BBNaija 2022 Live Updates: Asake thrills the audience, Big Brother welcomes 1st 12 housemates, and more

BBNaija 2022 Live Updates: Asake thrills the audience, Big Brother welcomes 1st 12 housemates, and more

Nigerian biggest reality show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) returns in 2022 as the season 7 edition commenced on Saturday, July 23, with the launching to continue on Sunday, July 24; this year's winner would be going home with a whooping N100m grand prize.

Stay glued as we bring you updates as they drop from the opening ceremony

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BBNaija season commences on Saturday, July 23. Credit: @gotvng
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Big Brother welcomes the first 12 housemates

Shortly after the showed ended, Big Brother welcomed the first 12 housemates as he told them what to expect during the 72 days they would be staying in the house. Finally, he advised housemates to enjoy every moment in the house.

Other housemates to be introduced on Sunday, July 24 as Asake ends the show with an impressive performance

The show ended with only 12 housemates unveiled as Ebuka said others would be unveiled on Sunday, July 24. YBNL music star Asake closed the show as he performed his hit song, Palazzo.

Ebuka introduces Christy O as 12th housemate

The 12th housemate Christy O said she enjoys sarcasm and doesn't believe in love at the first sight. She said her eyes are on the price, adding that she is bringing vibes and originality to the house

Ebuka described 10th housemate as a short tempered person, 11th housemate as one that can be annoying on purpose

The 10th housemate Phyna said she doesn't believe in love at first sight. She said she is bringing ginger and drama to the house as she described herself as a real Edo girl.

The 11th housemate Bryann described himself as a manifest billionaire as he said he is ready to mingle and sees the show as an opportunity to promote his talents.

Ebuka introduces a poet as 8th housemate, 9th housemate with sense of humour

The 8th housemate Daniella, a poet, said she is an open person and is bringing her creativity to the house.

The 9th housemate Pharmsav is an actor who described himself as the life of the party and is in the house for the dramas. He added that he doesn't believe in love at first sight.

Ebuka introduces the first married man this season

The seventh housemate Kess is a married man who said his wife gave him the approval to come to the show. Kess said he is in the house for the money.

Ebuka returns to the stage in an Agbada styled outfit as he introduces 5th and 6th housemate

Ebuka reappeared on the stage in a new outfit as he introduced the 5th housemate Cyph, who said he falls in love at sight. Cyph is a tech bro and promises to bring competition to the house and drama in the house.

Shortly after Cyph, Ebuka introduced Amaka, who said she is an extremist and a fighter. She said she will disappoint anyone who thinks a man would win this year.

Victony performs All Power, other hits

Popular singer Victony thrilled the audience shortly after YBNL artiste Asake had opened the floor. Victony performed his hits like Jolene, All Power, among others, as fans sang along with him.

Ebuka introduces Ilebaye

The fourth housemate Ilebaye said she is not a shipper but a lover as she said she is bringing a lot of fun to the house. Illebaye said she prayed to God when she was nominated.

Ebuka introduces 3rd housemate Khalid

Khalid said he was excited to make it to the house as he described himself as a lover of sport and a big time baller.

Groovy and Beauty meet in the house

Groovy and Beauty embraced as they introduced themselves with smiles all over their faces. They both went on to take a tour of the house.

View of the Level Up house

Members of the audience, as well as fans of the reality TV show, had the opportunity to get a view of the Level Up house as Groovy, the first housemate, took a tour of the house.

Ebuka introduces second housemate and first female housemate Beauty

The second housemate and first female, Beauty, said she cried when she got the invite. Beauty described herself as a great cook, promising to bring fun to the house and plans to level up in the house.

Ebuka introduces first housemate Groovy

The first housemate, Groovy, is creative and plans to bring spontaneity and vibes into the house as he tells fans to watch out for him.

Theme for BBNaija 2022

Popular TV host Ebuka Uchendu-Obi returned as the reality show host as he made a grand entry amid applause from a live audience. He revealed the theme for this year's edition as "Level Up."

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