Formerly called Big Brother Nigeria, Big Brother Naija is a 24/7 reality television show, which is designed based on the popular Big Brother TV series aired in the Netherlands. In the program, 20 contestants of different backgrounds live together in an isolated house and compete to claim the grand prize — a whopping 90 million naira — when the show comes to an end show. Participants compete by avoiding getting evicted by viewers.
This article will be talking about all the necessary information you might need both as a participant and also as a viewer. If you’re a viewer then you should know that the show will be aired live on both the DStv and GOtv platforms since they’re both owned by Multichoice which is and always is an official partner of BBNaija.
Now, if you intend to participate in the upcoming BBNaija then you’ll need to act fast as the audition has been confirmed to start strictly Online and completely free. All applicants are required to upload an introductory 2-minute video Online on why they want to be in big brother and why they should be selected for big brother Naija season 6.
Basic Requirements of Big Brother Naija
Since the forms have not been released yet, there is a paucity of information on the requirements for the show. But going by the application requirements that the organizers gave for the last edition, you are only eligible to apply for BBN if you satisfy the following conditions:
All applicants are required to fulfill the below-listed criteria in order to apply for Big Brother Naija Season 6. If you meet the above requirements, then you are eligible to apply for big brother Naija 2023.
- You must be a Nigerian citizen,non-Nigerian citizens cannot participate in the show.
- big brother Naija age limit – You must be between the age of 21 by June 2023 with a valid identity document
- You must have a valid means of identification
- You must be Emotionally & Mentally Stable to handle the heat of the show for a period of 90 days without contact with the outside world
- You must be educated with a minimum of O’level qualifications i.e WAEC, GCE & NECO. It’s not compulsory to have a higher degree like a university, polytechnic, or college of education certificate
How to Register for BBNaija Audition
- Start by making a video. To do this, the best thing is to pre-record the video to be sure your action, utterances, and body language are exactly the way you want them to be. However, if you feel this precaution is not necessary, you can record the video as you deem necessary.
- Save your present picture as well as video to your laptop as you need to have them ready when applying online.
- Fill out the online application complete with all the necessary details and upload your picture and video.
- You will get an email from BBN if you are selected to proceed to the next stage.
How to Have Early Access to Big Brother Naija
To be among the first to audition for Big Brother Naija Season 8, you have to pay on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Confam, Yanga, or on GOtv Max or Jolli between 24th to 31st March.
- Then send an email to AfricaMagicEvents@ng.multichoice.com with your smartcard or IUC number to receive your unique website link to complete registration. Remember, your audition will include a 2-minute video telling Big Brother why you deserve to be a housemate.
- You must be 21 years or older by June 2023 with a valid identity document.
- Kindly note that BBNaija Season 8 Audition early access application is from March 24th to 31st March.