Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

#BHM Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti: Driving Change and Not Just Cars


  • Wow! Facts indeed!
    Never knew there was more to , first woman to drive a car and human right activist.
    Thanks for educating us Maryam!

    • Yep, her feats are so watered down and maligned. Glad you enjoyed the article.

  • This is really mind-boggling…. We must change the narrative. Thank you so much dearie for the really needed education.

    • Thank you for reading the article, and providing your comments, it’s really appreciated. Yes indeed, more awareness needs to be raised about these prolific but grossly erased heroines.

  • I think it would have been better if you mentioned that the true pictures of most Nigerian patriots remains shady at best. It is not peculiar to the female gender, many patriotic male citizens have been forgotten or underrated in history too. This is more a problem of Nigeria’s lack of regard for history education than any attempt to sabotage a particular gender.

  • Wow! This was quite an interesting and educative read. I think the Nigerian history generally remains unheard by Nigerians. These are things that should be taught even from primary school level (we don’t see much of our history being taught at elementary levels). And really what’s to gain from suppressing stories of female role players in the formation of the Nigerian State? Let’s learn to speak our truth please. Great write up! Thanks for sharing

    • I definitely agree with you, glad you found the article educational.

  • Very enlightening. I can’t believe I have been in the dark about this all these ignorant years.

    • Hi, thanks for your comment – like many of us, we have been unaware of these giants of history – but no more!

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