Elle is a popular lifestyle magazine that focuses on health, beauty, entertainment and fashion.

Elle is the world’s largest fashion magazine, with 43 international editions in over 60 countries, one of which is South Africa. Recently, the South African magazine made a list of 50 African women who shape the continent and six of them were Nigerian.

Fashion editor of the magazine, Dimeji Alara shared the news on his Twitter page and the full list appears in the new August issue of the magazine.

Here are the Nigerian women who were recognized:

1. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist and former model. Since her Nollywood film debut in 1995, the leading actress has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies.

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