Big Brother Naija – Meet the housemates

Big brother naija kicked off officially today and we have some interesting personalities who made it to the house.

The next 11 weeks will be exciting, dramatic and you won’t want to miss this for anything. This year’s theme is ‘SEE GOBBE!’. There will be a lot to see from the contestants and the task they have to do in the house to win. 25 million naira is not easy in this ‘Buhari‘ time. Let us meet the housemates below.





She is an actress and she loves  Van Vicker.







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Just in case you didn’t know, he was once a dancer on Big brother naija 10 years ago. Dreams do come true!

He is an acclaimed choreographer,  actor, writer and poet. He’s a self-confessed team player who believes in winning for all and celebrating good times.



She was the first one in the Big Brother Naija house. Born in Hammersmith, England, Uriel was sent to Nigeria soon after birth. She has four very diverse brothers ranging from serious business man to one that’s really cool, complete with hair and beads. She’s spontaneous, passionate with a nurturing nature too! She loves to cook, but hates cleaning up after cooking. She likes to think of herself as a master of organised mess!



He is a fitness trainer, a ship manager turned fitness entrepreneur. Kemen is Port Harcourt’s most sought after personal trainer. He trusts in converting hurt into motivation and uses his life to inspire self-care through sustainable agriculture and self-care. Kemen says he’s going to “invest and empower” if he wins the 25 MILLION Naira!


She is a rapper.

Cocoice has a very good relationship with her brother especially since their mother passed in 2001.
Having endured a few unlucky romantic relationships, she’s currently single and focusing on advancing her singing career. “I used to be all over the place emotionally but now I’m more controlled”.



He works as a Statistician but has plans to start his own digital content creation company. He says he’s doing Big Brother Naija 2017 because he doesn’t like stagnancy and enjoys rebelling and challenging himself. He adds that it’s one of the reasons why he’s living on his own in Lagos with the rest of his family in Abuja.

He has four siblings and doesn’t really consider himself that important since he’s the middle child. He credits this is as being one of the reasons he’s so chilled and easy going. He’s got a girlfriend but doesn’t really get to see her often because she’s a Lawyer and works long hours.


Born 11th out of 21 children, this Mass Communication graduate is royalty of her tribe Onne from Eleme. She’s single and her last relationship ended because she couldn’t handle the long-distance and they quarreled a lot. Her pet peeve is disrespect and it gets her really angry. “I’ve never been in fights; I’ll finish you with my mouth”.


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He is a Pastor and Musician’s son and a good singer himself. Soma has opened for several high-profile acts. He was inspired by his mom who also encouraged him to pursue a career in Music. He’d started studying at Port Uni but decided to defer his studies and focus on Science when he resumes since he loves gadgets. He’s in a long-distance relationship.


Abisola was once a contestant on MTN Project Fame, She also featured on Ndani TV’s  Skinny Girl in Transit.
She had to move to rural Nigeria where she lived with cousins selling make up and she got another shot at the high life when she came fifth in a reality singing competition.

Bisola is also a mother of one – a 7 year old daughter who told her to go and come back with the N25million cash prize.


He is a chef with Red dish culinary in Nigeria.

This last born took to cooking by chance after his mother made sure that he spent time with her in the kitchen.

That quickly led to him cooking for his schoolmates and before he knew it he was in Culinary School and today he’s head chef. He’s been in a relationship with his girlfriend, also a chef, for two months now. He hates being taken for granted




She is from Edo state, has 7 tattoos and over 7 piercings.

When she was in primary school boarding, she struggled with loneliness and making friends, often attracting the wrong crowd. Her dad was very strict and tough on her and her siblings but her mom was always soft spoken and sweet. She studied at the University of Lagos for nine months before going to Romania to complete her studies. She’s an occasional drinker.


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EFE aka Warri boy


He moved to Lagos because it is “where it all happens’’ and worked his way up to earn recognition.
A graduate in Economics, he enjoys cooking and is confident his easy-flowing attitude will help him win over Housemates’ plots.




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