Ijeoma Josephina Otabor popularly known as Phyna Sunday night emerged winner of the Season 7 Big Brother Naija grand prize, N100m.
She came first in the three-month-long reality TV show, beating Brian and Bella, the first and second runner-up respectively.
Phyna, a 25-year-old singer who had been one of the most popular housemates, won with 46.74% of the final votes from the public, while her closest rival. Brian, got 26+% votes.
This year’s grand prize is the highest since the show debuted in 2006.
The organisers had earlier said N50 million is the cash prize while the other N50 million is an estimation of prizes from the sponsors.
The show commenced with the eviction of Daniella, Chichi, Adekunle and Bella, climaxing into a suspense who would win between Phyna and Brian.
The audience erupted into an ecstasy as soon as the host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, announced Phyna as the winner.
The show also featured performances from top Nigerian music stars including MI Abaga, Falz, and Pheelz.
Phyna’s stint on the show was dominated by talks about her relationship with Groovy, a fellow housemate.
She also made the headlines for becoming the head of house (HoH) in the eighth week and her clash with Hermes.
Phyna has joined the exclusive list of the reality television show winners namely Katung Aduwak, Efe Ejeba, Miracle Igbokwe, Mercy Eke, Olamilekan Agbeleshebioba (Laycon), and Hazel Oyeze Onou (Whitemoney) of season 1-6 respectively.
A total of 28 housemates participated in this season titled ‘Level Up’ edition.
The seventh season commenced with a double premiere on July 23 and 24 and ran for a today of 72 days.
“After Snakes, Beware Of Bisexual Nollywood Actors” – Cossy Orjiakor
Nollywood actress, Cossy Orjiakor, has advised her followers to be wary of bisexual Nollywood men.
Newsbreak.ng reports that the busty video vixen issued this caution in a recent Instagram post.
Bisexual men feel sexual attraction towards both males and females, or to more than one gender.
“After snakes beware of bisexual Nollywood men … they see you as competition and will run you down to gain favours with the men,” Orjiakor wrote.
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“They kill you with their words.. they mess with ur income… they mess with relationships u adore .., but then you will come back a woman king .., create the jobs…Fuck them all.
“I met him on set once…Dr Paul’s set …he called me a prostitute at my back thou … he made another girl cry .. he messed with my friend too. He is a loser.
“A married man that can’t can identify as bisexual, the 2nd time I saw him in a party … I talked about my chieftancy title Iya lode of Baruwa and he can’t imagine how I can get such title. The hate is real. Not from a girl but a man not well trained by his mama. Not sad because of Arinze. But because…….Right now…..I call myself King Cossy…. Deal with it…. Fk ‘em all.”
Nigerian Singer Shot Dead In Anambra
Slami Ifeanyi, a Nigerian Singer and songwriter, has been shot dead in Umubere in Akwa, capital of Anambra State.
It was gathered that the Anambra-based singer was shot dead by yet-to-identified gunmen.
According to reports, the 31-year-old former Mr. Anambra Universe was driving in his newly acquired vehicle when he was attacked and killed.
A close friend of the singer who spoke about the incident alleged that the attack against the singer was targeted.
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“He was driving his new car which he bought just two weeks ago when it happened. Although we don’t know why he was attacked it looks like a targeted attack,” he said.
Slami was a Nigerian music artiste who was known for his extraordinary sound, infusion of Afro Pop, High life & RnB, which he used to amuse his audience.
Asides from singing, Slami was a model, actor, and founder of the SLAMI EMPIRE, which organized ANAMBRA GOT TALENT.
Genevieve Nnaji Makes First Public Appearance Months After Mental Health Rumours
Popular Nollywood diva, Genevieve Nnaji has made her first public appearance in months ever since rumours went around that the thespian was battling with mental health issues.
In May, it could be recalled that rumours had sparked on the internet that the actress was battling with mental health issues after she had deleted all her posts and unfollowed all accounts on her verified Instagram account. Meanwhile, the actress team later debunked the claims.
The iconic actress was spotted at the 2022 edition of the Creative African Nexus in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire where she spoke to diplomats about the importance of development in Africa’s film industries.
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The event which was held on Saturday 26th of November saw prominent individuals in attendance including English actor and singer Idris Elba; Novelist Chimamanda Adichie as well as Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.
Genevieve is one of the most prominent Nigerian actresses who has gained recognition in Africa and beyond. The thespian played a leading role in the popular movie “Lionheart” which was the first Netflix film from Nigeria and also the first movie submitted for the Oscars, unfortunately, the movie was later disqualified for having most of its dialogue in English.
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