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Nigeria lost opportunity to unite – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, at the reading and signing of two of his books says Nigeria has lost the opportunity to unite.

Photos: Abiodun inaugurates Ogun Amotekun, Soyinka named Super Marshall

Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated the Ogun State Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun, with Professor Wole Soyinka being named as the Super Marshall.

Herdsmen did not attack Soyinka, they only violated his compound

Professor Wole Soyinka's first son, Olaokun and his friend and protege, Agunloye debunked the trending story that the Nobel Laureate was attacked by herdsmen in Abeokuta.

Soyinka to Buhari: Speak out now, don’t let herdsmen cause another civil war [Video]

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has told President Muhammadu Buhari to speak out urgently, to stop the herdsmen crisis before it snowballed into a civil war.

Insecurity: Nigeria in a war zone, says Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has said the high level of insecurity in the country is so much so that people now sleep with one eye open and the other closed.

Nigeria is in a war zone, says Prof. Soyinka

By Nehru OdehNobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has said Nigeria is not only at war, but also is in in a war zone.Soyinka made...

24 Hour Curfew not the solution: Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka says the curfew now imposed by state governors to deal with the climate of unrest by Nigeria's youths, will not work

Professor Wole Soyinka Writes a New Novel at 86

Wole Soyinka at 86 will publish a new novel titled ''Chronicles of the Happiest People onEarth'' in November this year.

Nigeria has always been divided, Presidency replies Obasanjo, Soyinka

The presidency has debunked comments by Professor Wole Soyinka and former president Olusegun Obasanjo, suggesting that Nigerians have become more divided under Buhari's watch.

Presidency to Soyinka: Coronavirus science not fiction

Nigeria's presidency has taken a swipe at Professor Wole Soyinka, cheekily reminding him that the rampaging coronavirus is a scientific matter, not fiction, his...

Soyinka says Amotekun a special New Year gift

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has described the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network, with the code name of ‘Amotekun’ as a pleasant New Year Gift.

Sowore: FG is treating the judiciary with disdain – Soyinka

Nigerian Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has condemned the continous detention of #RevolutioNow convener Omoyele Sowore, even after perfecting his bail conditions. 

Soyinka: I thought the charge against Sowore was ”grotesque fake news”

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka said his immediate reaction on Friday after learning that Omoyele Sowore has been charged with treason was to dismiss it as yet another "grotesque product of fake news", that is now so pervasive in Nigeria.

Photo News: Presentation of Soyinka’s longest Anthology

Recently, an artist named Femi Coker presented 85 feet long anthology to Professor Wole Soyinka while commemorating his 85th birthday anniversary.The event took place...

Take social media stories with a pinch of salt: Prof. Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has again cautioned Nigerians not to believe everything they read on the social media but rather take such online publications “with a pinch of salt.”

Soyinka writes off Buhari’s govt

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has lamented the growing challenges posed to the security of Nigerians by herdsmen, saying President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to...

Soyinka: Nigerian youths spunky abroad, gas at home

Prof. Wole Soyinka is worried about Nigerian youths. He is worried about the shallowness of their education and polar-opposite attitudes when abroad and when in Nigeria. He is worried they are internet trolls, commenting online on issues they do not understand.

Plane seat hoopla: Soyinka says it’s a minor incident

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has punctured the controversy trailing his being unseated by yet-to-be-identified Nigerian on a flight, describing it a minor incident.Ebony...

‘You are disrespectful’:FFK slams young man for dislodging Soyinka from plane’s seat

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has waded into the raging controversy over whether the young man that dislodged Professor Wole Soyinka from a plane's seat was right in insisting on his right or showing respect to 'old age'.

Sacrilege: Young Nigerian orders Soyinka out of his seat

Oil Mogul Tonye Patrick Cole has narrated a story that will shock the tribe of usually cultured Nigerians: how a young man ordered Professor Wole Soyinka, Nigeria's only Nobel laureate, literary giant, gadfly, octogenarian, globally and nationally respected figure out of his seat, on a flight.

Nigeria needs a national government now: Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka has called for a non-partisan, broad-based national government to confront the social crisis facing the country.

Soyinka backs Obasanjo on islamisation claims

NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has berated the Federal Government for attacking former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the latter’s comments that Boko Haram...

Guest Lecturer slumps as UI renames Arts Theatre after Wole Soyinka

The University of Ibadan, UI, on Tuesday 31 July 2018, at the 2nd Geoffery Axworthy Lecture renamed its 63 year old Unibadan Arts Theatre after the Nigerian born literary icon and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka.

Soyinka tells Buhari to declare Fulani herdsmen terrorists

Professor Wole Soyinka has asked the Federal Government to declare as terrorists, herdsmen responsible for attacks in states across the country.

Is Prof Wole Soyinka on his way back home?

Professor Wole Soyinka may be on his way to Nigeria if recent reports on the social media are anything to go by.The Nobel laureate...

I’ll tear my Green Card on 20 Jan 2017 – Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has vowed to keep his word to tear his Green Card if Donald Trump was elected US president.Soyinka in...

Trending: Nigerians dare Wole Soyinka to tear his Green Card

Nigerians have dared Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, to make good his promise to tear his Green Card should Mr. Donald J. Trump be...

Soyinka to deliver UNIBEN’s 2nd Eminent Lecture

Jethro Ibileke/BeninThe authorities at the University of Benin have concluded arrangements to host the second eminent lecture series.The lecture scheduled to hold on Thursday,...

Soyinka to lead negotiations with Niger Delta Avengers

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has been chosen by the Niger Delta Avengers militant group as one of the members of its dialogue group...

Pictures: Buhari meets Wole Soyinka

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met the Nobel laureate Professor Wole Soyinka at the State House, Abuja. Photos: Sunday Aghaeze

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