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Kayode Fayemi, Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Tonye Cole, More, Attend First Wine Auction In Nigeria, Celebrate Prof. Wole Soyinka At 85

On Monday the 15th of July 2019, Mr and Mrs Nero and Vivian Asibelua of Winestitute hosted living legend Professor Wole Soyinka as part of activities surrounding his 85th birthday. The Wine Auction event was indeed unique as it is a first of its kind in Nigeria. Proudly hosted by Winestitute, the event which took…

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Wole Soyinka Didn’t Respect His Own Elders Too When He Was Young – Seun Kuti

Son of Afrobeat pioneer and legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Seun Anikulapo Kuti has let out his thoughts on the recent story that was shared of a young man who refused to allow Literature Noble prize winner, Professor Wole Soyinka have his seat on a flight. Business Entrepreneur, Tonye Cole, shared a recount of the incident…

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Nigeria’s Struggle to Democracy is Worth Celebrating – Prof Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has on Tuesday, criticized those trying to reduce the worth of the significant June 12, 1993, presidential election struggle to ethnic denigration. The epochal playwright released a statement titled “Democracy Day Primer (1)”, saying that June 12 celebration should not be rubbed in ethnic garb. Although, Soyinka disclosed that he…

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Soyinka Thinks President Buhari Is Under A Trance

Nigeria’s Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has stated that he thinks President Muhammadu Buhari could be in a trance. Soyinka made the statement while responding to questions posed to him by newsmen as he lamented the “unforced errors of the Buhari administration,” maintaining that the sooner President Buhari gets out of the trance, the better.…

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Wole Soyinka, Mo Abudu, Biyi Bandele & Stars Of The Movie FIFTY Storm Cinemas – Photos!

Fresh form the glam world premiere, stars of the movie, FIFTY, stormed cinemas across Lagos in surprise appearances, selling tickets and serving popcorn; and generally adding to the excitement around the resounding success of the movie. Fifty is now reputedly best opening movie of its kind for first weekend opening of any Nigerian movie in…

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Culture, Fun And Colour! Lagos State Wraps Up Heritage Week With Grand Carnival

Culture, fun and colour took the centre stage on Easter Monday as various groups representing diverse neighbourhoods, communities, associations and selected schools in Lagos put up a masterful display at the Tafawa Balewa Square Lagos to mark the high point of the week long Heritage Week with the 2013 Lagos Carnival. With the theme, “Bring…

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