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.
Stakeholders canvass better cartooning in the media
Cartoonist and lecturer at the University of Lagos, Mr. Akin Onipede, who was a panel discussant at the event, said it was sad that most media outfits fail to maximise the potentials of cartooning...
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.
Soyinka hits back at 'imbeciles' in green card row
Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka hit back Monday at critics from his native Nigeria, denouncing the "slugs, barbarians and imbeciles" who derided him for tearing up his US residency card after Donald Trump's election win.
I have thrown away my green card, Soyinka says
Nigerian Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election.
Honour for Daily Trust chairman, PPDC, others
The Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) would next week honour some distinguished individuals and organisations for their contributions to the journalism profession.
Death and the King’s Horseman…evokes cultural consciousness, selflessness
The U.S. President, Barack Obama, in one of his books, Dreams From My Father, said: “The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.”
Sacred suicide: Re-reading Soyinka’s Death And The King’s Horseman forty years after
Death and the King’s Horseman by Wole Soyinka is an acknowledged classic of world theatre. It has been staged across the continents to wide acclaim.