Big Brother Naija Season 5 2020: Meet The Housemates

The Big Brother Naija season 5 will start on Sunday 17th July 2020. The housemates that are chosen from a pool of over 30,000 applicants who participated in an online audition are already quarantined and they will be admitted into the Big Brother house on Sunday by 7 pm.

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The Big Brother Naija Season 5 Grand opening will come up with the new housemates introduced to the Big Brother Naija House

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Big Brother Naija S5 2020: Meet The Housemates

The Big Brother Naija season 5 2020 launched on Sunday 19th July 2020 and The House, during the opening ceremony welcomes 20 housemates. There are 10 male housemates and 10 female housemates

The theme for this year’s Big Brother Nigeria is ‘Lockdown” and we are hoping to see a lot of spice from the housemates.

You can see how the housemates are evicted by following the Big Brother Naija Live Eviction Show

Below are all the housemates that were welcome during the opening ceremony.

Brighto

Ezekiel Bright “Brighto” Osemudiame is a 29-year-old sailor from Edo State. Brighto, as he is fondly called, is the youngest of six kids. He 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.

Dorathy

Dorathy Bachor is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos. 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.

Eric

Eric Akhigbe (24) is a final year student at the University of Lagos and hails from Edo State. The bodybuilder is a confident hunk 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

Erica

Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim (26) is an actress and commercial model from London, England. Erica is the name she goes by and she returned to Lagos after studying screen acting at the Met Film School in London.

Ka3na

Kate “Ka3na” Jones (26) is an entrepreneur from Rivers, Nigeria. She describes herself as a strong woman who wants more from life. 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.

Kaisha

Aisha Umaru 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

Kiddwaya

Terseer Kiddwaya (27) is self-employed and comes from Benue State. Being a Big Brother Naija season 5 Housemate has Kiddwaya anticipating a better and crazier 2020. He describes himself as confident, good looking, ambitious, a daredevil who is highly motivated. It is no surprise then that “bringing back the fun into the House” is what he won’t compromise on this season.

Laycon

Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe is a 26-year-old singer and rapper from Lagos. 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.

Lilo

Boluwatife “Lilo” Aderogba (23) is a dietitian from Lagos, Nigeria. Lilo, as she prefers to be known, is also an entrepreneur and describes herself as “a product of God’s grace”.

Lucy

Lucy Essien is a 30-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos. 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.

Nengi

Rebecca “Nengi” Hampson (22) is an entrepreneur from Bayelsa State, Nigeria. 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. Nengi, as she prefers to be called, 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.”

Neo

Emuobonuvie “Neo” Akpofure (26), popularly referred to as Neo, is a ride-hailing app driver and a Delta State native. 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.

Ozo

Consultant and entrepreneur Ozoemena “Ozo” Chukwu (27), is from Imo State. One of his greatest achievements is working with a UEFA Federation in Europe. It is no surprise then that when he is not busy consulting or managing his urban clothing line, you’ll find him analysing sports and watching documentaries and TV shows.

Praise

Praise Nelson is a 28-year-old dancer from Enugu. 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.

Prince

Nelson Enwerem Prince (24) is an entrepreneur from Abia. 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.

Tochi

Tochukwu Okechukwu 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.

Tolanibaj

Tolani Shobajo is a 27-year-old media personality from Lagos state. Tolani is an energetic gingered babe. People always call her the life of the party. When she’s not entertaining, she’s dancing and cooking.

Trikytee

Timmy Sinclair is a 35-year-old creative artist and Lagos resident who hails from Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Tricky Tee as he is also known considers himself a storyteller who uses the media of film, and music to express himself.

Vee

Victoria “Vee” Adeyele (23) is a musician based in Lagos, Nigeria. Vee, as she is affectionately known, 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.

Wathoni

Florence Wathoni Anyansi 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.

So there you have it, all the housemates of the Big Brother Naija Season 5 tagged lockdown. So which of the housemates is our favorite?


The organizers of the show have announced that there will be no audience at the eviction shows this season due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the sad thing also is that there will be no celebrity guest to the house and the house ninjas will be greatly reduced.

Not to worry, the show promises to be highly entertaining and full of drama with or without the celebrity guests.

Betway is the headline sponsor for this season of Big Brother Naija and some other companies like Guiness are not left behind.

The grand prize which includes a N30m cash prize, makes this season’s winnings the biggest since its debut back in 2006 and highest prize for reality TV show on the continent!

Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe said: “The fifth season of BBNaija marks a major milestone in the reality TV series. We are making this season significant by not only increasing the winnings, but by also implementing other creative and innovative ways to ensure the show lives up to the premium entertainment especially during the current pandemic.”

What Is The Prize For Big Brother Naija Season 5 Winner?

The total prize package for this season of Big Brother Naija is N85 Million Naira. The breakdown of the grand prize for the winner of BBNaija season five includes:

  • N30m cash prize
  • Two-bedroom apartment courtesy Revolution Plus
  • 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
  • A brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.

