Mo Abudu, Anthony Joshua, John Boyega among 27 people of Nigerian descent who made UK’s Black powerlist

At least 27 people of Nigerian descent were among those who made the list of the most influential and powerful black Britons. The UK Black Powerlist honours outstanding men and woman in different sectors. The annual list, which is now in its 12th year, honours men and women of African and African-Caribbean heritage in Britain who are changing lives and making a difference in their environment.Media executive Mo Abudu, actor John Boyega and boxing champion Anthony Joshua are among those who made the list.Others of Nigerian descent who made the list are:Nneka Abulokwe – IT and Governance AdvisorJoy Odili – Consultant plastic surgeon at ‎St George’s Healthcare NHS TrustDr Emeka Okaro – Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London NHS HospitalsDr Ian Nnatu – Consultant Psychiatrist at Charing Cross Hospital, London and Medical Director at Cygnet Hospital HarrowNero Ughwujabo – Special Adviser to the Prime MinisterKathryn Nwajiaku – Co-director at Development ResultsGrace Ononiwu – Chief Crown Prosecutor at Crown Prosecution ServiceChuka Umunna – Labour PoliticianTunde Ogungbesan – BBC head of diversity and inclusionFemi Oguns – Founder of the Identity School of Acting and Identity Agency GroupDavid Olusoga – Historian, filmmaker and joint creative director of Uplands Television LtdDumi Oburota – Founder of Disturbing LondonAde Adepitan – TV presenter and wheelchair basketball playerWol Kolade – Managing partner at LivingbridgeTunji Akintokun – Director at Cisco leading mid-market sales and partnerships for AfricaBukola Adisa – MD, head of RCSA design and execution, chief controls office at BarclaysYinka Shonibare – ArtistDuro Olowu – Fashion designerChi-Chi Nwanoku – Musician, professor and founder of Chineke! OrchestraChris Ofili – ArtistSandie Okoro – Senior vice president and general counsel at World Bank GroupEbele Okobi – Facebook’s director of public policy for AfricaProfessor Funmi Olonisakin – Vice president and vice principal international at King’s College LondonRichard Iferenta – KPMG partner and head of challenger bankingThe post Mo Abudu, Anthony Joshua, John Boyega among 27 people of Nigerian descent who made UK’s Black powerlist appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.


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  3. Nigeria is a great Nation. Love you Nigeria

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