Miss Universe Nigeria 2023: Meet the 37 Contestants

Miss Universe Nigeria 2023

The Miss Universe Nigeria contest’s organizers, Silverbird Group, have revealed their final contenders.

The Miss Universe Nigeria competition was announced in May, with the screening taking place on August 18 at the Silverbird Galleria in Abuja.

Participants could be single, married, single mothers, or divorced, depending on the eligibility conditions.

Contestants between the ages of 18 and 28 who were thin or plus-size were eligible.

Following the screening process, 37 contestants from all states and the FCT were chosen to compete in the inaugural Miss Universe Nigeria pageant in 2023.

The winner will get the chance to represent Nigeria internationally at Miss Universe later this year.

Other compensations include cash prizes and brand endorsement deals.

Below are the 37 contestants:

  • Miss Abia – Roseline Okenwa

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I don’t go back on my words. I always stand up for the truth and be fair with everything I do. I am straightforward and Honest. I can’t mislead others in order to get what I want.”

  • Miss Abuja – Aisha Taalia Ali

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I always make a good leader, I’m daring, I always know when to speak and when to listen, I keep to time, I’m benevolent, outspoken and I sure know how to avoid trouble effortlessly.”

  • Miss Adamawa – Favour John

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Ambitious, optimistic. Authentic, persistent, Observant, curious to learn new things, Great leadership skills, Humble and God fearing.”

  • Miss Akwa Ibom – Freda-Ann Eko

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“Advocating for mental health awareness SPECIFICALLY body image issues/body dysmorphia and anxiety which are issues immensely common among women in today’s society.”

  • Miss Anambra – Paula Ezendu

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“Leadership, fairness and my ability to make everyone feel included and Heard.”

  • Miss Bauchi – Oluchi Ugwu

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“Empathy, passion, Resilience and Boldness.”

  • Miss Bayelsa – Boma Dokubo

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  • Miss Benue – Doris Eyisi

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“My heart and passion towards humanity

  • Miss Borno – Chinaza Miracle

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“Problem-solving skills, Customer service skills, Great Team lead as well as maintaining an effective and efficient work ethic. I am sociable and can hold a quality conversation.”

  • Miss Cross River – Louisa Jacob-Duke

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“My problem-solving skills, my intuition and intelligence, coupled with the fact that I am a loving and caring soul. ”

  • Miss Delta – Joy Agiagiah

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“Oratory, Confidence, Resilience.”

  • Miss Ebonyi – Chimamaka Immaculate Ali

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I am excellent at situation analysis, I work well under pressure and I have excellent time management skills.”

  • Miss Edo – Cassandra Avan

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“I’m highly ambitious and compassionate about my target goals. I’m empathetic and approachable which also makes me a great listener and always ready to be of service.”

  • Miss Ekiti – Princess Agunbiade

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“My outstanding qualities are humility, compassion, resilience, quick wit, communication, flexibility and confidence.”

  • Miss Enugu – Chidinma Chijioke

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“I believe my outstanding qualities lie in my genuine passion for making a positive impact.”

  • Miss Gombe – Chibuzor Chijioke

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“Project Management skills. – Excellent organizational skills – Good Problem-Solving Skills – Effective communication skills.”

  • Miss Imo – Ugochi Ihezue

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“I am a visual artist.”

  • Miss Jigawa – Perpetual Ukadike

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“Resilient spirit, hard-working, humble, always happy and grateful, good communication skills and goal driven.”

  • Miss Kaduna – Silvia Ifebueme

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“I believe all my life experiences make me who I am today but my resilience and hope through all life challenges would be what is outstanding about me.”

  • Miss Kano – Violet Ejiata

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“I speak Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba at ranging proficiency levels. I am a game changer.”

  • Miss Katsina – Cynthia Okoro

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Smart, very disciplined, and easygoing so can adapt quickly to situations, extremely passionate about things I care about, brave and a generally happy soul.”
  • Miss Kebbi – Anu Toluhi

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I’m a kind-hearted goal-getter who is passionate about advocating for the rights of women and children. I am eloquent, empathetic and very confident.”

  • Miss Kogi – Rachel Ojeba

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“I grew digital marketing and modelling skills from scratch and I have currently partnered, modelled, and influenced for a huge number of brands across the globe.”

  • Miss Kwara – Aminat Bello

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“Charismatic, Charitable, Committed, Confidence Eloquent, Respectful, Winning Attitude.”

  • Miss Lagos – Tofe Olagoke

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“I am a hardworking, enthusiastic, ambitious and dedicated young lady who always strives to achieve personal excellence.”

  • Miss Nasarawa – Nana Aisha Abubakar

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“I’m helpful, open-minded, engaging and empathetic, I also know how to draw and bring massive ideas to life.”

  • Miss Niger – Princess Harnet Eweka

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  • Miss Ogun – Olashubomi Balogun

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“My eagerness to learn and grow from eloquent individuals ,and my passion for making a positive impact within my environment and society for women especially.”

  • Miss Ondo – Inem Shina

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“Determination and Drive, Entrepreneurial Spirit: Passionate Advocate: Resilience: Continuous Learner: Charitable Endeavors: Cultural Sensitivity.”

  • Miss Osun – Funmilola Oluwatovin

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“Confidence, Authenticity, Resilience, Dedication Good Sportsmanship.”

  • Miss Oyo – Stephanie Okonkwo

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“Beading, singing, writing and my hobbies.”

  • Miss Plateau – Sharon Chinaka

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I’m resourceful, a fast learner and a disciplined person.

  • Miss Rivers – Nyekachi Douglas

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“I am a Nigerian model, taking the fashion world by storm after the 2019 Miss World competition crowning became the internet’s timely and heraldic emblem of women.

  • Miss Sokoto – Joy Oranezi

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“My leadership skills, my charisma, my poise and definitely my smile as well.

  • Miss Taraba – Precious Marcus Chinah

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“Chef, mum of one and a fighter.”

  • Miss Yobe – Doris Okafor

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I can generate ideas quickly and easily (idea generator). My personality trait is said to be only 2% in the world (the INFJ personality).”

  • Miss Zamfara – Sectra Okundaye

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“Adaptability, Compassion, Critical Thinking, Empathy, & Humility.”

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