Nike, Bianca, Omowunmi, Munachi, Abiola, Toyin, Adaeze, Glory…
You can now add the name, Fiona to the list of Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) winners. On Saturday, May 22 2010 at the New Eko Hotel Event Centre, 18 year old student – Fiona Aforma Amuzie was crowned as the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria.
It was a keenly contested pageant with beauties from all over the country competing for the opportunity to represent Nigeria at the Miss World content along with other exciting prizes.
Though she won the main crown, Fiona was not the only young lady who was crowned that night. Onyeka Martina Udechukwu who represented Abuja FCT was chosen as Miss LaCasera 2010. She will receive a 1 Million Naira cash prize and the chance to be the Face of LaCasera for 12 months. Miss Ebonyi, Shalom Obi won the Face of Select Pro Cosmetics Contest and a 500,000 Naira cash prize.
The first runner-up was Ngozi Odaloni who represented Niger State. She was crowned MBGN Universe and will represent Nigeria at the Miss Universe pageant. The second runner-up was Nengi Warikoko who was crowned MBGN Tourism who represented Rivers State, she will compete is the Miss Tourism International contest.
Silverbird went all out in ensuring a fantastic occasion. The night’s judges included Agbani Darego (MBGN 2001 / Miss World 2001), Bryan Okwara (Mr Nigeria 2007), Omowunmi Akinnifesi (MBGN 2005 and Miss Tourism International 2005), Nadia Letova (Group Divisional Manager, Danel Nig. Ltd). The night started with a soul stopping rendition of the Nigerian National anthem by ChiDynma. After which the shows hosts IK Osakioduwa and the Beautiful Jasmine Murray-Bruce took control of the stage.
With show stopping performances from Timi Dakolo , MI, Basket Mouth and RL from Next, the audience were kept thoroughly entertained and glued to their seats for the entire night. The night also included a performance from Jeffery Daniel, former member of the group Shalamar, and former dance instructor to the late king of hip hop MJ.
It was a great event by Silverbird and a beautiful ‘queen’ was crowned. Wishing her and all the girls the best at the international pageants.
MBGN 2010 – The Winners
Miss Photogenic: Miss Taraba – Rosabel Oyaole
Miss Amity: Miss Kwara – Ruth Chinenye Chukwueke
Best Traditional Costume: Miss Delta – Onoma Osiki
The top 15 contestants of the night were:
Miss Yobe, Miss Rivers, Miss Plateau, Miss Lagos, Miss Akwa Ibom, Miss Abuja, Miss Benue, Miss Ekiti, Miss Ebonyi, Miss Edo, Miss Osun, Miss Niger, Miss Gombe, Miss Ogun and Miss Cross Rivers.
Although Miss Delta was an obvious hit with the crowd she failed to make it to the top 15.
Miss Gombe – Lynda Dunkwu
Miss Ekiti – Chinenye Charity Obiora
Miss Rivers – Nengi Warikoko – MBGN Tourism – 2nd Runner-Up
Miss Niger – Ngozi Odalonu – MBGN Universe – 1st Runner-Up
Miss Plateau – Fiona Aforma Amuzie – MBGN World – Winner
MBGN 2010 in Photos