Last updated on August 14th, 2022 at 07:55 pm
The organiser of Big Brother Naija, MultiChoice Nigeria, has announced that the application portal for the show has opened.
The reality TV show which is one of the biggest in Africa is on its 7th edition opened registration for auditions beginning from Sunday, May 15 through Monday, May 30, 2022.
Making the announcement on its social media channel, African Magic says:
“Are you the next Efe, Miracle, Mercy, Laycon or Whitemoney? This is your time to show Biggie what you’re all about. Biggie is calling you back home. #BBNaija Season 7 auditions are officially open”
The first edition of BBNaija was held in 2006, a scriptwriter and production assistant, Katung Aduwak emerged as the winner, taking home a grand prize of $100,000.
The show went off the air for 11 years and returned on January 22, 2017, dubbed BBNaija ‘See Gobe’. It was won by a rapper Efe Ejeba and took home the grand prize of N25m while the 2021 edition was won by Whitemoney
List of former winners of BBNaija reality TV show
|2006||Season 1||Katung Aduwak||$100,000|
|2017||Season 2 aka ‘See Gobe’||Efe Ejeba||NGN25 million|
|2018||Season 3 aka ‘Double Wahala’||Miracle Igbokwe||NGN25 Million|
|2019||Season 4 aka Pepper Dem||Mercy Eke||NGN30 million|
|2020||Season 5 aka Lockdown Edition||Olamilekan Agbeleshe (Laycon)||NGN30 million|
|2021||Season 6 aka ‘Shine Ya Eyes’||Hazel Onou aka Whitemoney||NGN30 Million|
Note: The 2018 winner also worked home with a brand new Hyundai Tuscon SUV, home appliances worth NGN3 million and a trip for two to an exotic location, and a year’s supply of Pepsi and Aquafina water.
In 2019, apart from the cash prize, Mercy also receive an Innoson SUV said to be worth NGN25 Million, a trip to Dubai among other prizes.
Laycon who won the ‘Lockdown Edition’ also took home an Innoson Motors SUV, a two-bedroom apartment donated by RevolutionPlus, a trip to Dublin, Ireland among others
Speaking on season 7 of the show, the Chief Executive Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr John Ugbe said the reality show remains one of the company’s core investments in bringing quality TV entertainment to millions of their subscribers across Africa on DStv and GOtv.
“We are ramping up efforts to deliver another BBNaija experience to our customers, partner brands, and fans of the show”.
- Applicants must be 21 years of age by July 1, 2022
- Applicants must be of Nigerian nationality
- Applicant must valid identity document.
- Applicants must upload a three-minute video telling Big Brother about themselves
Note: In the 3-minute video, introduce yourself, the unique thing about you, your likes and dislikes, and why you should be chosen as one of the housemates
How To Register For BBNaija Season 7
1) To begin registration for BBNaija 2022, use the registration link: dstv.com/africamagic/en-ng/show/big-brother-naija/season/7/audition
2) Scroll a bit to see the page, read and agree to the terms and conditions to proceed
3) Click next to access the next page which contains the following:
- Last name
- First name
- Other name
- Preferred Big Brother Naija Nickname
- Active email address
- Active mobile number
- Brief bio
- Date of birth
- Coutnry of residence
- State of origin
- Relationship status
- Next of kin
- Phoen number of next of king
- Confidant/Best Friend
- Phone number of best friend
- Other Family Member
- Relationship To Family Member
- Phone Number Of Family Member
- Other Confidant/ Close Friend
- Phone Number Of Other Close Friend
- Means Of Identification
- Identification Number
- Upload means of identification and proceed to the next stage to complete your registration
4) Click next to upload a three-minute video telling Big Brother about yourself
Ensure that all phone numbers of next of kin and other contacts are active and correct to avoid automatic disqualification
5) Hit submit
How much is BBNaija registration form?
Application for the TV reality show is free according to the organisers. It has always been FREE
When is closing registration for BBNaija 2022?
BBNaija registration season 7 will close on Monday, May 30, 2022. The application portal opened on Sunday, May 15, 2022
Who is the major sponsor of season 7 of BBNaija?
A payment app abeg is the headline sponsor BBNaija 2022 while flutterwave is the associate sponsor.
What’s the prize money for BBNaija season 7?
At the time of this update, prize details have not been released. Organisers will announce the prize money after the auditions and show date.
However, season 6 winner Whitemoney took home NGN90 million worth of prizes including NGN30 million cash.
Can a student register for BBNaija?
An undergraduate can register for Big Brother Naija provided he/she is at least 21-year-old
As we did during the Shine Ya Eyes 2021 edition, a single post would be created for the updates of the 2022 edition of the reality show so that you don’t miss anything