Over 900 million votes were cast during the season 5 of Big Brother Naija reality TV show making it the biggest season ever since its launched in 2006.

DSTV Nigeria, announced on their twitter page: “#BBNaijaLockdown recorded over 900million votes across all voting platforms! We stan these fans!!!Raising hands”

Laycon who emerged winner broke the record of earning the highest votes in the show’s finale with 60% of the total votes cast. This is the first time any BBNaija housemate would win with such a huge margin at over 50%.

In a tweet, GOTV tagged Big Brother Naija: Lockdown Season as “the biggest and most successful season yet”.

Season 5 overtook all previous seasons by total votes and grand prize which includes; N30m cash prize, a two-bedroom apartment, Dubai trip for two, SUV from Innoson Motors, trip to Dublin, a trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale, home appliances courtesy of Scanfrost, one year supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it chin-chin and Colgate toothpaste, one year supply of Pepsi and branded chiller, brand new Oppo mobile smartphone among other mouth-watering prizes.