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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is a Nigerian game show based on the original British format of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. It was first aired on October 8, 2004 in NTA and ended on June 25, 2017. The main goal is to win ₦10,000,000 by answering 15 multiple-choice questions correctly. Presented by Frank Edoho.

In 2021, the Nigerian version was confirmed to be returning to air, with an increased top prize of ₦20,000,000.

Lifelines

In this version four lifelines used:

Former lifelines:

Seasons

  • Season 1 (12 episodes, October 8, 2004 - 2005)
  • Season 2 (37 episodes, 2005 - 2006)
  • Season 3 (52 episodes, 2006 - 2007)
  • Season 4 (? episodes, September 7, 2007 - 2008)
  • Season 5 (? episodes, September 5, 2008 - June 19, 2009)
  • Season 6 (? episodes, September 4, 2009 - 2010)
  • Season 7 (? episodes, 2010 - 2011)
  • Season 8 (? episodes, September 14, 2011 - 2012)
  • Season 9 (? episodes, 2012 - July 14, 2013)
  • Season 10 (? episodes, September 8, 2013 - 2014)
  • Season 11 (? episodes, 2014 - 2015)
  • Season 12 (? episodes, 2015 - 2016)
  • Season 13 (? episodes, 2016 - June 25, 2017)
  • Season 14 (52 episodes, March 20, 2022 - March 2023)

Money Tree

2004 - 2006

Question
No.
Correct Answer
Value
Walk Away
Value
Miss Answer
Value
Amount Lost for a
Wrong Answer
15 ₦5,000,000 ₦2,000,000 ₦250,000 ₦1,850,000
14 ₦2,000,000 ₦1,000,000 ₦850,000
13 ₦1,000,000 ₦500,000 ₦350,000
12 ₦500,000 ₦250,000 ₦100,000
11 ₦250,000 ₦150,000 ₦0
10 ₦150,000 ₦80,000 ₦20,000 ₦65,000
9 ₦80,000 ₦45,000 ₦30,000
8 ₦45,000 ₦30,000 ₦15,000
7 ₦30,000 ₦20,000 ₦5,000
6 ₦20,000 ₦15,000 ₦0
5 ₦15,000 ₦10,000 ₦0 ₦10,000
4 ₦10,000 ₦8,000 ₦8,000
3 ₦8,000 ₦6,000 ₦6,000
2 ₦6,000 ₦5,000 ₦5,000
1 ₦5,000 ₦0 ₦0

2007 - 2017

Question
No.
Correct Answer
Value
Walk Away
Value
Miss Answer
Value
Amount Lost for a
Wrong Answer
15 ₦10,000,000 ₦5,000,000 ₦250,000 ₦4,750,000
14 ₦5,000,000 ₦2,000,000 ₦1,750,000
13 ₦2,000,000 ₦1,000,000 ₦750,000
12 ₦1,000,000 ₦500,000 ₦250,000
11 ₦500,000 ₦250,000 ₦0
10 ₦250,000 ₦120,000 ₦20,000 ₦100,000
9 ₦120,000 ₦70,000 ₦50,000
8 ₦70,000 ₦45,000 ₦25,000
7 ₦45,000 ₦30,000 ₦10,000
6 ₦30,000 ₦20,000 ₦0
5 ₦20,000 ₦15,000 ₦0 ₦15,000
4 ₦15,000 ₦10,000 ₦10,000
3 ₦10,000 ₦7,500 ₦7,500
2 ₦7,500 ₦5,000 ₦5,000
1 ₦5,000 ₦0 ₦0

2022-present

Question
No.
Correct Answer
Value
Walk Away
Value
Miss Answer
Value
Amount Lost for a
Wrong Answer
15 ₦20,000,000 ₦10,000,000 ₦500,000 ₦9,500,000
14 ₦10,000,000 ₦5,000,000 ₦4,500,000
13 ₦5,000,000 ₦2,000,000 ₦1,500,000
12 ₦2,000,000 ₦1,000,000 ₦500,000
11 ₦1,000,000 ₦500,000 ₦0
10 ₦500,000 ₦250,000 ₦30,000 ₦220,000
9 ₦250,000 ₦150,000 ₦120,000
8 ₦150,000 ₦100,000 ₦70,000
7 ₦100,000 ₦50,000 ₦20,000
6 ₦50,000 ₦30,000 ₦0
5 ₦30,000 ₦20,000 ₦0 ₦20,000
4 ₦20,000 ₦15,000 ₦15,000
3 ₦15,000 ₦10,000 ₦10,000
2 ₦10,000 ₦5,000 ₦5,000
1 ₦5,000 ₦0 ₦0

