The Big Brother Naija 2020 themed ‘Lockdown’ kicked off tonight with the reveal of the BBNaija Lockdown Housemates. Twenty housemates are competing for N85 Million worth of prizes as announced earlier by the organizer, M-Net West Africa.
The housemates would be lodged at the Big Brother House for the next 71 days (ten weeks) to entertain TV viewers across Africa and beyond.
Meet the housemates:
Ozoemena “Ozo” Chukwu (27)
He is from Imo State.
Consultant and entrepreneur
One of his greatest achievements is working with a UEFA Federation in Europe. When he is not busy consulting or managing his urban clothing line, he is analyzing sports and watching documentaries and TV shows.
Victoria “Vee” Adeyele
23 years old
She is a singer
From London but her parents are from Nigeria
Hasn’t had a relationship for over six months.
She is bringing love, laughter and everything entertainment
Nelson Enwerem Prince
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.
He is expecting the unexpected
Fights, conspiracy or relationship? He chooses conspiracy
Boluwatife “Lilo” Aderogba
Lilo, as she prefers to be known, is also an entrepreneur and describes herself as “a product of God’s grace”.
Fights, conspiracy or relationship? She chooses conspiracy
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.
What are your words to live by? Life is for the living. We only live every day. Be a decent human being, you never know.
What’s your biggest achievement? My grill business, getting into Big Brother Naija, graduating with a 2.1 and not falling pregnant after all these years.
Fights, conspiracy or relationship? She chooses fights
Timmy Sinclair is his name.
He 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 mediums of film, and music to express himself.
Rebecca “Nengi” Hampson is a 22-year-old entrepreneur from Bayelsa State, Nigeria. She is a former model and MBGN Top 5 contestant who loves learning new things, having fun, traveling, 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 wants everyone to know that beneath her beauty, is a hardworking young woman.
Terseer Kiddwaya (27) is self-employed and comes from Benue State.
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.
Dorathy Bachor is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos
She believes she is the only one who should make you smile. Well, she literally got Ebuka laughing after watching her video.
He is a dance instructor.
He was once involved in a three way relationship
She is 29 and a mother
She is a fashion entrepreneur and can speak Swahili because her mother is Kenyan
Fights, conspiracy or relationship? She chooses Relationships
This multi-talented single mother juggles a fashion business and a parenting blog
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I started eating chocolates more than usual, praying with the rosary three to five times (no jokes), and a lot of thinking.
Tochukwu Okechukwu Tochi
Rapper and real estate agent from Imo state. He lives and breathes entertainment. He confesses to being clumsy on some days.
She is an entrepreneur. 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 hates poverty and not winning is not an option
Fights, conspiracy or relationship? She chooses fights
Eric Akhigbe (24)
He 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.
Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim (26) She is an actress and commercial model from London, England. Erica returned to Lagos after studying screen acting at the Met Film School in London.
What new habit or skill did she acquire during lockdown? started reading motivational books and watching real estate sales videos on YouTube.
Praise Nelson is a 28-year-old dancer from Enugu state.
He is definitely 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.
She 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.
Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe
He is 26-year-old
A 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.
Emuobonuvie “Neo” Akpofure (26),
He is popularly referred to as Neo. He 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.
She 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.
Ezekiel Bright “Brighto” Osemudiame is a 29-year-old sailor from Edo State. He 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.