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VL Magazine's 10 Most Influential Women In Nigeria 2014. Do You Agree?










10. Linda Ikeji
9. Asa
8. Chika Ike
7. Tara Fela Durotoye
6. Onyeka Onwenu
5. Genevieve Nnaji
4. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 
3. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
2. Oby Ezekwesili 
1. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala


Do you agree with this list? 

I'm quite surprised to see Chike Ike's name on the list of the 10 MOST Influential women in Nigeria, seeing as all I got to see/hear/know about her this year were her vacations abroad. I'm rather confused. 

And with a name like that on this list, please where is Mo Abudu's name? This woman has changed the face of Nigerian Television, a legend in the making, a Pioneer, an extremely hardworking Achiever, someone who's making a huge difference... And her name is not on this list?

Why isn't Chioma Ude's name on this list? AFRIFF is a not only a big deal but is making a difference in the movie industry. 

Uche Pedro is another person whose name should be on the list, especially if you're going to have certain other name(s) there... Oh well, what do I know. *Just kidding* I do know! LOL. 

So that's enough from me. Let's here from you guys. Is this list perfect? If you don't think it is, how would you have had it written? Let's talk. 

Comments

  1. VL Magazine's crass opinion. Let's even assume Chika is meant to be among the top ten, she's #8 and Asa's #9? Really?

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  2. And what about Stella Adadevoh that fought relentlessly to isolate Patrick Sawyer even when she wasn't even sure what was wrong with him. It could be said that she saved naija from ebola...more or less. She should be number 1 on that list God rest her soul.

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    1. I think this list is for the living...

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    2. Lol, sorry I just have to laugh

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    3. Lol, sorry I just have to laugh

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  3. Seriously?

    Chika Ike? How does she even qualify? Apart from taking expensive trips with someone else's money, what has she done this year that has impacted her village? much less Nigeria?

    If no one else is on that list, Mo Abudu should be on that list and somewhere very close to number one too.

    #MyTwoCents

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  4. WOAH!! WTF...
    If Chika Ike is there, my mom has to be there, above her.

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  5. This list is a joke biko. Maybe it's going to be added to a Skit by Bovi & AY!
    Chika gini? Wetin she do? Even Genevieve & Omotola are outdated biko.
    Give us our fresh ladies making waves in & outside Nigeria!!!

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    1. Thank you, why on earth are these people shoving these women (gene and omotola) down our throats? i am so sorry but even Mercy has got more influence than them abeg.

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  6. Like seriously? Hmm, unless their is another meaning of 'influential' which I dnt knw.

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  7. Chika Ike? Linda Ikeji? Love Lindiway to bits bt she honestly shounldn't be on that list.

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  8. Linda Ikeji deserves to be der. Chika Ike? Comment reserved.
    New post on my blog. Visit my new blog www.realnessisme.blogspot.com

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    1. Ur bolg is asking d robot question! Linda desevres it but Chika? Hian! M wth ruth on d outdated laadiies jare, MoAbudu is d most influencial ryt now! Duh! Which one is even VL Mag, looking for cheap recognition. Sorry but no taste

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  9. What is omotala doing there sef, because she won award hundred years ago, now any influential list they put her name

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  10. Remove-Omotola. Genny, Chika....Add: The women championing 'BRING BACK OUR GIRLS', Mo Abudu, Dame Patience(Like it or not the woman was not quiet dis year)....let me think more....lolzzz...#JoyDaNuGirl

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  11. Why y'all beefing Chika? Abeg leave her alone. Do you know how connected she is.? Do you think it's easy to hire canoe, sorry flying boat abi na cruise ship to float on water? Do you think it's easy carry fifteen designer's bags while snapping ur pix and uploading them on instagram? Do you think it's easy for Charles Novia to quarrel with ur PR manager? Do you think it's easy to own a boutique that sells little frilly gowns?
    I am so happy that she's on the list, because her qualification has just paved way the she-goat in my neighbours compound to make the list next year.
    Abeg y'all should free her jor. Make una no spoil future celebrity tinz for my neighbours goat next year o.

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  12. I love sarcasm, it gives one a genuine reason to smile in the midst of bullshit. Thanks Ejoec, maybe we will rethink killing our goat this xmas as against the turkey (potential things). Omotola, Genny and Chika Ike........issori. Sugarvie I disagree with you, I think Linda should be somewhere on top there o . J

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  13. No pun intended, but where is Alison-maduekwe..... where is Thelma Nwogbo?

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  14. Dumbest list i've ever seen, how can Nigeria's Oprah Winfrey not be on this list? I personally feel insulted after seeing Chika's name.

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  15. The 1st thing that came to my mind wen i saw Chika ike's name was her trip but mayb there's something we dont knw

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