Silverbird Group recently announced Miss Cross River as the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2012. 25 year old Isabella Ayuk emerged winner beating contestants from all over Nigeria. Miss Ayuk had previously contested for the Miss Nigeria crown in 2004. She won the star prize of a brand new Toyota Corolla from the Edo State Government, a cash prize and a N1,000,000 Cartier watch from Polo Limited.
This year also marks the 25th year anniversary of the Silverbird Group. Founded in Ben Murray Bruce, the Silverbird Group is one of the largest entertainment companies in Africa. The group consists of various arms including Silverbird Entertainment, Silverbird Cinema, Rhythm FM and the MBGN pageant.