• Dora Akunyili’s Daughter Njideka, breaks Personal record, Sells Painting for over $1m at auction

    Dora Akunyili’s Daughter Njideka, breaks Personal record, Sells Painting for over $1m at auction

    Daughter of former NAFDAC boss, Dora Akunyili, Njideka Akunyili Crosby beat her personal record last Thursday when she sold one of her paintings for almost $1.1 million at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

    The painting named Drown (pictured above) which was done in 2012, was initially estimated to sell for $200,000 – $300,000 but was eventually sold for $1,092,500.

    No fewer than 11 people made a bid for the painting and it was eventually sold to an anonymous bidder.

    “Drown,”is an intimate double […]