Category Archives : 1000.Nigeria

Dorothée Cesnabmihlo Aken’ova (Nigeria)

Dorothée Cesnabmihlo Aken’ova is well known as a tireless communicator able to open a debate on any difficult or sensitive subject among people who do not like to approach such subjects. Dorothée Cesnabmihlo Aken’ova was born in Diko, Niger. With a degree in French that she obtained in 1992 from the University of Zaria, she […]


Limota Goroso Giwa (Hajiya) (Nigeria)

 “If you want to work with the rural women on communication issues, you have to speak their language. And their language is the language of survival.” Limota Goroso Giwa, born in Ilorin, in Kwara state of Nigeria, was raised by fishing grandparents. Her father, an imam (leader for Muslim prayers), died when she was 11. […]