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Miss Imo, The MBA who is Visual artist & women’s advocate wins Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 Crowns

Ugochi Mitchel Ihezue won over 36 contestants

Hannah Iribhogbe crowns Ugochi Ihezue

Ugochi Ihezue aka Mitchel Ihezue was Top 5 Elite Model Look Nigeria 2015, MBGN/Miss World Nigeria 2017, Top 15 Miss world 2017 and Miss World Top Model 2017.

Newly crowned Ugochi Ihezue Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 will represent her nation with the national flag at upcoming The 72ND Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador at the pageant venue Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium (Gimnasio Nacional Adolfo Pineda) on Saturday November 18, 2023 where the reigning Miss Universe 2022, R'Bonney Gabriel will crown her successor at the end of Grand Finale.

New Queen Ugochi Ihezue Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 is the 67TH Entry to Class of Miss Universe 2023 and The First Nigerian Beauty Queen in the era of Dr. Anne JKN.

Mitchel completed the Master of Business Administration, MBA Degree from IÉSEG (Institut d’Économie Scientifique Et de Gestion) School of Management in Little, France, the Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University. She studies at Federal University of Benin till 2017. Ihezue, 27, was crowned The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, returned this year to Miss Universe Pageant. Currently she is Area Sales Manager at Godrej Nigeria. Earlier she worked as Business Analyst Manager, Strategy & Development at REDOXCORP.

She also did Textile Designer with Fine and Applied Arts Degree at Arts and Communication Department, Frederick University.

MUN '23 Results

  • Winner: Ugochi Ihezue Miss Universe Nigeria 2023, Miss Imo
  • Sectra Sede Okundaye Miss Supranational 2024, 1ST Runner-up, Miss Zamfara State
  • Miss Amity: Chinaza Miracle, Miss Borno
  • Best Traditional Costume 2023: Precious Marcus Chinah, Miss Taraba
  • Miss Photogenic: Nana Aisha Abubakar, Miss Nasarawa
  • People’s Choice Winners: Cynthia Okoro Miss Katsina, Olashubomi Balogun Miss Ogun and Sectra Sede Okundaye Miss Zamfara (Direct Entry to Top 15 List)

TOP 3 & Runner-up

Princess Agunbiade 2ND Runner-up, , Miss Ekiti


  • Paula Ezendu, miss Anambra
  • Tofe Olagoke, Miss Lagos

TOP 15

  1. Chinaza Miracle, Miss Borno
  2. Louisa Jacob-Duke, Miss Cross River
  3. Chimamaka Immaculate Ali, Miss Ebonyi
  4. Perpetual Ukadike, Miss Jigawa
  5. Cynthia Okoro, Miss Katsina
  6. Nana Aisha Abubakar, Miss Nasarawa
  7. Princess Harnet Eweka, Miss Niger
  8. Olashubomi Balogun, Miss Ogun
  9. Inem Shina, Miss Ondo
  10. Nyekachi Douglas, Miss Rivers

Streaming Now Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 Final with 37 Contestants at Eko Convention Center, Lagos

Sun, Sep 10, 2024: The Reigning Queen Hannah Iribhogbe Miss Universe Nigeria 2022 will crown at the end of Grand Finale going on at Eko Convention Center in Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Red Carpet started at 6pm. This year 37 Contestants are vying Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 crown a passport to El Salvador. The amazing beauties Victory Wilson, Event Comperé, Award Winning TV & Radio Presenter and Producer along with Winfrey Orneze Agbelese are the dazzling hosts to amplify the glitz and glam at the grand finale of Miss Universe Nigeria. Start Entertainers, Liya the Nigerian singer-songwriter and Constance Olatunde are electrifying the stage.

The judges are Adeola Banjoko, Amaka Itegboje, Andrea Adams, Sarah Boulos, Omon Odike, Yemi Caxton, LV.

FREE LIVE Streaming of Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 Pageant is Happening Now, Watch Here:

The LIST of 37 Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 Contestants

  1. Abia, Roseline Okenwa
  2. Abuja, Aisha Taalia Ali
  3. Adamawa, Favour John
  4. Akwa Ibom, Freda-Ann Eko
  5. Anambra, Paula Ezendu
  6. Bauchi, Oluchi Ugwu
  7. Bayelsa, Boma Dokubo
  8. Benue, Doris Eyisi
  9. Borno, Chinaza Miracle
  10. Cross River, Louisa Jacob-Duke
  11. Delta, Joy Agiagiah
  12. Ebonyi, Chimamaka Immaculate Ali
  13. Edo, Cassandra Avan
  14. Ekiti, Princess Agunbiade
  15. Enugu, Chidinma Chijioke
  16. Gombe, Chibuzor Chijioke
  17. Imo, Ugochi Ihezue
  18. Jigawa, Perpetual Ukadike
  19. Kaduna, Silvia Ifebueme
  20. Kano, Violet Ejiata
  21. Katsina, Cynthia Okoro
  22. Kebbi, Anu Toluhi
  23. Kogi, Rachel Ojeba
  24. Kwara, Aminat Bello
  25. Lagos, Tofe Olagoke
  26. Nasarawa, Nana Aisha Abubakar
  27. Niger, Princess Harnet Eweka
  28. Ogun, Olashubomi Balogun
  29. Ondo, Inem Shina
  30. Osun, Funmilola Oluwatovin
  31. Oyo, Stephanie Okonkwo
  32. Plateau, Sharon Chinaka
  33. Rivers, Nyekachi Douglas
  34. Sokoto, Joy Oranezi
  35. Taraba, Precious Marcus Chinah
  36. Yobe, Doris Okafor
  37. Zamfara State, Sectra Okundaye

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