Youth Corper, Chidinma Aaron Crowned As 42nd Miss Nigeria



Chidinma Leilani  Aaron, a youth corps member was on Sunday named the 42nd Miss Nigeria.

Chidinma, who is also a professional chef won the coveted crown beating 12 other beauties in the grand finale which took place at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.

She takes the crown from Mildred Ehiguese who won the 2017 edition.

Eighteen contestants made it to the grand finale before the selection of the final 12 of Ntan Nton, Egede Lagele, Thomas Mseve, Ameh Munirah, Otunba Ifunaya, and Shitta Remilekun.

Others are Tizhe Usa Miriam, Okudili Odinaka Doris, Agida Stephanie, Ugwu Ijeoma, Aaron Chidinma Leilani, and Dunu Chisom Olivia

The contestants were later reduced to five from where Aaron emerged.

The final five were Dunu Chisom, Ntan Sharon Nton, Ameh Munirah, Agida Stephanie and Aaron Chidinma Leilani.

Dunu eventually picked the prize for the first runner-up, while  Ameh was named the second runner-up.

Aaron, winner of the pageant, will take home N3 million, a luxury apartment and an automobile.

There was no registration fee for the 2018 edition of the pageant in a bid to be all-inclusive and “to prevent financial restraints on the part of young ladies who are truly deserving of the ultimate title”.

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The new Miss Nigeria, Chidinma Leilani Aaron with celebrities after she emerged the new Queen
Munirah Ameh: second runner up
Chidinma Aaron with her prize money
Chidinma Aaron: Winner Miss Nigeria 2018