The 2021 edition of the biggest reality TV show for Nigeria, Big Brother Nigeria has officiall started.
According to the show host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu the show will last for 10 weeks.
This year, the title of the show is ‘Shine Ya Eye’ and for the first night, only were boys were revealed.
The girls were revealed yesterday – Sunday part of the show.
This season has two launch shows. The first launch happened on Saturday 24 July, the second happened on Sunday 25 July.
Who are the male housemates?
I’m 34-years-old mixologist who also has done some modelling and I’m a former footballer.
Raised by my single mother and grandmother, Boma was married before.
Boma suffered injury during football try-outs, he’s determined to “never, ever, give up” and hold onto his faith.
This 28-years-old engineer comes from Lagos State. Okusaga aka Saga said he’s going to “bring vibe to the house”.
He said the lowest point of his life was when he heard that his mother – who he described as his best friend – was dead.
This bi-racial Nigerian is a teacher, from Jos, Plateau State and plans to bring lots of entertainment to the show.
He said he will like people to call him Yousef.
Drama and gbas-gbos, is one of the housemates Ebuka announced as housemate on the show.
Pere is an actor and plans to “bring spontaneity to the audience on the show”.
He said he is a businessman go deals with importation of shoes.
Multitalented Whitemoney describes himself as an open-minded “jolly good fellow” who likes to catch fun.
This 29-year-old Lagos based Whitemoney originally comes from Enugu State.
This former basketballer comes from Oyo State and is married with one child.
He’s also a businessman who runs fantasy game platform and event business for Cape Town, South Africa.
Niyi is 6’6” tall and is likely to be the tallest housemate on this season edition of the show.
He is a medical doctor who said “He likes to eat even though it doesn’t show on his body”.
He describes himself as ‘polymath’ who gets undying love for many creative things.
29-years-old Jay Paul comes from Calabar, Cross River state, he describes himself as “social butterfly”.
He is a complete entertainer who runs tourism business. Jay Paul acts, sings and dances as well.
He is a 24-year-old model who is from Akwa Ibom State.
Emmanuel is a model who is into pageantry and is a winner of Mr Africa.
He said he single and there’s a possibility for him to “mingle”.
Sammie is a final-year student studying Guidance & Counselling in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He is from Kaduna State and plans to enjoy himself in the show.
31-years old Ikechukwu love clubbing, dancing and girls, he also likes to see “women fight over him”.
He is into yoga and plans to bring drama “Which concerns boys and girls fight”.
See BBNaija past winners
Big Brother Nigeria 1 Katung Aduwak$100,000
Big Brother Naija 2 Efe Ejeba N25,000,000
Big Brother Naija 3 Miracle Igbokwe N45,000,000
Big Brother Naija 4 Mercy Eke N60,000,000
Big Brother Naija 5 Olamilekan Agbeleshe N85,000,000