Guess what? MTV Base (DSTV Channel 322) has come again, this time stronger and more real just as their tradition. They have gat young people at heart as they have decided to throw the floor open to each and every one of them to display their skills and dexterity especially in the aspect of communication, reasoning faculty and all that jazz.

MTV Base VJ Search

If you are a youth within the eligibility criteria, you don’t do yourself such an injustice of not turning up for the audition. Nothing should be your excuse because MTV Base is right at your doorpost or perhaps close by. This August, MTV Base is auditioning thousands of burgeoning new-fangled VJs who will be representing the interest of the youths as well as music channel. MTV Base as usual is seriously hunting for a quick-thinking, smooth-talking and music-loving newcomer who has swag as well as a big personality to the stand-out new Nigerian VJ (TV presenter) for the youth and music channel.

To be part of the MTV Base superstar of the future, simply head down to the 2016 MTV Base VJ Search to be auditioned. Endeavour to belt out mesmeric and impressive performances the judges cannot resist and stand a chance to win a 2-year contract with MTV Base worth a cool N20 Million.

MTV BASE Stephanie Coker
Former MTV BASE Winner Stephanie Coker

In addition to that, the winner of the VJ Search will get the hottest job in entertainment as well as become among the key faces of music network, hosting programmes on MTV Base. The winner will have the opportunity to emcee parties and concerts, interview stars, walk the red carpet at entertainment events and also travel the world over representing MTV Base.

MTV Base VJ Search Auditions will be held at the following venues:

  • NAF Conference Centre and Suites, Abuja on the 9th of August
  • De Dome, Enugu on the 12th of August
  • The Classsique Event Centre, Enugu on the 16th of August

Door opens at 9:00am

Criteria/Eligibility for MTV Base VJ Search

  • The Search is open to citizens of Nigeria who are between the age of 18 and 25.
  • Applicants has to be fluent in English
  • Applicants must have a valid Nigerian passport
  • Applicants who are already associated with another major radio or TV station are not eligible to apply. To download the registration and get acquainted with the for full terms and conditions, log on to Follow the links to the page of MTVBase VJ Search. Alternatively, you can download the MTV Base VJ Search App from the Google Android App Store HERE.

The Judges for the MTV Base VJ Search Audition are:

  • Eddie Madaki, Publicist and Media Consultant
  • Wazobia FM 99.5 OAP and Comedian, Moses ‘Big Mo’ Nwokedi
  • Gospel Obi, Founder/Flux Factory and Award-winning Music Producer
  • Vidi Inyang, Event Promoter, YBL Abuja Representative and Artist Manager
  • Chinedu Oji, Convener of the Abuja Entertainment Seminar
  • Amaka Onyeagoro, Head of Programs and Presentation Hot FM 93.8

The top ten (10) finalists and the winner of the MTV Base VJ Search will be revealed on the 25th of September.

To register and for more information, visit Successful applicants will be sent a notification through SMS or email a week before the auditions. However, you can follow the conversation about the search on Facebook and Twitter at @MTVBaseWest by using the hashtag #BaseVJ Search.

The Official Partners of the MTV Base VJ Search are:

  • City 105.1FM (Lagos)
  • Hot 98.3 FM (Abuja)
  • Solid 100.9 FM (Enugu)
  • Dream FM 92.5 FM (Enugu)
  • BellaNaija
  • Pulse Ng
  • Olorisupergal
  • Too Xclusive

Don’t miss out, you can be as luck as VJ Ehiz Okoeguale who won the 2013 VJ Search and he will be live in Abuja to capture all the action for the TV channel.