Wolexit stands despite the hysteria, declares Soyinka
Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka yesterday decried what he termed ‘media fascism’ and condemned ‘noisome creatures’ believed to have masterminded the hysteria trailing his ‘personal’ decision to relocate from the United States of America if Donald Trump had won the presidential election.
Red card, green card – Notes towards the management of hysteria
For now, that moment having passed, I must be culpable of breaking a solemn promise. By the way, since we are on the terrain of literalism, has anyone attempted to ”tear” or rip apart a Green Card? Even a Credit Card?
Nigerians mock Soyinka, TB Joshua over Donald Trump
For two different but related reasons, Nobel laureate Professor Wole Soyinka and the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations Pastor TB Joshua are at the centre of criticisms on social media. Joshua had predicted that ‘the U.S. election would be won by a woman'. But with the emergence of Donald Trump as the winner…
National Troupe stages Death and the Kings Horseman to honour Soyinka
The National Troupe of Nigeria will, on November 19 and 20 at the National Theatre, stage one of Prof. Wole Soyinka’s most performed plays Death and the King’s Horseman.
Education in Nigeria: The great leap back
Starting with the pressing problem of insecurity, it is a well-known fact that most of its perpetrators are largely uneducated, illiterate and ill-educated persons in our society.
Film village on Ugbomah’s mind as he nears 76
I’m very grateful to God for sparing my life till this moment. I became a man at the age of 10, when I started fending for myself and growing up in a competitive society.
Artmosphere… Two culture events loud in two cities
Artmosphere has regularly hosted its events in Ibadan in the past five years. But this month, it tested its feet in the Lagos artistic waters for a change.
Perils and promises of an impatient nation
We are a very forgetful nation, and not only forgetful but also impatient. This amnesia and impatience have simultaneously contributed to diminishing us as a people.