24 July 2024

Airtel Nigeria sponsors world famous Pyramid Game Show as it makes Africa debut



…Nollywood Actor Enyinna Nwigwe to host the much-anticipated family program

Leading telecommunications network, Airtel Nigeria has announced
its sponsorship of the iconic Pyramid Game Show, a franchise of the American Sony
Pictures Television Entertainment. The program is set to debut in Nigeria in October.
At the ceremonial unveiling at Oriental Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, Nollywood
actor and TV sensation, Enyinna Nwigwe, was introduced as the host of the popular
game show, which has captivated international audiences for many years.
The Pyramid Game Show Nigeria will take the usual global format as a game of
communication between two teams of one celebrity and one other contestant. The
game requires participants to take turns to define words to each other without uttering
the word itself. It is a test of wits, quick thinking, and creative communication. The more
words a pair guesses correctly, the higher their score. The most successful participants
will win the ultimate cash prize of a whopping N10,000,000.
In his remarks at the launch, Director, Corporate Communications and CSR, Airtel
Nigeria, Femi Adeniran, said the Pyramid is in alignment with the brand positioning of
“This program allows people to get rewarded for using their imagination. And as you
know, we describe ourselves as giving you a reason to imagine,” he said.
Also speaking on the partnership, Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Femi
Oshinlaja, revealed that the decision to sponsor the Pyramid Game is an exciting step
for Airtel Nigeria and it emphasizes its commitment to connecting families across the
nation, not only through internet connection but also premium entertainment content as
"The sponsorship of the maiden edition of Pyramid Game Show in Nigeria marks a
significant moment for Airtel Nigeria. It also underscores our unwavering commitment to
fostering connectivity among families nationwide, not just through internet connectivity,
but also by promoting top-notch entertainment content, further solidifying our position as
a leading provider of exceptional experiences. We're excited to embark on this journey,
as we believe in its ability to connect and entertain millions of households across the
nation, thereby creating an enriching experience for all,” he said.
The show will take viewers through three exhilarating preliminary rounds, and the team
with the highest score will advance to the nail-biting 'winner's circle,' where they will face
the ultimate challenge of describing whole phrases in just 60 seconds without using

their hands. Two teams, each consisting of one celebrity and one contestant, will go
head-to-head in a race against the clock, competing for the top prize.
As revealed during the unveiling, the show will air at primetime on more than five
television channels nationwide, while regular updates, including the names of celebrity
participants and other contestants selected from Nigeria's six geo-political zones, will be
revealed after the initial auditions.

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