The race for the third session of the famous Nigerian reality television show, Big Brother Nigeria has been opened. According to a release by MultiChoice Nigeria, owners of DSTv and GoTv Big Brother Naija season 3 will be sponsored by Payporte, Nigeria’s leading online store.
The winner of this edition stands the chance to win a 45 million naira prize!
Speaking on Big Brother Nigeria’s return, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, the regional director, M-Net West Africa, said: “Around the globe, the Big Brother format remains one of the most popular genres of entertainment and this is also the case in Nigeria. The edition of Big Brother Nigeria was one of the most successful reality shows not just in Nigeria, but around the continent with a record number of votes and many of the housemates going on to pursue careers in entertainment.”
“We are delighted to have the show return for a third edition and cannot wait for our audiences to once again tune in to experience all of the exciting entertainment that the show is sure to provide”, he concluded.
#BBNaija is shutting down 6 cities! Auditions will hold in Lagos, Abuja, PH, Ibadan, Enugu & Warri on 9-10 Dec. 2017. Do you think you have what it takes? #BBNaijaisBack #BBN #BBNTakeover #12GoodReasons pic.twitter.com/lT5Deft2QC
— DStv Nigeria (@DStvNg) December 2, 2017
Auditions for the third edition has been scheduled to hold in six locations across Nigeria between December 9th and 10th, 2017. This is an apparent increase from the three audition locations used last year. The audition venues are:
- Lagos – West Town Hotel; 1, Ayeni Street, behind Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja
- Port Harcourt – 5141, Aba Road, Port Harcourt
- Abuja – MultiChoice Office, Plot 1548, Ademola Adetokunbo Street, beside NEMA, adjacent Transcorp Hilton, Maitama
- Enugu – Oakland Hotel and Park, Tunnel Crossing, Ogui Link Road, beside Etim Plaza, Enugu
- Delta State – Deluxe Garden Suites, Bauchi Close, Shell Edjeba, Warri
- Ibadan – Mauve 21 Events Centre, MKO Abiola Way, Ring Road, by Adeoyo Junction, Ibadan
— OSG (@OloriSupergal) April 9, 2017
Mr Ugbe also indicated that the last Big Brother Nigeria was a tremendous success and that the event has been trailed by multiple queries about the next show which was won by Efe Ejeba, an aspiring hip-hop artiste. The show entailed a three months event which featured a cocktail of drama, intrigue, betrayal and entertainment by housemates.
Do you have what it takes to take part in the BBN3? You should watch out for the audition dates on the company’s social media handles. Please note that the audition is free.
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