Big Brother Naija Season 5 also known as BBNaija Lockdown is the fifth season of the Nigerian version of the reality show Big Brother. It premiered on 19 July 2020. Ex-housemate Ebuka Obi-Uchendu from season one returned as host. The winner is expected to walk away with ₦85 million grand prize. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual audition was held to select contestants for the show. Video submissions were received from 20 May to 30 May 2020.
The fifth season of Big Brother Naija Lockdown show kicked off on Sunday 19th July 2020. This edition of the reality TV show is sponsored by Betway in association with Guinness Nigeria.
The names of the BBnaija 2020 housemates selected are, Ozo, Vee, Prince, Lilo, TrikyTee, Lucy, KiddWaya, Dorathy, Praise, Wathoni, Tochi, Kaina, Eric, Erica, Bright, Kaisha, Neo, Tolanibaj, Laycon and Nengi.
However, housemates were evicted from the show as the voting platform determines the next housemate to be evicted or saved from the Reality TV show.
Thus, the successful housemates that have scaled through to the finalist, the top 5 housemates are Laycon, Nnegi, Dorathy, Vee, and Neo.
The presenter Ebuka Uchendu has revealed how the winner of this year will emerge the BBNaija Season Five lockdown show.
"He says, a grand winner will emerge through a number of votes accrues to a housemate, but only if you vote" the show host Ebuka revealed this on his official page @Ebuka, where he, "wrote".
How your favorite BBNaija housemate will fly into the top spot on Sunday 27th September 2020, the ultimate goal is to massively vote.
However, the breakdown of the grand prize for BBNaija season five includes a 30milllion cash prize, a two-bedroom apartment courtesy Relovution plus, Innoson motors, a trip to Dubai packed by Travelbeta, a year supply of Indomie noodles Munch it, and colgate toothpaste, a year supply of pepsi, a brand chiller, trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone, a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker.