We serve you the most revealing secrets of your favourite Big Brother Naija season 4 housemates in this concluding part of “Things you didn’t know about the 21 Big Brother Naija season 4 housemates.” If you missed the first part, catch up now!
The police officer, Khafi Kareem, is convinced 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 the Big Brother Naija house brings so that she can do societal good. What people don’t know about her is that she is secretly talented in spoken word, singing and dancing. She is an Ekiti native who resides in London.
13. Kim Oprah
Bubbly television presenter, Kim Oprah, believes that nothing is impossible to achieve. The African beauty achieved the impossible when she represented Nigeria at the Miss Intercontinental World Beauty Pageant. Kim-Oprah is not just a pretty face. She owns a business and her favourite book is ‘The Smart Money Woman’ by Arese Ugwu. There is nothing that would make her quit the Big Brother House because she is not a quitter.
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. “I’m grateful for each and every day. Being alive today is already the highest point of my life,” she says. When she’s not dancing, singing or rapping, Mercy makes time to enjoy her favourite dish, white rice and pepper soup. If she had a million dollars in her account, would Mercy still be in the BB Naija game? Her answer: “Yes, I would. I want the fame. The popularity is very important for my business.”
Mike Edwards is a husband, CEO and professional 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. The lowest point in his life was when he was banned from representing Nigeria at the 2018 Commonwealth games. He’d still come to the Big Brother Naija House even if he had a million dollars because he never backs down from a challenge.
Nelson Allison, Mr. Universe Nigeria 2018, is single and looking. When he is not consulting or modelling, he enjoys sketch drawing, working out, watching movies and cooking. If he were a world leader, he would ensure that both the poor and the rich have equal opportunities. Nelson believes that it’s not over until the fat lady sings.
Model and Entrepreneur, Omashola, is from Delta State, but calls Lagos home. He loves playing basketball, cooking and “being in the water, even though I can’t swim.” Putting his life’s motto “If you want it, go get it – don’t just sit down” into action this year, Omashola got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend. But the worst happened; she turned him down! Now single and focused on building his brand, Omashalo comes into the Big Brother Naija House ready to make his dreams come true.
Oluwaseyi “Seyi” Awolowo has had many highs and lows in his three decades of existence. The bubbly entrepreneur once tried to commit suicide but has since risen above that dark period of his teenage years and has turned his life around. He is committed to his journey of self-acceptance, his girlfriend and his beliefs. He demonstrates the latter with a “Jesus’’ tattoo across his arm. Seeing his own face on a billboard for the first time is one of the highest moments of his life so far.
19. Sir Dee
Sir Dee, real name Atteh Daniel Tioluwa, is a banker and graphic designer from Kaduna State. He loves football, board games and movies. His favourite of all time? Any of the movies in the Lord of the Rings franchise. Sir Dee, who is in a relationship, believes in being “the best version of myself at all times” - and counts whistling as one of his secret talents. If he were an animal, this 27-year-old would be a lion. “I am kingly, dignified, but will not hesitate to defend those I love.” As much as the prize money is important, winning is not Sir Dee’s ultimate aim.
Tacha has always wanted to be on the Big Brother Naija show. It comes as no surprise then, that getting picked to be a housemate this season is the highlight of her life. This spunky 23-year-old Rivers State native lives her life like her favourite musician, Cardi B, does; “Do no harm but take no mess.” Talented at making strategic money moves, Tacha would pick her phone over sleep, any day. Although losing her mom weighs heavily on her, the experience has taught Tacha she is as strong as an eagle, one of her favourite animals.
26-year-old Thelma Ibemere lives her life by one simple motto: “Only hang out with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.” Although this vivacious hair and beauty practitioner is currently in a relationship. She believes nothing could have kept her away from her destiny; being in the Big Brother Naija house. When she is not running her hair business, Thelma finds time to dance, travel and read. Her favourite book of all time? ‘Talent Is Not Enough’ by James C Maxwell. If Thelma had a million dollars in the bank, would she still be in the game? Her answer: “Of course, I would! Because of the fame. The only thing that would make me quit is a wedding, or pregnancy.”