The official announcement was made yesterday during an event held in Lagos.
Among those present at the event was Toyin Subair, executive producer of the show who stated that Love Island perfectly sums the expectations Nigerians have of entertainment.
According to Subair, the programme will provide a rich mix of fun while still touching on the subjects of friendship, love, romance, and enduring relationships between islanders.
Love Island Nigeria, the first format to have an all-black cast, will enable 20 singles an opportunity to come together and share the true essence of love, romance, friendship and relationship with all the twists and intrigues in seven exhilarating weeks in the Love Island villa.
Speaking on their plans for the show’s production and how viewers will enjoy the forthcoming experience, Odiri Iwuji an executive producer on the show, said that Love Island Nigeria is perfect for the Nigerian youth audience as it simply ticks all the boxes.
Love Island Nigeria will be accessible to millions of entertainment fans via FreeTV’s free-to-air and premium channels; including ONTV, MTV Base among others.
Auditions will be held soon for reality TV show. The show will also be available for digital streaming via 9Vision mobile app.