big brother naija season 5

Who Won Big Brother Naija Season 5?

The winner of the Big Brother Naija season 5 was Laycon, known by his birth name Olamilekan Agbeleshe. After 71 days of drama and intense competition, the show came to an end, as Laycon beat 19 contestants and became 85 million naira richer. Laycon won 85 million, which included a 30 million naira cash prize, a two-bedroom apartment, a brand-new SUV, and a trip to Dubai. Other gifts and benefits awarded to Laycon include:

Trip to watch the UEFA Champions League Final

Home appliances

One year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch It Chin-chin and Colgate toothpaste

One year supply of Pepsi

A brand new Oppo smartphone

About Big Brother Naija Season 5

big brother naija season 5

Big Brother Naija season 5 has the theme “Lockdown”. The theme is a result of its emergence during the Lockdown in Nigeria. The show premiered on 19 July 2020 on African Magic. The show had Ebuka Obi-Uchendu as its host. The show lasted for 71 days and had a total of 20 housemates. The show had a price tag of 85 million naira, including other benefits and gifts. The winner was determined by the public’s vote. The winner of season 5 of the Big Brother Naija show is Laycon, also known by his birth name, Olamilekan Agbeleshe. The runner-up was Dorathy Bachor, with three other housing emerging at the top 4. The show ended in the 10th week, as Laycon wore the crown, as the winner of the show.

Laycon in BBnaija Season 5

Laycon joined Big Brother Naija Season 5 following his successful audition. Before joining the show, he was a committed musician. He is known as a dreadlock-styled rapper and became the first Big Brother housemate to gain over one million followers on Instagram. During his stay in the Lockdown season, a good number of Nigerians were fond of him. He trended on social media during the show and was soon verified on Instagram ahead of other Big Brother Naija housemates. Laycon was known as the creative type and participated actively in all activities in the house. Following many escaped evictions, he reached the finals of the show. At the final, he got 60 percent of the total votes, ahead of the runner-up Dorathy, who got 21.85 percent of the votes.

The highlight of Big Brother Naija Season 5

big brother naija season 5

In 2020, MultiChoice, the show’s organizer, made a big announcement about the premiere of season 5 of the Big Brother Naija show. The show was themed “The Lockdown Geng! Following this announcement, fans anticipated the drama and thrill the show would offer, and if you watched the show, you must agree with me that the show was a blast. One of the highlights of the show is the entertaining performances from stars like Fireboy_dml, Rema, 30 Billion Gang mates, Mayorkun and Davido. Fans always anticipated the Sunday night eviction, not just for the surprising evictions but also for the performance of celebrities. The Sunday night eviction is also a highlight of the shows. 

Fans kept on voting to keep their favorite housemates in the house, and at the end of the evictions, a lot of conversations and arguments were stirred up on social media. One of the famous housemates was Dorathy. This housemate was quite popular for her figure. She stirred up quite a lot of noise from bbnaija fans. Another highlight of the show is the parties. Saturday nights were always fun and fans always looked forward to the dressing and party vibes of the housemates and the DJ. The arena games and housemate tasks were also exciting to watch.

About Laycon

Laycon, Olamilekan Agbeleshie, is this year’s BBNaija Lockdow winner. Before joining the house, Laycon was a singer and rapper from Lagos. Laycon put his impressive second-class upper BA in Philosophy to good use. Laycon worked for a number of companies and organizations while also performing music on the side.

As an undergraduate, Laycon worked as a personal assistant to the CEO and managing director of Latjum Global Nigeria Limited, a Lagos-based oil and gas marketing company. Following graduation, Laycon began working as a sales and business development representative at Bestman Games in Ikoyi. Bestman Games, based in Lagos, Nigeria, is a leading African game developer. After only two months, Laycon left Bestman Games to work as a personal assistant to the Assistant Director (Welfare) of Administration and Human Resources at the Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy. Laycon also worked as a freelance writer for various companies and organizations. Laycon’s compositions


Despite the fact that his parents are from Ogun State, BBNaija Laycon was born and raised in Lagos. Between 2012 and 2016, Laycon earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Lagos. BBNaija Laycon graduated with honors, according to previous reports. Laycon received a second-class upper degree in Philosophy from UNILAG in 2015/2016, we later confirmed.

Music Career

Laycon’s musical career began as a child. Laycon has been dubbed the “new school of rap music” in Nigeria. He studied philosophy at the University of Lagos. Laycon describes himself as adaptable and capable of coining words to help people cope with difficult situations and mood swings. Laycon claims that during the lockdown, he learned to sing and read his bible. His song ‘Fierce,’ featuring rapper Reminisce and Chinko Ekun, spent six months on the MTV BASE Top ten charts, which is one of his most notable accomplishments. Laycon has received numerous celebrity endorsements simply for being a rapper since his inclusion.


Laycon is a Nigerian man who is single. He is not yet married and does not have a girlfriend or wife at the moment. 


The Big Brother Naija Season 5 was a great show. The show presented a lot of entertaining scenes, from the drama, eviction shows, arena games, parties and tasks. We’ve considered the winner of the big brother Naija season 5 and a brief biography of the winner. If you missed the show, then you must have gotten an insight from this article. For more information on Big Brother show visit