BBNaija season 5: Contestants, cash prize and things you need to know


Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) is a Nigerian reality competition television series. Big Brother Naija was formerly known as Big Brother Nigeria and later was changed to Big Brother Naija (probably for suitability).

Twenty housemates are to partake in the competition and are to spend a period of ten (10) weeks. The cash prize for the current season according to Ebuka is Eighty five million naira (N85 million).

The housemates to participate in the current season are as follows:

Contestant 1: Ozo

Full name: Ozoemena Ozo Chwukwu

Age: 27 years

Where from: Imo State

What he’ll be doing: Playing pranks


Contestant 2: Victoria

Full name: Victoria —

Age: 23 years

Where from: London but has Nigerian parents

What she’ll be doing: Employ conspiracy as tactic in the house


Contestant 3: Prince

Full name: Prince Prince Nelson

Where from: Not mentioned yet, but says his father is a king

What he’ll be doing: Ignore people knowingly and that he will employ conspiracy in the house


Contestant 4: Lilo

Full name: Bolu Aderogba Bolu

Where from: Osun State

What she’ll be doing: Not mentioned yet, but says she is a natural leader


Contestant 5: Trikytee

Full name: Timi Timi


Contestant 6: Lucy

Full name: Lucy —

What she’ll be doing: Fun and good vibes; most likely to get involved in a fight in the house instead of a relationship


Contestant 7: Kiddwaya

Full name: Kiddwaya Kiddwaya

What He’ll be doing: He says that he can be confident and arrogant at the same time He says he’s very patient and doesn’t like violence; he will be himself


Contestant 8: Dorathy

Full name: Dorathy —

She is according to Ebuka the only one in the world that could make you smile. Dorathy says she cannot relate with a proud person; she will be known as the girl with multiple personalities


Contestant 9: Tochukwu

Full name: Praise Tochukwu Nelson

Age: 28 years

He is easygoing and he’s the life of the party. Praise says he hates lies. Praise is a fitness instructor and dancer. He’s and he loves meeting new people.


Contestant 10: Wasoni

Full name: Florence Wathoni

Age: 29 years

She is partly Nigerian and partly Kenyan. Wathoni is looking for friendship in the house. She is a single mother who juggles a fashion business and a parenting blog. She is also bilingual and speaks and writes in Swahili fluently.

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Contestant 11: Tochi

Full name: Tochi Tochi

He is said to be a straightforward and a social person and he promises to do a lot of drama. He intends to bring in entertainment and action and will be himself. He is single and will be looking for a relationship.


Contestant 12: Katherine

Age: 27 years

Where from: Rivers State

She is said to love money a lot and loves being happy. She says she’s looking to get into fight in the house.


Contestant 13: Eric

Full name: Eric —

Age: 24 years

He is a sportsman and is said to have lost his virginity at 20


Contestant 14: Erica

Full name: Erica —

Age: 26 years

She has featured in the movie Hire a Woman, and promises to bring entertainment to the house


Contestant 15: Wright O

Full name: Wright O.

He is multilingual and can speak Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and Edo


Contestant 16: Kaisha

Full name: Aisha Umar

Where from: Sokoto State

She is the first Hausa lady. She says she enjoys the outdoors and will be bringing a lot of drama. She describes herself as a honest person who can also keep secret.


Contestant 17: Neo

Where from: Warri, Delta

Neo intends to keep it good and true. He says: “I like when people underestimate me”


Contestant 18: Tolanibaj

Full name: Tolani B.

Tolani calls herself a single pringle ready to mingle. She says: “I like money… I like Naira Marley a lot…”


Contestant 19: Laycoon

Where from: Lagos State

He says he’s a sexual enthusiast.


Contestant 20: Nengi

Full name: Nengi Nengi

She believes that she gets misjudged by people because of her look.


The BBNaija season 5 reality TV show which was recently introduced by Ebuka, the renowned host of the show, and he promises that it will be a lot more interesting compared to previous seasons.


Compiled by Daniel Zagana Pishikeni (Daniel Zagpish) for BestXplorer.


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