Multichoice Nigeria the Organizers of Big Brother Naija have announced the return of Nigeria’s most popular Reality Tv show for the fifth season.
The franchise – originally owned by Endemol – is no doubt the most popular show in Africa the past decade having toured over 54 Countries on the continent.
As Big Brother Naija season 5 is about to hit our screens this 2020, here are five quick facts about bbnaija season 5 you should know
1. Total Revamp of the Audition Process
This year’s audition process is totally different from what we are used to over the past years, BBNaija Season 5 audition will be done Online. Auditions for BBNaija season 5 will open Wednesday, May 20 running and close Saturday, May 30.
Audition is free but you must be 21 years or older, and you must possess a valid Nigerian passport. Applicants are required to log on to africamagic.tv/bbaudition, and upload a 2-minute video introducing yourself, and telling Big Brother why you should be in the house this season.
2. BBNaija Season 5 will hold in Lagos Despite Covid-19 Pandemic
Despite the ongoing global pandemic, Organizers of Big Brother Naija show are determined to make it work and at such we can confirm that big brother naija season 5 will hold in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Chief Executive Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe says the timing is important and viewers should worry less.
“The timing of the show is also particularly important, given the dominance of the COVID-19 pandemic; auditions for the fifth edition will now hold online and viewers and stakeholders alike can rest assured knowing that global best practices, precautions, and preventive measures will be followed throughout the show, even as we guarantee the premium entertainment BBNaija is renowned for,”.
3. Big Brother Naija Season 5 Starts in July
On Wednesday, May 21, MultiChoice Nigeria announced that the fifth season of Big Brother Naija will premiere in July 2020. Though the exact date is yet to be announced, Big Brother Naija Season 5 is scheduled to begin late July.
4. Maximum of 30 housemate will be in BBNaija House
The fifth edition of the Big Brother Naija will have no more than 30 housemates. Previous edition of the reality tv show had less than 30 housemates. Season one had 14 housemates, season 2 had 14 housemates, season 3 had 20 housemates, and season 4 had 26 housemates
5. The Winning Price Money is Valued at N60 Million
BBNaija 2019 Winner Mercy Eke was presented with a cash prize of N30Million, an SUV from Innoson Motors, a trip to Dubai and get a home make-over, a year’s supply of Pepsi drinks, Indomie noodles and Munch It, a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone, among others.
BBNaija 2020 Wining price will definitely get better than this.