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.
Soyinka, UN, others extol Mandela’s virtues
As the world marks Nelson Mandela International Day, Nobel Prize winner, Prof. Wole Soyinka; United Nations (UN) and other notable Nigerians have extolled Mandela’s virtues...
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.
From Abeokuta to Ibadan: Wole Soyinka’s years of ‘dislocated’ formation
Wole inevitably left home in 1944, at the age of ten, to attend the illustrious Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta, and of course, to commence an extraordinary transition from childhood.
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.”
Nigeria’s youth deserve a level playing field
Sometimes circumstances beyond our control or government’s illogical decisions tend to place a people in an obscure and dangerous situation that may cause loss of lives and property.
Youths and leadership
The government has eventually yielded to the pressure by the youths to be eligible to mount the saddle at all levels of government but at the highest national level in particular.
Obasanjo least worthy of ex-leaders, says Soyinka
Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the least worthy of former Heads of State to champion the political recovery process of the nation”.
Mo Abudu: Wole Soyinka's "Death And The King's Horeseman" In The Works
Literary icon Wole Soyinka’s Death And The King’s Horseman is coming to life. Media Guru and CEO EbonyLife Television, Mo Abudu, has announced that there will be a feature film adaptation of the iconic play. She also noted that they have acquired the rights to the “film for global distribution”. She wrote on her Instagram:…