#BigBrotherAfricaHotspots: Seven things you should know about Nigerian Housemate, Lilian

by S’ola Filani

The first Nigerian house-mate for Season 9 of Big Brother Africa show which begins in South Africa on Sunday, October 5 – has been revealed as Lilian Afegbai.

Peradventure you have never heard about Lilian,  we bring you seven quick facts you should know about her.

  1. Known as ‘Sexy Lily’ to her friends, Lillian is a model, actor, presenter, and tax collector! She once appeared in Mnet series, Tinsel.
  2. Lilian says she entered Big Brother Hotshots for ‘the platform it provides and the publicity that comes with it, and the money’. She’s not willing to sell herself short to win the grand prize. If she does win, she’ll invest in her talk show, which is about ‘helping upcoming talents’ and get herself a house.
  3. Sexy Lily prefers chilling with the boys. She says house-mates will like her because she’s very friendly and knows how to make people happy. She also says she can be very annoying too.
  4. Her favourites: Her best food is rice and plantain; she likes watching Baggage on TV and listening to 2Face Idibia. She doesn’t have a favourite book, but likes movies like Think Like A Man, Blended, Friends With Benefits, Bridesmaids and Twelve Years A Slave. Her favourite actor is Angelina Jolie, because ‘she’s creative and can switch between roles’. Her favourite place in Nigeria is Lagos, and she says the best thing about Africa is its cultural diversity. Outside her home country, she’d like to visit California for the opportunities she believes it would provide her to improve her career.
  5. Lilian’s role model is Oprah Winfrey, because of her strength, and the person who has most influenced her life is her mother, ‘because she has always believed in me and encouraged me to follow my dreams.
  6. She describes herself as ‘spontaneous, easy-going, focused and confident’ and says her best assets are that she’s ambitious, a good listener, flexible, persuasive, competitive, independent and original.
  7. She is 22 and has two visible tattoos.


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  1. Lol. Knew her very well from Secondary School. I guarantee you she’d have sex in the house. Lol

  2. She doesn’t have a favourite book because she can’t read.

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