The organizers of Miss Nigeria have announced the upcoming 40th Edition of the pageant which will be held on the 19th of December at the EKO hotel Convention center, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Red carpet starts 5pm to 7 pm. Event goes live at 7.30pm prompt (no African time)
Otunba Olusegun Osoba former governor of Ogun State and past MD/ CEO of the dailytimes nigeria,will chair the grand finale.
The minister of information and culture ,Alh Lai mohammed ,minister of environment and Amina mohammed are the special guests.
Renowned Designers Frank Oshodi , Lanre da silva , kosibah, Adebayo jones and Eyiola will thrill guests with a RUBY fashion show.
The pageant’s official pet project “The green Girl Project” focused on the impact of environment degradation on the girl child and capacity building in green project management skills For sustainable environment will be formally launched.
NEPC (Nigerian export promotion council) has also partnered with the Miss Nigeria organization to train contestants on fashonomics and cloth construction to empower all contestants with valuable skills in keeping with the organizations mission of empowering women beyond beauty.
The current Miss Nigeria, Queen Leesi peter-vigboro will speak on how her experience as Miss Nigeria gave her the opportunity to give back to the community, as well as her training at the Martin Luther King center at the Emory University Georgia Atlanta USA on non violent conflict resolution. This project was sponsored by AIR PEACE and federation for ethnic harmony(FEHN)
The winner of this 40th Miss Nigeria pageant will Win a brand new Car , 3 million Naira ,opportunities to travel out for workshops / holidays. and also become the culture and heritage Environment ambassador for Nigeria .
The activities in camp will include 80% empowerment training,fun choreography and etiquette classes .
Other activities planned for the camping duration, are exploring Nigeria’s culture and heritage in Benin , the International beach soccer courtesy of Powerhorse, and Mentorship by a renowed WIMBIZ member. amongst others…..
Final auditions will hold in Lagos state
Date: 4th and 5th of December 2016
Venue : Eko hotel
Time : 9am
Contestants can Register at the audition venue .
Contestants will be disqualified if pregnant,married , with child, Contestants must be between 18 – 26.