Organizers of the Big Brother Naija reality show have announced the return of the reality television show, which will kick off with auditions scheduled to hold in six locations across Nigeria.

The locations are Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Ibadan, Enugu and Delta State.

“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.”

The 2006 and premiere edition of the reality series was hosted by Olisa Adibua and Michelle Dede. It ended with Katung Aduwak as the winner after 13 weeks in the house.

Hosted by Ebuka Obi Uchendu, the second season of the reality show kicked off in January 2017, and ran for 11 weeks.

It came to an end on April 9, 2017, with Efe surpassing other finalists Bisola, TBoss, Marvis and Debie-Rise to emerge the winner.

He won the grand prize: 25 million Naira prize money, and a key to a brand new KIA Sorento car.

The third season of the reality show is expected to premiere in 2018.