On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, MultiChoice Nigeria, organizers of Big Brother Naija reality TV announced the return of BBNaija for its fifth season.
As mixed reactions flood social media, auditions for the highly anticipated reality Tv show have since commenced. Audition for BBNaija season 5 which began on May 20 and will run till Saturday, May 30.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organizers have made it clear that this year’s audition will be held online for free and it’s open only to interested male and female participants who are of Nigerian nationality with a valid Nigerian passport and above 21 years of age by June 1, 2020.
“Potential contestants are expected to record a two-minute video of themselves stating why they should be picked to be a Housemate in season 5 of Big Brother Naija. Following this, they are to log on to www.africamagic.tv/BBAudition to fill out the online registration form and upload their videos.
“Big Brother Naija has been widely regarded as one of Africa’s biggest entertainment exports, being the biggest showcase of Nigeria’s diversity outside of core Nollywood,” says the company’s Chief Executive Officer John Ugbe.
This fifth season promises to be more adventurous, exciting and entertaining, and will undoubtedly be the biggest thing on African television in 2020.”
Here are some of the reactions on Twitter since the news of the new season was announced