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Prof. Wole Soyinka

2 Sep 2016
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has stressed the need for religious tolerance amongst Nigerians saying victims of intolerance experience life and death while the perpetrators go unpunished.
12 Aug 2016
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has held a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.He was accompanied by his long-time ally, former Managing Director of Daily Times Newspaper and Managing Director of Tanus Communications Ltd...
7 Aug 2016
Like Marx, Soyinka also saw so many wrong things with the way Nigerians practise the Christian religion. It prompted him to come up with a play Brother Jero’s Plays, which satirise religion and expose the sly behaviours of some church leaders.
31 Jul 2016
The intimidating profile of some of the personalities serving in the Lagos at 50 Committee evokes the conclusion that the delivery of its core mandate is going to be a work-over.Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode appeared to have summed....
15 Jul 2016
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has called on all stakeholders in the country to support the fight against corruption and other related practices, saying the war needed collective ...
13 Jul 2016
The Tunde Kelani-inspired Mainframe Film and Media Institute graduated its first set of students last weekend at Abeokuta, Ogun State. Present to lend support to the event were Prof. Wole Soyinka, Mr. Femi Odugbemi....
13 Jul 2016
The celebration is still 10 months away. But Lagosians are already feeling the heat. Last week, two performing groups – the National Troupe of Nigeria (NTN) and Footprints of David began spot...
19 Jun 2016
Octogenarian music critic, Benson Idonije who turned 80 on June 13, 2016 had a fresh experience outside his’sound and screen’ terrain when six artists mounted their easels before him at Freedom Park, Lagos Island.
9 Jun 2016
Despite the meetings and ongoing consultations between the Federal Government, governors of the Niger Delta region, stakeholders and representatives of the militants...
8 Jun 2016
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed appeared to have a clear vision of where he wants the ministry to be in the next two, three years.
5 Jun 2016
A new comic publication, The Adventures Of Captain Blud, which depicts Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka as lead character or ‘hero’ brings freshness into celebration of values.
8 May 2016
As Lagos prepares to celebrate 50 years since its creation in 1967 next year, children (ages 8-12) from public and private schools have been tasked to imaginatively and creatively interpret ...


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The Minister of the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike, has sacked some heads of Parastatals, Agencies and government companies of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA.
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If the 1555 book, Les Propheties, by the French Astrologer, Apothecary and Physician, Michel De Nostredame, popularly known as Nostradamus is to be recreated or adopted in the light of the present times, the documentary would probably be titled ‘The Man who saw Today’ instead of the dramatic premiering as a Man who saw Tomorrow.…
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Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Peter Ryan, has said Nigeria and his country will continue to strengthen existing relations. He disclosed this during the Very Reverend Father Dennis Slattery Memorial Lecture, organised by St. Finbarr’s College Old Boys Association, in Victoria Island, Lagos. Ryan said Ireland and Nigeria had cordial relations before he came to…
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Lax PIA implementation bites hard • Mergers of regulators, boards of NNPCL, slack workforce worry stakeholders • Oil sector remains vulnerable as implementation of host community fragment lingers • Operators face tougher environment amidst challenging economic outlook  The projected gains expected from Nigeria’s oil and gas sector following the passage of the Petroleum Industry Act…
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Following indications that the Federal Government might have returned subsidy payment on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) due to the fluctuations of foreign exchange and crude oil price, stakeholders in the sector have said the N169.4 billion reported to have been paid for subsidy on PMS as a means to stop the hike in the pump price of petrol is inaccurate.