Who Want to Be a Millionaire Returns – Here is How to Win N20M


Popular Television game show ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (WWTBAM) has announced its return.

who wants to be a millionaire
who wants to be a millionaire

Organizers of the game show unveiled Frank Edoho as the host, noting the new season will run for 52 weeks with new sponsors and N20 million to be won.

The new edition tagged “The Rebirth” has a new lifeline called “asking the host” to aid contestants when they are stuck on questions.

Other lifeline elements on the TV game show are “50-50”, “Call a Friend”, and “Ask the Audience”.

WWTBAM was first aired on October 8, 2004, and stopped temporarily on June 25, 2017, with Frank Edoho as its host all through the years.

Edoho, on Monday morning, announced his return to the show in a post on his official Twitter handle while appreciating fans and well-wishers for their support.

“Hey everyone. I assume you know by now that I have been offered the role of Host of WWTBAM Series 2.

“My immense gratitude goes to all of you for hoping that I get the job. Thank you for your kind wishes and felicitations God bless you all. #FrankIsBack #WWTBAMTheReturn,” he tweeted.

Past Winners of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ Show

Over the years, the show has recorded exciting moments, with Aroma Ufodike winning the highest prize money of N10 million.

Other past winners of the show include Osazuwa Osahon Daniels – N5 million (2009), Babatunde Oni Oladipo – N5 million (2010), Nnaemeka Ubaekwena – N5 million (2012) and Winifred E. Karieren – 5 million Naira (First female to win 5 million) (2012).

How to Participate In ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ Show

Dial *569# or *7006*20# on your mobile phone to be a participant.

By pressing *569#, you continue by pressing 1. You will be charged N6.98 for this service.

You can select three of the following options:

1 . for Studio Play Participation

2 . For Question of the Week

3. For Sponsored Play.

FAQs on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

  • What time can I watch ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

It will be on air every Sunday night from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

  • What TV Stations / Channels can I watch WWTBAM?

Stations to watch it are African Magic Family on DSTV, STV, and NTA.

  • How do I get to be part of the audience?

For now, there will be no studio audience due to Covid-19 restrictions. Any changes concerning this will be announced.

  • How do I know if I have been selected?

A verifier will inform you whether you have been selected and will also give you instructions on the next steps to take.

  • If I have been on the Hot-Seat before, can I try again?

If you have been a Hot-Seat contestant, you cannot be a contestant again.

  • If I do not get to the Hot Seat can I try again?

Yes, keep trying until you reach the Hot Seat!

  • How many times do I need to play to be selected as a contestant?

The more times you play the greater your chances of being randomly selected as a contestant

  • If I am not randomly selected to be on the show, can I get back the money I used to play?

No, the money counts as service rendered. Please see the terms and conditions.

  • Are any one of the methods a 100% guarantee that I would be selected?

Contestants are randomly selected to be on the show from the pool of correct answers. The way to increase your chances of being selected is to have multiple entries.

  • Who is the host?

Your favorite host, Frank Edoho is back as the host of the television game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. 

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