Nengi with Ebuka

By Jennifer Okundia

The 2020 Season 5 Big Brother Naija show kick-started tonight, July 19, 2020, with 20 housemates selected into the house.

With Show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu returning to hosting duties on BBN with the theme #BBNaijalockdown, there’s so much that awaits each individual from the launching of the show to the remaining 71 days ahead.

Following the social distancing and COVID-19 rules, the house was disinfected and contestants passed through disinfection tunnels to meet with Ebuka as they introduced themselves to viewers.

MEET SOME OF THE HOUSEMATES BELOW:

Nengi with Ebuka

Nengi who is an entrepreneur from the Ijaw area of Bayelsa State says she’s more than just a pretty face.

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Ozor

Ozor, 27, a first class graduate of Economics wants to play pranks on his fellow housemates. He is so cute, he’s a lady’s man already.

Dorothy – BNaija housemate

Eric Akhigbe

Eric Akhigbe (24) is a final year student at the University of Lagos and hails from Edo State. The bodybuilder is a confident hunk who takes pride in his 1.95m height. He describes himself as a fun, competitive sports and fitness enthusiast who enjoys winning.

Erica

Erica, 26, is bringing fun and hopes to win the show.

Dorathy with Ebuka

Dorathy says people should never let anyone know their weakness. She’s 24 years old.

Kiddwaya

Kiddwaaya, 27 says he’s arrogant and confident and can switch personalities depending on the situation he finds himself though.

Lucy

Energetic and lively Lucy, 30, stated that life is for the living. Watch out for this one.

Neo with Ebuka

Prince

Prince is a fitness enthusiast, conspiracy theorist and loves to have fun while also dressing up really good, so watch out for him. He is 24.

Tolanibaj

Tolanibaj, 27, is a media enthusiast who might be getting some hosting deals if she plays her cards right.

Vee

Vee, 23, likes to sing and so Ebuka asked her to sing her name. She also revealed that people should live everyday as if it were their last.

Brighto

Brighto disclosed in his interview with Ebuka that he likes getting on people’s nerves and that life is too short. He is 29.

Lilo

Lilo says she doesn’t like anyone in her business. The 23 yea old, getting into BBNaija means everyone is already in your business, so hopefully she changes her mind. She also likes to be in charge.

Trickytee

Trickytee is the comedian in the house. The 35 year old is already making everyone laugh and he says everyone should live life like it is their last day.

Wathoni

Drama queen is Wathoni, 29, set to bring some vibes into the house and says you are unstoppable

Tochi

Tochi, 28 is ready to vibe with the ladies as he came through with his Igbo outfit, representing Eastern Nigeria. He will be working and playing hard.

Praise with Ebuka

Praise, 28, a part time stripper, has a son, says never stop striving for the best. He is ready for a three way relationship. Is that an entanglement?

Kaisha

Kaisha, 25, from Sokoto, Northern Nigeria says there’s no dull moment with her although Twitter fans who’ve got no chill are already planning to vote her out.

Neo with Ebuka

Ka3na

Other housemates are Neo from Delta state, Ka3na the business enthusiast and Laycon the rapper and singer.

Laycon

The Housemates