Compiled from Nigerian Arists: A Who’s Who and Bibliography. Eds. Bernice M. Kelley and Janice Stanley. London/New York: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1983.
Akinola Lasekan began his career as a textile designer, but became a cartoonist for the West African Pilot newspaper in 1944, where he stayed until 1966. He established an art correspondence school and was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Art in London. He died in 1974.