The biggest television reality show is here again, it’s the Big Brother Naija season 5. The theme for this year edition of BBNaija is “Naija Lockdown”. Get ready to be locked down to your TV as this edition promises to be full of excitements and a lot of fun.
Celebritynobs.com introduced to you the 20 housemates that will be keeping us entertained for the next 10 weeks.
Meet the 20 Big Brother Naija Season 5 Housemates below:
Terseer Kiddwaya AKA Kiddwaya
Kiddwaya is a 27-years old self-employed individual who hails from Benue state. Kiddwaya describes himself as confident, good looking, ambitious, a daredevil who is highly motivated. He is funny and loves to party a lot. According to him, he is bringing all the ingredients to marinate the show. He also hates spiders.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I can go a long time without no phone or TV.
What are your words to live by? You never know when your time is up, so you might as well go for it.
What is your biggest achievement? Getting into health and fitness has been my biggest achievement. I used to be quite chubby, so I transformed my body and I have been consistent ever since
Boluwatife “Lilo” Aderogba AKA Lilo
Lilo is 23 years old from Lagos state. She is a dietician and also an entrepreneur. She describes herself as a goal-getter and goal-driven person and also as “a product of God’s grace”.
According to Lilo 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 (Looks like we already have trouble in the house)
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I learnt how to sew.
What are your words to live by? Trust in God.
What is your biggest achievement? Starting my own brand.
Lucy Essien AKA Lucy
Lucy is a 30-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos State. She describes herself as a simple girl who is far above average. She also believes in fairy tales, and hopefully, Biggie’s House will deliver just that for her.
Even though she likes her space, she says she lights up the room whenever she enters a place.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Making parfait, having tea three times a day, and being without my phone.
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.
Ozoemena “Ozo” Chukwu AKA Ozo
Ozo is a 27 years old first-class Economics graduate from Imo State. One of Ozo’s greatest achievements is working with a UEFA Federation in Europe. If he is not busy consulting or managing his urban clothing line, you’ll find him analyzing sports and watching documentaries and TV shows.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Learning to stay without loud music.
What are your words to live by? No boundaries with an ounce of hope.
What is your biggest achievement? Working for a UEFA Federation. It was a job I took great pride in and enjoyed doing
Praise Nelson AKA Praise
Praise is a 28-year-old dance instructor from Enugu State. He describes himself as an easy-going person. He is however not new to fame or competing as 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.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Making more time to read.
What are your words to live by? Never stop striving for the best life can offer, it can only get better.
What’s your biggest achievement? Winning Korean Pop World Festival Changwon in 2015.
Nelson Enwerem Prince AKA Prince
Prince is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Abia State. Prince happens to be the son of a king in his state as he is also a very hardworking person. However, he describes himself as an introvert and extrovert. According to him, he is bringing dance moves to the Friday night party. He believes he is in the show to win the money.
He’s a graduate of pure physics from the University of Calabar and is currently living in Lagos.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Trading forex.
What are your words to live by? A good name is better than riches.
What’s your biggest achievement? Winning Mr Nigeria and competing in the Mr World competition. It earned me great respect in my village and honour amongst the elders.
Timmy Sinclair AKA Trikytee
Timmy is a 35-year-old creative artist from Bayelsa State. He describes himself as a storyteller who uses the mediums of film, and music to express himself.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I now do pushups every day thanks to lockdown.
What are your words to live by? Nobody is promised tomorrow, make the best use of the present and live life to the fullest
what’s your biggest achievement? Biggest achievement was winning the best director at the NYSC cultural and sports festival in Abuja 2013 for the best stage drama.
Victoria “Vee” Adeyele AKA Vee
Vee is a 23-year old British born Nigerian musician based in Lagos, Nigeria. 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.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Definitely sleeping for hours on end.
What are your words to live by? Live every day like it is your last.
What is your biggest achievement? Performing at the Palm wine Music Festival last year.
Florence Wathoni Anyansi AKA Wathoni
A single mum, Mathoni speaks Swahili, loves music, and will be bringing fun to the house. The fashion entrepreneur says she is open to finding a relationship in the house.
Wathoni is a 29-year-old fashion entrepreneur. She is single mum and she speaks Swahili fluently, she also loves good music. She is also 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.
What are your words to live by? You are unstoppable; you have not come this far to stop now.
What is your biggest achievement? Providing for my son, being chosen to work in Julius Berger amongst graduates (I was an undergraduate then), and giving birth naturally to a 4.3kg baby.
Dorothy Bachor AKA Dorothy
Dorothy is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos. She believes she is the only one who should make you smile. Her big butt will definitely prove to be an asset in Biggie’s house. She however says she is mainly interested in the money but will also be shooting her shot in the house
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I can sleep for more than four hours. I also discovered the ability to adjust to a new environment quickly.
