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Nigerian Idol Season 5 Yinka Davies returns as judge, replaces Nneka

The Season 5 for TV reality show 'Nigerian Idol' has been officially launched. Meet your 3-man panel judges.

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The season five of the reality TV show 'Nigerian Idol' has been officially launched. The unveiling was done during a Press Conference held at Mela Rossa.

Optima Media Group also revealed that past judge, Yinka Davies will be returning to the show, replacing season four's judge, Nneka.

The three-man panel of celebrity judges for the season were also unveiled as Darey Art-Alade, Yinka Davies and Dede Mabiaku.

The winner of Nigerian Idol Season Five will get N7.5 million, a Galaxy Tab, a phone, an iPod, a recording deal with Universal Music Company and a brand new SUV.

The first runner up gets N1.5million, a Galaxy Tab, a phone and an iPod while the second runner up gets N1 million, a Galaxy Tab, a phone and an iPod. All other finalists will also receive N100,000, a Galaxy Tab, a phone and an iPod.

Nigerian Idol Season 5 will be hosted by Illrymz.

Check out the show's past judges;

Season 1

Jeffrey Daniel, Yinka Davies and Audu Maikori

Season 2

Jeffrey Daniel, Yinka Davies and Charly Boy.

Season 3

Jeffrey Daniel, Yinka Davies and Femi Kuti.

Season 4

Darey, Dede Mabiaku and Nneka.

Season 5

Darey, Dede Mabiaku and  Yinka Davies.

Photo credit: Nigerian Idol

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