BBNaija 2019 – Auditions Date, Venues, Applications Forms and Requirements
Earlier this year, Miracle Igbokwe Ikechukwu, the overall winner of the Big Brother Naija took home 25 million naira and 12 million naira SUV.
If you are interested in becoming part of the housemates in Big Brother Naija reality TV show 2019, or you just want to keep updated about the audition date, venues and requirements, please read below.
Recently, John Ugbe, the Managing Director of MultiChoice Nigeria revealed that Big Brother Naija reality TV show has been reinvented by bringing back the Nigerian version to draw pan African audiences for the same reasons that Big Brother Africa did. He did not fail to mention that the 2019 edition of the reality TV show is based on popular demand by people who are really interested in having it back.
His comments spurred on the interest of millions of Nigerians, both those who want to participate and those who would only want to get entertained are very anxious about the dates, venues, and for those who will participate, the requirements are very important.
Big Brother Naija has raised the profiles of many celebrities such as Africa Magic’s Tinsel’s Gideon Okeke, TV personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Efe Money, TTT, Uriel, Soma, Gifty, T-Boss, Bally, Bassey, Debbie Rise, Bisola, Mavis, Miracle, Teddy A, Lolu, Cee-C, Tobi, and many other celebrities.
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BBNaija 2019 Audition Venues
Big Brother Naija 2019 Audition Venues may be as it was last year. Then in 2017, the following venues were used:
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.
We are not sure if these venues will be used again in 2016. We wait to see how things turn out.
Big Brother Naija 2019 Audition Dates
We have gathered that the auditions for this year’s edition will hold on 1st and 2nd February (Feb. 1 & 2).
The audition, according to available reports will take place across 8 major cities of Nigeria including Lagos, Abuja, Calabar, Enugu, Ibadan, Benin, Warri, and Port Harcourt.
BBNaija Audition Requirements
If you want to apply for the Big Brother Naija 2019 reality TV show there are requirements and guidelines to follow. We make a list of these below.
- You must be a Nigerian citizen over 21 years of age
- You must have a valid and up-to-date international passport
- Proceed to make a video so that you can make an impression and also that you can know which direction you are going. By the application form comes out and you are ready to go for an audition, the video you make can give a lasting impression about you to the judges.
How to Scale Through Big Brother Naija 2019 Audition
If you don’t know what to expect, you may be surprised at the kinds of questions the judges will throw at you during the audition. In view of that, we will do our best to reveal most of these questions so that you do not disqualify yourself even before you get started.
Many Nigerians have been asking and scouring blogs to know how they can get themselves into the reality TV show. The following guide is designed to help you scale through BBNaija 2019 audition.
Remember, this audition is your chance to stand out and prove just why the public should be turning their attention on you each week for all the time the show will be aired on TV. The audition will also give people a reason to pick you as the final winner and why you should be a big name long after the show is done.
Take On the Right Personality to Become a Big Brother Naija Star
To prepare for the show here below is an outline of the sort of person or personality you need to exude.
- Put on a strong personality
- Refrain from hiding your imperfection
- Pick your phone calls
- Wear decent and memorable clothes
- Be alert all the time
- Do not lie
- Make yourself look good
- Don’t be a jerk
- If you’re nervous, manage it
- Refrain from acting stupid
- Be clear about who you are and who you are not
- Anticipate and rehearse tough questions you may face at any moment right from audition period
- Be yourself
- Research the production companies
- Be prepared to answer all questions that you will be asked over and over again during your audition or application period.
- If you notice your pre-recorded video is boring, don’t send it but do another interesting video to send
- Practice speaking in front of a camera
Type of Questions They May Ask At BBNaija Audition
The following are some questions you will be asked before you qualify to get into the house. Make sure you give a good answer to all questions. Above all, ensure that you are composed all the time even if you don’t know the answer to a question. You must admit that you don’t know it all. Let us start revealing the questions now.
- Are you a hunter or a gatherer?
- You are a new addition to a crayon box. What color would you like to be and why?
- Imagine this; after the interview, you step outside the office and find a lottery ticket that ends up winning 45 million dollars. What would you do?
- What do you think about when you’re alone in your car?
- What’s your favorite 90’s jam?
- If you could be any animal in the world, what animal will that be and why?
- What was the last gift you gave someone?
- What were you like in high school?
- What’s the last thing you watched on TV and why did you choose to watch it?
- Any advice for your previous boss?
- Tell me something about your last job, other than money, that would have inspired you to keep working there.
- What was the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?
- What do you want to be when you grow up?
- Which two organizations outside of your own do you know the most people at and why?
- If you don’t get this audition what’s your other plan?
- What inspires you to BBNaija?
- What are you recognized for?
- How do you use your free time?
- What other interesting things about you exist that we cannot see on your CV?
- How would you rate your memory power?
- Code something from scratch in three hours and explain your design and solution.
- Can you name three consecutive days without mentioning Friday, Saturday or Wednesday?
- How would you describe yellow color to someone blind?
- You have an elephant. You can’t give it out or sell it. What would you do with it?
- How would you convince someone to do something they didn’t want to do?
If you go in for the Big Brother Naija 2019 audition, surely, you will come across some of these questions. Just make sure you have intelligent answers ready.