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25 pioneer Nigerian women who did groundbreaking things

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These Nigerian women will forever be remembered as the first Nigerian women to do certain things.

As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, we want to use that rare opportunity to recognize Nigerian women who did heart breaking things

These 25 women are no doubt phenomenal in every sense of the word


1. First Nigerian Woman To Win The Miss World Pageant 

Agbani Darego

Image: My Spice TV


2. First Nigerian Woman To Drive A Car

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

Image: MaritimeTimesNewspaper


3. First Nigerian Woman Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Grace Alele Williams

Image: Silverbird TV


4. First Nigerian Woman Pilot

Captain Chinyere Kalu

5. First Nigerian Woman Mechanic

Sandra Aguebor

Image: Pinterest


6. First Nigerian Woman To Become Governor

Dame Virgy Etiaba

Image: Daily Mail


7. First Nigerian Woman To Become A Senior Advocate Of Nigeria

Folake Solanke

Image: Hallmark Of Labour


8. First Nigerian Woman To Become A Doctor

Elizabeth Abimbola Awoliyi

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Nigeria’s 1st Female Medical Doctor Chief Dr.(Mrs.) Elizabeth Abimbola Awoliyi. Qualified as a medical doctor in 1936

9. First female Nigerian Professor

Professor Adetowun Ogunsheye

Image: Nigerian Tribune


10. First Nigerian Woman To Be A Minister

Adenike Ebunoluwa Oyagbola

Image: National Mirror


11. First Nigerian Woman to be Published

Flora Nwapa

Image: Pinterest


12. First Nigerian Woman To Win An Olympic Gold Medal

Chioma Ajunwa

Image: Information Nigeria


13. First Female Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Aloma Mukhtar

View image on TwitterALOMA MUKHTAR IS THE 1ST FEMALE LAWYER FROM THE NORTH & WENT ON TO BECOME THE FIRST FEMALE CHIEF

14. FIRST WOMAN TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT

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Professor Remi Sonaiya

Image: IB Times


15. First Female Military Pilot Of The Nigerian Air Force

Blessing Liman

Image: Nairaland


16. First Female Urologist

Dr Abimbola Ayodeji Abolarinwa

Image: Vanguard


17.  First Woman To Launch a Pan-African TV Channel

Mo Abudu

Image: Move Me Back


18. First Nigerian Female Senator

Wuraola Esan

Image: IWEF


19. First Nigerian Woman To Buy A Car

Madam Efunroye Tinubu

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20. First Nigerian Woman To Appear On National Currency

Ladi Dosei Kwali

Image: Buzz Nigeria


21. First Nigerian Woman Chief Of Staff

Hadiza Bala Usman

Image: Dailymail


22. First Woman To Be A Local Government Chairperson

Hindatu Umar

23. First Female Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Ogadinma Mgbajah

Image: Twitter


24. First Nigerian Woman To Become A Rear Admiral In the Nigerian Navy

Rear Admiral Itunu Hotonu

Image: Blog with Fury


25. First Woman To Import Lace

Hannah Awolowo

View image on TwitterYay for Nigerian Women Magic! 

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