Big Brother Naija, formerly known part of Big Brother Africa, is a Nigerian reality Television show, where housemates are voted, in which 12 to 21 housemates live in an isolated house and compete for an ultimate price which is worth 60,000,000 (sixty million naira) equivalent to $171,428.57, and other material gifts such as cars and endorsement deals. Housemates are voted and those with the lowest votes are evicted from the show. There are currently 5 seasons held in the past. The show is broadcasted on DSTV on the Big Brother Naija channel.
The season one of the show was won by Katung Aduwak and also featured Ebuka who is one of the most popular housemate and currently the host of the reality show.
The second season of the Big Brother Nigeria (entitled Big Brother Naija) premiered 11 years after the first season which Efe Ejeba with the popular slogan “Based on Logistics” emerged winner in 2017.
Miracle Igbokwe from Imo State emerged winner of the season 3 in 2018. While Mercy Eke (Lambo) emerged winner of the fourth edition (season 4) held in 2019.
Laycon emerged winner of the season 5 edition of the Big Brother Naija Lock Down edition held between July and October 2020. He was rewarded with prizes worth 80 million naira.
Dear Readers, the audition registration process for Big Brother Naija season 6 (2021) has ended. Please read the information below.
BIG BROTHER NAIJA (2021) ONLINE AUDITION FORM
The online application process for the Big Brother Naija season 6 will start from Monday, May 3, to Sunday, May 16, 2021. Those who registered during the DSTV and GOTV early auditions are not eligible to apply.
You will be able to obtain the form from the BBNaija audition website at https://africamagic.dstv.com/page/big-brother-nigeria-auditions Information regarding the form will also be made available on social media channels. This post will also be constantly updated with latest news regarding changes in application form. Follow the procedures given below to register for the audition.
WHEN WILL THE BBN AUDITION FORM GO ON SALE?
The Big Brother Naija season 6 application form for 2021 will be available between Monday, May 3, to Sunday, May 16, 2021. Further information will be communicated to you via this website in due course.
HOW MUCH IS BBNAIJA FORM PRICE
Some fellows claim the price of the form is as high as 80,000 to 100,000 naira. But this is just why we encourage you to only rely on official sources for sensitive info. The form is totally free and the organisers will not charge you for anything. Also, the processes are very strict and not biased.
You do not need to buy or make any payment for the form. It is open to all Nigerians. All you need is to make yourself available for the process.
If you are selected by the producers for the next phase of the auditions, you must avail yourself for 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 their email once the audition phase is complete. 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 which 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 and all 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 (prior to the date of your personal 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. Employees, officers, directors and agents of any sponsor of the Program or a contest or prize related thereto, and/or any of their respective licensees, assigns, parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and the immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son, regardless of where they live) or members of their same households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers, directors and agents are not eligible to be participants on Big Brother Naija or participate in the application process.
VIDEO CASTING SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Follow the simple steps below to apply for the Big Brother auditions:
- . Make a video of yourself and save it on your computer or mobile device before starting your application.
- Submit your video for assessment.
This is your casting video and must strictly adhere to the following guidelines: Big Brother Naija producers are looking for a dynamic group of individuals who are articulate, interesting and exhibit enthusiasm for the project as well as a willingness to share their most private thoughts in an open forum of strangers. This group of individuals, while meeting the technical requirements of the program, must also have sufficient physical, psychological, and mental capacity to endure approximately 100 days in a monitored house under extraordinary conditions.
- Video must be maximum 2 minutes in length.
- The maximum 2-minute video should end with you completing the sentence “I would make a perfect housemate because…”
- Video must contain your Name, E–mail and Phone Number clearly stated.
- Avoid all forms of filters, special video effects, copyrighted music and background music.
- Be yourself! We want to get to know who you are as a person. How will your life experience help you win Big Brother? How will you interact with the other housemates? When describing yourself, remember to cite real life examples. We love a good story!
- Making a casting video is not about putting together the best skit or wearing the wackiest costumes. We’re looking for real people and we want to see the real you.
- If you come from a unique region or area of the country, talk about where you’re from, how it’s a part of your personality, or how it may help you do well on Big Brother. If you have an interesting job, talk about your job and how those skills may help you win the show.
- Hold camera steady.
- If shooting indoors, make sure to shoot in a well-lit room with lights in front of you to light your face.
