The Big Brother Naija reality show has not only been a platform for drama, entertainment, and competition but has also played cupid for some of its contestants.
Over the years, we have witnessed love blossoming amidst the chaos, and some of these relationships have stood the test of time. In this blog post, we will explore four couples who found love within the BBNaija house and continued their journey outside, leaving us all in awe of their beautiful love stories.
Gedoni and Khafi
Gedoni and Khafi, housemates from the fourth season of Big Brother Naija, captured our hearts with their budding romance inside the house. They developed interests in each other, but their affair in the Big Brother house was controversial. It also became one of the most talked-about topics during and after the show.
After the show ended, Gedoni assured fans in an interview that his relationship with Khafi would continue. He quickly proposed while they were on holiday in Cape Verde, and fans celebrated their news with overwhelming joy, and they shared their love journey with fans through social media. Today, they are happily married and proud parents of two adorable children, a testament to the strength of their bond.
Bambam and Teddy A
Bambam and Teddy A’s love story warmed the hearts of many during the “Double Wahala” season. They began their relationship as friends but eventually fell in love inside the house. They were inseparable in the house and would spend most of their days cooped up in bed. Even though their attraction to one another was undeniable, they ruled it out to be “just a game”. After their eviction, they faced challenges, but their love stood firm, leading to their engagement and wedding. Their love story is a reminder that true love can bloom even in the most unexpected circumstances. They have two children together now.
Nini and Saga
Nini and Saga’s relationship in the “Shine Ya Eye” edition of Big Brother Naija was captivating. Saga’s affection for Nini was apparent to everyone, but Nini kept him guessing. On March 31, 2023, photos and videos of their engagement surfaced online, showing Saga proposing to Nini in a room decorated with roses and a sign on the wall that read, “Will you be mine forever?”
Fans expressed their happiness with the news and congratulated the couple. Their Supporters since Biggie’s house were delighted when Nini said yes to her ex-housemate. During a radio interview however, Saga disclosed that the viral proposal video was a skit. Despite the fake engagement, they remained close friends, showing that sometimes the most cherished relationships are built on genuine friendship.
Bella and Sheggz
Bella and Sheggz’s love story had its fair share of challenges, but they proved that love can overcome any obstacle. Their relationship began during their time as contestants in the seventh season of BBNaija. Despite family opposition, they chose to stand by each other and continued their love story even after leaving the house. During the ‘Level Up’ reunion earlier this month, Bella revealed that she and Sheggz are still in a relationship.
When questioned by the host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, about the status of their relationship, Bella shared that despite her family’s advice against dating Sheggz, she chose to continue the connection. Bella asserted her independence as an adult and emphasized that her feelings for him were genuine, leading her to pursue the relationship on the show. Sheggz expressed his gratitude to Bella for standing by him despite the challenges they faced. He acknowledged her loyalty and commended her for being genuine. He also mentioned that they both met each other’s families, and everyone is now supportive of their relationship.
The Big Brother Naija reality show has provided entertainment and heartwarming love stories that continue to inspire. From Gedoni and Khafi’s blissful family life and Bambam and Teddy A’s fairytale wedding to Nini and Saga’s controversial love and Bella and Sheggz’s determination to stay together, these couples have shown us that love can indeed blossom amidst the camera and controversies.
Big Brother Naija is back this Sunday, July 23, 2023, and despite being an ‘All-Stars’ season, we hope that another beautiful love will come from the show. BBNaija Season 8 will premiere at 7 pm on Africa Magic Showcase (Ch. 151), Urban (Ch 153), and Family (ch 154). The show will continue to air for ten weeks on the 24-hour Big Brother dedicated channels, DStv ch. 198, GOtv ch. 49, and Showmax.
The ‘All Stars’ edition will feature carefully selected housemates and fan favourites from previous editions of the show. Fans can expect a line-up of exciting and engaging tasks, unpredictable twists and turns, including fan-favourite ‘Ninjas’. This season will also include the famous pool and grill party and the Saturday Night Raves.