The #BigBrotherNaija 2019 kicked off with twenty-one housemates battling for N60 million worth of prizes as announced earlier by the organizer, M-Net West Africa.
The housemates would be staying at the Big Brother House for the next twelve weeks to entertain TV viewers across Africa and beyond.
Below is a list of the “pepper them” housemates
Saidat “Avala” Balogun’s highest point of her life is when she gave birth to her daughter and her single, ‘Give me a chance’. The budding singer studied music and business at York College in Queens, New York. Avala wants the world to know her. She’s so happy to be here. Avala is not single and is not ready to mingle!
Diane is 23 and from Kaduna. She’s going to be herself and is in the house for the money! She’s a terrible dancer but loves dancing. Very single, too.
Victoria “Ella” Nnabuchi is no stranger to the limelight. She was a runner up in a popular music talent search show and she’s a television presenter, voice-over artist, actress and model. Ella is 30 and from Anambra. She’s so giddy!. Ella says she’s single and not available. She loves attention and doesn’t like to wear clothes.
Esther is 22 from Lagos. She’s excited and nervous. Esther is a lawyer and a part time hustler. She’s here for it all – money, experience, fun!
Frodd is 28 and from Anambra. “Fresh and odd.” Frodd says he’ll be himself. He’s a bit complicated, and is a 9-5 guy, not an entertainer.
Ekpata Gedoni is a fashion entrepreneur who likes to keep it simple with a dash of sophistication. The 31-year-old Cross Riverian enjoys basketball, soccer, taking walks and cleaning the house! His other talents include writing poetry and drawing portraits with pencil.
Ike is 26 and from Imo. He’s so excited and wants to give us a show! He wants to give us drama and romance. Ike is a model, and we can expect a lot of attitude from him.
Isilomo is 27 and from Edo, and she’s adventurous. She wants us to expect a lot of fun.
Jackye is 23 and from Anambra. She too is here for the money. She’s in a relationship. Jackye says she’s a chameleon. She’ll amass a large fanbase.
Jeff is 30 and from Anambra. An Igbo boy, so composed. He wants to have fun and cause trouble with the ladies. Jeff says he doesn’t have a strategy. He’s not married.
Khafi is a policewoman! Police officer Khafi Kareem believes that you can have it all if you believe in yourself. She is not only hoping to win the prize money but she wants the exposure that being in Big Brother Naija House brings so that she can do societal good.
Kimophra is single and available. She wants us to expect a lot of manipulation and sarcasm. Kimophra is here for both the experience and money. She wants to invest and further her education.
26-year-old Mercy Eke is a video vixen and businesswoman based in Lagos. She loves cooking, swimming, travelling and dancing. No matter the setbacks, Mercy always picks herself up and does her best. She’s here to win the money.
Mike Edwards is a husband, CEO and athlete who doesn’t know how to quit. The highest point in his life was the day he got married to the love of his life. Mike owns the first Black-owned cigar line in the United Kingdom and he’s also a professional athlete.
Nelson is 26 and is from Rivers State. He’s single and VERY VERY available!. Nelson is a masseuse, and is a past Mr Universe Nigeria.
Model and Entrepreneur Omashola is originally from Delta State, but now calls Lagos home. He loves playing basketball, cooking and “being in the water, even though I can’t swim”. Omashola says he’s a talkative. “Warri no dey carry last.”
Seyi is 30 from Ogun. He’s known as The Doctor!. Seyi is not single and not available. Is he married? He’s here for the experience!. Seyi is the grandson of Obafemi Awolowo. He’s here to enjoy himself.
18. Sir Dee
Sir Dee is 28 and is from Kogi. He’s here for money and experience. Sir Dee is a banker, and his bosses don’t know he’s on Big Brother.
Tacha is 23 and from Rivers. She can’t wait to show the world herself. She loves to make money. Tacha is a social media sensation. She’s bringing herself, she says – she’s real, interesting.
Thelma is 26 from Imo. She’s going to spice up the house!. She’s here for the experience and the money. She’s not single!
Tuoyo is 24 and he likes working out. He’s a flirt. Tuoyo is also a psychotherapist, a part time stripper and fitness trainer.
