Big Brother Naija makes a grand return with an extraordinary “All Stars” edition, featuring a carefully chosen cast of housemates who are beloved by fans from previous seasons.
MultiChoice promises an exhilarating lineup of captivating tasks, unexpected twists, and the return of fan-favourite ‘Ninjas’. This edition will also showcase the iconic pool and grill parties, as well as the renowned Saturday Night Raves.
Expressing her excitement about this special edition, Dr. Busola Tejumola, the Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice Nigeria stated, “We are excited to bring you a refreshed season of Big Brother Naija. I am sure you all have noticed the buzz on social media and all the speculations about the eighth season of this well-loved show—we certainly have—and we can confirm to you all today that yes, the 8th season of Big Brother Naija is the All-Star Edition. We thank MoniePoint Nigeria for joining us as lead sponsors of this promising season in partnership with our lead sponsors, MoniePoint, as we get reintroduced to your favourite housemates. Welcome to Big Brother Naija Season 8.”
The Head of Product Marketing at MoniePoint, Chinedu Okpara, added, “This is by far the largest show in Africa, and we are the largest fintech at the moment, which is why we are here. You are going to hear and see more about MoniePoint for the next three months, thanks to Multichoice. Primarily, what we hope to get out of this partnership is to power the dreams of Nigerian youth with Multichoice and a platform to bring our product and banking services to more people in Nigeria and Africa. Once again, I’d like to thank Multichoice for this opportunity. We hope that this season is more exciting and better than all the seasons yet.“
Furthermore, the show continues its legacy of offering the most substantial cash prize among reality competitions on the continent. The winner of this season will walk away with a staggering ₦120 million in cash and other thrilling prizes.
As Big Brother Naija embarks on another season, fans across sub-Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom will have exclusive, front-row access to all the happenings in the Big Brother house through Africa’s premier streaming service, Showmax. Excitingly, DStv Premium subscribers can enjoy free access to the platform, while Compact Plus and Compact subscribers can access it at half the cost.
BBNaija Season 8 will debut at 7 pm on Africa Magic Showcase (Ch. 151), Africa Magic Urban (Ch. 153), and Africa Magic Family (Ch. 154). The show will continue airing for ten weeks on the dedicated 24-hour Big Brother channels: DStv Ch. 198 and GOtv Ch. 49.
DStv customers who wish to opt out of viewing the show can do so by sending “Smart Card Number [space] BBOUT” to 30333, while GOtv customers can send “IUC Number [space] BBOUT” to 4688. Additionally, customers can activate the parental control feature on their DStv and GOtv decoders to restrict access for viewers under 18 years old. Viewers can also catch every moment of the show by streaming it nationwide on the DStv app.
MoniePoint Nigeria proudly takes the position of the headline sponsor for the BBNaija All Stars edition, while Guinness Nigeria stands as the associate sponsor.
What you need to know about Big Brother Naija Season 8
- It’s an all-star edition. So you get to see your favourite housemates from past editions lock horns with each other in this year’s show.
- The show starts on the 23rd of July and ends on the 1st of October. It will run for 70 days.
- The winner will go home with an eye-watering sum of One Hundred and Twenty Million Naira (N120,000,000) and other prizes.
- BBNaija Season 8 will premiere at 7 pm on Africa Magic Showcase (Ch. 151), Africa Magic Urban (Ch 153) and Africa Magic Family (ch 154). The show will continue to air for ten weeks on the 24-hour Big Brother dedicated channels, DStv ch. 198 and GOtv ch. 49.
- The Head of House has a new twist to it.
- Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is retuning as the host of the show.
- Fans can expect a line-up of exciting and engaging tasks, unpredictable twists and turns, including fan-favourite ‘Ninjas’, engaging tasks, and unpredictable twists and turns. This season will also include the famous pool and grill party and the Saturday Night Raves.