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Ofili

Chris(topher). born 1968, British painter, noted esp for his brightly coloured collages using elephant dung: Turner Prize 1998
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Ofili and Weyhe both have backgrounds that bear similarities to Olivia's, and although German Calendar's writing and artwork are superb, perhaps the book's greatest strength is that it rings true.
Growing up, Nigerian Okechukwu Ofili struggled with English and was put down at school for being called lazy and unintelligent.
In the morning session, American-born sisters Tiffany Porter and Cindy Ofili advanced to the semi-finals of the 100m hurdles - but in contrasting fashions.
AMERICAN-BORN sisters Tiffany Porter and Cindy Ofili are happy to let their legs do the talking after sealing a one-two in the 100 metres hurdles at the Sainsbury's British Championships in Birmingham yesterday.
The Olympic heptathlon champion clocked 13.10 seconds over the hurdles to finish third at the Alexander Stadium, behind American-born sisters Tiffany Porter and Cindy Ofili.
Another rumpus has kicked off this week after American-born sprinter Cindy Ofili declared that Team GB is where she wanted to be.
Clearance was also granted to 100 metres hurdler Cindy Ofili, high jumper Victoria Drons-field, 400 metre hurdler Shante Little and 400 metre runner Montene Speight, reigniting the controversy over "plastic Brits".
High jumper Victoria Dronsfield from Sweden and Americans Cindy Ofili (100m hurdler) Shante Little (400m hurdler) and Montene Speight (400m runner) have all been declared eligible for Team GB too.
Cindy Ofili -- the younger sister of the world bronze medallist Tiffany Porter -- has also announced she will represent GB.
CHRIS OFILI is one of a tiny handful of living artists whose work has, however briefly, entered what passes in this country for "political discourse." In the more than fifteen years since the tempest in a teapot initiated by Rudolph Giuliani's "outrage" at the inclusion of Ofili's painting The Holy Virgin Mary, 1996, in the 1999 exhibition "Sensation" at the Brooklyn Museum, no other artist has been framed for such blasphemy.
The Fellows are Dwaymian Brissette, a librarian at Myers, Fletcher & Gordon Law Library in Kingston, Jamaica; Caroline Nyaga, a librarian at Kenya Education Management Institute in Nairobi, Kenya; David Ofili, an assistant librarian at the University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria; Rozita Petrinska-Labudovikj, a librarian at the Ss.