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Big Brother Naija 2023 – How to Apply for BBNaija 2023

Big Brother Naija Season 8 is finally on the horizon and many fans and showbiz aficionados are asking how to apply for BBNaija 2023.

Fans of the Big Brother series have been spoiled this year with Multichoice introducing BB Titans, a joint South African and Nigerian version of Big Brother that has dominated trends for the past three months.

That has shortened the usual long and interminable wait for a new BBNaija season because Big Brother 2023  is only a few months away now.

In this article, would take you through how to apply for bbnaija 2023, big brother naija 2023 housemates, when is big brother naija 2023 starting, bbnaija season 8 housemates, how to apply for big brother naija 2023, big brother naija 2023 channel, how to audition for big brother naija 2023 and more!!!

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2023

BBNaija is without a doubt the biggest television show in Nigeria and probably Africa as a whole.

When it starts, it brings the entire continent to a standstill and takes over social media for the time it’s on air.

It consistently trends every day for months – no other show even comes close to matching BBNaija’s popularity.

It’s also the only platform which takes ordinary people and turns them into stars within three months.

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Almost any contestant who gets into the Big Brother Naija house has a great chance of becoming rich and famous for the rest of their life.

Therefore, how to apply for BBNaija 2023 is one of the hottest questions on the lips of Nigerians.

Thankfully, we have all the answers here on

When is Big Brother Naija 2023 Starting?

The start date for BBNaija 2023 is yet to be announced by the organisers.

when is big brother naija 2023 starting

Auditions usually start in May for the Big Brother Show.

Organisers will continue with the selection process after the audition process, choose the final contestants for BBN 2023 and announce the date for the show in due course.

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We know people are worried about when is Big Brother Naija 2023 is starting – based on past precedents, we can say BBNaija Season 8 will likely start in late June or July.

How to Apply for BBNaija 2023

Applying for BBNaija 2023 is easy and free to do.

To appear on Big Brother Naija 2023 all you have to do is visit the Africa Magic website and go through the process.

To apply for BBNaija 2023, visit when the information comes out that the forms have been released.

Currently, the forms have not yet been released but check back here for constant updates – we will update this page IMMEDIATELY the information is out!

Before going on the website, make sure you have photos of yourself ready.

On the website, you will be required to fill some personal details of yourself, upload a short, creative and unique three minutes video of yourself to convince producers why they should choose you, then you submit.

How to Apply for BBNaija 2023

The video should tell Big Brother who you are, what’s unique about you, your favourite things, how you grew up and your likes, dislikes, close friends and family.

How to Audition for Big Brother Naija 2023

Organisers are yet to announce when the audition process starts for BBNaija 2023 but once again, is on the case and would update this section once available.

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However, since BBNaija audition process follows a set pattern, we would tell you below how to get into Big Brother Naija 2023.

Below is a set of requirements listed by the website BBNaijadaily…

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.
  • If you are selected by the Producers for an interview, you must be willing to travel to Lago at a time as scheduled by the Producers in their sole discretion for the final selection process.
  • 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 Producers as well as the general public watching on television, the Internet, mobile devices and any and all other
  • One participant will receive the grand prize (subject to change at the Producers’ and/or the Broadcaster’s discretion).
  • You must be at least 21 years of age by June 1, 2023.
  • You must be a Nigerian citizen or permanent resident of Nigeria as of June 1, 2023 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 you may be required to sign Agreement & Release, Confidentiality agreement (including those for your immediate family members), caretaker agreement; undergo psychological and medical assessments (including blood and urine tests and other additional information as required by Producers. You must also submit to physical and psychological examinations by Producers’ selected medical professional(s) in Lagos and meet all physical and psychological requirements.
  • By applying for participation in Big Brother Naija, you authorize the Producers to conduct civil, criminal, and any other type of background checks deemed necessary by the Producers.
  • Employees, officers, directors and agents of the Broadcaster, Producers and 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 Naija 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.

  1. Video must be maximum 3 minutes in length.
  2. The maximum 3 minute video should end with you completing the sentence “I would make a perfect housemate because…”
  3. Video must contain your Name, E-mail and Phone Number clearly stated.
  4. 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.
  7. Speak loudly and clearly.
  8. Find a relatively quiet area to shoot your video so ambient noises won’t distract from what you’re saying.
  9. 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 their 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 they conduct participant applicant interviews, or to not produce the program Big Brother at all.

Big Brother Niaja 2023 Housemates

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As the audition process is just beginning, we have no idea who are going to be housemates for BBNaija Season 8 quite yet.

Those chosen will be a fun mix of happy, sad, moody, fun, creative, entertaining, troublesome, wicked and many more mix of personalities!

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Big Brother Naija 2023 Channel

BBNaija 2023 will be available 24/7 on DSTV Channel 198 and GoTV channel 29.

Below are the most critical eligibility requirements to appear on BBNaija Season 2023.

You must be a Nigerian and above 21 years of age of sound mind and body.

You must possess a valid national identification document.

The applicant must have at least a lower level of education, up to and including WAEC, GCE & NECO. 

You do not need a higher education degree from a university, polytechnic or college of education to participate in BBNaija.

About Big Brother Naija

Big Brother Naija, often shortened to BBNaija, is a Nigerian reality television based on the popular Big Brother format. 

22 male and female contestants are placed in an isolated house where they are recorded 24/7 as they compete for a large cash prize. 

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The BBNaija 2021: Shine Ya Eye edition paid out 90m Naira to eventual winner Hazel Oyeze Onou Whitemoney

In 2022, Big Brother Naija Level Up was won by Phyna.

Contestants engage in tasks to earn rewards and also to endear themselves to the general public, who vote on a weekly basis to evict housemates. 

Former housemate Ebuka Obi-Uchendu hosts the show. 


Past BBNaija winners 

(2006) BBNaija Season 1 – Katung Aduwak

(2017) BBNaija Season 2: See Gobbe – Efe 

(2018) BBNaija Season 3: Double Wahala – Miracle 

(2019) BBNaija Season 4: Pepper Dem – Mercy Eke 

(2020) BBNaija Season 5: Lockdown – Laycon 

(2021) BBNaija Season 6: Shine Ya Eye –   Whitemoney


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