Phyna wins BBNaija Season 7, N100m grand prize
After 10 weeks of intense show from 28 housemates, Josephina Otabor, known as Phyna, last night emerged winner of the television reality show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 7, smiling home with N100 million grand prize.
Phyna edged out five other finalists – Bryan, Bella, Adekunle, Chichi and Daniella – to clinch the coveted status of winner of this year’s season tagged ‘Level Up’.
The 25-year-old gets N60 million cash prize, a new SUV from Innoson Motors, a Dubai trip for two, a year supply of Pepsi, new techno phone Camon 19, supply of Unik soap and supply of home appliances from Nexus among other mouth-watering prizes.
The Edo-born rapper, who was elated, screamed upon announcement of her victory by the host of the show, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.
Before the announcement, Phyna said the journey had been an amazing and splendid one as she waits to embrace everything great.
The show began July 23 and July 24 with 28 housemates who were evicted at different points of the show, while six housemates made it to the final.
Each of the housemates won prizes from different sponsors in the course of the show. After spending 72 days in the Big Brother House, Bryann emerged the first runner-up, while Bella was declared the second runner-up.
Adekunle emerged the third runner-up with Chichi and Daniella as fourth and fifth respectively.
The fans of the show were thrilled with performances from Nigerian artistes MI, Falz and Pheelz.
Unlike previous editions where boys were introduced before the girls, this year the housemates were introduced in levels. Also, this year’s grand prize was increased by N10 million.
The level-up season also had several twists that left devoted fans of the show with lasting memories.
Aniekwe Francis Chidi, popularly known as Chizzy, was the latest owner of a brand new five-seater IVM Connect car after emerging winner of the IVM Big Brother task.
The task required the housemates to pop and search through a pool of balloons to spell out the letters Innoson IVM Connect.