Nigerians have continued to express grave concern over the high level of moral laxity creeping into the society and the failure of relevant government agencies to curb the same. They specifically refer to the continuous airing of Big Brother Nigeria an entertainment programme predominantly targeted at youths, saying the contents portray very little values worth emulating. Rather than encouraging such programmes which some claim lack intellectual and moral depth, but scandalously high in material reward, they called on the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission to feature more on such programmes capable of encouraging positive lifestyles, entrepreneurship, hard work and creativity amongst the youths and adults as a whole. Coming in the wake of the airing of another season of the highly controversial programme, several groups, including religious are also calling on Nigerians to boycott the programme in order to express their displeasure and also compel the government to clamp down on it.
One of such groups, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN last week issued a release calling on the government to revisit the relevance of Big Brother Naija at a time when the socio-political and moral fabric of the country was undergoing several challenges. According to CAN, the immorality being portrayed in the BBNAIJA show should be vehemently condemned because it breeds evil. They also called for moral rejuvenation in the polity