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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 first aired on October 8, 2004 in NTA. The main goal is to win ₦10,000,000 by answering 15 multiple-choice questions correctly. When a player answers the fifth question correct they would leave with ₦20,000. When answering the tenth question correct they would leave with ₦250,000. Presented by Frank Edoho.

Lifelines Edit

In this version three standard lifelines used:

Seasons Edit

Money Tree Edit

Question Prize
15 ₦10,000,000
14 ₦5,000,000
13 ₦2,000,000
12 ₦1,000,000
11 ₦500,000
10 ₦250,000
9 ₦120,000
8 ₦70,000
7 ₦45,000
6 ₦30,000
5 ₦20,000
4 ₦15,000
3 ₦10,000
2 ₦7,500
1 ₦5,000

Top Prize winners Edit

Biggest winners Edit

Top Prize losers Edit

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

₦2,000,000 winners Edit

₦1,000,000 winners Edit

₦500,000 winners Edit

₦250,000 winners Edit

₦150,000 winners Edit

₦120,000 winners Edit

₦80,000 winners Edit

₦70,000 winners Edit

₦45,000 winners Edit

30,000 winners Edit

20,000 winners Edit

₦15,000 winners Edit

₦? winners Edit

Trivia Edit

  • 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 neighbor 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).

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