MultiChoice Nigeria, the organisers of Big Brother Naija (BNNaija), has announced that the Season 5 of the popular TV reality show in Africa, would premiere on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Viewers on DStv and GOtv across Africa can tune in to witness the start of the most anticipated season yet, which is proudly sponsored by Betway in association with Guinness.
The announcement follows the conclusion of the online auditions in May, which recorded over 30,000 entries from BBNaija hopefuls across Nigeria.
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24/7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family. DStv viewers will also follow the drama this season with the DStv Now app on a smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Meanwhile, this season’s prize money promises to be bigger including other surprises for viewers and fans of the show.
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.