The 2019 Big Brother Naija live show marked the premiere of the show’s fourth edition and Nigerians all over the world were privy to the excitement on stage which was live on DStv & GOtv.
Speaking about the new season, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announced the theme for the season as “Pepper Dem”. Twenty-one new housemates for the season were unveiled at the launch and a surprise announcement was also made. The show is being extended by one extra week,making the new season, 99 days in total!
The new housemates bound for BBNaija household-name stardom include: Seyi, Esther, Ella, Frodd, Omashola, Avala, Khafi, Ike, Tuoyo, Kimoprah, Isilomo, Jackye, Khafi, Nelson, Sir Dee, Thelma, Gedoni, Diane, Mercy, Tacha, Mike and Jeff.
The new housemates have an array of exciting career backgrounds, this includes a part-time stripper, a Lawyer and a music video vixen. Big Brother Naija viewers on DStv & GOtv were treated to high-energy performances from award-winning artists Teni and Burna Boy with DJ Neptune entertaining the crowd as the night’s resident DJ.
Viewers were given a truly Nigerian musical experience with Burna Boys’ hits like ‘Dangote’, ‘On the low’ and ‘Killin dem’’. One of the major highlights of the night was Teni’s performance of her hit song ‘Uyo Meyo’ which had fans excited as they welcomed more housemates.
Speaking on the return of the highly anticipated reality show, here’s what John Ugbe, C.E.O. of Multichoice had to say, “We’re proud of the work everyone has delivered to bring this hsow to viewers’ television screens and devices. Our customers are in for a treat and this season is going to be even bigger and hotter and more importantly, it’s taking place right here in Nigeria.”
The return of the show to Nigeria has definitely set off a new level of loyalty in Nigerians and fans cannot wait for all the inevitable drama.
See pictures from the event below: