United States of Nigeria is possible – Ehi Braimah

Over the weekend, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), spoke on the possibilities of a New Nigeria that works for everyone. At a Symposium to commemorate Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary with the theme,…

Soyinka reacts to Buhari’s Covid-19 lockdown order, questions legality of action

Professor Wole Soyinka has frowned at the Sunday lockdown order on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states by President Muhammadu Buhari to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country. The Nobel laureate in a Monday…

“I’m not involved in Uzodimma vs Ihedioha” – Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka has said that he has nothing to do with the Supreme Court case over Imo State governorship between Senator Hope Uzodimma and Hon. Emeka Ihedioha. The Nobel Laureate was reacting to a link to a report by…

Never Again: Full text of Professor Wole Soyinka’s speech at the Never Again Conference

Long Read (Being the text of a speech delivered by Professor Wole Soyinka at the “Never Again Conference” organised by the Nzuko Umunna and Ndigbo, to mark the 50 years after the Nigerian Civil War on Monday, January 13 at…

#LABAF2019 – THE FESTIVAL PARTY @Main Stage

All good things come to an end, and what is a better way to close than with a festival-worthy party. The gathering tagged an arthouse party will be celebrating landmark birthdays of distinguished contributors to the Nigerian cultural Life like…

WSICE @10 celebrates Wole Soyinka @85

The annual Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE), which clocks 10 on July 13, will again celebrate Professor Wole Soyinka who turns 85 on the same day. According to a statement by the WSICE, which is a prime project of…

Ooni, Soyinka move to unite Yoruba with Brazil through samba museum

At the mention of samba, what would ordinarily come to mind is Brazilian music, with its roots in Africa via the West African slave trade and African religious traditions. But little is known about the wider samba culture. A press…

In Stockholm, Soyinka draws ovation over Annan

African Literary statesman, Professor Wole Soyinka, Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden, earned prolonged applause when he dedicated his keynote address at the ‘Nobel Teachers Summit’ to the memory of the late former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr. Kofi Annan. The…

Leave Obasanjo alone, Yoruba group tells Soyinka (Nation)

The Yoruba Consultative Forum (YCF) has condemned what it called campaign of undisguised calumny by the Nobel Laurette, Professor Wole Soyinka against former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. In a release issued in Lagos Tuesday and signed by its President,…

Soyinka calls for International assistance to check Herdsmen Menace (ThisDay)

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has urged the federal government to seek international assistance to curb the menace of killings being carried out by Fulani herdsmen nationwide. He stated this yesterday during a courtesy call on Benue State Governor, Samuel…

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