Nyekachi Douglas – From Miss World to Miss Universe?

10 Jan 2022 | Priya Bhardwaj

MBGN, the official organization that sends the representative of Nigeria to Miss Universe, will be hosting the 2022 edition of the national pageant this year. The winner will succeed Maristella Okpala Miss Universe Nigeria 2021 and will represent Nigeria at Miss Universe 2022.

As the wish-lists are being prepared for the same, there is a crossover queen who is in almost all of them. Nyekachi Esther Douglas, the reigning Miss World Africa, could be a potential applicant this year and everybody is excited.



Nyekachi Esther Douglas represented Nigeria at Miss World 2019 on 14th December 2019 at the ExCeL London in London, United Kingdom where she was placed at Top 5 at the end of the event finale. Although, the stunning beauty was congratulated for her strong performance, her reaction towards Toni-Ann Singh from Jamaica’s win as Miss World 2019 captured everyone’s attention as she jumped with joy after Toni’s name was announced.

The diva is 23 years of age and stands 195 cm tall. She is a public health student at the University of South Florida and with her platform she wants to bring attention to the children of the Makako (World's largest floating slum community) which are side lined and ignored. She works as a professional model and had some experience before started training for the beauty pageant.



As for her modelling career, Nyekachi has walked alongside Jamaican-blooded model, Naomi Campbell, and male model du jour, Alton Mason for designers Okunoren during Arise Fashion Week. She loves art and travel and oftentimes visits art museums or galleries in her spare time. She emerges as an ideal candidate to represent Nigeria at Miss Universe stage as she is strong, powerful, confident, and dedicated towards her goal which is to have her own fashion brand in future.

The diva describes herself as athletic, energetic, and creative who is grateful for the people in her life as they have continued to support her and shown immense love towards her career and dreams. Nyekachi’s personal motto is ‘A little less hate and a lot more love’. She wants to collaborate with organizations that can provide education, sports, activities to improve the skills of the children in the Makako Community so that they can also represent themselves. She is surely a strong contender for the crown if she decides to participate.