Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality show season seven will begin on July 23, according to Multichoice Nigeria.
The organisers, in a press briefing on Tuesday, also announced a grand prize of N100 million for this year’s winner, TheCable reports.
Since the debut of BBNaija in 2006, the N100m grand prize will be the highest a winner of the reality show will be going home with.
Busola Tejumola, head of content and West Africa channels of Multichoice Nigeria, said the winner of the BBNaija 2022 season 7 will take home a N50 million cash prize with another N50 million worth of prizes from the sponsors.
BBNaija season 7 will premiere with two opening ceremonies on July 23 and 24. It is scheduled to air from 7 pm on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29 with a simulcast on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban, and Africa Magic Family, according to the organisers.
The organisers also revealed that SMS voting has been scrapped, saying there won’t be SMS voting in season 7. They added that fans will now be able to vote for their favourite housemates for free on BBNaija’s official website and mobile app as well as on the MyDStv and MyGOtv apps.
This year’s edition of BBNaija will run for 72 days and end on October 2, 2022.
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