The season 5 of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija 2020) reality show premiered Sunday with 20 housemates.
Tagged:Lockdown, the fun-filled show will generate interest and anxiety from viewes while the housemates will devise every available chance to outdo one another to win the covted prize in the next 10 weeks.
The overall winner of Season 5 BBNaija will get a cash prize worth N85 million, the highest so far since the inception of the show. In addition are a two-bedroom apartment and Champions League finale trip, one-year supply of Pepsi, branded chiller, a trip to Dublin, home appliances including TV, premium fridge and several other prizes.
The registration for the audition of Big Brother Naija Season 5 took place from Wednesday, May 21, 2020 and closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
According to the Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, the fifth season marks a major milestone in the reality TV series.
“We are making this season significant by not only increasing the winnings but also implementing other creative and innovative ways to ensure the show lives up to the premium entertainment, especially during the current pandemic.”
The organizers of the event said that they are taking measures to keep the housemates safe and coronavirus free.
In addition, they would also regularly disinfect the house during the course of the show.
To uphold precautionary measures against the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the country, MultiChoice has also said there will be no live audience at the Sunday eviction show, adding that external visitors like visiting celebrities and BBNaija Ninjas will not be featured this year.
BBNaija season 5 is aired live daily on DStv channel 198, GOtv Max and Jolli packages on Channel 29.
DStv viewers can also follow the drama this season with the DStv Now app on a smartphone, tablet or laptop. The name for season 5 BBNaija has not been revealed.
Season 4 was tagged Big Brother ‘Pepperdem’ with the show starting from June 30 to October 6 with 26 housemates 2019. It would be recalled that last year, the BBNaija winner, Mercy Eke, won N30 million prize money amongst other prizes.
Know the BBNaija 2020: 20 Houseamtes
Ozo is a first-class Economics graduate who says he is a bit laid back. He plans to bring a lot of mischief to the house.
The 23-year old British born Nigerian says she will be going into the house to make people laugh, have fun, and just be the life of Biggie’s house. She says she is very competitive which means she’s in the game to win.
The singer says she has not been in a relationship for the late 6 months. She says every other thing in the house is a counterfeit. Vee says she is most likely going to get involved in a conspiracy in the house.
Prince who is the son of king says he is a very hardworking person. However, he says he is an introvert and extrovert. He says he is bringing dance moves to the Friday night party. He believes he is in the show to win the money. He also wants viewers to expect the unexpected
The 23 years old dietician says she is a goal-getter and goal-driven. Even though 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)
TrikyeTee loves food and is not a fan of proud people. He says he doesn’t fit in with society. He already knows he will be getting into trouble because of his outspokenness. The 35-year old says he also wants everyone to watch out for his dance moves.
Even though she likes her space, she says she lights up the room whenever she enters a place. Lucy says she will be bringing all the vibes and fun in the house.
The 27-years old says he is funny and loves to party. He says he is bringing all the ingredients to marinate the show. He however hates spiders. He believes his confidence is mistaken for arrogance.
Dorothy says she doesn’t vibe with proud people. The 24-year old says she will be causing wahala in the house. She however says she is mainly interested in the money but will also be shooting her shot in the house.
The 28-year old dance instructor says he is an easy-going person. He says he loves food and will bring life to the house.
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.
He likes real people and is a very fun person. He says he is bringing a lot of drama, entertainment, and reality to the house. He promises to be himself in the house.
The 27-year old Rivers state indigene say she is the boss lady. She loves money and hates poverty. She is bringing a lot of surprises to the house.
The Edo state born fitness instructor says he is going to have fun. He says viewers should expect a lot of nudity from him. Eric says he lost his virginity at the age of 20.
Erica says she is coming with good vibes. The actress says she is going to bring out a lot of drama in the house. She dislikes attention seekers, people who don’t take care of their hygiene and stress.
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.
Kaisha says she is a hard-working woman. She loves to sing, dance, and have fun. The Sokoto state born beauty says there will be no dull moments with her.
Neo says he is fashionable and stylish. He says he is bringing vibes, cruise, and entertainment to the house. Neo hopes to find love in the house.
She’s all about positivity. She is solely in the show to win the money. She is a Naira Marley fan that makes her a Marlian.
Laycon is an artist who loves to have fun. He says he is bringing fun and craziness to Biggie’s house. He believes his fans and the viewers will enjoy his stay in the house.
Nengi loves travelling and good food. She wants people to see past her beauty.