The new normal and the culture of shamelessness
Plumbing the above tradition further, I chanced upon the one below which only strengthens the tradition I quoted above. Abdullah ibn Mas’ud said that the Prophet of the Almighty once said...
About taming religion
Nigeria’s wealth is in the hands of government, and government is the politician. Access to the wealth is open only to a few. To be among the few, you must either be in government or befriend those in government.
If vengeance is divine, defence is human
I see this as a mindset of the larger Huasa/Fulani establishment manifesting in destructive measures in the herdsman. It also fits into the second narrative of religious/cultural imperialism of the Islamic oligarchy.
A wassail for the wayfarer: Biodun Jeyifo at 71 - Part 2
But still, in spite of the amazing brilliance of these works that established his reputation, his latest publication, Against the Predator’s Republic, which I have referred to above, may well turn out to be his magnum opus.
How Bola Ige celebrated Soyinka’s Nobel Award
Today (Friday, December 23, 2016) is the 15th anniversary of the assassination in his Bodija Estate, Ibadan home, of Chief ’Bola Ige, lawyer, politician, philosopher and former governor of old Oyo State.
Wole Soyinka, internet trolls and the death of discourse
As I type this, there are possibly hundreds of Internet trolls daydreaming about having the last word on Wole Soyinka’s Green Card. I say get over it.
Obasanjo, Soyinka laud Ooni’s efforts to unite Yoruba monarchs
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka have commended the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi over his efforts to unite traditional rulers in Yorubaland.
Soyinka vows to hold funeral wake on Trump’s inauguration
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has vowed to hold a funeral wake on the inauguration day of the United States President-elect Donald Trump.