The 40th edition of the Miss Nigeria pageant has unveiled the 38 contestants who will represent the rich heritage of the 36 states in Nigeria plus the Federal Capital Territory. The contestants are the successful candidates who passed through the audition stages held in four different audition locations of Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Lagos. They headed to camp immediately after the auditions. In camp, they have been involved in different activities, which include a three day intensive empowerment training at NEPC (Nigerian Export Promotional Council), etiquette classes with Mrs Janet Adetu and fun choreography sessions. Other activities planned for camp are courtesy/facility visits, the international beach soccer courtesy of Power Horse, and mentorship by a renowned WIMBIZ member, among others. The contestants will be Judged based on the following criteria; punctuality, etiquette, daily tasks and also the Green Girl challenge. On December 19, the Miss Nigeria 2016 Queen will be crowned at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos.