Connect with us

Entertainment

How Fiona Amuzie Won 2010 MBGN Crown … As Miss Rivers EmergesSecond Runner-Up

Published

on

Though the widely publicised most beautiful girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2010 Beauty Pageant, which happens to be the 23rd edition of the national beauty event has come and gone, the contest lost and won, the memories of that historic day of May 22nd 2010 at the New Exhibition Hall, Eko Hotel and Suits, Victoria Island, Lagos, still remain ever green in the minds of those who were opportuned to watch or witness the activities live.

That eventful day, marked the victory of Miss Plateau State, Amuzie Aforma Fiona, over 29 other contestants to clinch the coveted crown. She was later crowned by her predecessor, Glory Chukwu. The first runner-up in the keenly contested pageant went to Miss Niger, Odalonu  Ngozi, Miss Rivers, Nengi Wariboko was crowned second runner up, while Miss Ekiti, Obiora Charity Chineye and Miss Gombe, Lynda Dunkwu emerged third and fourth runners up respectively.

According to our sources, the winner of the 2010 MBGN, Amuzie Fiona, who becomes the 23rd MBGN queen went home with three million naira, a Subaru Saloon car and will represent Nigeria at this year’s Miss World Beauty Pageant in Vietnam. The first runner up Odalonu Ngozi will represent the country at Miss Universe Pageant, while the second runner-up, Nengi Wariboko will take part in the Miss Tourism Pageant and the third runner up Obiora Charity will represent the country at the Miss ECOWAS Beauty Pageant.

It was gathered that the beauty pageant organised by the Silver Bird group and sponsored by some corporate organisations also produced other categories of winners who include: Miss Ebonyi, Shalom Obi who becomes the face of Select PRO cosmetics for one year, in addition to N500,000 cash and a trip to London. Miss Taraba, Oyaole Rosabel, emerged the new Miss photogenic, Miss Amity Award went to Miss Kwara, Chukwueke Chineye, while the best traditional costume went to Miss Niger Delta, Osiki Onorna. Miss Abuja, Onyeka Martina Udechukwu became the fourth face of sera from the stable of classic beverages, makers of La casera, she also went home with the sum of one million naira cash.

Before the fifteen out of thirty contestants were chosen, they made three appearances in their traditional wears, swim suits and the evening wears which was the basis upon which the judges drew their appraisal from. At the end of the third appearance, the judges made up of Richard Harts, chairman, Eko Hotels, Agbani Derego, former MBGN winner and Miss World, Sarah Boulus, former Mr. Nigeria Bryan Okpara, Omowunmi Akinifesi and Nadia Lotova, all agreed that the top fifteen contestants had scaled the first hurdle.

It was further gathered that they were chosen based on short SMS messages which afforded many contestants opportunity of having their friends and well wishers vote for them as many times as possible, an avenue  which threw up the final 15. Apart from the entertainment the guests got from the contestants, they were also thrilled by traditional dancers from all the six geo political zones across the country as well as Yemi Alade, winner of Peak Talent Hunt Show, Timi Dakolo and Jeffery Daniels an American Singer cum dance instructor to late King of Pop music Micheal Jackson  who performed the famous moon walk dance steps on stage.

Other celebrities that graced the occasion include: Chief Festus Odumegwu, MD, Nigerian Breweries, MBGN queen 2007, Munachi Abi, Paul Okoye of P-Square among others. It was indeed a night to remember.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Continue Reading

Entertainment

Guns Should Be Legalised In Nigeria – Iyabo Ojo

Published

on

Popular Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo has stressed the need for guns to be legalizeds in Nigeria to deal with child molesters.
The mother of two made this known while reacting to a video posted by comedienne, Princess, on her Instagram page.
Princess, whose foster daughter was allegedly sexually abused by Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha, shared a video of a four-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by her teacher.
Alongside the video, Princess wrote: “Abuse of minors has become the new trend in Nigeria and only a few people are speaking up. Even in the animal kingdom, it’s not this bad. Our society stigmatises, even threatening victims and their parents, while the perpetrators like Baba Ijesha walk freely.
“Our children are being destroyed daily and most people see it as cruise.”
Reacting, Iyabo Ojo made it clear that anyone who messes with her children will be dealt with.
The mother of two wrote: “Can they just legalise guns because some demons need to be taken out as soon as possible?

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Continue Reading

Entertainment

Comedian AY, Wife Welcome Second Child After 13 Years

Published

on

Popular Comedian, Ayodeji Makun, also known as AY, has welcomed his second child after13 years.
He announced this in a video shared on his Instagram page.
The birth of their second child is coming thirteen years after they had their first child, Michelle.
Alongside a video, AY wrote: “Our prayers in the last 13 years has been answered. Ayomide, thank you for making Mabel and I ‘Mummy and Daddy’ again.
“Thank you for making Michelle a big sister. Thanks to everyone who kept us in their prayers and never stopped feeding us with positive vibes.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways submit to him and he will make your path straight.
“God’s time is the best.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Continue Reading

Entertainment

Living In Nigeria Becoming Crazier – Basket Mouth’s Wife

Published

on

Elsie Okpocha, wife of popular Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basket Mouth has called out President Muhammadu Buhari’s government over the increment in prices of groceries and foodstuffs.
Basket Mouth’s wife, in a recent post said is unfair that Nigerians have to constantly deal with the regular increase in prices.
According to her, it’s getting ‘crazier trying to survive in the ‘Giant of Africa’.
She urged the Buhari-led government to help Nigerians by making life livable.
On her Instagram story, she wrote: “Our dear government, do you want us all to leave this country for you.
“It’s unfair how we constantly have to deal with the regular price increment of foodstuffs and groceries.
“It’s getting crazier trying to survive in this country that’s supposed to be the giant of Africa.
“Abeg you people should help us and make life in Nigeria livable .”
The Tide source gathered that the prices of foodstuffs in the past few months have continued to increase in markets across the country.
Many Nigerians have taken to social media to lament the cost of eggs, bread, beans and other foodstuffs.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Continue Reading

Trending