Chidimma Leilani Aaron, a 25 year model from Enugu state beat 17 delegates to win the Miss Nigeria 2018 title. She emerged as the 42nd Miss Nigeria and also walked home with a cheque of 3 million naira.
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 are 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.
There was no registration fee for the 2018 edition of the pageant in a bid to be all-inclusive and “to prevent financial restraints on the part of young ladies who are truly deserving of the ultimate title”.
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