The Wole Soyinka Museum
The conversion and remodelling of Soyinka’s former abode to The Soyinka Museum was made possible by the Amosun government to firmly establish the link between cultural education, agriculture and identity as enunciated in the five cardinal agenda of the Ogun government under Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
... Historical background
The background to the Wole Soyinka Museum is steeped in time, which can be traced to the voyage of Wole Soyinka perhaps through his Yoruba ancestry. It is worthy of note that a very significant part of Wole Soyinka’s creative and mid-life productive years were spent on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University....
Wole Soyinka: A birthday dialogue
Wole Soyinka needs no introduction to any enlightened person who has lived on our planet in the past 50 years or thereabouts. He wears one the most recognizable faces on terra firma...
Soyinka’s Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?: Gani’s unfinished business for unveiling August 2
Arrangements have reached conclusive stages for the formal unveiling of Wole Soyinka’s latest Interventions Series, Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?: Gani’s Unfinished Business. The event holds on August 2, 2018 at the Freedom Park (Kongi Art Gallery), Broad Street, Lagos Island. Time is 11.30am.
From Abeokuta to Ibadan: Wole Soyinka’s years of ‘dislocated’ formation - Part 2
Wole may not have been there when the activities of “Beere”and her devoted and sufficiently incensed followers took their gargantuan social project to an successful apogee in 1947, forcing the promulgation of the insensitive tax policy, a radical adjustment of the colonial government’s operational machinery in Egbaland, and the eventual abdication of the revered Alake…
Gambari, others to speak at Soyinka media lecture
A diplomat and former Minister for External Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, is to lead conversations on the violence and conflicts in some parts of Nigeria and media coverage of the same at the 10th Wole Soyinka Media Lecture Series.
WSICE returns in Pursuit Of Truth
When talking about the yearly Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Project, WSICE, perhaps, it makes sense to remember the first edition in 2010. The image of 76 actors...
Jero’s metamorphosis and a cleric’s hunger for power
Napoléon Bonaparte, the French statesman, having lost hope in religion, said: “If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.”