D’banj, others thrill at ‘Big Brother Titans’
The Big Brother Titans reality TV show got off to an exciting start on Sunday, January 15, 2023. The anticipated show kicked off with 20 Nigerian and South Africans going into Big Brother’s house, where some of them will spend the next 72 days and ‘battle’ for the $100,000 grand prize.
Aside from the housemates going into the house, the opening show, which was hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (Nigerian) and Lawrence Maleke (South African), had other highlights including music performances.
Popular singer, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, left no one in doubt that he is still a gifted entertainer. He got guests excited with the performance of some his hit songs, including ‘Fall in Love’, and ‘Emergency’.
South African singer, Boohle, also performed her hit song, ‘Hamba Wena’.
Though the show is taking place in South Africa, a live screening of the opening ceremony of the event took place at a MultiChoice studio Ilupeju, Lagos. This was attended by some Big Brother Naija alumni, Saga and Dorathy Bachor; while a past Nigerian Idol winner, Gerald, entertained attendees.
Meanwhile, the first housemate to be unveiled was a 25-year-old South African female called Cossy. She described herself as a fun-loving, but also ‘serious’ person.
She was followed by a Nigerian, Yemi Cregx, who stated that he was looking forward to learning more about South Africans in the course of the show.
Other South African housemates are Juicy Jay, Nelisa, Mmeli, Khosi, Ipeleng, Thabang, Yaya, Khehla, Tsatii, and Justin.
Nigerian contestants are Olivia, Blaqboy, Nana, Marven, Jaypee, Ebubu, Jenni O, Kanaga, and Yvonne.
Meanwhile, barely four days into the show, ‘Big Brother’ introduced four new housemates to the show. They are Miracle OP and Sandra, both from Nigeria; and their South African counterparts, Blue Aiva and Theo Traw.