Tayo Faniran, a Big Brother Africa 2014 housemate, has accused the show’s organisers of fraud.


The reality TV star was the runner-up in the edition which was eventually won by Idris Sultan, a Tanzanian actor.

But in a rant over the weekend, Tayo opened up on his suspicions about what he described as the show’s “robbery”.

In the now-deleted posts, he also alleged that he was threatened by the show’s organisers after the finale seven years ago when he wanted to speak up.


The actor sought explanations concerning the outcome of the results which he suggested was rigged against him.

“To those enemies of mine, the fake friends, the ones that came to my life to take from me even when I put them on and turned to spite me and ruin my name, (build alliances against me) you all can have a party tonight,” he wrote.

“I failed (all thanks to humans) but I’m owning it. It’s left for God to not fail now. When I wake up, @mnettv @africamagic and @multichoice_group need to tell me what really happened to me on the finale /stage of BBA.”


“I don’t want my career in the industry threatened, I just want proof and explanation.

“For the past 7 years, all I hear every day was that I got robbed. My pain or loss tonight didn’t start today, but they are mentioned because since I’ve been shut up to fight back then.

“I was threatened to shut up, I have names and events, they bought the media to hide my real cry at my homecoming press conference and projected nonsense.

“The next morning on NTA, I started praising the same people that shot me in the foot because I was told that’s the only way for them not to make me forgotten.”


After beating Faniran on the show’s ninth season, which aired in 2014, Sultan claimed the sum of US$300,000.

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