18th December, 2016
With a day to the grand finale of the 40th Miss Nigeria contest, the organisers have automated the voting process for this year’s edition, offering the audience chance to determine who wears the crown.
The organisers, Daily Times of Nigeria (DTN), said in a statement on Sunday in Lagos that the innovation allowed the audience to vote for their favourite contestant during the show.
“The result collated alongside those of the Judges, gives a clear and fair chance to the contestants,’’ it stated.
“To take part in the voting process and also experience the glitz and glamour of the event, tickets are obtainable for N5000 or N10,000 at Eko Hotel and Suites.
“Tickets can also be obtained online at www.aryatickets.com for a 50 per cent discount.
“For tables and enquires, call 08033150455, 0706433209, 08176201460.’’
The statement said that there would be the unveiling of the Green Girl Project, a fashion show, music, and dance and so much more at the event planned for the Eko Convention Center, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
There will be theatrical appearances with a special musical performance by PANA Crooner Tekno as Nigerian ace comedian Ayo Makun a.k.a. AY and Nollywood trailblazer and producer Lala Akindoju will be hosts for the evening.
This prestigious event holds at 7.30 p.m. with the Red and Green carpet billed for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the statement said.
It will be recalled that Lessi Peter-Vigboro won the 39th Miss Nigeria.
The Miss Nigeria 2016 pageant is powered by Daily Times of Nigeria Newspaper and sponsored by The Federal Ministry of Environment, Information and Culture, Pinnacle, Pathcare Nigeria and Zaron Cosmetics.
Others are Sari Signature, Powerhorse, Heritage Bank, Eko Hotel and Suites, Quilox, Arik Air, Air France, Ecobank, NEPC, Shell, L’Avyanna Skin Naturals, Eventful, Edo State Government, Rivers State Government.
The statement listed the pageants media partners as Daar Communications, Vanguard, Classic 97.3 FM, Beat 99.9 FM, The SUN, The Nation, Leadership, The Guardian, BellaNaija, Linda Ikeji Blog, Pulse.ng and ThisDay Style.
Other are Onobello, Ovation Magazine, Style Vitae, Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Nigerian Television Authority, Telegraph Newspaper, Metro 97.7 FM, Inspiration 92.3 FM, Cool TV, LTV, Goldmyne Entertainment and the News Agency of Nigeria.