“Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” Returns

“Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” Returns

Agada Apochi, Managing Director of UP Group, and Frank Edoho, Game Show Host, at the “Rebirth”.


The second season of Nigeria’s popular educational game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” has been unveiled in Lagos under the aptly named “Rebirth,” with UP Groups, Nigeria’s premier Payments and Financial Technology Company, and Leaders in Digital Payments Innovation, as sponsors. Among them are UP, Payattitude, Payarena, and HopePSBank.


The new sponsors were revealed at a special Sponsor and Host Reveal event held on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos. Frank Edoho, a popular TV broadcaster, also returned as the show’s host, as revealed to the guests and audience who watched the event live stream.


Agada Apochi, Managing Director of UP, explained the group’s decision to sponsor Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? during his keynote speech at the event. Series 2-The Rebirth’was inspired by the desire to educate, excite, and entertain Nigerians by resurrecting the game show that keeps families on the edge of their seats.


Apochi went on to say that the investment in the game show is not only aimed at promoting the company’s brands, but also at building a better future for Nigerians by informing, educating, and entertaining them.


“Whether it’s football or a show, entertainment brings people together.” It brings families and coworkers together. As a result, we are investing in entertainment. As a result, we’re resurrecting Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? For us in the UP group, we should invest in this TV game show not only to promote our brands, but also to see a better Nigeria. “You would agree with me that investing in education is the best way to build a better future for Nigeria,” he said.


According to him, the show would help promote knowledge acquisition and allow Nigerians to realize their economic dreams by winning cash prizes every week for 52 weeks.


He went on to say that the company would use its technological expertise to open up the space. Nigerians can now watch the show from the comfort of their own homes by dialing the Payattitude USSD code *569# or the USSD codes of Payattitude partner banks. “It’s the first of its kind.” You can download the Payattitude app or dial *569# from your handheld device and then link your bank accounts to Payattitude. For the first time, no SMS code is required to play this game, which is the first of its kind in Nigeria,” he added.

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Hakeem Condotti, the Chief Executive Officer of BLK Hut, the franchise owner of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? in Nigeria, explained in his remarks at the event that Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Series 2-The Rebirth is produced in Nigeria by BLK Hut under a Sony Pictures license. He stated that BLK Hut is prepared to deliver international, creative, and high-quality content for Nigerians’ enjoyment.


“We are very excited to be involved in the production of the iconic game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” which many Nigerians have been looking forward to seeing on their television screens We are aware of the expectations, and we can assure everyone that the quality of the content will be excellent week in and week out. “We have the capacity and resources to deliver entertaining and educational content that will leave people with long-lasting memories,” he said.


FrankEdoho, who was announced as the host of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ Series 2 — The Rebirth, announced that the show will return with some new innovations, including a new staggering star prize money of Twenty Million Naira (N20,000,000.00).



Edoho also revealed that, in addition to the usual three lifelines that fans of the show are familiar with. ’50/50′ – where the computer eliminates two random wrong options, leaving the right option and the other wrong option.



‘Phone a Friend’- the contestant has 30 seconds to call one of their five prearranged friends and read the question and four possible answers to the friend, who then has the remaining time to offer input.



And, in addition to ‘Ask the Audience,’ in which audience members use touchpads to designate what they believe to be the correct option, the percentage of the audience choosing each specific option is then displayed to the contestant, a new lifeline has been added for this Series 2, ‘Ask The Host.’