By Dubem George
As the countdown to the season five premiere of Africa’s popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija beckons, MultiChoice Nigeria has revealed that this season’s winner will walk away with a whopping N85m grand prize!
The grand prize which includes a N30m cash prize makes this season’s winnings the biggest since its debut back in 2006 and highest prize for the reality TV show on the continent.
Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe said, “The fifth season of BBNaija marks a major milestone in the reality TV series. We are making this season significant by not only increasing the winnings but by also implementing other creative and innovative ways to ensure the show lives up to the premium entertainment especially during the current pandemic.”
The breakdown of the grand prize for BBNaija season five includes: a N30m cash prize; a two-bedroom apartment courtesy Revolution Plus; a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker, Innoson Motors; a trip to Dublin courtesy Guinness; home appliances courtesy Scanfrost; a trip to Dubai packaged by Travelbeta; a year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it and Colgate toothpaste; a year’s supply of Pepsi, a branded chiller and a trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.
Meanwhile, MultiChoice will, in the coming days, reveal other surprises for viewers and fans of the show. The show will kick off on Sunday, July 19.
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DStv customers who would like to opt out of viewing the show can do so by sending “Smart card number [space] BBOUT” to 30333. While GOtv customers can do same by sending “IUC Number [space] BBOUT” to 30333.
Additionally, customers can activate the parental control option on their DStv and GOtv decoders for viewers younger than 18 years.
Betway is the Headline sponsor of BBNaija season 5 and the Gold sponsor is Guinness.
Given the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic, MultiChoice Nigeria has assured viewers that global best practices, precautions and preventive measures will be followed throughout the show.