2018 Miss Nigeria Crowned

Chidinma Aaron
Chidinma Aaron

The 2018 Miss Nigeria beauty pageant was crowned on Sunday.

She is Chidinma Aaron who defeated 12 other finalists.

Aaron takes over the crown from Mildred Ehiguese who won the 2017 edition.

Twelve top finalists filed out for the grand finale which took place on Sunday at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.

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 were 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 coast home N3 million, a luxury apartment and an automobile.