Arrangements have been concluded for the first edition of Nigerian Idol to be aired on television stations in Nigerian beginning December 16th, 2012.

A cross section of judges in Nigerian Idols, Jeffry Daniels, Yinka Davies and Femi Kuti

A cross section of judges in Nigerian Idols, Jeffry Daniels, Yinka Davies and Femi Kuti

This is coming after six weeks of touring the country, searching for that one person to light up the stage and Nigeria’s heart to become the next Nigerian Idol.

Nigerians from all walks of lives came to show what they had to offer from Abuja through Port Harcourt, Owerri, Benin, and finally, Lagos. Be prepared for what promises to be next-level entertainment as the first four episodes hit your televisions this December.  You will not want to miss the captivating singers, hilarious attempts to impress, and truly inspired performers.

The first episode on this season will be unveiled in an exclusive media and VIP event on Tuesday 11th of December at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island.It will also be an evening to catch up with the phenomenal judges: the trio of Grammy nominee and Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti; international performing artist Jeffery Daniel of Shalamar fame; and Nigeria’s Soul Diva, Yinka Davies. Make sure to stay glued to your TV screens and catch all the banter and the drama as the  contestants take a shot at being the next Nigerian Idol.

Showing on weekend prime time television, catch Nigerian Idol on NTA Network at 4.00pm on Sundays, Sound city and ONTV : at 7pm on Sundays and Saturdays , STV at  8.00pm on Sundays and 6pm on Saturdays and TVC at  9.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.The prize for this season is worth 100,000 USD; N 7.5 million cash prize, a recording contract worth N7.5 million, and an SUV. Runner-ups and even the top ten finalists get several prizes to the tune of N10million.




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