Biography: Ex Basket Baller, BBNaija 2021 Housemate, Niyi


Adeniyi Lawai aka Niyi, 6’6 in height, is a Computer engineer by profession.

He is a Nigerian, a native of Oyo state and was born in the year 1988.

Niyi is married to Bella Bar, an event decorator from Isreal and they both have a child together.

Niyi was once a basket baller, running to be a professional, but that ambition was quickly hampered when he sustained an injury, which led to sciatica.

Despite his injury, he still loves to play basketball and work out, and is adventurous when it comes to new food, and enjoys both eating and cooking it.

Niyi is also a businessman and owns an event company in Capetown.

He is an avid reader, aspiring writer and is fond of playing board games and card games – he even has a gaming license.

Niyi describes himself as “optimistic, spontaneous and adventurous”, while others describe him as being energetic.