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Ben December 17, 2016
This year’s edition of Miss Nigeria 2016 will mark the 40th edition of the beauty pageant and 38 contestants are already gunning for the crown. The contestants according to BellaNaija a Media Partner for Miss Nigeria, were picked after auditions held in different States. The media partner stated ” These contestants are the successful candidates who passed through the audition stages held in four different audition locations (Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Lagos).
“They headed to camp immediately after the auditions. In camp, they have been involved in different activities, which include a three-day intensive empowerment training at NEPC (Nigerian Export Promotional Council), etiquette classes with Janet Adetu and fun choreography sessions. “Other activities planned for camp are courtesy/facility visits, the international beach soccer courtesy of PowerHorse, and mentorship by a renowned WIMBIZ member, amongst others. “These selected contestants will be Judged based on the following criteria; punctuality, etiquette, daily tasks and also the Green Girl challenge. “On the 19th of December, the Miss Nigeria 2016 Queen will be crowned at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suits, Victoria Island Lagos. It pointed out however, that the thirty-eight contestants will represent the rich heritage of the thirty-six states in Nigeria including the FCT.

Prizes To Be Won By Miss Nigeria 2016 Winner and runners-up

Winner /Grand winner 5 Million Naira A Brand New Luxury Suv Car 6 Month Skill Acquisition Programme In Any Institution Of Choice. 1 Year Paid Apartment, All Expense Paid Trip And Lots More Ist runner-up 1.5 Million Naira International Modelling Contract And Lots More Heading-3 750,000.00 Naira And Lots More Meanwhile, a 22-year old Computer Science graduate of University of Port Harcourt, Pamela Peter-Vigboro Leesi won Miss Nigeria 2015. Pamela represented Cross-River state, and she emerged winner after a tight competition with her fellow contestants who represented the 36 states in Nigeria respectively. Below are the names of Miss Nigeria 2016 contestants and the State they represent. ONYINYE – Representing ABIA Abia GLADYS – Representing ADAMAWA adamawa IDOREMYIN – Representing AKWA IBOM akwa ibom CHIOMA – Representing ANAMBRA anambra EDITH – Representing BAUCHI bauchi ISAAC – Representing BAYELSA bayelsa ANNA – Representing BENUE BLESSING – Representing BORNO Borno SHARON – Representing CROSS RIVER Cross River WINFREY – Representing DELTA JOY – Representing DELTA delta BLESSING – Representing EBONYI ebonyi SHARON – Representing EDO edo TOBI – Representing EKITI ekiti ANITA – Representing ENUGU enugu CORDELIAN – Representing GOMBE gombe CHIAMAKA – Representing IMO imo   MARYANN – Representing JIGAWA jigawa JOAN – Representing KADUNA kaduna FRANCES – Representing KANO kano AMINAT – Representing KATSINA katsina LORETTA – Representing KEBBI kebbi FOLASHADE – Representing KOGI kogi SHADE – Representing KWARA kwara DEBORAH – Representing LAGOS lagos JUNE – Representing NASSARAWA nasarawa ERICA – Representing NIGER niger WINIFRED – Representing OGUN ogun SANDRA – Representing ONDO ondo ENIOLA – Representing OSUN osun ABISOLA – Representing OYO oyo EBOSETALE – Representing PLATEAU plateau ANGELA – Representing RIVERS rivers SARAH – Representing SOKOTO sokoto SALIMA – Representing TARABA taraba ADENIKE – Representing YOBE yobe AKEELA – Representing ZAMFARA zamfara PRINCESS – Representing FCT fct

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