Margaret Ekpo - Nigeria's feminist pioneer
Monday, 24 August
One of the leading figures in Nigeria's fight for democracy was Margaret Ekpo, a feminist politician and trades union leader. After Nigerian independence in 1960, Ekpo became an MP and a hero to a generation of Nigerians - men and women. Rebecca Kesby tells the story of her life.
PHOTO: Margaret Ekpo in London in August 1953 (ANL/Shutterstock)