By Busari Yusuf
There are just five housemates remaining in the ongoing reality TV show, Big Brother Naija 2017. These housemates are the ones who have made it to the final week after all the various scheming, plotting, campaigns and backlash from fellow housemates and viewers.
Tboss, Bisola, Marvis, Debie-Rise and Efe await the grand finale which would be taking place this Sunday, April 9th, 2017 for one of them to be crowned as the winner of the grand prize of a brand new Kia Sorento car and N25 million.
Lets get to meet our five finalist;
BISOLA; Bisola Aiyeola, one of the popular housemates of the Big Brother Naija Show who had a brief affair with ex-housemate, ThinTallTony, is quite energetic, talented and well loved by fans of the reality TV show. She is a Nigerian-British actress, singer, MC and presenter. Aiyeola studied Business management at National Open University of Nigeria and is one of Nigeria’s budding Nollywood’s finest. Her fame began when she contested in the 2008 edition of MTN Project Fame and this is what she has to say about how the competition helped her; “Project Fame helped me in the movie industry. The first director I got to work with was a D.O.P on Project fame. ” – Bisola revealed.
She is a great mimic and has done a lot of comedy skits and is well known on Instagram. Bisola is a voice over artist and a one time TV host of Billboard Nigeria which aired on silver bird television from 2011-2013. The vivacious entertainer is a single mom with a 7-year-old daughter. Abisola is part of the radio station WFM 91.7 (Nigeria’s 1st Radio station for WOMEN and their families).
TBOSS; Tokunbo Idowu, who is known to be very straight-forward, fashionable and meticulous came under the radar after the ‘Kemen’ incident. She was born on March 9 and she is said to be in her early 30s. She is from Edo State- born to a Nigerian father and a Romanian mother. T Boss has two siblings- a boy and a girl. She also has a little niece. The charming housemate attended University Of Lagos briefly before going to Romania (her mother’s country) to complete her education. Tboss who had a brief sexual stint with ex housemate and chef, Miyonse had her pierced boobs on display at the beginning of the show which resulted in inciting comments and drew more attention to her person.
MARVIS; Marvis Nkpornwi is a Nigerian entertainer who is one of the housemates in the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality Tv show.Marvis Nkpornwi was born October 26th, hails from a royal family in Onne, Rivers State, Nigeria and she is the 11th child out of 21. She attended Princess International College and Levinda College. She is also a Mass Communication graduate from Madonna university. . Marvis is a huge fan of Basketball.
The petite housemate is presently not in a relationship and ended the previous one because she couldn’t handle the long-distance and they quarrelled a lot. She hates being disrespected and would give anybody who does, a mouthful. Marvis has been romantically paired to Efe and Bally.
DEBIE-RISE; Debie Rise, born Oluwarise Deborah Ebun who is a professional guitarist is one of the strong contenders for the N25M prize in the on-going Big Brother Naija. Debie Rise who was born on December 20th in Kaduna State is a graduate of Computer Science with a major in Graphics and Web Application Development from the Federal University of Technology, Yola. She speaks both Yoruba and Hausa.
She was the first runner-up of the third edition of Nigerian Idol and is a bonafide fitness freak as she is involved in football, dancing and Taekwondo. Debie Rise has performed at major events within and outside the country including Felabration, Afropolitan Vibes at Freedom Park, the National Museum, Fotoplus Award night, Purple Account event powered by Wema Bank at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The fast rising performer has recorded about four singles such as No Cunny Cunny, Gagabu, Can’t stop me and Winner. The singer and guitarist who came in later into the shaow with ex housemate Bassey has being emotionally linked with fellow housemates Efe and Bassey.
EFE; Big Brother Naija’s Efe whose full names are Micheal Efe Ejeba and the last man standing in the ongoing reality show has come to be one of the most loved housemate and a contender for the N25m prize. His hit poetry with fellow contestant, Bisola attracted many fans to his brand as most people have named him ‘The Realest’ on the show. Efe is from Delta state but was born on February, 25 and bred in Jos.He attended Federal Government College, Jos and is a graduate of Economics from the University Of Jos.
Efe is a recording and performing artiste who prefers to rap in pidgin. In 2010, he went to a studio with his friend and producer Duktor Sett, who was also a starter like himself to record and from there, the name Efe was born.The talented rapper left Jos for Lagos with his friend, to pursue his music career and make a living for himself.The Delta born Jos artiste launched an Extended Play(EP) album called “Lagos” shortly before the Big Brother Nigeria game came up. The ‘waffirian’ is really into fellow housemate Marvis.
One of them would be crowned winner this Sunday. Keep your votes coming for your favorite contestant.