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Top 10 Best Female Motivational speakers in Nigeria

In today’s article, we will be writing on the Top 10 best female motivational speakers in Nigeria. These female motivational speakers have contributed immensely to the growth of Nigeria by lending their voices to better the lives of Nigerians.

Before we proceed, let us take a view on who a motivational speaker is. A motivational speaker is that individual that uses his or her voice to inspire others to become the very best of themselves.

Having  known who a motivational speaker is, let us now look at the Top 10 best female motivational speakers we have in Nigeria.

10. Ibukun Awosika

Ibokun Awosika is a Nigerian businesswoman, motivational speaker, and author. She was born on the 24th of December 1962 in Ibadan, Nigeria. She currently serves as chairman of First Bank of Nigeria. She graduated from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) with a BSc in Chemistry. Ibokun Awosika was appointed chairman of First Bank of Nigeria on September 7, 2015. She is one of the best female public speakers we have in Nigeria currently.

9. Adaora Onyechere

Adaora Onyechere is a Nigerian Journalist, entrepreneur, poet, author, and motivational speaker. She currently hosts her show, talk2adaora, on Kiss 99.9 FM Abuja.

Adaora was born in Okigwe, a local government area of IMO state. She is the first child of six children. She studied English broadcasting at London Metropolitan University. Adaora Onyechere holds a master’s degree in creative writing from Oxford Brooks University. She is known for co-anchoring of Kaaki, a daily show on AIT.  Adaora is one of the best female public speakers in Nigeria.

8. Toun Okewale Sonaiya

Toun Okewale is a Nigerian broadcaster. She launched WFM 91.7 in 2015, the first radio station for women in Nigeria. She graduated from Trans Atlantic college United Kingdom. Toun is a business magnate, broadcaster, and motivational speaker. She is known for establishing the first indigenous West African women’s radio. Okewale Sonaiya is among the best black female motivational speakers currently

7. Olateru Oniru

A business mogul, a development speaker, recognized in 2018 as one of the” Top 7 women who have made their mark on E-commerce.”

Olateru is the founder of (an e-commerce site) among Africa’s number one retailers for fashion and beauty products. She owns Olatorera Consulting Limited. She was listed in Forbes Top 30 under 30 list of ’30 Most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa.

6. Ayo Mario Ese

Ayo Mario is an advocate for women, media influencer, and motivational speaker. She began her career in 2014, co-hosting the primetime breakfast show on Nigeria info Fm. Ayo Mario is an ambassador at the war against rape initiative.

5. Adanna Steinacker

Adanna is a global digital influencer and a motivational speaker with a passion for female empowerment and humanitarianist. She is popularly known for her Vlogs on YouTube, where she shares on family, travel, and lifestyle. Adanna is one of the best female motivational speakers in Nigeria.

4. Farida Kabir

She is a public health scientist, software developer,  UI/UX designer, public speaker, and entrepreneur.

Farida Kabir is the founder and CEO of OTRAC, learning software for African healthcare practitioners. She is the team leader for Google Women Tech Makers and the Co-organizer for Google Developer Group Abuja, Nigeria. Aside from all these positions held, Farida Kabir Is among the best female public speakers in Nigeria.

3. Olajumoke Adenowo

Olajumoke Adenowo is a radio host, businesswoman, architect, and philanthropist. She secured admission into Obafemi Awolowo University at the age of 14, and she graduated with a BSc with honors in Architecture at the age of 19. After graduating from the university, she obtained a master’s degree in Architecture.

Having authored books such as “Lifespring: The mother’s prayer manual” The mysterious seed: powerful secrets of financial increase and Designed for marriage and also featured on “who will be who in the 21st century (Young achievers section) by the International Biographical Center Cambridge, England, Olajumoke Adenowo is worthy to be among the good female speakers we have in Nigeria.

2. Abosede George Ogan

She is the founder of Women in politics – a platform that engages and empowers Nigerian women to participate in politics. Abosede George is a tri-sector leader with over 14 years of experience working in both the public and private sectors as a development professional. She is rated as one of the best female public speakers in Nigeria.

1. Betty Abah

Betty Abah is a Nigerian journalist, author, and women and children, activist. Betty is the CEO of Center for Children’s Health and Education (CEE Hope). She obtained a BSc in literature from the University of Calabar and went further to get her master’s in the University of Lagos. She has authored five books, including two collections of poems.


The list of best female public speakers in Nigeria includes women drawn from a vast span of environments and sectors who deliberately motivate their societies through their power of ideas and achievements.

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