The very first edition in 2006 featured housemates like Gideon Okeke and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. It was won by 38-year-old Katung Aduwak who hails from Zonkwa, Kaduna.
Efe Ejeba won the BBNaija Season 2 ‘See Gobe’ edition with housemates like Bisola, Kemen, TBoss among others in participation.
Miracle emerged winner of the 2018 Season 3 edition tagged ‘Double Wahala’.
In 2019, Mercy Eke aka Lambo became the first female housemate to win the BBNaija season 4 show after a battle long competition with other housemates including Tacha, Mike, Omashola and others.
In the last edition — season five, ‘Laycon’, whose real name is Olamilekan Agbeleshe, a 26-year-old Lagos-based rapper, emerged winner of the BBNaija lockdown edition.
Here are few things to know about this year’s edition:
- The BBNaija season 6 will, according to the organisers, run for 72 days – between July 24 to October 3.
- The 2021 edition of Big Brother Naija will have two opening shows scheduled for Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25, 2021.
- The 10-week long reality TV show will involve a tight competition for the grand prize of N90million worth of prizes.
- This year’s edition will see fans voting for their favourite housemates via the show’s website and application.
- The opening shows will air from 7pm on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29. Also BBNaija fans in the United Kingdom will have access to the live 24/7 show via African online streaming service, Showmax.
The big question is: who among the contestants will walk away with the N90million grand prize?