When Big Brother Naija initially kicked off in July of 2022, the hype priestess wasn’t even among the few housemates who caught viewers’ attention. Many classified the first-class graduate of engineering as too local and giving street vibes. Instead, the likes of Bryan, Bella, Big Sheggz, Hermes, and Beauty were leading the charts.
But after the 25-year-old skit maker showed viewers a little of the ginger and vibe she promised, many fell at her feet and formed what would become the enormous fanbase of the season, Phynation. As you must have guessed, her thunderous fans punished her with votes till the Edo-Born hype woman became the one who came, saw and conquered.
Clinching 40.74% of the final votes, Phyna emerged as the winner and simultaneously made history as the second-ever female winner of the show after Pepper Dem winner, Mercy Eke. While fans of Bryan, her biggest contender, begin a national crying exercise over his loss, the Alpha female of the show went home with the 100 million Naira grand prize comprising of 50 Million Naira cash and 50 million Naira worth of other prizes such as a brand new car, a trip to Dubai, a year supply of food and drinks, I Bitcoin, a smartphone, and electronics. But as we all know, Phyna couldn’t have done all this without a winning strategy. What is this strategy?