Big Brother Nigeria (Big Brother Naija or BBNaija) returns for a third edition for 2018! And guess what! The hunt is on for next batch of Housemates . . .
MultiChoice Nigeria, the leading Pay TV operator in the country, has announced the return of Africa’s biggest reality television show, Big Brother Nigeria, for a third edition proudly sponsored by Payporte, Nigeria’s leading online store.
MultiChoice Nigeria on Thursday announced the third edition of the television show, which will, again, be sponsored by online store, Payporte:
The return of Big Brother Nigeria follows the success of the second edition which saw aspiring hip-hop artiste Efe Ejeba (Warri boy) winning the coveted ₦25 million prize money and an SUV after almost three months of drama, intrigue, betrayal and entertainment in the Big Brother house.
Photo above: Big Brother Naija 2017 (2nd Edition) Housemates.
Speaking on Big Brother Nigeria’s return, the Regional Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu 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.”
Speaking further on the show’s return, the ICT expert and the Managing Director of the South African owned company in Nigeria (MultiChoice Nigeria), Mr. John Ugbe said:
Mr. John Ugbe, MD MultiChoice Nigeria
“At MultiChoice we take pride in providing the best entertainment available to viewers not just in Nigeria, but across Africa. The last Big Brother Nigeria was a tremendous success and prompted multiple queries about the show’s return. We are delighted to announce that the show is indeed returning for a third edition, on a bigger scale than ever before.
The number of audition locations has increased and we expect that the third edition will deliver even more excitement, intrigue and round the clock entertainment that the Big Brother platform is globally renowned for.”
The auditions are going to be held in six cities across Nigeria!
The six 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