Sunday, 7 April 2013
World’s Biggest Singing Reality TVshow Comes To Africa-Nigeria With N24M Star Prize
The world’s number one music singing talent reality television show, “The X Factor”, has just berth in Africa for the first time on the shores of Nigeria, courtesy one of the leading telecommunications company, Globacom.The show was unveiled during the week at the GET Arena, Lekki, Lagos, confirming Globacom as the leading force that connects the youth to their entertainment passion.
The ultimate winner of the spectacular show will cart home a princely sum of $150,000 (N24million), the biggest purse among current reality TV shows as well as a recording contract with the internationally acclaimed Sony Music for the recording of an album and professional management of the winning individual or group.
According to the company’s Head, Reality Shows, Sulyman Bello, Glo is proud to be the catalyst that brought about this development and the attendant buzz cum excitement it will generate across the continent.
“Africa has been yearning for a programme of this optimum quality and we are privileged to have made it possible,” an ecstatic Bello said.
He added that Glo needed to do something special to signpost the special year of its 10th anniversary, hence the gift of “The X Factor” to entertain and delight its teeming subscribers across sub-Saharan Africa and the larger public.