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Prof. Wole Soyinka

17 Jul 2019
The Guardian’s head of politics, Mr. Anote Ajeluorou, told the 85 student-guests of Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka and other dignitaries that his debut...
17 Jul 2019
Director of Voter Education and Publicity at Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said the power to punish...
22 Feb 2019
Without doubt the two major presidential contenders in tomorrow’s election are the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the main challenger on Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) platform.  Against this background, therefore, and unless for reason of unexpected voter revolt that could throw up a dark…
29 Jan 2019
As the 2019 general elections draw near, stakeholders in the media industry have unanimously condemned the prevalence of fake news...
26 Nov 2018
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said that the honorary doctoral degree he bagged at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) on Friday is the last he would accept. Soyinka said that openly declaring an end to his active academic career in a place he began learning was not only symmetrically and nostalgically symbolic,…
19 Nov 2018
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, is to award honorary doctorate degree to Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, as it graduates 113 first class students on Thursday.
5 Oct 2018
A new mega political party of fresh breed leaders of the third force movement in the country, Peoples Trust (PT), will hold its national convention today and tomorrow in Ikeja, Lagos. The national chairman of the party and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), made the announcement in a…
3 Aug 2018
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has advised Nigerians not to be carried away by former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s movement to save the country from corrupt politicians. He also noted that though President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has not fared better, Obasanjo was only after his own gains to rescue the country. Soyinka stated this yesterday at…
13 Jan 2017
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka yesterday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s and Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s handling of the southern Kaduna crisis. “If you ask why Gen. Buhari did not act fast enough when these events took place....
21 Nov 2016
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, has described Prof. Wole Soyinka’s literary ingenuity and contributions to the development of literature and dramatic arts as legendary.
20 Nov 2016
Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi, the Ikorodu-born former Minister for National Planning had his hands in many things. He was an art collector, writer, industrialist, financial expert and public administrator.
18 Sep 2016
Nigerian Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka was at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) to deliver the school’s second Eminent Lecture. Speaking on the topic, ‘Culture At Risk,’ Prof. Soyinka said there is need to resuscitate African culture....


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