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How Big Brother Naija spent 2.5 billion Naira on the house

After a thorough research about how much was invested into the ongoing Big Brother Naija, season 5 show,a close source has disclosed that the total amount used to set up the BBNaija Lockdown house is the sum of N2.5 billion. Although the new look of the house was lauded, but not many have stopped to think about how much would have been invested to achieve all that we see on our screens.

Following the new elements that was introduced into the show this seaso, like, the Heads of House now enjoy a personal suite comprising of a private bedroom, fitted bathroom, and a personal lounge/sitting area. Additionally, a salon has been introduced to help the housemates maintain their personal grooming.

This figure includes construction costs of over N300 million, N2 billion spent on production equipment such as consoles, cameras, microphones, cables, lighting, audio, and so on. Hundreds of millions also went into the provision of utilities, information technology and safety systems, building modifications, COVID-19 adaptations to the house, etc.

However, the talented interior decorator for that gave the house a complete makeover is Olajumoke Ogunnaike of Lefteye’s Signature and it was gathered that the company had spent an additional N1 billion or more, on the actual production of the show.

Ade Yinka

Adeyinka is an entertainment and fashion content writer with years of experience in the industry. She is a graduate of English language from Lagos State University (LASU, Ojo). She obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, write, surf the internet, listen to music and hang out with friends.

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