Ahead of the Coronation Ceremony of Miss Nigeria 2018, which will hold tomorrow, Sunday 25th November, 2018 at the prestigious Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos, meet the judges who will assess, evaluate and decide who will be crowned Miss Nigeria 2018. The 18 finalists will have to impress this calibre and class of judges for a shot at the Miss Nigeria crown.
Richard Mofe Damijo: Richard is veteran Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. In 2005 he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He is a seasoned administration and media personality. He is admired for his great style and creativity.
Rita Dominic is a seasoned actress who has remained relevant in the Nigerian movie industry and beyond for over two decade. Her style, finesse and carriage are admired by many. She has won several awards in the industry and one of those is the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2012.
Olisa Adibua is a Nigerian radio personality. He is one of the most respected and in demand radio and television executive producer and presenter on the African continent. Olisa is not only one of the biggest personalities but has also been at the cutting of African electronic media and entertainment since 1988 with more than 25 years experience in television, radio, film, and live events.
Tatiana Mousali Nouri: Tatiana is the deputy group managing director for Aim Group, a family-run conglomerate with offices across the country, which includes broadcasters Cool FM and Wazobia FM. She heads Wazobia TV and she is often admired by many for her great leadership skills.
David Wej is the brain behind a Nigerian owned clothing company which specializes in designs, production, marketing and distribution of premium ready to wear apparels and accessories for Male and Female. In its short establishment David Wej has gained enormous recognition as one of the leading Nigerian lifestyle brands and it is committed to redefining style across all genres locally and internationally.
Grace Uredi: Grace is a fashion stylist and designer. She is known for her flamboyant sometimes risqué designs. A lover of creativity, she loves to create and style different standout looks at all times. She has styled lots of celebrities, models and pageant winners.
Konye Nwabogor is a committed lifestyle journalist with vast experience in the lifestyle industry. She has worked with various columnists and journalists who refer to her as seasoned and a master of the art of writing. Currently, she is an assistant editor at This Day Style.
Jasmine Tukur has over 15 years work experience spanning across roles in Administration, Project Management, Sales and Marketing, Hospitality and Lifestyle both locally and abroad. Jasmine has had the privilege of working with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds and is highly articulate. She is currently the programme secretary of the International Women’s Society, Nigeria. She is a sociologist and psychologist.
Fade Ogunro with experience as Journalist, Radio Presenter, Executive TV Producer and now Founder of an online media service production company called BookingsAfrica.com, Fade Ogunro is a driving force in the African media industry. The self proclaimed “Mediapreneur” has produced some of Africa’s most notable TV Commercials and music videos. With her strong social media presence, Fade Ogunro uses her influential platforms to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity amongst the youth. She is a world traveller, yet loves to discover and support home grown talents.
Lessi Peter-Vigboro was crowned the 39th Miss Nigeria in 2016. The Rivers State-born, University of Port Harcourt’s computer science graduate. Since winning Miss Nigeria, she has worked with Non-Governmental Organisations on creating Breast Cancer awareness campaign and education seminar to motivate young Ladies.
With these judges, the finalists will have to put on a good show to be Miss Nigeria 2018. The coronation ceremony will start by 6pm on Sunday in an event that will be attended by the classy amid glitz and glamour.