Majeed Rahman, the Manager of MYC, a Sevens Football team from Malapuram, Kerala; recruits Samuel a Football player from Nigeria. unfortunately Samuel is injured, Majeed lets him stay at his house and over time, they develop a close bond.
Big Brother Nigeria was a reality TV show based on the Big Brother TV series in which 12 contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a large cash prize worth $100000 at the end of the show by avoiding being evicted by viewers. A collaboration between Nigerian and South African production teams, it aired on DStv Channel 37 from March 5 to June 4, 2006. In a twist to the game, two new contestants were introduced on Day 23, much to the excitement of the remaining house mates. Ebuka, the most popular house mate for several weeks into the show and widely believed to emerge winner was the seventh house mate to be evicted; many viewers blame the overzealous Joe's Fan Club for his eviction. Joe himself was soon evicted as a result of the perceived arrogance and exuberance of his fans who turned viewers against him. Big Brother added another twist to the game on day 79 by canceling the day's scheduled nominations and making the house mates believe they will instead be evicted based on their performances on assigned tasks while in reality no more evictions were held and viewers began voting for the winner who turned out to be 26 year old Katung Aduwak. The voting results were verified by the auditing company of Alexander-Forbes.
Deal or No Deal Nigeria is the Nigerian adaptation of the international game show format Deal or No Deal. It airs on M-Net Africa on Saturdays at 18:00. The first series started on July 7, 2007, and is scheduled to finish on December 29, 2007. One-time Football player and TV presenter John Fashanu is the host. As in many other versions, models hold 26 cases, with values going up to USD$100,000.
Nigeria's Got Talent is a Nigerian reality talent show which is part of the Got Talent franchise. It was launched in 2012 on television stations AIT and NTA, and sponsored by telecommunication company Airtel. Hosted by Andre Blaze, a former presenter on Nigeria's Got Talent's fore-runner The Peak Talent Show, the judges were actress Kate Henshaw, comedian Yibo Koko, and radio presenter Dan Foster, who had previously held a similar position on Idols West Africa. The current champion is Amarachi Uyenne, an eight-year-old dancer from Delta. She is said to be Nigeria's youngest millionaire, having won the show's cash prize of ₦10,000,000.
Nigeria’s Top Model 2007 was a television event in Nigeria. Originally the show was planned to be a multi-episode reality competition such as the original format of America's Next Top Model. However, after an unsuccessful attempt to gain the rights for the franchise it was modeled as a competition that only lasted one evening. It took place on April 27, 2007. The event was held in London with prizes such as a contract with acclaimed agency Select Models and immediate booking for shows in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and others. Girls between 18 and 28 and who were at least 5'8 were allowed to compete. In a pageant-style contest with fourteen chosen girls competing in order to win the title of Nigeria's Top Model. In the first round the girls were narrowed down to six and with a second round resulting in the top 3 placements where Olabimitan Adeyinka took home victory. Given the big success the show enjoyed a second "Cycle" was planned but further plans did not surpass that stage.
Nigerian Idol is the local version of the Idol series franchise. It is the second Idol franchise for the country as it was already part of Idols West Africa which was also shot and produced in Nigeria. The show started with its first season in 2010, the 50th anniversary of the country with the tagline Live Your Dream. Accept No Limitation. Auditions were open for every Nigerian between 18 and 28. The first season went on air in October 2010 and is shown on 15 different channels all across Africa. On March 27, 2011, 26 year old Oneyka "Yeka Onka" Gilbert Elizabeth Onwuka from Ohafia was announced the first Nigerian Idol ever over fellow competitor and favorite-to-win Naomi Ebiama. She was awarded the sum of 7.5 Million Naira, a recording contract with Sony, a car and an all expense paid trip to South Africa. Prior of receiving a Golden Ticket in Lagos Onwuka unsuccessfully auditioned on two other occasions for the show. For the creation of the winning song the two finalists collaborated with award winning producer Jesse Jagz.