But to what extent can she lay claim to being Nigerian when she cannot speak her mother tongue?
This black history month Lola and her mum Habiba have a candid conversation about why she never learnt Yoruba and what it means to be both black, and British, when you automatically inherit a dual heritage.
This film is part of BBC Stories stories 1 Culture 2 Generations.
Produced and edited by Lola Mosanya
Filmed by Cebo Luthuli and Lara Ingram