In a message sent to The Punch, customers on the DStv and GOtv platforms will have the opportunity to be among the first to be auditioned for the sixth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show.
The BBNaija hopefuls who are 21 years or older and of Nigerian nationality with a valid Nigerian passport, will get an early audition when they pay on either DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Confam, Yanga package or on GOtv Max or Jolli package between Wednesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
The statement read in part, “The popular reality TV show, which makes a return for a sixth season later this year, has already topped previous seasons as MultiChoice Nigeria has also announced a jaw-dropping grand prize of 90 million naira
BBNaija hopefuls who are 21 years or older and of Nigerian nationality with a valid Nigerian passport, will get an early audition when they pay on either DStv PremiumDStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Confam, Yanga package or on GOtv Max or Jolli package between Wednesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
- If you are selected by the producers for the next phase of the auditions, you must avail yourself of a possible video interview.
- If you are selected for the next phase, you will be contacted via email. Make sure your email address is correct and check your email to see if you qualify.
- All selected applicants would receive an email notification if they have been selected for the next phase of the audition. If you do not receive an email by the date, you have not been selected.
- If you are selected by the Producer for an interview in the Semi-Finals, you must be willing to travel to Lagos at a time as scheduled by the Producer in its sole discretion for the final selection process. Economy travel and hotel accommodations will be arranged and paid for by the Producer.
- You must be willing to live in the Big Brother Naija house located in Lagos with approximately a dozen or more strangers where you will have little or no privacy. If you are chosen to live in the house, it is your responsibility to make any necessary arrangements with your employer and family in anticipation of your extended absence.
- The house is extensively outfitted with video and audio recording devices that will record, broadcast and exhibit your actions and voice at all times, twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week in every room and space in the house for the duration of your participation in the contest. You will be observed at all times by the Producer as well as the general public watching on television, the Internet, mobile devices and any other media.
- One participant will receive the grand prize (subject to change at the Producer’s and/or the Broadcaster’s discretion).
- You must be at least 21 years of age by June 1, 2021.
- You must be a Nigerian citizen or permanent resident of Nigeria as of June 1, 2021, and in possession of a valid identity document. You must be in excellent physical and mental health.
- If you are selected to be interviewed, you may be given, and must complete and return (before the date of your interview in Lagos), any further application materials (including but not limited to additional psychological and health questionnaires), or documents (such as your birth certificate, passport, and/or other identification) as well as a Medical History form.
- If selected as a Semi-Finalist you must complete the Participant Form Package, which will be furnished to you by the Producer and will include but is not limited to Participant Agreement & Release, psychological and medical assessments (including blood and urine tests), confidentiality agreement (including those for your immediate family members caretaker agreement and other additional information as required by Producer. You must also submit to physical and psychological examinations by Producer-selected medical professional(s) in Lagos selected by the Producer and meet all physical and psychological requirements.
- By applying for participation in Big Brother Naija, you authorize the Producer to conduct civil, criminal, and any other type of background checks deemed necessary by the Producer.
How To register
The online audition process has not started. If you think you have what it takes to be a Housemate this season, then don’t hold back!
You can check this link to see if the registration has started https://shortaudition.net/BB-2020
You are expected to record a two-minute video of yourself stating why you should be picked to be a Housemate in season 6 of Big Brother Naija
Full list of Big Brother Naija previous winners
1. Katung Aduwak
Katung Aduwak was the first male to win the BBnaija reality show when it first aired in 2006. Luwak was 26 years old, born and raised in Kaduna, Nigeria. He was a scriptwriter and production assistant before he won the show in 2006
2. Efe Ijeba
The second season of Big Brother Nigeria, also entitled Big Brother Naija premiered 11 years after the first season on 22 January 2017. Efe Ejeba appeared as the champion of the second season in 2017.
3. Miracle Igbokwe
In the third season of Big Brother Naija which was premiered on 28 January 2018, Miracle Igbokwe from Imo State emerged winner of the third season in 2018.
4. Mercy Eke
Mercy Eke was crowned the winner of the fourth season. She also became the first female winner of the Big Brother Naija reality show in Nigeria. She received ₦60 million worth of prizes
The fifth season of Big Brother Nigeria (entitled Big Brother Naija), premiered on 19 July 2020 with 20 housemates and lasted 71 days.
Olamilekan Agbeleshe professionally known as Layton is a singer and rapper who was crowned the winner of the fifth season. He received ₦85 million worth of prizes
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