17 Nigerian Women Slaying

 

There seems to be this image of a typical Nigerian woman as being a money-grubbing, marriage mad, religious freak. As most stereotypes go… it’s basically untrue, and today we present to you Nigerian Women who are slaying in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, women who do not fit into that mold of a typical Nigerian woman. We present our WCWs…

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Dr. Bibi Bakare-Yusuf – Publisher/Feminist
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Funmi Iyanda – Activist/On-Air Personality
Nnedi
Nnedi Okorafor – Lecturer/Writer
Unoma
Unoma Azuah – Lecturer/Human Rights Activist/Writer
Susan
Susan Obehioye – Make-up Artist
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Pamela Adie – Human Rights Activist
Nkiru
Nkiru Njoku – Movie Producer/Feminist
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Weird MC – Musician
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Chimamanda Adichie – Writer/Feminist
Adunni
Abimbola Adelakun – Writer/Journalist/Feminist
Akudo
Akudo Oguaghamba – Human Rights Activist
Asa
Asa – Musician
Chinelo
Chinelo Onwualu – Writer/Feminist
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Ayodele Morocco-Clarke – Lawyer
Bisi Fayemi
Bisi Fayemi – Writer/Feminist
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Lola Shoneyin – Writer/Convener Ake Festival
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Miss Sahara – First openly transgender Nigerian, Male to Female

9 Comments

  1. Dorothy says:

    This list must be part one.

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    1. 9jafeminista says:

      Lol… There are too many Nigerian women slaying yea?

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  2. Kendzi*Uzondu says:

    This is awesome! This list should be a whole lot more . . .so part two?

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  3. Ogechi says:

    Beautiful women standing up for what they believe in!

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  4. Halima says:

    I know and like a lot of women on this list and true, they slay…

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  5. henry says:

    Great ladies. But the dark sides cannot be hidden.

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    1. 9jafeminista says:

      What dark sides sir?

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  6. Ada Chioma Ezeano says:

    Is Henry on his heels? Still waiting for the dark sides

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