Thousands of young Nigerians gather as MTV Shuga holds auditions in Lagos for its New Seasons

Popular actors and returning cast members of MTV Shuga; Timini Egbuson, Jemima Osunde, Sharon Ezeamaka and thousands of young Nigerians gathered at Planet One, Maryland, Ikeja, lagos as auditions for the long-running Pan-African drama series, MTV Shuga took place on the 12th of August, 2017.

Other notable faces in attendance include Emmanuel Ikubese, Ehiz Okoeguale, Small Doctor, Tomi Thomas, Folu Stormz, and Somadina Anyama to name a few.

The audition which has been open from 9am and end at 6pm.

Budding actors & actresses who are unable to attend the physical audition need not worry as they can also submit a short video audition on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #MTVShugaAudition. A script is available on The online auditions will close on Wednesday 23 August 2017.

MTV Shuga, which aims to champion and exhibit Nigerian talent, is a multi-sectorial partnership that involves the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and is supported by MTV Base Africa, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the US Government and various UN agencies and NGOs.

The sixth and seventh seasons of MTV Shuga will premiere on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and BET (DStv channel 129), as well as MTV networks and other third party broadcasters around the world in 2018.

See photos from the audition below;





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