ABUJA – The Silverbird Production on Wednesday released names of shortlisted 31 girls as final contestants for the 27th edition of the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN).
A statement by the organisation obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja said that the pageant is scheduled to hold on July 18 in Bayelsa.
It said the event will be jointly hosted by the Bayelsa Government and the Silverbird group.
It added that the girls are currently participating in camping activities in Yenagoa.
Miss Princess Dennar is representing Abuja, FCT at the pageant.
In 2001, MBGN pageant made history when it produced the first Miss World, Miss Agbani Darego, from Rivers State.
The Pageant dates back to 1983 when it was called Miss Universe Nigeria.
However, in 1986 it was re-branded and renamed the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant. (NAN)