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BBNaija Season 6: All set for launch on Saturday, organisers say

Season 6 edition is set to commence on July 24 and will end on October 3.

• July 19, 2021
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Big Brother Naija

The organisers of Big Brother Naija, TV reality show have announced the official date for the commencement of Season 6 of the show.

Season 6 edition is set to commence on July 24 and will end on October 3.

The Chief Executive Officer of Multichoice, the organisers of the show, John Ugbe, announced that the #BBNaija housemates for Season 6 will be unveiled on July 24 and 25, when the TV reality show kicks off by 7:00 p.m.

Mr Ugbe made the announcement during the press conference held at Ikeja on Monday.

He also mentioned that the theme for this year season will be revealed on Sunday July 24.

For this year edition, the headline sponsors of the TV reality show is Abeg, a tech company while the associate sponsor is Patricia.

Mr Ugbe said BBNaija Season 6 housemates were selected through an online audition with over 40,000 entries received this year.

The new housemates are currently being quarantined ahead of the show.

The selected housemates will have no contact with outsiders until the show is over.

The organisers of the show revealed that the show will be competitive, while they promised that the audience of the show will entertained.

Big Brother Naija season 6 will be showing live for 24 hours through out the 72 days on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29.

It will also be aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

The online version will be showing live for 24 hours on Showmax and will available for all audiences including those in the diaspora.

The organisers said DStv and Got subscribers as well as online audience will enjoy free online voting, adding that the sms voting have been scrapped for the new season.

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show is the biggest reality TV show in Africa.

It has produced some of the continent’s biggest stars in the entertainment industry.

This season’s winner will be awarded N30 million cash prize and will receive other prizes totalling N90 million.

Last year, Olamilekan Agbeleshe, popularly called Laycon won the the Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition.

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