The Big Brother Naija Season 5 officially started on the 19th of July 2020 and the Housemates have been ushered into the house. In this article, you will get to meet and know the BBNaija 2020 housemates that will get you glued to your television for the period it’s going to last.
Following the huge success of the fourth season of Big Brother Naija, not just in Nigeria but across Africa; The reality tv show has recognized that it resonates with its customers and as part of its aim to provide viewers with exciting local content that they love, BBNaija decided to bring back the show for a fifth season for its customers.
BBNaija season 5 has Betway as the new headline sponsor and Guinness as Gold sponsor. Auditions for this season’s Big Brother Naija held online only via the Africa Magic website on Wednesday, May 20 till Saturday, May 30th, 2020. The auditions were open to interested male and female participants who are of Nigerian nationality, 21 years or older by June 1, 2020, with a valid Nigerian passport and this article will let you know their identity.
BBNaija Season 5 Grand Prize
The winner for this season’s BBNaija will go home with a whopping N85m grand prize which includes a N30m cash prize; a two-bedroom apartment courtesy RevolutionPlus Property; a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker, Innoson Motors; a trip to Dublin courtesy Guinness; home appliances courtesy Scanfrost; a trip to Dubai packaged by Travelbeta; a year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it and Colgate toothpaste; a year’s supply of Pepsi, a branded chiller and a trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.
This year’s edition is known as the “Lockdown” edition.
BBNaija 2020 Housemates
Below are the contestants for this year’s BBNaiaj reality show.
Consultant and entrepreneur Ozoemena “Ozo” Chukwu (27), is from Imo State
Victoria “Vee” Adeyele (23) is a musician based in Lagos, Nigeria. She was born and raised in London and moved to Lagos almost a year ago
Nelson Enwerem Prince (24) is an entrepreneur from Abia. He’s a graduate of pure physics from the University of Calabar and is currently living in Lagos.
Boluwatife “Lilo” Aderogba (23) is a dietitian from Lagos, Nigeria
Florence Wathoni Anyansi is a 29-year-old fashion entrepreneur
Tochukwu Okechukwu Tochi is a 28-year-old rapper and real estate agent from Imo state
Kate “Ka3na” Jones (26) is an entrepreneur from Rivers, Nigeria
Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim (26) is an actress and commercial model from London, England
Eric Akhigbe (24) is a final year student at the University of Lagos and hails from Edo State
Ezekiel Bright “Brighto” Osemudiame is a 29-year-old sailor from Edo State
Aisha Umaru is a 25-year-old entrepreneur from Sokoto state
Emuobonuvie “Neo” Akpofure (26), popularly referred to as Neo, is a ride-hailing app driver and a Delta State native
Tolani Shobajo is a 27-year-old media personality from Lagos state
Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe is a 26-year-old singer and rapper from Lagos.
Rebecca “Nengi” Hampson (22) is an entrepreneur from Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Dorothy Bachor is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos
Kiddwaya is a 27-year old entrepreneur from Benue State.
Lucy Essien is a 30-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos.
Timmy Sinclair is a 35-year-old creative artist from Bayelsa State
Praise Nelson is a 28-year-old dancer from Enugu.
The presenter for this season’s show remains Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, a former housemate in Big Brother Nigeria show back in 2006 and host of the last three seasons of BBNaija – See Gobbe, Double Wahala, and Pepper Dem.
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