- Shoot during the day so we can see you instead of trying to see you in the dark.
- Speak loudly and clearly.
- Find a relatively quiet area to shoot your video so ambient noises won’t distract from what you’re saying. Your video may be shown on a TV. Please shoot your video like you would see it on a TV.
Please shoot landscape (horizontal) and not portrait (vertical) style. If you are selected for an interview, you will be advised so by the Producers shortly before the interview is scheduled. If you are selected to participate in the final selection process, you will be so advised by the Producers shortly before the final selection process is scheduled.
Producers reserve the right to change the terms of the application and the production schedule at any time. Producers reserve the right to change the eligibility requirements and any other application rules in its sole discretion at any time with or without notice on a specific, case-by-case basis or across the entire applicant pool. Producers also reserve the right to not hold any participant applicant interviews, or to modify the manner in which it conducts participant applicant interviews, or to not produce the program Big Brother at all.
How To register
You can check this link between Monday May 3rd to Sunday May 16 https://africamagic.dstv.com/page/big-brother-nigeria-auditions
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. Only after recording your video, then you need to fill out the online registration form and upload your video below.
Please answer all questions on the form fully and honestly. If it is discovered that you have been deliberately untruthful or have withheld information relevant to your character or your past, you will be disqualified from the selection process.
Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Audition Venue (2021)
Big Brother Naija Auditions for 2019 was held in eight major cities across Nigeria. The cities are Lagos, Abuja, Warri, Benin, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Calabar and Enugu. The 2020 audition was held online because of the COVID_19 pandemic. We will update you with changes if there is any for this year (2021) audition.
HOW TO WATCH BIG BROTHER NAIJA
The Big Brother Naija reality show is aired on DSTV on DSTV Family bouquet at the sum of 4000 naira. You can also watch it on GOTV plus bouquet at 1900 naira only.
What You Need To Know About Big Brother Naija Season 6
When is the BBNaija season 6 happening?
BBNaija season 6 will premiere later this year. More information about this will be communicated in due course. Please follow the official BBNaija, DStv, GOtv and Africa Magic pages on social media for information.
When will the auditions start and how long will they be for?
The open call auditions for BBNaija season 6 will start Monday, May 3 and run until Sunday, May 16, 2021
Who can audition for BBNaija season 6?
How can interested participants audition?
Potential contestants are expected to record a two-minute video of themselves stating why they should be picked to be a Housemate in season 6 of Big Brother Naija. Following this, they are to log on to www.africamagic.tv/BBAudition to fill out the online registration form and upload their videos.
Will participants need to pay for the auditions?
No. The online audition is free and open. Individual data charges will however apply.
I entered for the BBNaija Early Access Auditions; do I need to enter for the open auditions again?
No. The BBNaija Early Access auditions was a unique opportunity for DStv and GOtv customers to be among the first to audition for BBNaija season 6 when they paid for their DStv and GOtv subscriptions. Eligible entries received during the Early Access auditions will be the first set to be screened and successful applications will follow the next stages of the application process.
I paid my DStv/GOtv subscription to qualify for the Early Access auditions, but I did not receive a unique website link to submit my audition video. What happens to application?
A confirmation email was sent to qualified applications during the Early Access auditions. Participants were directed to check their spam or junk email folders for this mail. However, if you still did not receive one, you can still enter for the open auditions starting Monday, May 3.
Will the final housemates be selected after the online auditions?
No. Entries received will be screened for eligibility and suitability following which successful applications will be further screened. The final shortlist will be selected with one-on-one screenings where our standard psych evaluations and interviews will be organized in a controlled and sanitized environment where social distancing will be observed.
With auditions moving online and an absence of physical verification, how do you ensure the quality of housemates matches or even surpasses that of previous seasons?
The same rules apply for any type of Big Brother audition, and our selectors will apply the same experience from the previous seasons. We will always follow the same guidelines in terms of selecting housemates based on character and personality amongst other things.
Where can I find more information on Big Brother Naija season 6?
For more information, please visit www.africamagic.tv/bigbrothernaija and follow the Big Brother Naija social media fan pages on Twitter @bbnaija, Instagram @bigbronaija and Facebook www.facebook.com/bigbrothernaija Abeg is the headline sponsor of Big Brother Naija season 6 and associate sponsor is Patricia
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