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Wole Soyinka

17 Jul 2016
The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature, led by Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo, has announced an initial shortlist of eleven books, drawn from 173 entries, in the running for the 2016 literature prize worth USD$100,000.
10 Jul 2016
Four women working in cultural and advocacy projects, Prof. Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka, Hafsat Abiola Costello, Kadaria Ahmed and Sola Salako will discuss an important topic that underlines issue plaguing vulnerable groups...
28 Jun 2016
In a situation that involves a plurality of faiths, a common dress code thus strikes me as a medium of secular arbitration, a function that is thereby vitiated by a blatant divergence from the uniform.
27 Jun 2016
The issue, I understand, is the flaunting of religious markers in public educational institutions. Let me begin by confessing that I envy the French to whom those choices have only been recently thrust to the fore....
24 Jun 2016
There was apparently worse to follow the marred investiture. After the traditional rites, a Thanksgiving service followed. I did not attend. The outraged report was that the media camera once again behaved true to form.
23 Jun 2016
It is time to call a spade a spade or, in this instance, name the Nigerian media camera a weapon of mass obstruction.
19 Jun 2016
Christopher Okigbo, JP Clark, Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Demas Nwoko, Mabel Segun and a few others, pioneers of Nigeria’s literary and cultural landscape, cut their teeth under the tutelage of a German, Mr. Uli Beier ...
10 Jun 2016
The arena is darkened. A feast of blood Will follow duly; the spotlights have been borrowed
29 May 2016
Series of cultural presentations on Friday herald the official flag off the Lagos at 50 anniversary celebration, as cultural troupes took turn to entertain the guests at the opening programme ...
13 Oct 2015
Poetry is one of the deepest forms of Literature, the deepest of emotions are conveyed in words, the meaning of the words surpass time and space, they truly last forever. Wole Soyinka is one of the greatest forces to reckon with in Literature. The poem was written some time before Nigeria gained independence, that should…

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