By Gbenga Bada, Adeniyi Adewoyin and Olaitan Ganiu
The organisers of Massive Brother Naija, BBNaija have introduced the preparation in the direction of the fifth version in 2020.
The fact TV present is unarguably probably the most fashionable content material on Multichoice and DStv platforms throughout the African continent within the final decade.
The franchise – initially owned by Endemol – has toured Africa and left indelible marks in virtually all of the 54 international locations on the continent.
The Massive Brother franchise first gained reputation with the Massive Brother Africa, which is now rested. It’s prominence in tv content material throughout Africa received to the zenith with the introduction of Massive Brother Naija and Massive Brother Mzansi.
Massive Brother Naija – solely for Nigerians – has appealed to extra Africans than any of the franchises with the remainder of the African continent looking for for the season after season.
Listed below are the 5 fast info in regards to the BBNaija season 5 you must know:
DJ Cuppy expresses a want to hitch the present
Nigerian Disk Jockey, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola aka DJ Cuppy, has expressed her want to participate within the fifth season of the Massive Brother Naija actuality TV present.
The DJ and singer made this recognized to her hundreds of thousands of followers and followers on social media. Cuppy took to her twitter web page to precise her curiosity to be a part of the truth TV present. Though it isn’t clear if the feminine DJ shall be auditioning to be a housemate or a visitor, she has made her intention to be a part of the present recognized. She wrote “#BBNaija is coming again? Possibly I’ll lastly enter the home this season.” Cuppy received’t be the primary Nigerian celeb to hitch the present as a housemate or a visitor.
BBNaija 5 kicks off in July 2020
On Wednesday, Might 21, MultiChoice Nigeria introduced that the fifth season of BBNaija will premiere in July 2020. Whereas the precise date is but to be introduced, The Nation gathered that will probably be in the direction of the tip of the month of July. The earlier editions had kicked off within the final week of the month. BBNaija season 1 kicked off on March 5 and ended on June four, 2006. It was received by Katung Aduwak. BBNaija season 2 received by Efe Ejeba kicked off on January 22 and ended on April 9, 2017; BBNaija season three received by Miracle Igbokwe kicked off on January 28 and ended on April 22, 2018; BBNaija season four which offered the primary feminine winner, Mercy Eke, kicked off on June 30 and ended on October 6, 2019.
No more than 30 housemates will make it into the home
The fifth version of the BBNaija can have not more than 30 housemates. Earlier editions of the truth TV present have indicated that the housemates received’t exceed 30 at each version. The season one had 14 housemates, season 2 had 14 housemates, season three had 20 housemates, and season four had 26 housemates.
The fifth version will maintain in Lagos amid COVID-19
Many followers and audiences of BBNaija are questioning how the present will maintain amid a world pandemic however organisers are decided to make it work.
The Chief Govt Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe says the timing is essential and viewers ought to fear much less. “The timing of the present can also be significantly essential, given the dominance of the COVID-19 pandemic; auditions for the fifth version will now maintain on-line and viewers and stakeholders alike can relaxation assured figuring out that international greatest practices, precautions, and preventive measures shall be adopted all through the present, at the same time as we assure the premium leisure BBNaija is famend for,” Ugbe says.
For all of the editions of the rested Massive Brother Africa, and Massive brother Mzansi, the studio and home have been located in Linden, Johannesburg, South Africa. In the identical vein, the second and third seasons of BBNaija have been held on the similar venue.
Nonetheless, the primary and fourth editions of BBNaija have been held in Lagos, Nigeria. The Nation can authoritatively reveal that the fifth season of BBNaija will even maintain in Lagos, Nigeria.
A brand new theme will take over social media
Each version of the Massive Brother Naija is introduced with a theme. The themes of the BBNaija seasons have at all times resonated in a number of the dramas that the viewers seems ahead to and the fifth version received’t be totally different. Season 1 was themed ‘BBN,’ the season 2 was themed ‘See Gobe,’ whereas the theme for season three and four are ‘Double Wahala’ and ‘Pepper Dem’. The theme for the fifth version is but to be revealed, it’s anticipated to indicate journey, pleasure, and leisure.