Mrs Priscilla Ekwere Eleje has made history by becoming the first woman to have her signature on the 1000 Naira note.

Mrs Priscilla Ekwere Eleje is the first female Director of Currency Operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. She has also been confirmed as the substantive director of CBN.

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Mrs Eleje broke this record 61 years after the introduction of Nigerian Currency. A recently printed 1000 Naira note was shared online and it shows the signature of Mrs Priscilla Ekwere Eleje.

We are proud of you! We celebrate with you on this achievement.

She is truly a source of inspiration and a phenomenal woman!

 

(https://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2019/4/history-made-as-mrs-priscilla-ekwere-eleje-becomes-the-first-woman-to-have-her-signature-on-the-1000-naira-note.html)

 

 

Dr. Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri

I’m celebrating Dr. Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri today. She is popularly referred to as “The Celebrity Shrink”. An outstanding woman who is a huge inspiration to me. A multiple award-winning Mental Health Physician & Advocate.

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Dr Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri is the Medical Director and Psychiatrist – In – Chief at Pinnacle Medical Services, Nigeria’s leading and foremost Psychology and Mental health clinic. She is the founder of Pinnacle Health Radio. Also, the founder of “Pinnacle Medicals  Speakout Initiative” which is geared towards creating awareness on psychological and mental health related problems in Nigeria and beyond. As a forerunner in the practice of mental health, Neurofeedback/Biofeedback therapy and other novel therapy techniques in Nigeria, she continues to be the most sought after psychiatrist and psychotherapist in Nigeria.

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Dr Maymunah is a trained and certified Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist from Albert Ellis Institute, New York, and Beck’s Institute for Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Philadelphia, USA. Her knowledge in the field of psychiatry and psychology also provides her a sound foundation for her teaching practice. She facilitates “School Based Psychological and Mental Health Programmes” in primary/secondary schools in Nigeria as part of her community mental health advocacy activities. She is also involved in “Counselling Skills Training in Adolescent Sexuality and Reproductive Health” and Drug Free Clubs secondary schools and universities.

“The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure and beautiful beyond description”- Steve Maraboli

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Have a lovely weekend guys.

Angelique Kidjo

I’m celebrating Angelique Kidjo today. An outstanding woman who is a huge inspiration to me. A Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist.

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Angelique Kidjo was born July 14, 1960 in Benin. She is noted for her diverse musical and creative musical videos. Time Magazine has called her “Africa’s premier diva”. The BBC has included her in its list of the continent’s 50 most iconic figures, and in 2011 The Guardian listed her as one of their Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World. Forbes Magazine has ranked Angelique as the first woman in their list of the Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa.

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Three-time Grammy Award winner Angelique Kidjo is one of the greatest artists in international music today. Angelique is the recent recipient of the prestigious 2015 Crystal Award given by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and the 2016 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award.

As a performer, her striking voice, stage presence and fluency in multiple cultures and languages have won respect from her peers and expanded her following across national borders. Angelique has cross-pollinated the West African traditions of her childhood in Benin with elements of American R&B, funk and jazz, as well as influences from Europe and Latin America.

She is truly a source of inspiration and a phenomenal woman!

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Have a lovely weekend guys.

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