JUST IN: BBNaija 2019 to be staged in Nigeria — not S’Africa

The fourth season of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) will be staged in Nigeria, the organisers announced on Tuesday in Lagos.

It will be the first time the reality television show will be shot outside South Africa.

During the second season of the show, Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, had directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to investigate why it was being shot in South Africa.

Auditions for the fourth season will be held on February 1 and 2.

It will take place in eight locations; Lagos, Abuja, Warri, Benin, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Calabar and Enugu.

More to follow…