Last Updated on January 12, 2022 by Ope Quadri
The 2020 Big Brother Naija Season Five (BBNaija5) is here with another thrilling-filled fun. Tagged Naija Lockdown season, there 20 housemates who will be contesting for the grand prize worth several millions of Naira.
Quick facts about BBNaija Season 5
- Code name: Naija Lockdown
- Number of housemates: 20
- Hashtag: #BBNaija
- No of guys: 10
- No of ladies: 10
- Season: 5
- Year: 2020
- Kick of date: Sunday, July 19
- Cash prize: N85, 000, 000
- Duration of programme: 10 weeks
In this post, we bring to you the profile of BBNaija5 Housemates 2020 as you stay locked to your cable TV. Recall that season 4 of BBnaija was won by Mercy Ike
Big Brother Naija is a reality TV show which comes up every yea live in an isolated house and all contestants who are called housemates compete for a large cash prize worth $100000 at the end of the show by avoiding being evicted by their viewers.
So, let’s check out…
BBNaija 2020 housemates names their social media handles.
- Wathoni (Florence Wathoni Anyansi)
- Tolani Baj (Tolani Shobajo)
- Triky Tee (Timmy Sinclair)
- Praise (Praise Nelson)
- Tochi (Tochukwu Okechukwu Tochi)
- Nengi (Rebecca Hampson)
- Vee (Victoria Adeyele)
- Neo (Emuobonuvie Akpofure)
- Lilo (Boluwatife Aderogba)
- Lucy (Lucy Essien)
- Erica (Ngozi Nlewedim )
- Kaisha (Aisha Umaru)
- Ka3na (Kate Jones )
- Kiddwaya (Terseer Kiddwaya)
- Laycon (Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe)
- Dorathy (Dorathy Bachor )
- Brighto (Ezekiel Bright Osemudiame)
- Eric (Eric Akhigbe)
Wathoni (Florence Wathoni Anyansi)
Age: 29 years
Born Florence Wathoni Anyansi, Wathoni is a 29-year-old fashion entrepreneur. She is a multi-talented single mother who combines her business with parenting.
When answering questions on the new skill she acquired during the lockdown, Wathoni said, “I started eating chocolates more than usual, praying with the rosary three to five times (no jokes), and a lot of thinking.”
Her favorite quote: You are unstoppable; you have not come this far to stop now.
Being a mother of one, she stated that her biggest achievement is providing for her son, “being chosen to work in Julius Berger amongst graduates.”
Above all, Wathoni is a polyglot.
Wathoni’s Instagram page: @wathonianyansi/
Tolani Baj Tolani Shobajo
Age: 27 years old
The energetic Tolani Shobajo is a media personality from Lagos state who is popularly called the life of the party by her close pals also loves dancing and cooking.
New skill during a lockdown: “Eating a daily breakfast. I didn’t realise how important having breakfast is until now. It makes my day better.
Tolani Baj who relocated to Nigeria said no one believed that it was the right decision for her to relocate to Nigeria, but said it turned out well.
She narrated how exciting it was to land a job within four months of coming back home, “I landed a job at one of the world’s leading music entertainment companies within four months. I guess simply following my dreams and instincts.”
“I am still here in Nigeria, winning. Yay! She said.
Favourite quote: Enjoy your life. Live it how you want because people will talk regardless.
Triky Tee (Timmy Sinclair)
- State of origin: Bayelsa State
- Age: 35 years old
Born Timmy Sinclair, Triky Tee looks promising as he likes to make everyone happy. The Creative artist based in the commercial city of Lagos who hails from South-South (Bayelsa State), Tricky Tee says he’s a storyteller.
Speaking on what kept him busy during VOCID-19 lockdown, Triky Tee said he was able to perfect his push-ups every day, “thanks to lockdown.”
Timmy Sinclair who actively participated in NYSC activities during his service year said “winning the best director at the NYSC cultural and sports festival in Abuja 2013 for the best stage drama.”
Favourite quote: Nobody is promised tomorrow, make the best use of the present and live life to the fullest
Praise (Praise Nelson)
Born Praise Nelson, the 28-year-old professional dancer from Enugu isn’t new higly competitive event like BBNaija.
Praise was the winner at the K-Pop World Festival in South Korea 2015 which later became his biggest achievement and at the National Dance Competition in 2010, a won the third place.
The member of BBNaija5 Housemates has been in the fitness and personal training and also a certified Latin ballroom expert.
Unofficially, the father one said he created more time to read during the lockdown.
Never stop striving for the best life can offer, it can only get better.
Tochi (Tochukwu Okechukwu Tochi)
Tochukwu Okechukwu Tochi is a real estate agent from Imo state, who lives and breathes entertainment.
The 28-year-old rapper said he learnt how to make envelopes with just paper during lockdown and stated that his biggest achievement has been his ability to be independent and getting an education.
Favourite quote: Work hard, play harder.
IG handle: @officialtochi_oke
Nengi (Rebecca Hampson)
- Age: 22
- State of origin: Bayelsa
- Profession: Modelling
Born Rebecca Hampson, Nengi is an entrepreneur whose hubbies include learning new things, traveling, and adventures.
Nengi who studied communications at the University of Port Harcourt once made the top 5 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria.
She proclaims: “If you want the job done right, give it to a Capricorn. I give 110% of my energy and enthusiasm into everything I do.”
What new habit or skill did you acquire during a lockdown? The ability to talk to myself and enjoy the conversation.
Favourite quote: Live and let live.
Nengi’s Instagram handle: @nengiofficial/
Vee (Victoria Adeyele)
- Age: 23
- Profession: Musician
Born Victoria Adeyele but popularly called Vee, she is a musician raised in London who moved to Lagos almost a year ago to begin her music career.
She said her biggest achievement was performing at the Palmwine Music Festival in 2019
Her favourite quote: Live every day like it is your last.
Neo (Emuobonuvie Akpofure)
- Age: 26
- State of origin: Delta
Referred to as Neo, Emuobonuvie Akpofure is a ride-hailing app driver who described himself as tolerant, loving and fun to be with but says he doesn’t tolerate nonsense.
The BBNaija season 5 isn’t his first. He once won N 500 000 from a talent competition.
Neo stated that he learnt how to sketch sketching during the period of lockdown.
Neo Favourite: To always remain grateful, knowing that God is greater than my ups and downs. Since I no spoil person own, nobody fit spoil my own.
Neo’s Instagram handle: @iamtheonlyneo
Ozo (Ozoemena Chukwu)
- Age: 27
- State of origin: Imo
A member of the BBNaija5 Housemates 2020, Ozo is a consultant and entrepreneur who is working with a UEFA Federation in Europe, which he described as his biggest achievement.
The handsome Imo guy has an urban clothing line and professional sports analyst.
He said he finds it difficult to listen to music without putting it on a high volume.
Lilo (Boluwatife Aderogba)
Boluwatife Aderogba is a dietitian from Lagos, who described herself as “a product of God’s grace”. Describing how she coped during the lockdown, Lilo said she learnt how to sew.
Starting her own brand is her biggest achievement.
Quote: Trust in God.
Instagram handle: @liloaderogba/
Lucy (Lucy Essien)
Lucy Essien is another member of the 2020 BBNaija who is an entrepreneur from Lagos, saying she learnt how to make the parfait, having tea three times a day.
She stated that her grill business and making it into Big Brother Naija are some of her biggest achievements and “graduating with a 2.1 and not falling pregnant after all these years.”
Quote: Life is for the living. We only live every day. Be a decent human being, you never know.
Erica (Ngozi Nlewedim )
Popularly called “Erica”, Ngozi Nlewedim is an actress and commercial model who was raised in London, where she studied screen acting at the Met Film School in London.
