Nigerians react as Multichoice MD reveals 900 million people voted in Big Brother Naija season 5 making it the highest ever recorded votes

John Ugbe, the Managing Director of MultiChoice Nigeria, the parent production company of the Big Brother Naija franchise, disclosed that the just-concluded Big Brother Naija season recorded the highest votes ever in the history of the show. He made the revelation today, September 30, at a media briefing and presentation of prize money to Laycon, who won the Lockdown edition of the show. According to Ugbe, the cost of producing the show was N3.5bn. He added that the show recorded 900 million votes from the different voting platforms. Twitter users are reacting to this revelation, causing "900 million" to trend.