Iheoma Nnadi A 19-year-old Wins MBGN 2015


Miss-NigeriaSouth Africa-based Miss Akwa Ibom, Iheoma Nnadi, on Friday night, in Yenagoa got crowned as the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria for the year 2014.Nnadi topped the 30 contestants who represented 30 Nigerian states at the event, which was held at Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.Through this feat 19-year old, Nnadi, who also won the N3 million prize money, and a saloon car, will represent Nigeria at the Miss World beauty pageant holding in the United Kingdom later in the year.Miss Edo, Queen Celestine, 22, emerged first runner-Up and Miss Kwara, Chinyere Adogu, 21, was the second runner-up.Miss Edo also won the ‘Miss Amity’ prize and will represent Nigeria at the ‘Miss Universe’ beauty pageant while Miss Kwara, who also won the ‘Miss Charismatic’ prize, will also represent Nigeria at the ‘Miss Tourism’ beauty pageant later this year.Other winners were Miss Kogi, Erica Nlewedim, 20, who won ‘Miss Photogenic; Miss Delta, Fortune Woko, 23, winner of ‘Best Traditional Costume’ and Miss Gombe, Precious John, 22, adjudged the ‘MBGN Model 2014’.The event that was organised by the Silverbird Group was themed “The Art of Beauty”.The contestants first appeared on stage in their traditional outfits at the invitation of the hosts of the event, IK Osakioduwa and Yvonne Ekwere. SEE MORE ON PAGE 2

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