The Organizers of Big Brother Naija popularly know BBNaija has finally commenced this year’s edition of the interesting reality TV show.
The host of the show, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, promised that the season five edition dubbed ‘Lockdown’ would be fun-filled with housemates who all appear fired up to make the next 10 weeks interesting.
According to him, the new BBNaija housemates will be slugging it out for the grand prize of N85M worth of gifts in the next 70 days.
Below are the 20 housemates of fifth edition who will be keeping you all glued to your TV screens in the next 10 weeks.
1) Ozoemena Chukwu AKA Ozo
Ozo is a 27-year-old consultant and entrepreneur from Imo State. The first-class Economics graduate said one of his greatest achievements is working with a UEFA Federation in Europe. He plans to bring a lot of mischief to the house.
2) Victoria Adeyele AKA Vee
Vee is a 23-year-old musician based in Lagos State. She was born and raised in London and moved to Lagos almost a year ago to begin her music career where she has already made great strides.
The 23-year old British born Nigerian says she will be going into the house to make people laugh, have fun, and just be the life of Biggie’s house. She says she is very competitive which means she’s in the game to win.
The singer says she has not been in a relationship for the late 6 months. She says every other thing in the house is a counterfeit. Vee says she is most likely going to get involved in a conspiracy in the house.
3) Nelson Enwerem Prince
Prince is a 24-year-old an entrepreneur from Abia State. A jack-of-all-trades whose portfolio includes modelling, fashion designing and interior decoration.
He enjoys active sports and reading about ancient religions and African history. He’s a graduate of pure physics from the University of Calabar and is currently living in Lagos.
Prince said he’s bringing dance moves to the Friday night party. He believes he is in the show to win the money. He also wants viewers to expect the unexpected.
4) Boluwatife Aderogba AKA Lilo
Lilo is a 23-year-old dietitian from Lagos State. She’s also an entrepreneur and describes herself as “a product of God’s grace”.
The 23 years old dietician says she is a goal-getter and goal-driven. Even though she doesn’t like people being in her business, she likes to be in charge. She hates people who don’t know how to mind their business.
5) Timmy Sinclair AKA Trikytee
Trikytee is a 35-year-old creative artist and Lagos resident who hails from Bayelsa State. He considers himself a storyteller who uses the mediums of film, and music to express himself.
TrikyeTee loves food and is not a fan of proud people. He says he doesn’t fit in with society. He already knows he will be getting into trouble because of his outspokenness. The 35-year old says he also wants everyone to watch out for his dance moves.
6) Lucy Essien
Lucy is a 30-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos State. Though she is a self-proclaimed simple girl and assures everyone that she is far from average. She believes in fairy tales, and hopefully, Biggie’s House will deliver just that for her.
The 30-year-old likes her space, and she lights up the room whenever she enters a place. Lucy says she will be bringing all the vibes and fun in the house.
7) Terseer Kiddwaya
Kiddwaya is a 27-year-old self-employed man and comes from Benue State. He describes himself as confident, good looking, ambitious, a daredevil who is highly motivated.
The 27-years old says he is funny and loves to party. He says he is bringing all the ingredients to marinate the show.
It is no surprise then that “bringing back the fun into the House” is what he won’t compromise on this season. He however hates spiders. He believes his confidence is mistaken for arrogance.
8) Dorathy Bachor
Dorothy is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos State. She believes she is the only one who should make you smile. Her sassiness will definitely prove to be an asset in Biggie’s house.
The 24-year old says she will be causing wahala in the house, noting that she doesn’t vibe with proud people. She also says she is mainly interested in the money but will also be shooting her shot in the house.
9) Praise Nelson
Praise is a 28-year-old dancer from Enugu State who is not new to fame or competing. He was a winner at the K-Pop World Festival, South Korea 2015 and won third place at a national Dance Competition in 2010.
He is also a fitness and personal trainer and a certified Latin ballroom expert. The 28-year old dance instructor says he is an easy-going person who loves food, and will be bringing life to the house.
10) Florence Wathoni Anyansi
Wathoni is a 29-year-old fashion entrepreneur This multi-talented single mother juggles a fashion business and a parenting blog. She is also bilingual and speaks and writes in Swahili fluently. Her mother is from Kenya and her father is Igbo.
