Nollywood Ex-Couple in Fierce Legal Battle: Saheed drags Fathia to court for using his name

Few years ago, Saheed Balogun reportedly said he would soon stop his ex wife, Fathia Balogun, from using his name.

Saheed was quoted to have said “She is my ex. As for my name that she is still answering, the deed will be done soon. The Nigerian law says that after three or four years, you can do something about it. If somebody wants to keep my name, what of the new person coming in? This has nothing to do with grudges.”

And now, it looks as if Saheed is set to do something about his threat.

A reliable source informed NE that the actor had taken his ex to court insisting that she drop his name.

Recall also that Fathia had also reportedly boasted in an interview last year, that nobody could stop her from using her name.

Fathia had said, “I laugh, my name is Fathia Balogun and it’s going to remain Balogun; nobody can ever change that and nobody can stop me from answering that name.”

When our source contacted Saheed over the recent development, the actor chose to be evasive.

“I have told you that I don’t like talking about my private life. I will talk about my new project. Go and meet those people telling you about this story,” he said.

Several calls were also made to Fathia Balogun, she didn’t respond. A text message was sent to her, she didn’t respond.
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  1. Saheed, Fathia why did you not give peace a chance, both of you were the envy of your fans moreso you were both loved as a couple. Please forgive yourselves, consider your maker that commands forgiveness and your kids also who will ultimately suffer in one way or the other,, shealth your swords and reconcile. God is able to heal all your wounds.

  2. Pls forgive each other, as Both of you use to preach to us in ur Movies.............

  3. They are not preachers but professional artists who earn a living from acting profession. A minister is a preacher who lives by example. So, people understand that. Meanwhile, it is not imposible for both of them to reconcile. God hates divorce

  4. Pls saheed,let peace reign!

  5. I will join others by saying pls forgive her if she seeks reconciliation accept it, no one will leave forever, I think you have kids reconcile because of them, that is the essence of marriage, anyone who can not sacrifice for his children is not worth living the life of this world

  6. Forgive her for using his name? Don't you guys know the meaning of a name? Doesn't she have a name? Is she ashamed of her name? When you walk out on someone drop his name period.

  7. She's only doing this because Saheed does not come from one of these prominent families, no one would have told her to drop the name since the very first day she cheated of him.

  8. No law banning people to use whatever name(s) they like.
    Saheed, se jeje

  9. You too still love each other,pls do away with pride and sort things out.

  10. These 2 great naija stars should shield their swords & practice reconciliation which I always see them act in Yoruba movies.

  11. saheed should be proud that she is still using his mr saheed take it easy


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