- Organisers of the Big Brother Naija show has announced that the season 5 will premiere on Sunday, July 19
- The online audition was said to have recorded 30,000 entries
- The season 5 prize money was not revealed but it promises to be bigger
The 5th season of the popular TV reality show Big Brother Naija is set to premiere on Sunday, July 19. The announcement was recently made by the show's organisers.
According to the organisers, the announcement follows the conclusion of the online auditions back in May which recorded over 30,000 entries from interested persons across Nigeria.
The BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and alongside the eviction shows and the weekly highlights.
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Meanwhile, this season’s prize money promises to be bigger including other surprises for viewers and fans of the show.
The organisers have noted that they would ensure that global best practices, precautions, and preventive measures will be followed throughout the show especially as regards the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that BBNaija's Mercy Eke spoke against women pulling each other down.
The reality star and brand influencer explained why women needed to stop criticizing each other. According to her, the universe is big enough for each woman to leave her own mark and to be her own legacy. She questioned why women spent time trying to take from others.
In another story, BBNaija's Tacha said all the millions she was promised while in the house were a scam.
The controversial housemate received a number of financial promises from people who claimed to be fans. Several people had come on social media to say they would be giving Tacha millions of naira and not much was heard about it.
During the recent episode of the BBNaija reunion show, Tacha was asked about all the donations she received from people.
The reality show star said that she did not receive any money. She said that the only legit money she received that was publicised was from the GoFundMe account that was created for her by her fans.
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