The Reigning Queen is the 44th Miss Nigeria, Shatu Garko
Fri, Dec 8, 2023: The Daily Times run Miss Nigeria Pageant has recently changed the leadership paving the way to new phase in Nigerian pageant, Miss Nigeria 2024 which is expected in the first quarter of new year. Rita Dominic of The Audrey Silva Company (TASC) and Mildred Owo, film director are new owner of Miss Nigeria Pageant since 1957.
Founder Chairman of Folio Media Group and the Daily Times publisher, the oldest newspaper of Nigeria, Dr. Fidelis Anosike has run the Miss Nigeria Pageant for 16 years.
The Nollywood actress Rita Dominic, full name Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha is wife of Dr. Fidelis Anosike. She was seen in La Femme Anjola and The Therapist, the 2021 movies.
The entry of well known Nigerian Actress Rita Dominic and film director and producer Mildred Okwo in pageant world is good sign indicating addition of new horizons at Miss Nigeria Pageant.
The First Ever Hijabi Beauty Queen, Shatu Garkow was crowned as Miss Nigeria, when emerged winner against 17 Contestants on Friday, December 17th, 2021. She succeeded the 43rd Miss Nigeria Beauty Etsanyi Tukura. Two runners-up are Nikole Ikot 1st Runner-up and Kasarachi Okoro 2nd Runner-up.
The Top 5 Miss Nigeria placement was Karina Oguara and Ugonna Eronini while Top 10 position holders were Sylvia Ibe, Oluwadamilola Akindolire, Chinonyerem Jennifer Adolph, Uche Udezue, and Jemimah Ugiagbe.