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Sola Fosudo

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Sola Fosudo
Born (1958-03-18) March 18, 1958 (age 64)
NationalityNigerian
CitizenshipNigerian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • dramatist
  • scholar

Sola Fosudo Listen(born 1958) is a Nigerian prolific dramatist, scholar, critic, film actor and director.[1][2][3]

Early life and career

Sola hails from Lagos State.[4] He was trained as a dramatist at Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Ibadan where he obtained a Master of Art degree in drama.[5] He has featured and directed several Nigerian films.[6] He is the head of the Department of Theatre Art, Lagos State University and the university's director of information.[7][8]

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Lagos

Lagos

Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria and the second most populous city in Africa, with a population of 15.4 million as of 2015 within the city proper. Lagos was the national capital of Nigeria until December 1991 following the government's decision to move their capital to Abuja in the centre of the country. The Lagos metropolitan area has a total population of roughly 23.5 million as of 2018, making it the largest metropolitan area in Africa. Lagos is a major African financial centre and is the economic hub of Lagos State and Nigeria at large. The city has been described as the cultural, financial, and entertainment capital of Africa, and is a significant influence on commerce, entertainment, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, and fashion. Lagos is also among the top ten of the world's fastest-growing cities and urban areas. The megacity has the fourth-highest GDP in Africa and houses one of the largest and busiest seaports on the continent. The Lagos metropolitan area is a major educational and cultural centre in Sub Saharan Africa.

Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government-owned university that is located in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1961 and classes commenced in October 1962 as the "University of Ife" by the regional government of Western Nigeria, which was led by Samuel Ladoke Akintola. It was renamed "Obafemi Awolowo University" on 12 May 1987 in honour of Obafemi Awolowo (1909–1987), the first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, whose idea the university was.

University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan (UI) is a public research university in Ibadan, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1948 as University College Ibadan, one of many colleges within the University of London. It became an independent university in 1962 and is the oldest degree-awarding institution in Nigeria. Through its graduate network, the University of Ibadan has contributed to the political, industrial, economic and cultural development of Nigeria. The history and influence of the University of Ibadan have made it one of the most prestigious universities in Africa.

Drama

Drama

Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play, opera, mime, ballet, etc., performed in a theatre, or on radio or television. Considered as a genre of poetry in general, the dramatic mode has been contrasted with the epic and the lyrical modes ever since Aristotle's Poetics —the earliest work of dramatic theory.

Lagos State University

Lagos State University

Campus

Selected filmography

Source: "Sola Fosudo", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, November 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sola_Fosudo.

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References
  1. ^ "Church honour excites Fosudo". The Punch - Nigeria's Most Widely Read Newspaper. Archived from the original on 31 October 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Nigeria HomePage - Breaking News, Business, Sports, Entertainment and Video News". thenigerianvoice.com. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  3. ^ Adebayo, Tireni (2016-08-13). "Nollywood actor, Sola Fosudo condemns the Industry in new interview..." Kemi Filani News. Retrieved 2022-03-12.
  4. ^ "I'm not a Nollywood person". The Vanguard.
  5. ^ Olawale Adegbuyi. "MOVIE VETERANS: NIGERIAN FILM ICONS ON PARADE – Part 2". The Movietainment Magazine. Archived from the original on 15 February 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  6. ^ "I've not been on set for a year –Sola Fosudo | Newswatch Times". Archived from the original on 2015-02-16. Retrieved 2015-02-16.
  7. ^ "Nigerian News and Newspapers Online". www.newsng.com. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  8. ^ "Nigeria News Post". nigeriannewspost.com. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
External links

Sola Fosudo at IMDb


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