9 Of Great Nigerian Women We Love But Lost

Every year is full of ups and downs, marriages, childbirths and sadly people’s deaths. Below are some of the famous Nigerian women who made an impact in the lives of others and the country before their deaths.

1. Dora Akunyili

Dora Akunyili

Dora was the Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

She gained international recognition for her work in public health, pharmacology and human rights. She also ran for election as a Senator for Anambra Central for APGA in April 2011 but lost. She died in an Indian hospital on the 7th of June 2014 after a battle with cancer.

2. Amaka Igwe

Amaka Igwe
Amaka Igwe

Amaka Igwe was an award winning acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker and broadcasting executive. She was the owner of Amaka Igwe Studios and Top Radio 90.9 Lagos. She was a stakeholder in the Nollywood industry. She died on 28th April 2014.




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