ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF BIG BROTHER NIGERIA SHOW

Jude Onebunne, Anthony Okeke

Abstract


Big Brother Naija, BBN in the contemporary media entertainment industry, is a show of deep lack of sense of human worth and degradation of human dignity, as well as a show of complete loss of sense of shame and basic human values. It is the enthronement of Immorality expressed in dirty romance and all forms of sexual rakishness and indulgence, mediocrity and poor value system. The researchers in this study x-rayed the ethical as well as the implications of Big Brother Naija Show and all other media entertainment that depict poor value system and of course gives room for all sorts of moral decadence in general. Critically reviewing available write-ups in the dailies amidst discussions on the issue, the scholars were able to bring to the open that BBN is nothing but enthronement of immorality. However, every Nigerian must rise up to this fight of eradicating immorality from the Nigerian Entertainment Industry since no nation can develop, irrespective of their academic and economic giants, under the auspices of moral depravity. The researchers, however, recommend among other things that the Nigeria censor group(s) should look into the scripts and scrutinize whatever the entertainment industry has for public display and consumption.

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