The most anticipated reality TV show, BBNaija is back to the our screens again with the launch of season 7.
The organisers recently announced the BBNaija season 7 will premiere with new features on Saturday July 23, 2022.
Recall that, BBNaija season season 6 recently aired with shine ya eye housemates coming together to share their experiences while in Biggie’s house.
As we await the launch of the BBNaija 2022, Olainfo has compiled some frequently asked questions which I will be addressing by providing right answers below.
When is BBNaija season 7 starting and how long will it run for?
BBNaija season 7 will premiere on Saturday, July 23, 2022, with a first launch show while a second launch show will premiere on Sunday, July 24. BBNaija 2022 will run for 10 weeks with the grand finale on Sunday, October 2, 2022.
What’s new about this seventh season?
Four new elements are new this season. They are:
- The grand prize of a N100m worth of prizes
- The return of the Ninjas who are an integral part of housemates’ experience in the house
- The return of the live audience which was unavailable in the sixth season.
Headline sponsor now goes by the brand name Pocket by Piggyvest and associate sponsor – Flutterwave
What’s the grand prize for BBNaija season 7 winner?
The main prize for the BBNaija season 7 winner is a huge N100m, which also includes a trip for two packaged by Travelbeta, a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker Innoson Motors, and other items with N50m cash prize.
Who is BBNaija season 7 host / presenter? Will it be Ebuka Obi-Uchendu again?
Yes, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, who is a housemate on the 2006 season of Big Brother Nigeria and hosted 5 seasons of the shows: Gobbe, Double Wahala, Pepper Dem, Lockdown, and Shine Ya Eye, will return to host this season.
Due to his adaptability, wit, and excellent style, the lawyer turned media personality has grown to become one of Nigeria’s most beloved and admired media figures.
In addition to hosting BBNaija, he also hosts one of Africa Magic’s legal reality TV series, Judging Matters and the long running talk show, Rubbin’ Minds on Channels TV.
What will be the theme of BBNaija season 7?
The organisers typically don’t reveal the season’s theme until Ebuka does so during the live debut show. Watch DStv and GOtv for the big revelation.
How were the final housemates of BBNaija season 7 selected after the online auditions?
Entries received from the online auditions were screened for eligibility and suitability. Successful entries were further screened, and the final shortlist selected after our standard psych evaluations, interviews and medicals.
On what channels will BBNaija Season 7 air on DStv and GOtv?
Big Brother Naija will air 24/7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29 (Channel 129 in Ghana and Channel 329 in Uganda).
The live eviction show will broadcast every Sunday at 7pm (8pm CAT) on
Africa Magic Showcase (DStv Channel 151) repeat on Tuesdays at 12pm (1pm CAT)
Africa Magic Urban (DStv Channel 153 and GOtv CH 6) repeat on Wednesdays at 12pm (1pm CAT)
Africa Magic Family (DStv Channel 154 and GOtv CH 2) repeat on Thursdays at 12pm (1pm CAT).
On which packages will Big Brother Naija season 7 be available on DStv or GOtv in Nigeria?
DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Confam (Family), Yanga (Access), and only GOtv Supa, Max, and Jolli (Plus) package subscribers would have access to Big Brother Naija.
Will I be able to watch BBNaija season 7 on DStv Padi (Lite) or GOtv Jinja (Value) /Lite?
No, you will not have access to BBNaija on those packages.
How many hours/days/weeks will the BBNaija 2022 channel broadcast?
For ten weeks, the station will air continuously, 24 hours a day and seven days a week.
How many countries in Africa will watch BBNaija season 7 ?
BBNaija 2022 will be available on DStv and GOtv in 49 nations on the African continent. These nations include Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania.
How do fans outside Africa watch the BBNaija season 7 show?
Only production and broadcast of the Big Brother format in Africa via DStv and GOtv are permitted due to MultiChoice’s ownership of those rights. Fans outside of Africa can follow BBNaija’s official social media account or watch the show on Showmax, which is available in the UK, to stay up to speed on daily and weekly reviews and other interesting news.
How do I vote for my favourite housemate on BBNaija season 7?
This year, voting is only available through the MyDStv, MyGOtv, and Africa Magic mobile apps for free. Each subscriber will be given a certain amount of votes based on their subscription packages, with DStv Premium members receiving the most.
For Website / Mobile site – Please vote for your favourite housemate via the Africa Magic website or mobile site on www.africamagic.tv/bigbrother
Can I vote for multiple housemates?
You can vote for anyone you like each week and use your votes as you wish.