The list showcased 100 innovations, inventions & icons from Africa, including notable Nigerians who have all made an outstanding impact in their various areas of specialization.
According to Forbes magazine, the list was curated from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning ideas that can save the world.
Forbes via its official Twitter handle wrote:
“ This is a way of celebrating those also with the award-winning ideas that had defined the African continent and influential role models that have spelt Africa’s growth over the last decade.”
The publication described Burna Boy as one of the most successful African artists on the continent. For Wizkid, Forbes referred to him as “one of Nigeria’s brightest and biggest stars”. Davido wasn’t left out, he was described as one of African biggest and most influential Musician.
Also, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Olugbenga Agboola, Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Funke Akindele-Bello, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mr Eazi, and Olugbenga Agboola were featured on the list.