Their lifestyle constantly set a pace for their fans to emulate, until things go wrong. A number of Nigerian celebrities have been in trouble with the law. Nigerian celebrities have always been seen as screen gods and role models in their respective professions in music or film.


Their lifestyles constantly set a pace for their fans to emulate. But what happens when role models become jailbirds? Here is a look at six celebrities who have been to jail in the past.


1. Dammy Krane


The Nigerian singer was arrested in Florida for charges of theft, credit card scam and fraud on Friday, June 2, 2017. It was gathered that Dammy Krane, who was fingered by an American jet company, Tapjets, is currently facing a nine-count charge and is not eligible to bail yet.

The singer used five different credit cards which did not belong to him while trying to book a private jet with them. The company has since vowed to prosecute him, according to the law.