The 40th Miss Nigeria will be crowned on the 19th of December 2016 at Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island.
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There was a huge turn out of contestants vying for the crown. The reigning queen, Pamela Peter-Vigboro was present at the Lagos auditions to encourage the contestants. The auditions which held in four locations was to accommodate contestants from the thirty-six states in Nigeria.
Port Harcourt auditions held on the 29th of November, 2016 at Hotel Presidential with Yenebi Dike (CEO, Clothes Rac Stores), Daye Horsefall (Fashion Influencer), Kaka Peters (Kaka’s hair Salon) and Akpos Okudu (Designer) as judges.
Abuja auditions held on the 1st of December at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel with Geraldine Uba, Chine Anosike, Vannessa Oghomwen Ogida (Project Manager and Judge, Miss Nigeria 2016) and May Ikeora (Director, Miss Nigeria Organisation) as judges.
Enugu auditions held on the 3 of December at The Hotel, Independence Layout with Jasmine Naza, Odogwuchyke, Benzufele and Noreen Odor as judges.
Lagos auditions held on the 4 and 5 of December at the Eko Hotel and Suites with Isibor Nowe Alexis (Second Runner-up, Miss Nigeria 2011), Lilian Unachukwu (Communications Director, Miss Nigeria 2016), Vanessa Oghomwen Ogida (Project Manager, Miss Nigeria 2016) and Konnie Nnachetam (Pageant Manager, Miss Nigeria 2016) as judges.
The selected ladies for the 40th Miss Nigeria will be in camp where they will be involved in different activities which include 80% empowerment training, fun choreography and etiquette classes. Other activities planned for the camping duration, will be exploring Nigeria’s culture and heritage in Benin, the international beach soccer among others.
The 40th Miss Nigeria will be crowned on:
Date: 19th of December 2016
Venue: Eko Convention Centre
Time: 7:30pm (Red carpet from 5:00pm -7:00pm)
Tickets on sale at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. For enquires and table booking, contact: 08033150455, 07064933209,08176201460 or the websitewww.missnigeria.ng.
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