No wonder 30 thousand people applied to get on the popular show.
BBNaija is probably the biggest show currently in Nigeria surpassing any other entertainment or political show.
Its popularity over the last two seasons have seen this year’s prize money increase by N20m from season 4’s to a whopping 85,000,000 naira worth of cash and gifts (approx £168,000 or $219,000).
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The 85 million broken down will include N30m cash, two-bedroom apartment, G40 SUV from Innoson Motors, trips to Dublin, Dubai, a trip to watch UEFA Champions League finale, home appliances, a year supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it chin-chin, Colgate toothpaste, Pepsi and branded chiller and new Oppo mobile smartphone.
While cash prize remain same from season 4’s won by Mercy Eke, the grand prize’s increase is as a result of more sponsors offering lavish gifts.
Season 4’s N65m grand prize included cash prize of N30m, an SUV from Innoson Motors, trip to Dubai, home make-over, a year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it and pepsi, two VIP tickets to watch European Football final game Live, One Africa Fest VVIP experience and a new Oppo mobile smartphone.
Season 3’s prize was just over half of current season’s prize at N45m won by Miracle. The prize included N25m in cash, a brand new SUV worth N12m, an all-expenses paid trip for two to an exotic destination valued at N4.7m, complete home entertainment system and appliances worth N3.3m.
Season 2’s grand prize was just N25m cash and a Kia Sorento won by Efe Ejeba. This season was officially rebooted following an 11-year gap from season 1 that aired in 2006.