Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has been named by the BBC as one of the 100 most inspirational and innovative women of 2017.
According to BBC, Tiwa Savage is an intergral member of the Afrobeats scene and plans to open a music school.
The ‘All Over’ singer is one of eight African women recognized for their works including the Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Other countries that made the global list include Kenya, Morocco, Senegal and Zimbabwe.
British-Nigerian business brain Anne-Marie Imafidon also makes the list for her role in supporting women to go into careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).