Ex-BBNaija star, Efe to release new single ‘campaign’
Nigerian rapper and winner of the 2017 edition of Big Brother Naija reality television show, Efe is set to release a new music single featuring Nigerian hip hop king, Ice Prince and popular singer, Bolaji Ojudokan also known as BOJ.
The song titled “Campaign” will be officially released on Friday September 20th, 2019 on all music platforms.
The song is produced by versatile WXLA.
The song which is already being tipped as one of Efe greatest hits since winning the BBNaija show is already trending on social media platforms including Instagram and twitter.
Efe said his new song will be the new hit on Nigeria’s airwaves.
The singer, who has previously worked with some A-list singers including Olamide, disclosed that BOJ took the chorus for the much anticipated song.
Ahead of the release date for “Campaign”, Efe whose latest song “Scammer” is still banging on radio and television stations has released a one minute rap video teaser titled “Before the Campaign.”
According to Warri crooner, the new single is an afro hip hop vibe that will leave every speaker banging. He added that the song is relatable.
“It’s a hip hop feel good vibe. BOJ did the chorus and Ice Prince took some verses. It’s a mad jam I can assure you. People will testify of what they will hear”, the ex-BBNaija added.
All set as Lagos awaits Zenith Bank’s Aspire Music Festival
All is now set for the “Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival” holding on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos by 5pm.
Dubbed as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, the
breathtaking festival promises to be a night to remember, as it will feature captivating and thrilling musical performances by some of Nigeria’s biggest artistes including Olamide, Flavour, Phyno, Niniola, Mayorkun and Rema.
Also on hand to anchor the event and trill the audience with rib-cracking jokes is Kenny Black, while celebrity hypeman, Do2dtun, will be revving up the crowd throughout the night.
The Festival, which is a must attend event for music lovers, tourists and fun seekers, is one of a series of events lined up by Zenith Bank to usher in “Style by Zenith 2.0”, the bank’s annual lifestyle fair which will take place towards the end of the year.
Attendance at the music festival is exclusively reserved for Zenith Bank customers. However, non-Zenith customers can still participate by simply opening a Zenith Bank account and registering to attend at www.zenithbank.com/style.
Zenith Bank Plc is recognized as one of the most innovative financial institutions in Nigeria and was voted the most customer-focused bank in Nigeria for the Retail and SME segments in the 2018 KPMG Annual Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Survey (BICSS).
REDTV’s Red Hot Topics goes live… As Millennials bare all
Following the immense success of its drama series, The Men’s Club(TMC), REDTV is about to launch its own chat show, Red Hot Topics. The show follows a panel of young people discussing current and hot topics that affect everyday life. They will openly and frankly touch on topics ranging from equality to infidelity, sex, relationships, honour, business and the choices we all must make.
Take 12 exciting, energetic, hot young folks, ask them the most daring of questions and watch them thrash out opinions that will make you think long and hard.
Produced on set in the brand new studios of REDTV, Red Hot Topics will defy the norms and break down all barriers. The boys- T.J, Ihechi, O.D, Tayo, Ola , Martin and Farouq and the girls- Lolo, Ada, Coco, Bukky and Ariyiike are stunning, stylish, suave and ready to talk. If it’s honest, they will tell it. If it is taboo, they will uncover it. But most of all, if it’s forbidden and unchartered, – they will go all the way and bring the heat!
Speaking on REDTV’s latest series, Executive Producer of the Show, Bola Atta said ‘Red Hot Topics is a chat show that will change how people think and act, in a positive way. The conversations of the vibrant youths are as essential as they are interesting and engaging. The cast is fun, honest and fresh, all speaking straight from the heart, with no holds barred.’
Red Hot Topics will premiere on the 11th of September, 2019 on the REDTV YouTube channel. Follow all the REDTV channels across social media for more information and to watch the movement live!
REDTV is a fast paced lifestyle channel that puts Africa on the global stage. Proudly powered by the United Bank for Africa(UBA).The network is here to entertain and inform, with rich content that features the very best of Africa;focused on entertainment, fashion, news, design, music, sport, movies, travel and much more.
REDTV collaborates with the most talented visionaries, creative minds daring to believe in a New Africa, putting together content that reflects it. Feel the Heat on REDTV.
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