Regal Nigerian Portraits Celebrate Undocumented Culture

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  • His Imperial Majesty Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade the OONI of Ife
  • HRM Pere Donokoromo ll JP The Pere of Isaba Kingdom
  • EMIR of KANO
  • His Highness The Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero
  • The Dein of Agbor Kingdom Keagborekuzi I
  • HRM Solomon Akenzua, Oba Erediauwa of Benin Kingdom
  • HRM Oba Jimoh Oyetunji Olanipekun Larooye II, Ataoja of Osogboland
  • HRM Agbogidi Obi James Ikechukwu Anyasi ll, Obi of Idumuje

His Imperial Majesty Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade the OONI of Ife

In his latest exhibition, acclaimed Nigerian photographer George Osodi showcases his homeland’s rich culture and heritage through formal portraits of several Nigerian kings. NIGERIA MONARCHS introduces us to a way of life rarely glimpsed in the African nation. Keep reading to learn more about the making of this unique series. Patrice Peck

(Photo: Courtesy of George Osodi)

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