The much expected Big Brother Naija show kicked off this evening with 20 housemates who made promises about how they intend to outdo one another.
The vivacious contestants, 10 males and 10 females – made their first appearance during the opening live show in Johannesburg, South Africa, where they shared the limelight with the show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu who nudged them on what they will be offering fans in the next three months.
Tagged ‘Double Wahala’, contenders are expected to display enviable personalities as proudly-Nigerian talents
In no particular order, meet the contestants for this year’s BBNaija.
Apart from being a foodie, Vandora likes talking to people, making up and watching TV.
She was at her lowest when she failed her second year at university, but finally graduated from an advertising school.
Vandora’s family were shocked to find out about her going into the house, but she knows they’ll support her.
What irritates her the most about other people: She is usually very tolerant but sometimes doesn’t like people from the first time she sees them.
Nina brings her people skills to the house, adding that she loves talking, interacting with people and singing.
When he is not rehearsing in studios, K.Brule can be found playing football and watching movies. After graduating from music school, he enrolled at university only to drop out when he learned that his mother was ill.
There are two things that make Teddy different, recording and making music in the studio.He also adores spending quality time with his four-year old son.
She is a 25-year old media entrepreneur who enjoys goofing around. She considers her sister to be her best friend. She loves eating pasta and her favourite colour is black.
Sandra Asagwa is a social butterfly who loves to dance. This single, vibrant, young lady is one of three children and she said she will miss her family the most .
Angel is a filmmaker and music lover from Bayelsa state. He enjoys martial arts, swimming, playing the guitar and video games.
Actress and singer Oluwabamike “Bambam” Olawunmi is a native of Ogun state. Bambam confessed that binge-watching movies, playing badminton and singing are her favourite pastimes.
The youngest of four siblings, Bitto most painful memory was losing his mum at an early age. He expects his family to be shocked but very supportive of him.
From an early age, Dee-One learned to laugh at everything and has developed this talent into an art. He also enjoys reading the Bible, poetry, dancing, rapping and singing.
Ifu Ennada is a work hard – play hard self-made woman who remembers the feeling of making her first million.
She cites her hobbies as drinking Mojitos, partying, karaoke and online shopping. Ifu Ennada admit she’ll miss her phone as she likes to “reply to people on social media”.
A horror movie buff, Khloe is only looking to bring drama to the house. At the core of herself, Khloe believes she is often misunderstood and hopes to use her time in the house as an opportunity for her true self to shine.
Leo enjoys playing basketball and is a fervent supporter of Premier League football clubs.He is still pained that his father didn’t live to see him graduate from university.
Lolu enjoys eating, reading, traveling, playing video as well as board games. His highest point in life was securing a job at a large investment banking corporation, although losing his mother made him hit rock bottom.
Born and raised in the US, Anto came back to Nigeria for the first time at the age of 20 to work at her dream job in a male-dominated industry. By her own admission, she has no special talents that she knows of.
A native of Ogun state, Oluwatobi Bakre is passionate about photography and football. Tobi’s hobbies range from poetry, dancing, rapping, singing and drawing.