Miss Nigeria & MBGN: Differences and Similarities

Till date, not so many people can differentiate between Miss Nigeria and Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN).

miss nigeria & mbgn:diffrences and similarities

So many people ignorantly interchange the two competitions think they are one competition with two titles.

Miss Nigeria and MBGN are different beauty competitions owned by different organizers.

In sports perspectives, the two beauty competitions can best be compared as Chelsea and Manchester United.

Miss Nigeria

Miss Nigeria beauty contest took off in 1957 and was the first national female beauty contest in Nigeria.Miss Nigeria is organized by news publishers, Daily Times.

Before now, winners of miss Nigeria, represent Nigeria in international beauty contest like Miss World and Miss Universe until Daily Times lost the license to send participants to international beauty contest to Silverbird group who are the organizers of MBGN.

Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria (MGBN)

Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria is a beauty pageant organized by Silverbird group.

Before the name, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, the contest was known as Miss Universe Nigeria.

It was started in 1983 but gained prominence in 1986. Since its emergence, MBGN, have rivaled Miss Nigeria and successfully took license of international beauty contest competition from Miss Nigeria.

Similarities Between Miss Nigeria & MBGN

Both Miss Nigeria and MBGN are the major top female national beauty contest in Nigeria geared towards showcasing the positive attributes of Nigerian women.

Winners of both contests are highly revered and open to limitless opportunities as well as mouth-watering deals in Nigeria.

Differences Between MBGN & Miss Nigeria

The difference between MBGN and Miss Nigeria can best be compared to Miss USA and Miss America.

Winners of Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria have the opportunity to represent Nigeria in international beauty contest like Miss World, Miss Universe & Miss Ecowas.

This is a big stage winner of Miss Nigeria do not share and lack the opportunity to do so anymore because Daily Times, organizers of Miss Nigeria, lost license to participate in international beauty pageantry to Silverbird group.

So, to many people, Miss Nigeria is just a contest to becoming a local champion.

Nevertheless, change is constant, there stand a chance that sooner or later, Miss Nigeria beauty contest winners might be back at the international stage once again if their organizers can edge out Silverbird and secure license of participation.

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Igwenagu Emmanuel

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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