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BBTitans: Components that made Nigerian housemates lose

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The maiden version of the Massive Brother Titans actuality present, which started on January 15, has ended with a South African Journalist, Khosi Twala successful the grand prize of $100, 000.

Khosi was topped winner throughout the grand finale of the present on Sunday, April 2, 2023. The present, which lasted for 72 days, commenced with 20 housemates from Nigeria and South Africa after which 4 others have been launched every week later.

The six finalists who competed for the grand prize have been Khosi, Kanaga Jnr, Tsatsii, Yvonne, Ebubu and Ipeleng.

On the course of the present, there have been relationships fashioned and damaged, intense networking, fights, tears, heartbreaks, {dollars} gained, amidst extremely aggressive video games for 11 weeks of evictions.

In contrast to Massive Brother Naija which was essentially the most trending tv present throughout all the nation, BBtitans did not carry such enthusiasm.

This might be as a result of many Nigerian youths targeted on the Presidential and Governorship elections which have been held on February 25 2023 and March 18 2023, respectively.

Nigerian youths made up the majority of latest voters within the 2023 elections.

Followers of the present had even attributed the election as one motive a Nigerian did not win the season 1 version, particularly as they’re recognized to showcase excellence at Massive Brother actuality reveals.

DAILY POST highlights different components that did not construct up pleasure amongst Nigerians


Followers of the present anticipated a particular fusion of Massive Brother Naija and Massive Brother Mzansi, particularly as Nigerians have had ugly previous experiences with the current xenophobic assaults on some residents residing in South Africa. Followers anticipated a show of each cultures throughout actions in the home however may discover that the housemates struggled to adapt to one another’s tradition.

Though the pairing of housemates from each international locations pressured housemates to narrate with one another, some viewers of the present have been on some events offended by statements the housemate had made about their meals, persona and tradition.

Voting sample

Some followers of the present berated the organizers for altering the voting patterns and never displaying the voting proportion weekly.

In the beginning of the present, viewers have been proven the voting proportion of how their favourites carried out on the polls and the way the housemates who have been evicted carried out. This fashion, viewers may kind alliances and predict how greatest to vote the following week with the intention to hold their favorites within the present.

Nonetheless, 4 weeks to the tip of the present, the organizers modified and stopped displaying the chances. This made viewers lose religion, as some have been upset that regardless of placing in effort their favourite was voted out.

Additionally, the ballot which was meant to indicate how Khosi was voted winner was not proven final Sunday. The organizers solely introduced the winner and runner-up with out displaying the complete chart. That is the primary time such a factor has occurred, particularly throughout the finale.

Saturday Night time Social gathering

Another excuse viewers may have misplaced curiosity within the present might be as a result of they didn’t benefit from the Saturday evening social gathering which promised to be entertaining and hold them glued to their display.

An fascinating and various mixture of Amapiano versus Afrobeats, Zulu dance versus leg work which was meant to thrill and captivate the viewers, didn’t stay as much as expectation.

The primary Saturday evening social gathering, which was alleged to make viewers anticipate a extra stunning expertise each Saturday, was short-lived as viewers referred to as out DJ Deep London over his poor efficiency throughout the social gathering.

He was accused of constructing the social gathering boring and enjoying solely South African songs that neither thrilled the housemates nor the viewers. Though different DJs who carried out after him did higher, the primary impression may have despatched a message to the viewers.


Some viewers of the present opined that the maiden version being held in South Africa was a technique to increase BBMzansi which they claimed didn’t get the excitement as BBNaija. Though it’s unsure if there might be a brand new season of BBMzansi and BBNaija, some have stated that BBTitans showcased extra of South African tradition than Nigeria.

They claimed that the organizers used Nigerians to spice up BBMzansi which began as a result of it did not thrill their leisure trade as BBNaija does in Nigeria.

Listed here are some feedback DAILY POST gathered;

@lollypeezle, “Massive Brother killed Massive Brother by itself. You may’t run that type of present once you simply ended one. You may’t run it at a time when persons are busy with one different factor that issues most, election. Like “let’s do it, dem no get sense, dem go watch am.”

@Bimbola25, “They added the naija angle to spice up the viewership for the South African massive brother, that’s the reason I acknowledged that the winner would most definitely be a South African just a few days to the finale though I didn’t watch it. Sadly, they didn’t get the viewership they have been anticipating.”

@theAdeolu, “I believe the present was majorly for South Africans as a result of it’s not Massive Brother 9ja, it’s Massive Brother Titans. They only use Nigerians as a result of they wished to drag a crowd, I assume it didn’t actually work although.”

@iamthommie, “The opening ceremony, location and different components additionally present extra of a “South African present” and Nigerians hate getting used.”

@queen_Ozioma_, “The present was largely watched by South Africans this time. Solely few individuals in Nigeria confirmed curiosity, that’s why it by no means banged right here.”

Pores and skin goddess, “A South African was certain to win although, you suppose they are going to permit a Nigerian win on their soil. They only wanted us for visibility and developments and I’m blissful we served them higher breakfast on that.”

@Sabiradio, “If it wasn’t that evictions have been taking place in pairs, there might not even have been as much as 2 Nigerians within the finale. The elections distracted Nigerians and there’re no regrets. The stakes have been excessive. We hope the Nigerian housemates perceive.”