The city of Lagos will come alive on October 7, 2018 for the seventh edition of the Mr & Miss Nigeria International pageant – the first and only mixed pageant in the country, tagged the ‘Heritage Edition’.
The grand finale will feature contestants from all over the country, music, comedy and award presentation to some outstanding Nigerians who have contributed immensely to the growth of their chosen profession in the entertainment industry, like in fashion, music, movie, comedy, broadcasting etc. The awardees for 2018 include veteran actress Ngozi Nwosu, Jimi Disu, Oke Umurhohwo, Toyin Lawani, Agatha Amata, and many others. The event which will take place at Ruby’s Garden, Lekki, Lagos, will feature special performance by Edris Abdulkareem, Saro Wiwa, alongside some other notable Nigerian srtistes. Every year the pageant brings together young men and women with poise and class, showcases diversity, talent and intelligence. Aside from the cash and other mouthwatering prizes, the winner of the Miss Nigeria International crown will automatically represent Nigeria at the Miss International World 2019, Miss International Global 2019 and Miss International Supermodel 2019. While Mr Nigeria International will represent Nigeria at the Attitude Men International, Thailand 2018, Mr National Universe 2019 and Mr Global 2019. The Mr and Miss Nigeria International contest which started in 2012, is a youth empowerment initiative packaged by Brendance & Crusader Ltd, a reputable organization headed by the talented and creative choreographer and groomer of poise and etiquette, Brendan Nsikak.
Over the years, the pageant has gradually developed into a unique global brand, touching lives and making positive influence in the lives of Nigerian and African youths with the burning desire to take the world by storm and make their dreams come through. Recently, Nigeria was appointed the official choreographer and groomer for Miss International World and the Miss Latina International Pageants which will take place on June 15, 2019 on board the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, Grand Classica.