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MultiChoice Nigeria, the organizer of the Big Brother Naija reality show, has disclosed that it invested N5.5 billion in the production of the just-concluded All Stars edition of the show. The disclosure was made by Busola Tejumola, the Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice Nigeria, during the winner's prize presentation ceremony…

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