This Is All You Missed From #MissNigeria2017

On December 21, 2017, for the 41st time in history, Nigeria crowned its next beauty queen. Miss Nigeria 2017 was an event filled with beauty, glamour, fun, and celebrity appearances. Find out who Miss Nigeria 2017 winner is and see what else happened there!

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1. Miss Nigeria 2017 contestants

Since early 2017 organizers of Miss Nigeria have been touring the country in an effort to select the best-looking ladies to compete for the title. They visited every corner of Nigeria and came up with a list of Miss Nigeria finalists that consisted of 37 names. Here are 10 most memorable contestants from this year’s Miss Nigeria:

Louella Eze from Anambra State

Jolly Yahaya from Zamfara State

Daramola Joy from Osun State

Shofolu Gbeminiyi from Kwara State

Faith Samuel from Kano State

Adebola Omogbeminiyi from Gombe State

Ana Victoria Lawrence from Cross River State

Pare Ruth from Bauchi State

Gina Odogwu Reginald, FCT contender

Benjamin Anne Ufuomanefe from Ondo State

2. Who is Miss Nigeria 2017?

The reason why thousands of pageant fans gathered around the Eko Hotel Convention & Suites in Lagos was to find out who will be crowned Miss Nigeria 2017. After a thrilling contest Miss Adamawa, Mildred Ehiguese, emerged as the reigning Miss Nigeria, surpassing her competition and winning the affection of the judges, viewers, and other contestants.

In a way, being chosen to represent your state is already a victory, which means all girls can be named winners. However, the contest had two more ladies who stood out – it was the the first runner-up Rita Chinedu from Delta State and Miss Ogun, Tolulope Ayanfalu Mary. Check out the beautiful photos that capture the excitement of the night!

3. Miss Nigeria photos from red carpet

As always, the Miss Nigeria contest attracted plenty of celebrity guests who couldn’t miss the chance of witnessing the selection of 2017’s most beautiful Nigerian girl. Check out the most impressive looks from the event!

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde rocked an off-shoulder red gown that reminded everyone once again what a fashion pro she is.

A rich and sparking pattern against a black background is a recipe for a successful red carpet look, which Chioma Ude clearly knows.

Of course, one of the most anticipated guests at Miss Nigeria 2017 was the winner of the previous year’s contest Chioma Obiadi, whose crown looks particularly good with the elegant magenta dress.

Not every red carpet outfit should be a dress – sometimes a smart mini suit, like the one Bolaji Fawehinmi is wearing here, is exactly what it takes to make a lasting impression on the fans.

Miss Nigeria is a very special event, and Queen Martins made sure to dress just right – her gold sparkle dress is equally festive and fashionable.

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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 4-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!