Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2023 Starting Date & Time (Season 8) | BBN Housemates, Nomination, Eviction & Vote Result

Top entries from my readers have been on the starting date of the next season of the Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) show. In the next few paragraphs, I will give you updates on the Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) season 8 reality TV show and when it will start for the year 2023.

According to the organisers, the Big Brother Naija season 8 edition  will start on July 2nd and 23rd, 2023 and will be aired till Sunday October 8, 2023. Currently, the registration for the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) season 8 edition has not started. Ensure you read the guides below to know the processes for the registration if you are interested in auditioning for the season 7 edition of the show.

BBNaija 2022 Starting Date

Kindly note that the Big Brother Naija Season 8 will start on 22nd and 23rd July, 2023. Please bookmark this page to follow up latest updates about the show.

This year’s Big Brother Nigeria reality show will start on 22nd and 23rd  July, 2023. According to information I gathered from sources, the organizers has set up modalities to host another successful show. You can follow up 24/7 coverage of the show on DSTV channel 198 and GOTV channel 29.

The registration for the Audition for the Big Brother Nigeria will soon commence and further information will be updated on this website and on various social media outlets. The audition process be partially online where housemates were selected for the show. Check out how you can be successful during the audition.

Here are the dates of the previous seasons of the Big Brother Nigeria reality show.

BBNaija Season 1 (2006)

Starting DateMarch 5, 2006
End DateJune 4, 2006
WinnerKatung Aduwak
PresenterOlisa Adibua, and
Michelle Dede

BBNaija Season 2 (2017)

Starting DateJan 22, 2017
End DateApril 9, 2017
WinnerEfe Ejeba
PresenterEbuka Obi-Uchendu

BBNaija Season 3 (2018)

Starting DateJanuary 28, 2018
End DateApril 22, 2018
WinnerMiracle Igbokwe
PresenterEbuka Obi-Uchendu

BBNaija Season 4 (2019)

Starting DateJune 30, 2019
End DateOctober 6, 2019
WinnerMercy Eke
PresenterEbuka Obi-Uchendu

BBNaija Season 5 (2020)

Starting Date19th July, 2020
End Date27th September, 2020
WinnerOlamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe (Laycon)
PresenterEbuka Obi-Uchendu

BBNaija Season 6 (2021)

Starting DateJuly 24th, 2021
End DateOctober 3rd, 2021
PresenterEbuka Obi-Uchendu

BBNaija Season 7 (2022)

Starting Date23rd and 24th July, 2022
End Date2nd October, 2022
PresenterEbuka Obi-Uchendu

BBNaija Season 8 (2023)

Starting Date22nd and 23rd July, 2023
End Date8th October, 2023
PresenterEbuka Obi-Uchendu


You need not panic or be worried about the names of the housemates selected for the show as i will update you when the show commences.

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 8 Audition 2023

The season 8 audition process has not started. Further information regarding the audition will be provided in due time

A Guide into Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Audition Registration


Registration Guideline


  1. If you are selected by the producers for the next phase of the auditions, you must avail yourself for a possible video interview.
  2. 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.
  3. All selected applicants will be contacted through email. If you do not receive an email by the date, you have not been selected.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. One participant will receive the grand prize (subject to change at the Producer’s and/or the Broadcaster’s discretion).
  8. You must be at least 21 years of age by June 1, 2022.
  9. You must be a Nigerian citizen or permanent resident of Nigeria as of June 1, 2022 and in possession of a valid identity document. You must be in excellent physical and mental health.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.


Follow the simple steps below to apply for the Big Brother auditions:

Step 1. Make a video of yourself and save it on your computer or mobile device before starting your application.

Step 2. Submit your video for assessment.

Video Overview

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.

Video Tips

  1. 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!
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Hold camera steady.
  5. If shooting indoors, make sure to shoot in a well lit room with lights in front of you to light your face.
  6. 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 wont distract from what you’re saying.
  7. Your video may be shown on a TV. Please shoot your video like you would see it on a TV.
  8. Please shoot landscape (horizontal) and not portrait (vertical) style.
  9. Unfortunately, we will not be able verify that we have received your application.

Elozonam Video Tips

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 are expected to record a two-minute video of yourself stating why you should be picked to be a Housemate in season 7 of Big Brother Naija. Only after recording your video, then you need to fill out the online registration form and upload your video.

You can check this link to know if the registration is still on.

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.

The online audition is free and open to interested male and female participants, who are of Nigerian nationality with a valid Nigerian passport, and must be 21 years of age by June 1, 2022.

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BBNaija Audition 2020

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Closing Date

Not disclosed yet.

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Audition Venue (2023)

Big Brother Naija Auditions for 2023 will be held online. We will update you with changes if there is any for this year (2023) audition.

To get update about the big Brother Naija reality show, please leave your number in the comment box and we will surely give you updates about the Big Brother Nigeria reality show.

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