MTV Shuga is back for season 5. The show returns with Gbubemi Ejeye (Moh), Genoveva Umeh (Chika), Susan Pwajok (Nanya), Maggie Osuome (Haalel), Kanaga JNR (Kachi), Lexan Peters (Praise), Ilooise Omohinmin (Saz), Kem Ajieh (Tolu), and Chioma Edak (Janet).
The cast also includes familiar Nollywood stars like Okey Uzoeshi (Sopuru), Bolaji Ogunmola (Anwuli), Kiki Omeil (Cece), Francis Onwochei (Madu), John Njamah (Oga Festus), Ben Touitou (Nasir) and Eso Dike (Bode).
Making a return to this season includes; Adesua Etomi-Wellington (Sheila), Sharon Jatto (Simi) and Tomiwa Tegbe (Wasiu).
The Country Manager of MTV Shuga Naija, Anita Adesiyan says “The cast of MTV Shuga Naija are not just actors, but ambassadors of our edutainment campaign. They are working tirelessly to ensure that our messaging reaches and positively impacts millions of young Nigerians, empowering them to make better decisions about their health and lives.”
Season five of the MTV Shuga series, which is directed by Adeola Osunkojo, Yemi “FilmBoy” Morafa, and Kayode Kasum, centers on the new characters introduced in the series’ explorations of toxic masculinity, gender-based violence, a relationship complicated by HIV, and other compelling plotlines.
Season five of ‘MTV Shuga Naija’ is set to premiere on MTV Base (DStv channel 322 and GOtv channel 72), BET, and the free-to-air platform, NTA later this year.