Big Brother Naija is back on our screen with a mix of intense competition, friendships, romances, and surprises.
The Big Brother Naija All-Stars Season 8, is tagged ‘Biggieverse.’
This time the Big Brother Naija Show is set to be the biggest and most captivating season yet, capturing the hearts of viewers and fans across the continent.
Fans of the shows have waited with unsatisfied thirst to have their faves back on their screens.
Despite the show organizers spreading its tentacles to cover housemates in South Africa in the Big Brother Naija Titans, Nigerians can’t seem to get enough of the show.
On Sunday, 23 July, in an electrifying atmosphere, the season 8 of the show returned to every fans’ screen with 20 housemates, making fans renew their stanship.
The spectacular lineup of returning housemates from previous editions, all vying for the coveted N120 million cash prize and other exciting rewards has got fans talking.
The highly anticipated all-star edition promises to be filled with unscripted drama and captivating moments for viewers across Africa and beyond.
How the live show went
What is Big Brother Naija show without the ex-housemate turned show’s favourite host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu?
Ebuka like he is known has lasted over the years as the show host, bringing twist and spice to the show with provoking questions that shatter table of relationships, bringing gossips told in secret to the door of the house.
Ebuka himself is an added drama in the show.
Like all editions, when the live shows kicked off today, Ebuka was on the microphone to introduce the housemates.
Each housemate represented a different season of the show.
From Cee-C of the Double Wahala season, to Kiddwaya of the Lockdown season 5, Queen of highlight, Mercy Eke (Pepper Dem Season 4), to General Pere and Whitemoney of the Shine Ya Eye season 6; the housemates’ return guarantees intense competition and unexpected twists.
Who Are the Show’s Sponsors this time?
Like previous editions, the show is always sponsored by a reputable brands who sponsor tasks and award winners for each task.
This time, the headline sponsor is the payment solution, Moniepoint and HFM as the associate sponsor.
Other are Pepsi, Aquafina, Super Commando, Oraimo, Travel Beta, Techno, Oriflame, Close-up Toothpaste, Titus Sardine, Minimie, WAW, Innoson Motors, etc.
For this edition, viewers can catch all the action and entertainment on Africa Magic Showcase (Ch. 151), Africa Magic Urban (Ch. 153), and Africa Magic Family (Ch. 154) at 7 p.m.
The show will continue to air on the dedicated Big Brother channels, DStv Ch. 198, and GOtv Ch. 49 throughout the ten-week journey.
How the Show intends to thrill fans this time
The twists, fights and games especially the Head of House Games is one of the thrilling things fans look forward in the house.
The show organizers have hinted that this premiere episode will have some exciting changes in the show’s format.
The Head of House games will feature a new spin this season, creating suspense and unpredictability for the housemates.
Also, the Diary Room sessions, known for its emotional impact on viewers, will see strategic use by the seasoned all-stars.
Daily tasks and presentations will play a crucial role in fostering interactions among the diverse housemates, potentially forming bonds and rivalries.
The Thursday Pool and Grill Party will provide a mid-week reprieve and serve as the catalyst for new connections and, perhaps, some controversies.
Saturdays will feature the highly anticipated night rave, with the housemates experiencing a club-like atmosphere and the presence of top DJs and guest performances, promising the wildest parties of the season.
Undoubtedly, the highlight of each week will be the Live Eviction show, hosted by Ebuka.
Fans can expect thrilling moments as Ebuka takes center stage, asking critical questions, recapping the week’s events, and ultimately sending home at least one housemate weekly.
Who are the 20 All Stars housemates?
Here are the all-star housemates competing for the ultimate prize:
Double Wahala (season 3): The controversial housemate is back, determined to focus on the money and show her true human side.
Lockdown (season 5): Generous and down-to-earth, Kiddwaya is on the show to win the money and share it with everyone.
Level Up (season 7): Fresh from the reunion show, Doyin returns with a new strategy, no longer interested in making friends and ready to make her mark.
Pepper Dem (season 4): Expecting to be a father soon, Frodd is bringing the heat this season.
See Gobe (season 2): Back stronger and confident, Uriel is ready to bring positive energy, good vibes, and drama to the house.
Shine Ya Eye (season 6): The General is here to showcase a different side to the audience and enjoy the show.
Double Wahala (season 3): Ready to have fun and enjoy the experience, Princess is back after Big Brother’s invitation.
See Gobe (season 2): Coming back for the money, Soma claims to have changed and may cause some trouble.
Shine Ya Eye (season 6): Despite vowing not to return, Angel is back to make meaningful friendships, entertain, and be herself.
Lockdown (season 5): Grateful for grace, Neo is capitalizing on his luck to win the prize.
Double Wahala (season 3): Here for the money and ready to create some drama, especially with Cee-C.
Pepper Dem (season 4): Back for the money and all the opportunities Biggie has in store.
Level Up (season 7): Picking up where she left off, Ilebaye is determined to make her mark this season.
Pepper Dem (season 4): Changed by Lagos, Ike is here solely for the money and no distractions.
Pepper Dem (season 4): Ready to wrestle the bull and make her presence known.
Level Up (season 7): Different from before, Adekunle is back with a new outlook.
Lockdown (season 5): Promising to give fans the pepper they crave, Tolanibaj is ready to spice things up.
Shine Ya Eye (season 6): Coming back with high spirits and referring to himself as “the groom.”
Pepper Dem (season 4): A previous winner, Mercy is back for more excitement and fun.
Shine Ya Eye (Season 6): One of the fan favorites, Whitemoney is geared up to compete with the all-stars.