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10 Oct
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Prof Femi Osofisan, and other distinguished Nigerianws would be guests at the first JP Clark Memorial celebrations.
25 Jul
A former Chief Press Secretary to four governors of old Oyo State and Agbaakin Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oloye Lekan Alabi, has urged pupils of Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Primary Schoo
15 Jun
Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day as one nation if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to listen to the people and decentralise the system of government...
25 Apr
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to stop the blame game and urgently salvage the nation from becoming a failed state...
18 Mar
At the end of 2020, Caroline Davis, a British scholar based at England’s Oxford Brookes University, published the book, African Literature and the CIA: Networks of Authorship and Publishing.
8 Jul 2020
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, described the review of broadcast regulation code by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) as a tactical declaration of war
31 Mar 2020
Mixed reactions yesterday trailed the lockdown of Lagos and the Ogun States by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of efforts to check the spread of the ravaging coronavirus...
20 Nov 2019
The venerable writer and Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, and Professor Oladele Orimoogunje have lent their voices to the cultural renaissance championed by Yoruba Lakotun.
26 Jul 2019
“A great man’s responsibility is not only to his biological children, but to every child around him” - African Saying. Professor Wole Soyinka fits this description. A people-builder and a selfless leader, his life, beliefs and everything about him have been about giving back to society and the nation at large. It is said, not in…
16 Jun 2019
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the Indian sage and political activist, describing the extent colonialists wanted their colonies to do away with their cultures, by destroying cultural artefacts and making them change their thinking, said: “A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of its people.” Though Gandhi and Wole Soyinka, author of Death…
10 Mar 2015
NOBEL laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has lauded the Lagos elite for their pioneering roles in the emergence of Nigeria as a nation. Soyinka spoke Tuesday in Lagos at the public presentation of Dr. Patrick Dele Cole’s book, Modern and Tradition Elites in the Politics of Lagos, while reviewing the book.

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