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Meet all BBNaija “Shine Ya Eye” male housemates

Organisers of BBNaija unveiled 11 male housemates on Saturday for the “Shine Ya Eye” Season 6 edition of the popular reality TV show.

• July 25, 2021
BBNaija Housemates
BBNaija Housemates

The much anticipated reality show, Big Brother Nigeria “Shine Ya Eye” Season 6 premiered yesterday Saturday July 24, unveiling all its male contestants.

The housemates who are of diverse backgrounds will be expected to offer viewers the many sides to their personalities for the next 10 weeks.

A brief profile of the housemates is presented below:


The first housemate is Boma Martins Akpore, a 30-year-old mixologist, model, actor, masseuse and former footballer.

He is originally from the Niger Delta part of Nigeria but was raised in Yaba, Lagos state. Boma is currently divorced.

The housemate promises to keep his stay in the   house unpredictable.


The second housemate to grace the Big Brothers house with his presence is Adeolu Saga, a 29-year-old trained engineer and fitness coach from Lagos state.

He identified himself as the “ladies man.” Saga promises positive vibes only.


The third Big Brother housemate is Yusuf Garba Adam, aka Yousef, a 29 year old biracial Nigerian who models and teaches technical education in a secondary school.

He is originally from Jos but based in Abuja. Yousef hopes to find a soulmate in the house.


The fourth housemate is Pere Egbi, a 36-year-old actor, singer, nurse and a former U.S. soldier.

He is from Warri, Delta state.

The housemate identified himself as an unapologetic bully who promises the viewers lots of “gbas gbos”.

He is in the house to promote his acting career, he said.


The fifth housemate is Hazel Onyeze aka Whitemoney.

He is a 29 year old business entrepreneur and beautician, originally from Enugu state but is based in Lagos State.

He promises to bring fun to the house at all times with his good sense of humour.


The sixth housemate is Adeniyi Lawal aka Niyi, a 34-year-old former basketballer and a businessman.

Niyi is originally from Oyo State but is based in Capetown, South Africa with his wife and son. Niyi has his eyes on the money.


The seventh housemate is Yerimene Abraham Saibakumo aka Yerins. He is a 27-year-old medical doctor, rapper and an artist from Bayelsa state.

Yerins identified himself as a perfectionist who is hoping for the best on the BBnaija platform and prepared for the worst.


The eight housemate is Paul Ephraim aka Jaypaul, a 29 year old musician and actor originally from Cross River state but is based in Lagos.

He described himself as a playboy who is hoping to entertain the viewers and stay till the end of the show.


The ninth housemate is Emmanuel Umoh, a 24 year old pageant king who run a fitness centre and unisex salon spa.

He is originally from Akwa Ibom but based in port harcourt and identifies himself as a “risk taker” and “sucker for love”.


The tenth housemate is Samuel Jacob Alifa Aka Sammie. He is a 26-year-old skitmaker and a Guidance and Counseling final year student at Ahmadu Bello University.

He describes himself as a “talkative” from Kaduna State who hopes to win the grand prize and chase his filmmaking career.


The last housemate to walk into the Big Brother’s house is Ikechukwu Cross. He is a 31-year-old Abuja club public realtor and business entrepreneur.

He is from Oba, Anambra State. Cross is in the house to have fun and watch ladies fight over him.

The female Big Brother housemates will be unveiled on Sunday July 25.

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