Meanwhile, MultiChoice will in the coming days reveal other surprises for viewers and fans of the show.

Remember that The BBN show is always a winner takes all show and we are looking at this year’s winner going home with prizes worth over #85,000,000.

BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24/7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv on channel 29. DStv viewers can also follow the drama this season with the DStv Now app on a smartphone, tablet, or laptop.

There are some people who are not interested in the show so if you are a DStv customer and would like to opt out of viewing the show, then you can do so by sending “Smart card number [space] BBOUT” to 30333. While GOtv customers can do same by sending “IUC Number [space] BBOUT” to 30333.

Alternatively, customers can make use of the parental control option on their DStv and GOtv decoders for viewers younger than 18 years.

Big Brother Naija 2019: Meet The Housemates

The Big Brother Naija season 4 2019 launched on Sunday 30th June 2019 and BB naija during the opening ceremony welcomes 21 housemates. There are 10 male housemates and 11 female housemates

The theme for this year’s Big Brother Nigeria is

‘Pepper dem” and we are hoping to see a lot of spice from the housemates.

You can see how the housemates are evicted by following the Big Brother Naija Live Eviction Show

Below are all the housemates including those that were introduced to the house when the show have started.

Venita

Venita is a 32 actress from Delta State. She is one of the new Housemate introduced into the House. The mother of 2 describes her personality as big and promises to bring a blend of confusion, fun, heat and drama to the Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem House.

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Elozonam

Elozonam is the second Housemate to be introduced into the Big Brother pepper dem house in week 5. He is from Delta State. He is an actor and he describes himself as very goofy and playful and plans to bring that side of him to the House.

Enkay

Enkay is a tailor and she is a 25-year old lady from Enugu State. She is the third new member of the Pepper Dem gang. She describes herself as very selfless, she says she is the salt that is missing in the House. The tailor also promises to be the spice and life of the whole place.

Joe

Joe is a creative director and he is the fourth new Housemate introduced into the Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem Gang House. He says he is coming into the House to showcase his artistic talent in addition to the trouble he intends bringing into the game.

Cindy

Cindy is the fifth Housemate to be added to the Big Brother Naija Season 4 Pepper dem House. She is from Imo State and just 23 years old. She said she is used to being the boss, promises to bring drama and not tolerate any nonsense.

Kimoprah (Evicted)

Kimoprah is a 22-year-old beauty queen from Imo state, she is single and open to a relationship. Jackye 23 from Anambra single in a relationship

Jackye

Jackye is 23 years old and she is from Anambra. Jackye is single and in a relationship.

Isilomo (Evicted)

Isilomo is a 27-year-old lady from Edo state. She is single and searching.

Tuoyo (Evicted)

Tuoyo is a psychotherapist and a part-time stripper. He is 24-year-old and he is from Delta state

Nelson (Evicted)

Nelson is a 24-year-old guy from Anambra State. He is into pageantry and he won Mr Universe Nigeria. He is single and searching.

Sir Dee

Sir Dee is a 24-year-old banker from Kogi state. He plan to enjoy himself in the house and do not intend on going back to banking

Esther

Esther is a 22-year-old Lawyer from Lagos. She promise to bring thunder and lightning to the house

Seyi

Seyi Awolowo is the grandson of one of the national heroes of Nigeria Chief Obafemi Awolowo. He is 30 years old. He is a doctor from Ogun State.

Gedoni

Gedoni is a 31-year-old designer from Cross-river Sate. He is single and available.

Diane

Diane is a model and chef from Kaduna State. She is 23 years old, single and available

Mercy

Mercy is a sensational video vixen. She is from Imo State. She is 26 years old, single but not available.

Tacha

Tacha is 23-year-old and from Rivers State.

Jeff

Jeff is a 30-year-old guy from Anambra. He is single and available.

Mike

Mike is a 28-year-old athlete from Lagos State. He is a British high jumper champion and also a Nigerian high jumper champion. Mike is happily married.

Ella (Evicted)

Ella is 30 years old. She is from Anambra State. Single and not available.

Avala (Evicted)

Avala is 30 years old. She is from Ogun State. She is a musician, Not Single and not ready to Mingle.

Frodd

Frodd is 28 years old. He is a single guy from Anambra State.

Khafi

Khafi is 29 years old. She stays in London but from Ekiti State. She is a Policewoman in London

Ike

Ike is a 26 year-old model from Imo State. He is single and searching

Omashola

Omashola is 38 years old. He is from Warri in Delta State. He is a talkative.

Thelma (Evicted)

Thelma is 26-year-old. She is from Imo State.

You can follow the live eviction show weekly by going to this post “BB Naija Live Eviction Show“. So you can know who was evicted and how.

Who is your favorite housemate? or maybe you have not decided yet. Share your views and opinions in the comment box below.

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