Tag Archives: Wole Soyinka

My Father Prefers The Window Side In Any Flight To Avoid Unnecessary Handshakes -Oluokun Soyinka

Following the reports of an unknown young man who refused to give up his seat in a flight for Veteran Literature Professor, Wole Soyinka, Oluokun Soyinka, son of the Nobel Laureate has reacted to the scenario, stating that the young man was within his rights. Recall that the incident was made known by business mogul, Tonye…

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Wole Soyinka, Femi Kuti, Samia Nkrumah and Others Grace UBA’s Africa Conversation on History

African leading minds have called on Africans to be mindful of their rich history, which according to them creates the path towards the socio-cultural, economic and political development of the continent. The strong African voices which included Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka; Professor emeritus and authority in Sahelian…

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Prof. Wole Soyinka Finally Endorses This Presidential Candidate

Prof. Wole Soyinka, has gone contrary to expectations and permutations after he endorsed Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), for President. The Nobel Laureate and his civil society group, Citizens Forum, made the announcement in a statement he personally signed, where he outlined circumstances leading up to the decision which he…

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Douse the Tension, Make Your Health Status Known to the Public, NMA, Soyinka Blast Buhari

The Nigerian Medical Association, on Thursday, explained why Buhari should disclose his health status to Nigerians. The President of the NMA, Prof.  Mike Ogirima, who gave the explanation in an interview with Punch correspondent, said Buhari’s disclosure of his health status would douse tension and rumours about his well-being. Ogirima described Buhari as the number…

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Photos: Wole Soyinka Meets With President Muhammadu Buhari Behind Closed Door At Aso Rock

Nobel  laureate,Wole Soyinka, today met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.  The meeting held behind closed doors, lasted about an hour inside the President’s office. Soyinka arrived at the presidential villa alongside public relations expert, Dr. Yomi Ogunbiyi. Speaking to journalists after the meeting, Mr. Soyinka said he had come to “discuss…

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OB Fresh: Coincidence Ft, Jable, Fela Kuti & Wole Soyinka – Original

  Off the ‘This Is Nigeria: T.I.N.’ EP, Coincidence drops this banging Afro-Hop tune, ‘Original’ Featuring Jable and legends; Wole Soyinka and Fela Kuti. The track promotes Anti-Violence and celebrates our Originality as individuals,Nigerians and Africans.   Check on it!         Leave your views in comments box below.         …

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Photos: Songeziwe Mahlangu Wins Etisalat Prize For Literature! Angelique Kidjo, Wole Soyinka, Kunle Afolayan, Others

Angelique Kidjo  The second edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature grand finale witnessed some of the biggest highlights of 2015 including performances from two Grammy award winner, Angelique Kidjo who closed the show with breathtaking performances of her all time-hit songs including Wobolombo, Agolo, Ever, Mama Africa among other hits. The grand finale event…

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