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Mo Abudu, Anthony Joshua, John Boyega And 27 Other Nigerians Makes 100 Most Influential UK’s Black

Mo Abudu, Anthony Joshua, John Boyega, and at least 27 people of Nigerian descent have made the list of the 100 most influential and powerful black people in Britain.

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.

Mo Abudu who is the C.E.O of Ebony Life TV was among the notable Nigerians who made the list. Actor, John Boyega was also honoured with the heavyweight titled boxer, Anthony Joshua also clinching a spot in the power list. Others of Nigerian descent who made the list are:

  • Nneka Abulokwe – IT and Governance Advisor
  • Joy Odili – Consultant plastic surgeon at ‎St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Dr Emeka Okaro – Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London NHS Hospitals
  • Dr Ian Nnatu – Consultant Psychiatrist at Charing Cross Hospital, London and Medical Director at Cygnet Hospital Harrow
  • Nero Ughwujabo – Special Adviser to the Prime Minister
  • Kathryn Nwajiaku – Co-director at Development Results
  • Grace Ononiwu – Chief Crown Prosecutor at Crown Prosecution Service
  • Chuka Umunna – Labour Politician
  • Tunde Ogungbesan – BBC head of diversity and inclusion
  • Femi Oguns – Founder of the Identity School of Acting and Identity Agency Group
  • David Olusoga – Historian, filmmaker and joint creative director of Uplands Television Ltd
  • Dumi Oburota – Founder of Disturbing London
  • Ade Adepitan – TV presenter and wheelchair basketball player
  • Wol Kolade – Managing partner at Livingbridge
  • Tunji Akintokun – Director at Cisco leading mid-market sales and partnerships for Africa
  • Bukola Adisa – MD, head of RCSA design and execution, chief controls office at Barclays
  • Yinka Shonibare – Artist
  • Duro Olowu – Fashion designer
  • Chi-Chi Nwanoku – Musician, professor and founder of Chineke! Orchestra
  • Chris Ofili – Artist
  • Sandie Okoro – Senior vice president and general counsel at World Bank Group
  • Ebele Okobi – Facebook’s director of public policy for Africa
  • Professor Funmi Olonisakin – Vice president and vice principal international at King’s College London
  • Richard Iferenta – KPMG partner and head of challenger banking

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