about two consenting adults choosing to commit to each other without being married. To my mind that means that every day they are together it is because they are choosing to do so; when it is so much easier to walk away.

    Staying together without being married is more difficult than doing so when you are married. You could argue that in some circumstances it is a truer sign of genuine commitment.

    Giving someone the freedom to leave without the lengthy process of a divorce is something that a lot of people are too afraid to do.

    This has nothing to do with the couple in the article, it’s just a general comment about relationships.

    • Chekwube

      October 30, 2016 at 7:14 pm

      Hear them justifying fornication and sexual immorality..Lol..

  37. aj

    October 30, 2016 at 7:36 pm

    Tell me about it! ahn ahnnnn They are so judgmental and they are probably doing worse at home o. I kind of knew that something like this would happen. Anyway congrats to Eku and her man.

  38. Real hadiza

    October 30, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    What if they are married codedly … All this assuming and fighting people you don’t know on social media because people you don’t know their true story

  39. Bey

    October 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm

    Are you bella ?
    Why don’t you mind ur business @chekwube.

    I repeat it, u all have a missing part “empathy” in ur brains, to feel it its okay to talk dat way about a baby.

    @chekwube, why not find Eku’s address and lodge ur complaints with her. As moral police that you are mschewwwww

  40. Real hadiza

    October 30, 2016 at 8:17 pm

    God doesn’t take any sin lightly but the bible also said He has made Jesus our advocate for sin … Bible also said don’t judge … Jesus came to forgive us our sins even the once we are yet to commit … Don’t b hard on people …

  41. Real hadiza

    October 30, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    Thank God you and your granny are not God

  42. Alero

    October 30, 2016 at 9:07 pm

    Dear temi you sound like a strong African Woman with real values not these wishy washy fake as their conture faces instafabulous losers. Many people can’t handle the truth. And when they hear it, they attack you by deflecting their crazy problems on you. It takes courage to speak the truth, especially when you are in the middle of a cattle stampede all heading to hell. Your grandmama spoke the truth thanks for sharing.

  43. Truth Juice

    October 30, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    Dear Trolls keep up the good word, one day all your words would come at you when you least suspect. Good luck.

  44. Someone Naughty

    October 30, 2016 at 10:07 pm

    Ah ah. How did 89 comments drop to 60 BN?

    • Sisi

      October 30, 2016 at 10:43 pm

      I thought I was going crazy. An hour of two ago, I saw 80 comments now 60

    • Sigh...

      October 30, 2016 at 11:03 pm

      Well, I guess that’s what BN does when their friends are criticized.

    • WarriChic

      October 31, 2016 at 6:02 am

      I’m happy they got rid of the comments. The comments were disgusting, mean spirited and unnecessary! How can people who claim to be ‘holier’ than this couple utter such cruel comments about an innocent child!

  45. Del

    October 30, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    If it was Davido, Wizkid, Olamide… the bella naija crowd would be chastising them for having babies out of wedlock/baby mamas, but now it Eku and it’s congratulations. Okay o keep on keeping on with the double standard.

  46. Naijatalk

    October 31, 2016 at 12:56 am

    BN what happened to my comment? Because I wrote that the word Bastard is as offensive as Nigger, a silly British Caucasian word to denigrate and label people as outcasts. Common editing you cannot do. But you take out a sensible comment that points out a wrong. Now I know that some..of you at BN reason at the level of preschoolers.
    Look at some..of the comments trading insults back and forth you approved. Shame on you comment police. Pisspoor job

  47. EbonyFre

    October 31, 2016 at 11:14 am

    Lool. All I can think is Chini babyyyyy, for so long I’ve been waiting for you babyyyy. Haha

  48. An Afrikan Butterfly

    October 31, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    People can be very hypocritical, amazingly so. So, all the people with bad things to say do not know of anyone who had a baby before marriage? Not one? I’d also like to assume that all the commenters are celibate or were celibate while single? I wouldn’t bet on that.

    I’m just really surprised because comments in the BN community are supposed to be much better than this.

    Eku doesn’t owe anyone an explanation. She doesn’t have to “perform pregnancy” on social media, just because she is a celebrity. While she posts her outfits and stuff, she has never been one to actually put her private life out and even if she was? It’s her life. What she shares is her business, not yours.

    Not that her life is affected by anything said here, for or against, anyway. Congratulations to her and Chini!

  49. Living my Life like it's Golden

    November 7, 2016 at 11:09 pm

    All you CHRISTIANS here realize that babies are from GOD right?. Are you saying GOD made a mistake? or he didn’t pay attention to which sexually active female he handed this precious gift he sculpted of his own image and likeness???

    Dear Eku,
    Congrats on being a mum. Wish you all the goodluck in the world, You’ll need them for the next 25years(lol). . I Pray that God’s purpose for Baby Odogwu be fulfilled in its fullest capacity. May his LOVE, PROTECTION and BLESSINGS forever guide your son into being a good disciple and follower of CHRIST in Jesus name…Amen

  50. chichi

    November 18, 2016 at 1:25 am

    Congratulations to the couple! I must say some comments on here make me sick, I can’t even pick on one as there are many. Loving parents married or not means everything. This is there life and that child will never know he/she is born out of wedlock till there is a break up of their relationship.The child will know when mum and dad are fighting each other, ignoring each other and basically loveless in marriage or not. Raising kids is hard work, shout out to all parents single and married. And pray you’re not in a marriage or partnership where you are raising the kids as single because one parent doesn’t see them enough, guide them or contribute financially, That is not life! Worse thing is I bet a lot of the ill comments come from people frustrated in their marriages and jealous because they didn’t make decisions in their life they’re happy with.

    Just live your life, guide people in what you believe is right. This moment of new life probably means everything to them, no point shouting about what could never now be. You can’t undo having a child out of wedlock.

  51. Cmukoro

    January 2, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Congrats! God bless the bundle of joy!

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