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Big Brother Naija Is Back

Multichoice Nigeria has announced the return of its famous reality TV show, Big Brother Naija.

In a statement by the company’s Chief Executive Officer, John Ugbe, he said;

“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.”

“This fifth season promises to be more adventurous, exciting and entertaining, and will undoubtedly be the biggest thing on African television in 2020.”

“Audition for the season which began today, May 20 and will run till Saturday, May 30 is limited to online and eligible to persons who are of Nigerian nationality with a valid Nigerian passport and must be 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. The online audition is free and open to interested male and female participants.”

“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.”

“Last year, the show fetched 240 million votes, the highest for the company since the show made its return in 2017. It also marked the first time a female emerged winner.”

“Mercy Eke, the winner and Tacha, another female contestant who was later disqualified were the highlights of that season. The fifth season will deliver more drama.”