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Big Brother Nigeria To Return In 2017

By Tony Nwanne

Ten years after the first season of Big Brother Nigeria reality show made its debut on TV, the season two of the reality show is kicking off soon.

Africa Magic announced the return of the reality series which was first introduced to Nigerians in 2006, and ended with Katung Aduwak as the winner after 13 weeks in the house.

Big Brother Nigeria is a reality TV show based on the Big Brother TV series in which 12 contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a prize worth $100000 .

The first season of the reality series was a collaboration between Nigerian and South African production teams, and aired on DStv from March 5 to June 4, 2006.

The other contestants included Gideon Okeke (“Tinsel,” “Money Drop,” “Gidi Blues”), Ebuka Uchendu (“Rubbing Minds”), Helen, Joseph, Frank, Maureen, Joan, Sandy, Ify, Yinka, Chinedu among others.

In 2015, M-Net announced the cancellation of Big Brother Africa show. While the regional Big Brother shows including Big Brother Angola and Big Brother Mzansi continued to air, the continental version of the show was put on hold.

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