The fashion entrepreneur said she will be bringing fun to the house, adding that she’s open to finding a relationship in the house.
11) Tochukwu Okechukwu AKA Tochi
Tochi is a 28-year-old rapper and real estate agent from Imo state. He lives and breathes entertainment. He confesses to being clumsy on some days.
He likes real people and is a very fun person. He says he is bringing a lot of drama, entertainment, and reality to the house. He promises to be himself in the house.
12) Kate Jones AKA Ka3na
Ka3na is a 26-year-old entrepreneur from Rivers State. She describes herself as a strong woman who wants more from life. She says she is the boss lady. She loves money and hates poverty.
Her dream is to be famous and own the biggest luxury fashion brand in the world. She also believes she will make the perfect Housemate because she is ready to do all it takes to compete and win Big Brother Naija season 5.
13) Eric Akhigbe
Eric is a 24-year-old final year student at the University of Lagos who hails from Edo State. He is a bodybuilder who takes pride in his 1.95m height.
He describes himself as a fun, competitive sports and fitness enthusiast who enjoys winning. In addition, Eric also describes himself as a shy person who takes his time to unveil his wild side.
The Edo state born fitness instructor says he is going to have fun. He says viewers should expect a lot of nudity from him. Eric says he lost his virginity at the age of 20.
14) Ngozi Nlewedim AKA Erica
Erica is a 26-year-old actress and commercial model from London, England. She returned to Lagos State after studying screen acting at the Met Film School in London.
The actress said she’s coming with good vibes and she’s going to bring out a lot of drama in the house. She dislikes attention seekers, people who don’t take care of their hygiene and stress.
15) Ezekiel Bright Osemudiame AKA Brighto
Brighto is a 29-year-old sailor from Edo State. He is the youngest of six kids who holds a degree in Marine Engineering from Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt with several other professional certifications.
He also had a stint in the aviation sector. He considers himself an avid entertainment lover and a people’s person.
Bright brags different as he says he has been to almost all the states in Nigeria. He speaks Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, and Edo languages fluently. He says he is bringing the total package to the show.
16) Aisha Umaru AKA Kaisha
Kaisha is a 25-year-old entrepreneur from Sokoto state. This adventurous young woman considers herself a great team player who gets along with people. She relies on a healthy diet and is God-fearing.
The Sokoto state born beauty says she is a hard-working woman who loves to sing, dance, and have fun. There will be no dull moments with her.
17) Emuobonuvie Akpofure AKA Neo
Neo is a 26-year-old ride-hailing app driver from Delta State. Although he describes himself as fun, tolerant, loving and smart, he won’t hesitate to be Indaboski Bahose when it comes to issues concerning bullying and inequality.
The Delta state native says he is fashionable and stylish. He says he is bringing vibes, cruise, and entertainment to the house. Neo hopes to find love in the house.
18) Tolani Shobajo AKA Tolanibaj
TolaniBaj is a 27-year-old media personality from Lagos state who is an energetic gingered babe. She’s all about positivity. She is solely in the show to win the money. She is a Naira Marley fan that makes her a Marlian.
The media personality says people always call her the life of the party. When she’s not entertaining, she’s dancing and cooking.
19) Olamilekan Agbeleshe AKA Laycon
Laycon is a 26-year-old singer and rapper from Lagos State. He’s a graduate of philosophy from the University of Lagos who started his musical journey at an early age and has now emerged as one of Nigeria’s most promising new school acts.
He describes himself as being versatile and able to coin words together to soothe scenarios and moods. Laycon says he is bringing fun and craziness to Biggie’s house. He believes his fans and the viewers will enjoy his stay in the house.
20) Rebecca Hampson AKA Nengi
Nengi is a 22-year-old entrepreneur from Bayelsa State. She is a former model and MBGN Top 5 contestant who loves learning new things, having fun, travelling, taking on new adventures, and being true to herself.
She studied communications at the University of Port Harcourt and is a proud Capricorn. She proclaims: “If you want the job done right, give it to a Capricorn. I give 110% of my energy and enthusiasm into everything I do.”
Nengi loves travelling and good food. She wants people to see past her beauty.