The Big Brother Naija is set to return in January 2017 after a 10-year hiatus.
MultiChoice Nigeria Managing Director, John Ugbe disclosed this in Lagos on Wednesday. He noted that the return of the reality show was due to the popular demand by people who wanted it back.
“The show has been well developed following the successes of past seasons of Big Brother Africa. The Big Brother Africa is popular for its entertainment value and ability to showcase ordinary Africans from different walks of life.”
Auditions To Begin
Meanwhile, auditions for the returning Big Brother Naija will hold in Lagos on Nov. 26 and Nov. 27, 2016.
The show is set to educate, entertain and inform the Nigerian audience about the beauty of the culture and lifestyle of the people. It also involves various mental and physical tasks.
It is an offshoot of the Big Brother Africa TV series and will be aired on dedicated event channels on DStv and GOtv from January 2017.
Katung Aduwak won the $100,000 prize of the maiden edition in 2006. The show also produced other notable stars like Gideon Okeke, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu among others.