The highly-anticipated edition of the Big Brother Naija show, BBNaija All-Stars debuted on Sunday, July 23, 2023, with former BBNaija housemates returning to the show to vie for the cash prize of N120 million and other rewards for the next 70 days.
The live premiere show which lasted about two hours had performances from Nigerian multi-award-winning artiste Wande Coal and Kcee. The show’s host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu also introduced the 20 housemates to viewers.
Emotions are high, viewers are excited, and the housemates are ready to deliver a daily dose of undiluted entertainment to fans and viewers around the world over the next few months.
Meet the ex-housemates returning to the ‘Biggieverse’ to compete for the ‘Ultimate Housemate’ title.
She’s a lawyer and brand ambassador. She’s also known as the Queen of Double Wahala. In her opening speech, she promised viewers to expect CeeC 2.0. She claimed that she’s here for the money and hopes that people see her for who she is as she has learnt to understand people better.
Kidd is a socialite and a master tactician, He claims that his reason for returning is because he has unfinished business with Biggie and he’s back to win the money.
She’s back to get more visibility for her brand and all the benefits that come with it. Also, she’s here for the money and the opportunities! Go girl!
He’s returning as the unpredictable Frodd. He also added that ready to be friendly and ultimately become the king of content. We have eyes on you, Frodd.
From the See Gobe season and as the original queen of the diary room, Uriel looks forward to the games, and is ready to serve viewers positive energy, good vibes and of course, DRAMA.
On the side, she hopes to find her missing rib on the show. Oh well, we find love in unexpected places.
A.K.A. The General. Pere from the Shine Ya Eye season, revealed that he wants viewers to see a different side of him and he’s open to ‘shipping’ with anyone in the house.
After her early exit during the See Gobe season, she says she’s not open to any pairings and just wants to play her game solo. Her reason for returning was because she misses Biggie and vice versa. She added that she’s happy for the opportunity to play the game again all by herself.
He is a former housemate from the See Gobe season. He believes in second chances, which was why he decided to return to biggie’s house. He stated that he has worked on his personality as he’s now more outspoken – which might be a problem for some people – but he’s here to bring drama.
The original Gen-Z and real hot girl! Angel revealed that she’s on the show to create more meaningful friendships/relationships; and viewers should expect entertainment, gbas gbos, and everything in between
He describes himself as an entertainer who loves to be on TV. He’s ready to play the game well and win the money!
She is an anti-bully activist, who is more confident and in-tune with who she is. She stated that she’s not coming as the fun/loving Alex, instead she’s here for the drama. Okay Alex!
Seyi from the Pepper Dem season is just here to have fun and enjoy the ride. Last time viewers saw him, he was a single man; he’s returning as a husband and father, so expect to see a more matured gentleman.
The resident Gen-Z baddie is in the house to be herself and is prepared to have so much fun. She is determined to gain more visibility after her early exit during the Level Up season.
He is a former housemate from the Pepper Dem season and he’s ready to show viewers what they missed the last time. He’s focused on the money this time, with emphasis on no distractions.
Venita came on stage to remind us that we should never miss second chances when we come across one. Hence, her reason for returning to the show.
He’s in the house to enjoy free food for the next three months. He’s ready to give viewers the ‘bad boy vibes’ and flow with everyone. Welcome back, Bad Boy Deks!
The female DJ is back on the show because she’s a fan of reality TV, and why not give it another shot? She added that Big Brother Naija will always be family to her.
The resident bad boy is now a tech bro and is back to the house to expose housemates to the opportunities in tech, and of course, to win.
Mercy, who made a grand entrance was the winner of the BBNaija Pepper Dem season. She describes herself as an ambitious go-getter. She’s popularly known as the Queen of Highlights, and she emphatically stated on stage that she’s bringing the Queen of Highlights 2.0 to the show!
The proud Igbo boy is in Biggie’s house to show viewers a different side of him and ultimately, win the money. Viewers should definitely not expect to see the Shine Ya Eye winner spending all his time in the kitchen this season.