Toolz, Tim Horwood Join Banky W As Judges For MTV Base VJ Search

Last week brought you news that Banky W will be a judge on the MTV Base VJ Search. Barely after a week the announcement was made, Mtv Base has added Beat FM popular on-air personality Tolu “Toolz” Oniru and MTV Base creative director Tim Horwood as additional judges for the competition.
The new judges will join Banky in helping to identify the new VJ, who will become one of the key faces of the music network, hosting programmes on MTV Base (DSTV Channel 322) and on the MTV Base block on STV.

Thousands of people are expected to turn up for the MTV Base VJ Search which will take place on the 1st of December 2012 at the Fantasy Land Lagos with stars like Ice-Prince, Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy on hand to lend their support.

Nigerian youths, eager to get their big break in the Entertainment Industry are already turning in their videos. The winner will be following in the footsteps of Cynthia “C-Von” Opkala who won MTV Base first ever Nigeria VJ Search in 2007 and has subsequently hosted several MTV Base programmes and showbiz events, co-hosted MTV Base syndicated radio show MTN Yellow Top Ten Countdown and starred in MNet TV series Tinsel.

The MTV Base VJ Search is opened to Nigerian Citizens between the ages of 18-25, with fluent spoken English and a valid Nigerian passport. Applicants that are already affiliated with another Major TV station are not eligible to participate.

For full terms and conditions, more information or to download the registration form, please go to and follow the links to the MTV Base VJ Search page.


You can also follow the conversation about the search on Twitter at @MTVBaseAfrica  using the hashtag #BaseVJSearch.

The Beat 99.9 FM and Rhythm 97.3 FM are the official media partners of the MTV Base VJ Search Nigeria.

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