She was able to keep herself busy with reading motivational books and watching real estate sales videos on YouTube during the lockdown.
She has featured in a movie, “Hire a Woman” and produced a short film with a team in Birmingham, which she said is her biggest achievement.
Favourite quote: “At the end of your life be satisfied because you have achieved all your goals, touched so many lives, and loved greatly.”
Kaisha (Aisha Umaru)
- Age: 25
- State of origin: Sokoto
Aisha Umaru is the only Northerner in the BBnaija5 2020 season. The cool Kaisha is an entrepreneur who describes herself as adventurous a team player who gets along with people.
Kaisha’s biggest achievement is when she finished her skincare line, “I was really proud of myself.”
Quote: Never give up. You never know what might happen. Keep trying and keep pushing.
Ka3na (Kate Jones )
- Age: 26
- State: Rivers
Kate Jones is an entrepreneur who said her biggest dream is to be famous and own the biggest luxury fashion brand in the world.
Ka3na said she hasn’t come to the house to joke, stating that she in there to win Big Brother Naija season 5.
The mother of one said her biggest dream is several properties and “my daughter”
She cultivated the habit of sleeping naked and reading the Holy Bible during the lockdown.
Favourite quote: Do everything for the life you want and live every day for the life you love.
- IG: https://www.instagram.com/official_ka3na/
- Twitter: @official_ka3na
- TikTok: @official_ka3na
Kiddwaya (Terseer Kiddwaya )
- Age: 27
- State of origin: Benue
Terseer Kiddwaya describes himself as confident, good looking, ambitious, a daredevil who is highly motivated, we would see him exhibit some of these traits as the season 5 kick-started on Monday, July 20, 2020.
Quote: You never know when your time is up, so you might as well go for it.
The once chubby Kiddwaya said his biggest achievement is getting into health and fitness.
Laycon (Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe)
Born Olamilekan Agbeleshe, Laycon is a graduate of philosophy from the University of Lagos who started his musical journey at an early age.
Being a musician, Laycon’s biggest achievement is having his song ‘Fierce’ on MTV BASE Top ten charts for six months.
Quote: Facts don’t care about your feelings.
Dorathy (Dorathy Bachor )
The 24-year old big and beautiful Dorathy Bachor is an entrepreneur from Lagos. Jovial and fun to be with Dorathy got the attention of the BBNaija5 2020 through her “asset”
She describes her business, Shopforme, a procurement company in Nigeria, as her biggest achievement.
Quote: Never let anyone see that they get to you.
Dorathy’s Instagram handle: @thedorathybachor
Brighto (Ezekiel Bright Osemudiame)
State of origin: Edo
Called Brighto, Ezekiel Bright Osemudiame was born into a family of six and holds a degree in Marine Engineering from Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt.
Brighto said his biggest achievement is when he gained a scholarship to study abroad, saying “I also got my third engineer license including other professional certificates.”
Favourite quote: Life is too short, try as much as possible to make yourself happy and also make everyone around you happy.
Eric (Eric Akhigbe)
Eric Akhigbe is a professional bodybuilder and fitness coach who is a confidant that he will win the 2020 edition of the season five of the BBNaija5.
His biggest achievement is helping over 100 people to achieve their fitness goals.
Quote: Thank God for Life – #TGFL.
Prince (Nelson Enwerem Prince)
- Age: 24
- State of origin: Abia
- Mr World Nigeria 2019
Nelson Enwerem Prince is an entrepreneur who describes himself as a jack-of-all-trades whose portfolio includes modeling, fashion designing plus interior decoration.
The graduate of pure physics from the University of Calabar said he enjoys active sports and reading about ancient religions and African history. He’s a graduate of pure physics from the University of Calabar and is currently living in Lagos.
Quote: A good name is better than riches.
Prince said his biggest achievement is winning Mr. Nigeria and competing in the Mr. World competition
Over to you:
Who is your favourite among the 2020 BBNaija housemates?
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