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Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan

1973-
Television presenter and wheelchair basketball player; Paralympian and London 2012 Ambassador
Sitter in 1 portrait
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

1977-
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Olaudah Equiano ('Gustavus Vassa')

Olaudah Equiano ('Gustavus Vassa')

circa 1745-1797
Writer and slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie

Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie

1846-1925
Founder and governor of The Royal Niger Company, known as 'The Founder of Nigeria'
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard

Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard

1858-1945
Soldier, administrator, colonial governor and writer
Sitter in 22 portraits
Chris Ofili

Chris Ofili

1968-
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Ben Okri

Ben Okri

1959-
Novelist, poet and short story writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal

1985-
Rap singer, songwriter and DJ
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sade

Sade

1959-
Singer, songwriter, composer and record producer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Yinka Shonibare

Yinka Shonibare

1962-
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Tinie Tempah

Tinie Tempah

1988-
Singer and musician
Sitter in 3 portraits
Gina Yashere

Gina Yashere

1974-
Comedian
Sitter in 2 portraits
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Alhaji Abdulmalik

Nigerian High Commissioner
Sitter in 2 portraits
Victor Olufemi Adebowale, Baron Adebowale

Victor Olufemi Adebowale, Baron Adebowale

1962-
Politician and Chief Executive of Turning Point
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ambrose Adekoya Campbell

Ambrose Adekoya Campbell

1919-2006
Singer, guitarist, percussionist, composer and bandleader
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (née Adelana)

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (née Adelana)

1918-2015
Public servant; wife of Obafemi Awolowo
Sitter in 11 portraits
Obafemi Awolowo

Obafemi Awolowo

1909-1987
Nigerian politician, nationalist and writer
Sitter in 13 portraits
David Oyewole Awosika

David Oyewole Awosika

active 1950s
Assistant Bishop of Ondo-Benin
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Frank Morrish Baddeley

Sir Frank Morrish Baddeley

1874-1966
Colonial administrator
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

1912-1966
Prime Minister of Nigeria
Sitter in 2 portraits