What are your words to live by? Never let anyone see that they get to you.
What’s your biggest achievement? SHOPFORME – the biggest procurement company in Nigeria … Amen.
Kate “Ka3na” Jones AKA Ka3na
Ka3na is a 27-year old entrepreneur from Rivers State. 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 loves money and hates poverty. She is bringing a lot of surprises to the house.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? The new habit I learned was sleeping naked and reading the bible.
What are your words to live by? Do everything for the life you want and live every day for the life you love.
What is your biggest achievement? My several properties and my daughter.
Tochukwu Okechukwu Tochi AKA Tochi
Tochi is a 28-year-old rapper and real estate agent from Imo state. He lives and breathes entertainment. He describes himself as a fun person to be with and also promised to bring lot of fun to the house.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Making envelopes with just paper.
What are your words to live by? Work hard, play harder.
What’s your biggest achievement? Being independent and getting an education.
Eric Akhigbe AKA Eric
Eric is a 24-year-old final year student at the University of Lagos from Edo State. He is also a fitness instructor. 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.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Listening to my thoughts more carefully and analysing them deeply.
What are your words to live by? Thank God for Life – #TGFL.
What is your biggest achievement? Helping over 100 people achieve their fitness goals.
Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim AKA Erica
Erica is a 26-year-old actress and commercial model based in London, England she, however, returned to Lagos after studying screen acting at the Met Film School in London. She dislikes attention seekers, people who don’t take care of their hygiene and stress.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I started reading motivational books and watching real estate sales videos on YouTube.
What are the words you live by? At the end of your life be satisfied because you have achieved all your goals, touched so many lives, and loved greatly.
What is your greatest achievement? Graduating from film school in London, producing my first short film with a team in Birmingham, and being in the movie, hire a Woman.
Ezekiel Bright “Brighto” Osemudiame AKA Brighto
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.
Brighto is a 29-year-old sailor from Edo State. Brighto, as he is fondly called, is the youngest of six children. He is a graduate of Marine Engineering from Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt. He speaks Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, and Edo languages fluently
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I learnt to pray more and the ability to tell what time it is without looking at a watch.
What are your words to live by? Life is too short, try as much as possible to make yourself happy and also make everyone around you happy.
What’s your biggest achievement? I gained a scholarship to study abroad; I also got my third engineer license including other professional certificates.
Aisha Umaru AKA Kaisha
Kaisha is a 25-year-old entrepreneur from Sokoto state. She describes herself as a great team player who gets along with people. She relies on a healthy diet and is God-fearing. She loves to sing, dance, and have fun
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Talking to myself. I didn’t know I could do that. It was weird but effective.
What are your words to live by? Never give up. You never know what might happen. Keep trying and keep pushing.
What’s your biggest achievement? When I finished my skincare line, I was really proud of myself.
Emuobonuvie “Neo” Akpofure AKA Neo
Neo is a 26-year-old ride-hailing app driver from Delta State. 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.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Sketching.
What are your words to live by? To always remain grateful, knowing that God is greater than my ups and downs. Since I no spoil person own, no body fit spoil my own.
What is your biggest achievement? I won N 500 000 from a talent competition.
Tolani Shobajo AKA Tolani Baj
Tolani Baj is a 27-year-old media personality from Lagos state. She is an energetic gingered babe. People always call her the life of the party. When she’s not entertaining, she’s dancing and cooking. She loves Naira Marley which makes her a Marlian.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? Eating a daily breakfast. I didn’t realize how important having breakfast is until now. It makes my day better.
What are your words to live by? Enjoy your life. Live it how you want because people will talk regardless.
What’s your biggest achievement? After moving to Nigeria, I landed a job at one of the world’s leading music entertainment companies within four months. I guess simply following my dreams and instincts. I decided to relocate home without 100% clarity and overall, I am flourishing. I have shamed my doubters. I am still here in Nigeria, winning. Yay!
Rebecca “Nengi” 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 is a graduate of Mass 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.”
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? The ability to talk to myself and enjoy the conversation.
What are your words to live by? Live and let live.
What is your biggest achievement? Getting my BSc. So many times, I could have dropped out, but I persevered.
Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe AKA Laycon
Laycon is a 26-year-old singer and rapper from Lagos. He is a graduate of philosophy from the University of Lagos. He describes himself as being versatile and able to coin words together to soothe scenarios and moods.
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? I acquired the habit of singing and reading my bible.
What are your words to live by? Facts don’t care about your feelings.
What’s your biggest achievement? I’d say having my song ‘Fierce’ on MTV BASE Top ten charts for six months, still tops every other thing I have done.