Top Prize Winners

Penultimate Prize Winners

Top Prize Losers

  • Chukwuma Eze - ₦250 000 (March 7, 2016) (15th question wrong)

₦2,000,000 winners

  • Toyin Dina (November 18, 2006)
  • Adeoba Oguntonade (September 29, 2007)
  • Aminu Sheu (2008)
  • Adesokun Adedoyin (2008)
  • Umar Abdullahi Angibi (May 8, 2009)
  • Afam Amaka (2011)
  • Sheila Solarin (April 2011)
  • Oluwaseun (February 14, 2012)
  • Emmanuel Olaoye (May 27, 2012)
  • Emmanuel (July 2012)
  • Kasimu Yero, Kofi and Joseph Benjamin (October 2012)
  • Yemi Solade, Lepacious Bose and Onyeka Onwenu (November 2012)
  • Macdonald (November-December 2012)
  • Adewale Shinaba (June 16, 2013)

₦1,000,000 winners

  • Quadri Arasi (January 5, 2005)
  • Sorosola Barton (August 26, 2006)
  • Bamidele Oyinloye (December 9, 2006)
  • Bagana Mohammed and Sharon (February 20, 2007)
  • Abubakar Sani (2007)
  • Ayodele Hamidu (2007)
  • Tomiwa Bryon (2008)
  • Muburak Alaaya (2008)
  • Chinazam Okoro (2008)
  • Yemi and Kemi Adeyemi (February 2008)
  • Folajimi Akinkuroye (2008)
  • Olabisi Giwa (September 12, 2008)
  • Anyajike Mazi Okwudili (October 26, 2008)
  • Paul Harvey (November 9, 2008)
  • Opeyemi (March 22, 2009)
  • Elvis Obaseki (May 3, 2009)
  • Ayoade Oluwasanmi (May 15, 2009)
  • Isoken Isa (June 5, 2009)
  • Collins (March 6, 2011)
  • Michael (March 11, 2011)
  • Willy Bazuaye (May 12, 2011)
  • Theophilius (May 12, 2011)
  • ? (January 2012)
  • Mohammed (February 26, 2012)
  • ? (March 2012)
  • Miracle Nnadi (May 27, 2012)
  • Oluwaleke Rasheed (June 1, 2012)
  • Kingsley Chinatu (June 2012)
  • Justin (November-December 2012)
  • Ime Isua Ikoh (May 2013)
  • Joshua Ajayi (June 2, 2013)
  • Jane Essien (June 25, 2013)
  • Ekekwe Chinaza Cosmos (July 2013)
  • Mojisola Komolafe (2014-2015)
  • Ifeanyi-Chukwu Dumebi (January 2015)
  • Henry McHenry (January 2015)
  • Kelvin and Nneka Idam (February 2015)

₦500,000 winners

  • Kola Benson (September 9, 2006)
  • Segun Iyanda (September 16, 2006)
  • Moyosore Sodiq and Mojeed (November 5, 2006)
  • Ugo Idam (January 10, 2007)
  • Alaba Ogunleye (2007)
  • Adebowale Jaiyeola (2007-2008)
  • Obiora Ibeziako (2007-2008)
  • Esomsidinma Igwe (2007-2008)
  • Idongesit Nkang (2008)
  • Abraham George (2007-2008)
  • Abdulraheem Raji (2007-2008)
  • Michael and Stella Ikebude (February 2008)
  • Tolu Solano (2008)
  • Chioma Akwarandu (September 5, 2008)
  • Anthony Amobi (September 21, 2008)
  • Sola Omoju (September 28, 2008)
  • Vivian Okonkwo (October 10, 2008)
  • Ovo Adagha (October 10, 2008)
  • Dr. Victor Ekam and Umoren Usoro Akpan (October 31, 2008)
  • Ogechukwu Oputa (November 23, 2008)
  • Chukwunonso Ufondu (May 1, 2009)
  • Nneka (February 2011)
  • Emmanuel (February 24, 2012)
  • ? (1) (March 2012)
  • ? (2) (March 2012)
  • Emmanuel Fadugba (June 1, 2012)
  • Pearl (June 2012)
  • Mark (November-December 2012)
  • Christopher Nwane (January 2013)
  • Olayiwola Mutiu (March 2013)
  • Foster Okosun (July 2013)

