Miss Nigeria is an annual beauty pageant event that took off in the year 1957 and designed to showcase the beauty and intelligence, boost the confidence and expose other potentials in Nigerian women.
2019 Miss Nigeria beauty contest will hold before end of November 2019 at a yet to be anounced venue in Lagos, Nigeria.
Participants include models and all who are within the age limit that think they have all it takes to be the winner.
Miss Nigeria beauty pageant always witness large turnout of dignitaries from across Nigeria and some parts of the world.
Participants dress in various attires including traditional wears, gowns, swimming wears etc., and catwalk on the stage to the cheers of the spectators and the display of the Nigerian culture.
There are always criteria for determining who emerges the winner such criteria is always worked out by the panel of judges or the organisers of the event.
Miss Nigeria beauty pageant has significantly affected the lives of women positively due to the fact that the participants who emerge the winner will smile home with a handsome reward.
Moreover, the participant after undergoing training overcomes stage fright and is bold enough to face the public.
Mission: The mission of Miss Nigeria beauty pageant is to x-ray the beauty and potentials hidden in the Nigeria women and also to encourage them to be bold in and speak for themselves in the public.
Overview of The Event
The competition normally comprises talent, traditional, interview and others. These competition categories are where each selected contestants will participate in and scores will be given for each part of the competition.
Pageant Coach: As a contestant, getting a pageant coach is very necessary into becoming a beauty queen. A pageant coach can be one who has understanding about Pageants or a former pageant winner.
A pageant coach will help to provide the contestant with some tips that are required in winning the competition. The pageant coach will also teach how to act, look and walk properly all through the competition.
Talent Selection: talent display is one of categories in picking a winner. So in selecting a talent to be displayed, it is very important to choose the one you are very good at.
Some of talents are playing of music instruments, singing and others. So which ever talent you chose to display, ensure you are very good at it, so you can impress the judges and get their consent.
Wardrobe and Styling: clothing is one of the essential parts of Miss Nigeria pageant. It comprises of traditional attire, evening gowns and other categories that will be made known and these different categories of the competition will demand different clothing.
So it is advisable that you select unique and classy clothes when selecting. You may need the help of a stylist or a designer that will help in choosing of clothes that will showcase your personality. Do not forget makeup artist too.
It is very necessary that your hair and makeup are very good enough, in order to have an elegant and beautiful look. The styling and wardrobe should moderate for the pageant.
As a contestant, you should be familiar with the type of clothing, makeup and hair styles that brings out your best features.
Knowing what looks good on you, will help you give the stylist tips to improve those good features on you.
Interview: interview is also one of the categories in the competition. In order for you to excel in this category, you should avoid been nervous, you should be calm and answer all question that will be thrown to you to the best of your understanding.
It is also good that you know all the current issues and general knowledge.
The above listed tips will greatly help you to will Miss Nigeria pageant. You should also bear in mind that it's a competition and there can only be one Miss Nigeria, so do ensure to give it your best.
Names of Past Winners
Grace Oyelude - 1957
Helen Anyamaeluna - 1958
Nene Etule - 1959
Rosemary Anieze (Miss Independence) - 1960
Clara Emefiena - 1961
Yemi Idowu - 1962
Alice Aleebe - 1963
Edna park - 1964
Anna Eboweime - 1965
Rosaline Balogun - 1967
Foluke Ogundipe - 1968
Stella Owivri - 1970
Victoria Bamidele - 1972
Toyin Monney - 1977
Irene Omagbemi - 1978
Helen Prest - 1979
Syster Jack - 1980
Tokunbo Onanuga - 1981
Rita Martins - 1982
Cynthia Oronsaye - 1984
Rosemary Okeke - 1985
Rita Anuku - 1986
Stella Okoye - 1987
Wunmi Adebowale - 1988
Binta Sukai - 1990
Bibiana Ohio - 1991
Janet fateye - 1993
Clara Ojo - 1994
Regina Nwabunar - 1998
Vien Tetsola (millennium Queen) - 2000
Amina Ekpo - 2001
Sylvia Edem - 2002
Nwando Okwosa - 2003
Ene Lawani - 2004
Damilola Agbajor - 2010
Feyijimi Sodipo - 2011
Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha - 2013
Leesi Peter – Vigboro - 2015
Chioma Stephanie Obiadi - 2016
Mildred Peace Ehiguese - 2017
Chidinma Leilani Aaron - 2018
HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should pay a non-refundable sum of five thousand Naira (₦5,000) only to any heritage bank branch with the following details.
ACCOUNT NAME: Miss Nigeria Pageant
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 5800001957
LINK TO THE APPLICATION FORM
To apply log onto https://missnigeria.ng/form/
Nigeria ladies in Diaspora can apply by submitting a YouTube video and link it to firstname.lastname@example.org
CRITERIA FOR APPLICATION
Anybody who wants to apply for Miss Nigeria beauty pageant must be
- Between 18 to 25 years of age.
- A Nigerian citizen
- Single and not pregnant
- Good orator that can flow in the English language
- A lady without any form of mark or drawings such as tattoos and others.