Prof. Wole Soyinka
Stakeholders in the media industry have continued to express dissatisfaction with the recent National Broadcasting Commission’s (NBC) fine on Channels TV, saying it portends grave danger for the nation’s democracy.
Sir: I have painstakingly listened to Prof. Wole Soyinka’s interviews on the Nigerian 2023 elections and I make bold to say that: “The man dies in him who keeps silent when it matters most.”
Agba o ni tan l’orile, by the special grace of Allah. But for the timely intervention of Nigeria’s ageless gift to the world, Prof Wole Soyinka, Oxford and Cambridge universities and other sympathetic establishments in and outside of UK would have been relentless with everything possible to dim the rising star of the enterprising creative genius and novelist, Onyeka Nwelue, who, many hail as a professor.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has condemned the N5 million fine imposed on CHANNELS Television by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over the March 22 interview it had with Labour Party (LP) vice-presidential candidate, Datti Baba-Ahmed.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on the international community to deny perpetrators of violence in the country visa.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has dismissed as fake, some quotes being attributed to him on social media.
Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has debunked a quote on Northern hegemony attributed to him by former Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Prof. Bola Akinterinwa. Soyinka maintained that the ex-NIIA DG has fallen victim "of Nigeria's fake attribution industry which has now attained hideous social dimensions". Akinterinwa, who is also…
It was a moment of recommence for hardwork yesterday, as Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Managing Director, Guardian Newspapers Limited, Martins Oloja, were among distinguished personalities that paid tribute to former Editor, The Guardian on Sunday, Jahman Anikulapo. Speaking at an event held in commemoration of his 6oth birthday at Freedom Park, Lagos, yesterday, Soyinka…
2 May 2022
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, travelled to Cotonou, Benin Republic, to visit Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho.
22 Dec 2021
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to disclose the outcome of his “robust pledge to open an enquiry into the spate of political murders that the nation has undergone in recent years”.
16 Dec 2021
Truncated in 1966 by the military, the system of government as enshrined in the ensuing Constitutions, 1979 – 1999, has been one, over centralised with enormous powers and resources vested in a central government...
4 Jun 2021
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has denounced a post credited to him on WhatsApp, associating him with the agitation for a Yoruba Nation, describing the post as “fake” and a “misinformation.”
Ama Ata Aidoo is a renowned Ghanaian author, playwright, and poet. While she has written several notable works, I'll provide you with five famous books by Ama Ata Aidoo, along with a brief description of each and a discussion of the main characters. "Our Sister Killjoy" (1977) Synopsis: "Our Sister Killjoy" is a novel that…
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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has promoted a total of 31,465 policemen comprising 24,991 from Sergeants to Inspectors, 194 from Corporal to Sergeant, and 6,280 from Constable to Corporal. The IGP said the promotion is part of his manpower development policy targeted at promoting deserving police officers on the basis of competence…
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Renowned Ghanaian author and playwright, Ama Ata Aidoo, known for celebrating African women and challenging Western stereotypes, has passed away at the age of 81. Through works like The Dilemma of a Ghost, Our Sister Killjoy, and Changes, Aidoo depicted and honoured the experiences of African women, countering the perception of them as downtrodden. She…
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The Katsina State police command has confirmed the killing of two wanted terrorists. The Katsina police assistant spokesperson, Abubakar Aliyu, in a statement revealed that the terrorists were killed on Monday when they attempted to kidnap one Yahaya Usman at his residence. According to Aliyu, both men were killed in Tani village in the Bindawa…
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The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has stepped down the hearing of Peter Obi and the Labour Party petition against the election of President Bola Tinubu. The tribunal dismissed the petition on Thursday following the poor schedule of documents being sought to be tendered to establish the allegations of malpractices during the Saturday, February 25…