₦250,000 winners

  • Sandra Okafor (March 5, 2005)
  • Tony Abraham (August 6, 2006)
  • Igho Dickson (August 19, 2006)
  • Emengo Beatrice (August 19, 2006)
  • Charles Fayeun (September 9, 2006)
  • Adeyemi Ayotunde (October 7, 2006)
  • Elsie Okulaja and Toluwani Okulaja (January 5, 2007)
  • Joseph Oke (January 20, 2007)
  • Jessica Egburedi (September 29, 2007)
  • Olayemi Oladiran (September 29, 2007)
  • Olaide Abdulmalik (2007)
  • Zabiba Dagazau (2007-2008)
  • Funmilola Ogunfunmilade (2007-2008)
  • Charles Elumelu (2008)
  • Toluwase Adeyemi (2008)
  • Rolake Arobieke (September 5, 2008)
  • Gbenga Aiyenigba (September 14, 2008)
  • Agbabiaka Oladimeji (September 14, 2008)
  • Omatseyione Nesiama (September 21, 2008)
  • Bright Eli (September 26, 2008)
  • Kayode Ogundare (September 28, 2008)
  • Nicholas Atewe (September 28, 2008)
  • Peter Oluwarotimi Oye (October 5, 2008)
  • Toyin Olabinrin (October 12, 2008)
  • Ikemefula Nimezi (October 12, 2008)
  • Henry Solomon (October 17, 2008)
  • Onuchukwu Mike (October 19, 2008)
  • Anosiri Kingsley (October 24, 2008)
  • Raymond Chijoke Edeh (October 26, 2008)
  • Peace Ogbuagu (November 7, 2008)
  • Justina Iyitor (November 30, 2008)
  • Bala Salihu (November 30, 2008)
  • Gbemisola Akinjole (May 10, 2009)
  • Louis Oba (May 17, 2009)
  • Bolarinwa Olajide (June 5, 2009)
  • Nkemba Nwabueze (June 7, 2009)
  • Gambo (February 2011)
  • Gabriel (March 11, 2011)
  • David (March 13, 2011)
  • Great (March 16, 2011)
  • Kingsley (March 20, 2011)
  • ? (1) (January 2012)
  • ? (2) (January 2012)
  • Becky (March 12, 2012)
  • Oluwaseyi Ajayi (June 2012)
  • Abiodun (July 2012)
  • Steven (October 2012)
  • Chidinma (October 2012)
  • Kosisochukwu (October 2012)
  • Chinweuba (January 2013)
  • Ebenezer Chukwuka (January 2013)
  • Nwabunike (January 2013)
  • Olusola Owopetu (January 2013)
  • Jumoke and Joseph (February 2013)
  • Paul and Rosemary (February 2013)
  • Michael (May 2013)
  • Gideon Philip (May 2013)
  • Omotola Akinsola and Iyabo Sodiya-Dawodu (December 2014)
  • Sylvester Sede (2015?)
  • Chukwuma Eze (March 7, 2016)

₦150,000 winners

  • Tope Oke (October 9, 2004)
  • Jule Dotimiye-Fakrogha (October 16, 2004)
  • Nka Obiefule (October 30, 2004)
  • Al-Ameen Kamal (November 13, 2004)
  • Tunde Abdulazeez (April 2, 2005)
  • Osahon Omorodion (April 9, 2005)
  • Wilfred Bonse (May 7, 2005)
  • Okon Isiong (June 18, 2005)
  • Chukwudi Iheanacho (June 18, 2005)

₦120,000 winners

  • Pwol Choji (July 29, 2006)
  • Adejumo Toluwa (August 19, 2006)
  • Oluwole Fagbola (January 6, 2007)
  • Ola Emmanuel (January 6, 2007)
  • Joseph Okezi (2007)
  • Chinedu Onyeoma (September 21, 2008)
  • Jamiu (March 13, 2011)
  • Shirley (March 20, 2011)
  • Godspower (March 12, 2012)
  • Seun (March 12, 2012)

₦80,000 winners

  • Austin Ojo (October 30, 2004)
  • Victor Ogedengbe (March 12, 2005)
  • Eghosa Emasoeh (May 7, 2005)
  • Bukola Osuntola (May 21, 2005)

₦70,000 winners

  • Uruebor Stanley (August 5, 2006)
  • Avarobe Gabriel (August 5, 2006)
  • Awoluyi Olatunde (September 16, 2006)
  • Eyo Eyo (December 16, 2006)
  • Omo and Fadeke (February 10, 2007)
  • Cyril Inetianbor (2007)
  • Taiwo Ikuerowo (November 9, 2008)
  • Festus Iloamaeke (June 12, 2009)
  • Olivia (March 5, 2011)
  • ? (March 2012)

