Arise magazine is celebrating African women that have been influential in various fields, and thirteen Nigerian women made the list including actress Genevieve Nnaji.
The others are Ayo Obe, Vice Chair, National Crisis Group, Nigeria;
Hajia Bola Shagaya, founder and CEO, Bolmus Group International, Nigeria;
Ngozi Edozien, Director, Actis West Africa, Nigeria;
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author, Nigeria/US;
Deola Sagoe, Fashion designer, Nigeria;
Folake Folarin-Coker, fashion designer, Tiffany Amber, Nigeria;
Lisa Folawiyo, founder and Creative Director, Jewel by Lisa, Nigeria;
Oluchi Orlandi, model, Nigeria;
Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria;
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Nigeria;
Juliet Ehimuan, Google Nigeria Country Manager, Nigeria and
Maggie Aderin-Pocock, space scientist and BBC presenter, Nigeria/UK.