*Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) *NLC seeks more funds in NHIS (Guardian)

Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) Some Lagos State workers  were forced to return home on Wednesday after the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway took a turn for the worse. The gridlock, which affected the two lanes of…

Buhari has failed, can’t solve our problems — Soyinka (Punch)

The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has taken a swipe at the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the administration has failed Nigerians over its approach to the herders/farmers’ crisis and other security problems bedeviling the country. Soyinka said this…

Buhari greets Soyinka at 85

President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm felicitations to Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on his 85th birthday, July 13, 2019, rejoicing with the literary icon for being one of the country’s greatest pride, and a universal brand. The President joins family…

Ruga: Ooni, Soyinka, tell Nigerians to defend their lands

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, have called on Nigerians across state demarcations to defend the sanctity of their ancestral lands against usage for Ruga cattle settlements. They made the call in a…

Don’t trust Buhari, group tells Soyinka, Falana (Punch)

A group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, says the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari is a Greek gift. It, therefore, called on Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka; human rights activist, Mr…

Graft won’t end until justice catches up with corrupt leaders – Soyinka (Punch)

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says until  corrupt Nigerian leaders start getting jailed, the war against corruption will never be won. Soyinka said this in Abuja on Monday at the 8th Commonwealth Regional Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in…

Do more to end attacks by armed herdsmen, Soyinka tells FG (Nation)

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has called on the Federal Government to do more to end attacks and killings allegedly by criminal herdsmen in parts of the country. Soyinka made the call in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. He…

Obi denies saying that Nigerians have lost trust in Buhari’s government

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has dismissed a report by Sahara Reporters quoting him as saying that Nigerians have lost trust in the Muhammadu Buhari administration. Obi, in a statement Friday evening by his Media Office, said that…

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