- New BBNaija housemate Nengi has been accused of lying about her age
- Nigerians on social media called out the reality show participant
- A Twitter user who did some digging also posted a screenshot as evidence to show the falsity of Nengi’s age
It has just been a few hours into the fifth season of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality show yet social media is already filled with drama about the new housemates in the house.
Just recently, one of the new BBNaija ladies, Rebecca Nengi Hampson, was accused of lying about her age on the reality show.
During her introduction at the show premiere, Nengi had told the season’s host, Ebuka Obi Uchendu that she is aged 20.
However, social media users were quick to do some background check on the lady and from indications; she may not have been entirely honest about her age.
A particular Twitter user identified as @mizzeah_ appeared to have taken the trouble to run a check on the BBNaija housemate.
The lady posted a photo which was shared on Nengi’s official Instagram page. In the caption, Nengi was described as a 22-year-old from Bayelsa and was also said to have won the Miss Peace Bayelsa contest in 2014.
@mizzeah_ shared a different screenshot from the official page of the Miss Peace beauty pageant. The screenshot contained the eligibility age for those who want to participate in the contest and it appears there are discrepancies in Nengi’s age.
See the tweet below:
Read more tweets from fans of the show below:
In a related BBNaija story, Legit.ng previously gathered the report of a new housemate, Laycon, who was heavily criticized by trolls following his appearance in the Big Brother house.
Several hours after the young man had been dragged, new reports surfaced online that made many have a change of mind about what they had tweeted about him.
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Laycon was reportedly the best graduating student from the Department of Arts in the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in 2016. Fans of the show who had trolled him returned to praise his academic prowess.
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