Nigeria has produced some beauty queens who represented the country in various international contests. Below you will find a list of 3 Nigerian women who emerged as the winners of international beauty pageants.
1. Agbani Darego.
Agbani Darego is one of the most popular beauty queens in Nigeria, this is because in 2001 she represented Nigeria in the Miss World beauty pageant and emerged as the winner. She also holds the title of the first African woman to win the award. Agbani Darego was 18 years old when she won the pageant, she got worldwide recognition at that time.
Below is a photo of Agbani.
Image credit: Rappler, Vanguard News
2. Bianca Ojukwu.
Bianca Ojukwu is the wife of the late Odumegwu Ojukwu. In 1988, she won the title of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, and in 1989, she emerged as the winner of Miss Africa and Miss Intercontinental.
Below is a photo of Bianca Ojukwu.
Image credit: Nairaland, 9News Nigeria
3. Nyekachi Douglas
Nyekachi Douglas is also another Nigerian beauty queen who has made Nigeria proud by emerging as the winner of an international beauty pageant. She won the award of Miss World Africa and Miss World Top Model in 2019, the beauty contest was held in London.
Below is a photo of Nyekachi.
Image credit: 100% Entertainment, BellaNaija
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