3 Aug 2021
The first is that the obnoxious, toxic, and anti-democracy Nigerian Press Council Bill that you are pushing in the House of Representatives is dead on arrival because all those gallant men
29 Jul 2021
Me No, I am not surprised that we are surprised. I am surprised that you are not surprised that I am not surprised.
25 Jul 2021
Aiye Ko Ooto is the pen name of a U.S.-based Nigerian poet, playwright, and philosopher also known as Cash Oladele, who says he is at a crossroads between mortals and gods
19 Jul 2021
It has been my humble privilege to have been writing “regularly but only occasionally” for several Nigerian newspapers since 1980.
11 Jul 2021
The yearly Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE), which is designed for young people across the globe, will hold on Tuesday, July 13 and Wednesday, July in hybrid format – virtual space and live.
6 Jul 2021
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said it is not criminal or illegal for anyone to express intention to leave any federation. He also condemned as “bizarre” the midnight raid by the Department of State Services ....
5 Jun 2021
The late sage, Dr. Tai Solarin, confessed in his article that I re-published last week, that Samuel Ogbemudia, the first governor of former Mid West State, would have summarily sacked him as head of any school in the State because of his “negative attitude towards games and sports” . In his opinion students wasted their…
5 Jun 2021
We heard it last during the heydays of Donald Rumsfeld under George Bush - and judge in what condition it has left that part of the world, and beyond.
3 Jun 2021
Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has denounced a posting credited to him on the social media platform, WhatsApp, associating him with the agitation for a Yoruba state, describing the post as “fake” and “misinformation.” In a statement by Abiola Owoaje, spokesperson to Prof. Soyinka, the laureate advised the public to ignore the utterances of “those…
3 Jun 2021
What are you supposed to do when conflict erupts, people get killed and human and property rights are being violated? I believe any person with a heart and moral compass would be compelled to condemn the aggressors
30 May 2021
She has mastered the art of the big stage. Every festive period, the Executive Producer of BAP Productions, Mrs. Bolanle Austen-Peters, has something new and thrilling to offer theatre-loving Lagosians.
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Missiles rained down on Ukraine killing many civilians and wounding dozens in built up areas as the weekend began, prompting President Volodymyr Zelensky to accuse Russia of state "terror". Strikes on a southern resort town left 21 dead and dozens wounded after missiles slammed into flats and a recreation centre in Sergiyvka, 80 kilometres (50…
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More than two dozen crew members are unaccounted for after their ship broke into two during a typhoon in the South China Sea on Saturday, with rescuers scrambling to find them, officials say. An engineering vessel that was 160 nautical miles southwest of Hong Kong "suffered substantial damage and broke into two pieces" and the…
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At least five people were killed and 19 injured when a strong earthquake shook southern Iran early Saturday, the state news agency IRNA reported. The 6.0 magnitude quake hit 100 kilometres (60 miles) southwest of the port city of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan province, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck just a minute…
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Protesters stormed Libya's parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk on Friday and set parts of it ablaze, venting their anger at deteriorating living conditions and months of political deadlock. Black smoke billowed as men burned tyres and torched cars after one protester had smashed through the compound's gate with a bulldozer and others attacked…
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Six Nations champions France stretched away in the second half to beat a spirited Japan 42-23 on Saturday in steamy conditions in the first Test at Toyota Stadium. With temperatures soaring to 33 degrees and humidity at 55 percent at kick-off, France struggled to impose themselves in the first half as Japan fought back from…