Media personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu who was a housemate in Big Brother Nigeria Season 1 and the host of Big Brother Naija Season 2 will be returning to host Season 3 of the same reality TV show early on in 2018.
The entertainment lawyer and media personality’s reprisal follows his successful hosting of the critically acclaimed second edition of Big Brother Naija which saw hip-hop artiste, Efe Ejeba win the coveted N25 Million prize money and SUV after three months in the Big Brother house. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu also hosts the youth focused, ‘Rubbin’ Minds’ on Channels Television and is co-host of ‘Men’s Corner’ on Ebony Life Television.
Speaking on Ebuka’s return to the Big Brother stage, the Regional Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said: “We are thrilled to have Ebuka return as host of Big Brother Naija. This was the platform that unearthed his potential first as a housemate and then as a host, ultimately launching him to stardom. He is a prime example of what the Big Brother platform offers, as he has proven over the years to be one of Nigeria’s biggest names in pop culture and entertainment whilst also lending his voice to youth empowerment initiatives. Fans and viewers alike are familiar with his cool, debonair and witty, on-air and on stage personality . . . They are guaranteed to enjoy the excitement that he brings to the Big Brother Naija show.”
Following the recent announcement of Big Brother Naija’s return for a third edition, auditions for the show were held in six locations across Nigeria drawing massive crowds with the promise of 45 Million Naira worth of prizes available to the eventual winner of the show.