Make sure you catch all of the drama on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29th on Sunday, 28th January at 19:00 (WAT) – 20:00 (CAT) and please ‘Expect the Unexpected’.
Big Brother Naija, formerly known as Big Brother Nigeria, is a reality TV show based on the Big Brother TV series in which 12 contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a large cash prize worth $100000 at the end of the show by avoiding being evicted by viewers.
The first season of the show first aired on DStv Channel 37 from March 5 to June 4, 2006. The voting results are verified by the auditing company of Alexander-Forbes.
The first season of the show first aired on DStv Channel 37 from March 5th to June 4th, 2006. In a twist to the game, two new contestants were introduced on Day 23, much to the excitement of the remaining house mates.
Ebuka, the most popular house mate for several weeks into the show and widely believed to emerge winner was the seventh house mate to be evicted; many viewers blame the Joe’s Fan Club (JFC) for his eviction. Joe himself was soon evicted from the show.
Big Brother added another twist to the game on day 79 by cancelling the day’s scheduled nominations and making the house mates believe they will instead be evicted based on their performances on assigned tasks while in reality no more evictions were held and viewers began voting for the winner who turned out to be 26-year-old Katung Aduwak.
The second season of Big Brother Nigeria (entitled Big Brother Naija) premiered 11 years after the first season. Efe Ejeba emerged winner of the second season in 2017.