It is no longer news that Olamilekan Agbelesebioba ‘Laycon’ has emerged the winner of the BBNaija reality TV show, lockdown edition. However, the attention of many are on him as they wonder how he will be able to manage the fame and prizes won.
Laycon has obviously joined the list of the big brothr naija heroes. Below is a list of the previous winners with varying degree of relevance.
- Katung Aduwak
He emerged as the 26 year old winner of the first-ever season of Big Brother Naija hosted by Michelle Dede and Olisa Adibua in 2006.
Katung had won the $100,000 prize money as at that time, and he bagged a directorial degree from the Digital Film Academy in New York after the show.
He is currently a filmmaker and producer. He directed and produced the movies “Unwanted guest” and “Heaven’s Hell.”
He has also directed a number of music videos for Chocolate City, Styl Plus, Gabriel Afolayan and starred in EbonyLife TV’s “Desperate housewives.” He is a scriptwriter and production Assistant.
- Efe Ejeba
Following a break of 11 years, the Big Brother Naija “See Gobe” edition which held in 2017 witnessed 22 contestants vying for the N25 million grand prize, with Efe Ejeba emerging the winner.
The show was hosted by the Ex-Housemate from the season one edition, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. Following his emergence as winner of the reality TV show, Efe moved from Jos to Lagos to kick-start his music career.
The rapper released an EP called “Lagos EP.” He also made collaborations with superstar rapper Olamide on the song “Warri.”
He has released other songs like “Based on logistics” and “I love you.” and strives in the pursuit oof his music career.
- Miracle Igbokwe
The BBN 2018 show was tagged “Double Wahala” and Miracle Igbokwe emerged as the winner of the N25 million cash prize.
A brand new Hyundai Tucson SUV was presented to him, alongside a N25 million cheque, home appliances worth N3 millon and a trip to an exotic location for two totalling N45 million with prizes.
He also won N1 million cash prize from Payporte Arena Games and N200, 000 from the final wager. He also won the Pepsi Refresh Your Mix, which fetched him N1 million and a trip to Dubai for the One Africa Music Fest and a year’s supply of Pepsi and Aquafina.
After the show, he left Nigeria for South Africa to pursue his dreams in an Aviation school and obtained his certification as an “Instrument Rated” pilot In 2019.
- Mercy Eke
The reality TV show in 2019 was tagged “Pepper Dem”. Unlike previous seasons, it was held in Nigera and aired for 99 days.
Mercy Eke became the first female to emerge as the winner since the commencement of the reality TV show in 2006.
She went home with a N60 million, including N30 million cash, N25 million worth of Innoson Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), a trip to Dubai and other prizes.
The video vixen and entrepreneur has on March 14, 2020, received the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award for Best Dressed Female. She also bought a house in Lekki, Lagos.
She and her love interest during the show, Ike, have gone on to launch their reality show “Mercy & Ike.”
She also launched her real estate company, Lambo Homes.
- Olamilekan Agbelesebioba ‘Laycon’
Laycon has recently joined the elite hall of fame in the just-concluded edition.
The 26-year-old carted home N85 million, including N30 million cash, a two-bedroom apartment, a brand-new SUV, a trip to Dubai, among other prizes.
As earlier announced by Multichoice, N30 million was awarded to him as cash prize with the supplementary N55 million which caters for;
- A two-bedroom apartment courtesy of Revolution Plus
- A top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker, Innoson Motors
- A trip to Dublin courtesy of Guinness
- Home appliances courtesy of Scanfrost, and a branded Chiller
- A trip to Dubai packaged by Travelbeta
- 1-year supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it, and Colgate toothpaste
- 1-year supply of Pepsi
- A trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale
- A brand new Oppo Reno 3 smartphone.