₦45,000 winners

  • Omoniyi Dawodu (November 13, 2004)
  • Tunde Ojumu (April 23, 2005)
  • Edward Ogedengbe (May 21, 2005)
  • Olubunmi Akinsemola (July 9, 2005)
  • Olabanji Bamgbade (July 9, 2005)
  • Ajetumobi Olushola (July 29, 2006)
  • Jerry Ogbonnaiya (2007-2008)

₦30,000 winners

  • Ayodele Ajayi (July 9, 2005)
  • Ibukun Olokunbola (July 9, 2005)

₦20,000 winners

  • Rich Igwe (November 4, 2006)
  • Imabong Akwaowoh (December 9, 2006)
  • Chukwukeluo Chuwuogor (January 20, 2007)
  • Stephen A.Amaechi (January 20, 2007)
  • Onyekachi Ejiofor (2007)
  • Gladys and Enyembe Ugochukwu (2008)
  • Ferdinand and Chinyere Ibezim (2008)
  • Emmanuel Yinfaowei (2008)
  • Darlington Ogie (October 3, 2008)
  • Victor Elisha (October 17, 2008)
  • Makinde Michael (October 24, 2008)
  • Godson Osueke and Ukachukwu Emmanuel (November 2, 2008)
  • Ifenyinwa Orizu (May 17, 2009)
  • Theophilus (March 5, 2011)
  • Debo (March 6, 2011)
  • Abraham (March 2011)
  • Donatus (February 24, 2012)
  • Marianna (February 26, 2012)
  • Ndukwe (March 12, 2012)
  • Jerry (June 2012)
  • Ifeanyi (October 2012)
  • Chinweuba Okpalanze (January 2013)
  • Ayodele (January 2013)
  • Kenneth Nwachukwu (January 2013)
  • Nosa Enamue (May 2013)
  • Stephanie Eze (May 2013)
  • Joseph Akinkunmi (June 2, 2013)

₦15,000 winners

  • Bayo Adeyemo (October 8, 2004)
  • Toyin Omotosho-Azanor (October 8, 2004)
  • Ekwunife Kingsley (October 9, 2004)
  • Vivian Morba (October 23, 2004)
  • Omolara Omotalade (October 30, 2004)
  • Emmanuel Imongirie (November 6, 2004)
  • Olaniran Olokun (November 6, 2004)
  • Alabi Kingsley (November 6, 2004)
  • Nicky Igbokidi (April 2, 2005)
  • Sola Saba (April 9, 2005)
  • Paul Omorodion (April 9, 2005)
  • Anslem Aniosiobi (April 9, 2005)
  • Thomas Andrew (April 23, 2005)
  • Joshua Orume (April 23, 2005)
  • Tokunbo Abesin (May 7, 2005)
  • Salewa Thomas (May 7, 2005)
  • Bolarinwa Ogunyanwo (May 21, 2005)
  • Idorenyin Apabio (May 21, 2005)
  • Abdusabir Lemboye (June 4, 2005)
  • Aborowa Oluwole (June 4, 2005)
  • Etete Udofia (June 4, 2005)
  • Olayinka Bello (June 4, 2005)
  • Bello Salihu (June 4, 2005)
  • Ayodeji Olasinde (June 18, 2005)
  • Kingsley Okotie (June 18, 2005)

₦? winners

  • Samule Ibiam (2011)
  • Olusegun (2011)
  • Joshua (2011)
  • Olusola (2011)
  • Julius (2011)
  • Adewale (2011)
  • Oludotun (March 2012)
  • Alfred Oladele (April 2012)
  • Tony Okoroji and Danlami Bashiru (April 2012)
  • Obinna (May 2012)
  • Femi (May 2012)
  • Williams (June 2012)
  • Anthony (February 2013)
  • Mentus and Randa (February 2013)
  • Julius (March 2013)
  • Ibrahim Ilori (April 2013)
  • Adekunle Cephas (April 2013)

Trivia

  • One of the questions posed to the only winner of the game Aroma Ufodike, was dedicated to the Nigerian football referee Linus Mbah. This judge was his neighbour from above.
  • In the first season there were only 12 episodes with 29 winners, in the second season - 37 episodes with 83 winners, in the third - 52 episodes with 98 winners.
  • In three seasons, 212 people took part in the game, with a total winnings of ₦73,236,000.
  • Emmanuel (in July 2012 aired) is contestant, who save all three lifelines to 13th question.
  • Sheila Solarin is the oldest contestant (as of April 2011, 87 years old).

Sources

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