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July, 2020

  • 13 July

    Celebrating Wole Soyinka At 86, By Kayode Fayemi

    Africa’s most iconic literary maestro and one of the world’s most influential citizens is 86 today. With his ageless physique, it is almost difficult to acknowledge that our own Oluwole Akinwande Soyinka, affectionately called KONGI by his numerous admirers, is 86! Even though 86 might not be a remarkable milestone, …

June, 2020

  • 5 June

    Buhari Not In Charge Of Nigeria, Says Soyinka

    Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not the one incharge of affairs of the country. Read Also:N278bn, N51bn Paid By Buhari’s Govt Into Personal Accounts, Alleges BudgIT Soyinka stated this in an interview with PlusTV Africa, while reacting to the open letter a former military administrator …

April, 2020

January, 2020

  • 21 January

    Balarabe Musa’s Comments On ‘Amotekun’, Wrong – Soyinka

    Professor Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate has said comments credited to Balarabe Musa, a former governor of old Kaduna State, on the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’ is wrong. Musa had, according to a report, said the regional security outfit is a ploy by South West governors to secede …

  • 15 January

    ‘Amotekun’ Has Come To Stay, Says Wole Soyinka

    Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has declared that the establishment of Operation Amotekun by Southwest governors ‘has come to stay irrespective of its legality. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on Tuesday declared the operation illegal, saying that only the Federal Government has the exclusive right to …

December, 2019

  • 10 December

    OPINION: The Open Society Endangered, By Wole Soyinka

    Present here, I fully expect, is the Youth contingent of this undertaking. We are still within the United Nations designated Year of the Child, and that makes youth involvement doubly appropriate as an integral part of our encounter. This is not mere sentiment. As some of you here may recall, …

November, 2019

  • 27 November

    How I Battled Cancer – Wole Soyinka

    Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has revealed how he battled prostrate cancer, saying the journey in battling the disease has been uncomfortable but easy. He told BBC in a recent interview that he was diagnosed with disease in 2014 when he went for a routine checkup, noting that the disease was discovered in …

July, 2019

  • 2 July

    Ruga Settlements Can Set Nigeria On Fire – Soyinka

    Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has warned the Federal Government against the proposed establishment of Ruga settlements across the country for herdsmen, stating it could set the country on fire if not properly handled. Soyinka said this in Lagos on Tuesday at the launch of United Nations’ Solutions 17 SDG …

June, 2019

January, 2019

  • 10 January

    Leaked Audio: Soyinka Defends Amaechi

    Prof. Wole Soyinka, a 1986 nobel prize winner, has defended Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport, after a leaked audio in which he purportedly spoke ill of President Muhammadu Buhari surfaced.  Soyinka, who was a panelist at a conference on fake news organised by the BBC, said he had gone over …

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