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The National Theatre, Nigeria is the primary centre for the performing arts in Nigeria. The monument is located in Iganmu, Surulere, Lagos. Its construction was completed in 1976 in preparation for the Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977. Construction of The National Theatre was started by the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon and completed during the military regime of Olusegun Obasanjo. By the year 2021, this magnificent edifice had been run by a number of management teams with heads such as Jimmy Folorunso Atte (1991 – August 1999), Prof Babafemi A. Osofisan (2000 – 2004), Dr. Ahmed Parker Yerima (2006 – Aug 2009), Kabir Yusuf (2009 – 2016), George Ufot, (Late) Dr. (Mrs.) Stella Oyedepo, Professor Sunday Enessi Ododo, fsonta, FNAL. Source by Google Search

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Gaspard Linouenou Koutchika Is a multiple award winning photographer who was born on 23/06/1974 in the Republic Du Benin and moved to Nigeria in his early childhood age. He started Photography in 2008 and took it up as a career and profession in 2015. His passion for street photography led to his career as a photojournalist where he created a continuous learning platform for photographers in Nigeria and Africa which is known as the Photography Chat Room International (PCRI) in 2015, whic

A single shot of the National Theatre & kowope (2016)

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