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The overwhelming desire to be famous among Nigerians.

Over the years, reality TV shows have proven to be a gateway to fame and wealth. We have seen stars risen from shows like MTN Project fame, Glo Naija sings, The Voice Nigeria, Gulder Ultimate Search, Nigeria's Got Talent just to name a few. One very famous reality TV called the Big Brother Naija recently witness a large turnout in its audition venues held on the 1st and 2nd February across various cities in the country. It was reported that most venues were already crowded before 5 am and most venues could not adequately control the large number of people who came for the auditions.        The overwhelming desire to be famous among Nigerian youths grows geometrically each year. It is not only limited to reality TV shows. Social media has not been left out. We witness the sudden birth of stars via instagram, Facebook and YouTube. Of course everyone remembers the stories of Olajumoke the bread seller, Emmanuela and even Mr Spellz. What of people like Teni, Mayorkun, Johnny Dri…