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Wole Soyinka Is 86! Look Back At The Nobel Laureate’s Photos Through The Years

Happy 86th birthday, Prof Wole Soyinka! Born on this day in 1934, the critically acclaimed Nigerian writer and political activist, was the first African to win the Nobel Prize for literature. With over 50 pieces of work, his writings include novels, poems, memoirs and essays that capture his cultural traditions and use of rich language.…

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Declare State Of Emergency In South West – Prof Soyinka On Insecurity

The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday expressed concerns over the spate of insecurity in the South-Western part of the country. The literary icon and renowned playwright said there was the need for urgent action to be taken by stakeholders to address the issue. He stated this while speaking with journalists at the Fagunwa…

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Buhari Media Organisation Slams Falana, Soyinka Over #RevolutionNow Commentss

The Buhari Media Organisation has criticised Nobel Laurate, Prof Wole Soyinka, and Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana (SAN),  for their comments  over  the  Federal Government’s  handling of the ‘#RevolutionNow’ protests. In a statement signed by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju,  and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, the group accused the duo  of encouraging a move it said was …

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You’ve Failed Nigerians As A Government – Wole Soyinka Swipes At Buhari

The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has taken a swipe at the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the administration has failed Nigerians over its approach to the herders/farmers’ crisis and other security problems bedeviling the country. According to Punch, Soyinka said this on Sunday at his residence in Ijegba, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, the Ogun State…

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I Have No Respect For Obasanjo, He Is A Liar – Soyinka

 Wole Soyinka at ‘An evening with Wole Soyinka’  The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said that he has no respect for Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, who he described as an indescribable liar. He said this yesterday Friday night atan event organized by Globacom. ‘An evening  with Wole Soyinka’. According to PUNCH, Soyinka was asked…

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