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I Left The Army When I Wasn’t Transferred To South Africa – Wole Soyinka

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Nigerian Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka is 86 today. The Professor recently came out to share why he enlisted in the Nigerian Army officer Corp but decided to leave after some time. According to him, he joined the military because he wanted to be transferred to South Africa, a country ...

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Coronavirus Will Not Be Cured With Constitutional Piracy — Wole Soyinka

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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, have blasted President Muhammadu Buhari’s restriction of movement order pronounced on Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun. Wole and Femi revealed that the move was not necessary because the country is not at war. According to Soyinka, the order ...

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Balarabe Musa’s Amotekun Statement Is Based On Fear, Not Fact – Wole Soyinka

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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said ex-Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa describing Amotekun as a security outfit in the South West region is a recipe for tragedy. The award-winning writer revealed this in a recent statement today. According to him, he wants Nigeria to avoid the mistake by ...

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Buhari Should Teach DSS Officers Some Basic Court Manners – Wole Soyinka

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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has reacted to the invasion of the court and harassment of Omoyele Sowore by officers of the State Security Service, SSS. According to him, all he saw African wild dogs on a pack hunt and he wants Buhari to teach these officers simple court manners. ...

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Tonye Cole Ignited The Wole Soyinka Plane Seat Saga – Olaolu Soyinka

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Professor Wole Soyinka’s son, Olaolu Soyinka has had his say on the plane seat drama that involved his dad. The drama was all about how Tonye Cole shared that Wole Soyinka was asked to stand up from a seat in a plane by a young man. Tonye Cole said, “@professorwolesoyinka#celebrategreatness#relationshipsmatter ...

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Wole Soyinka Did Not Respect Elders When He Was Young – Seun Kuti

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Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, has shared his own reaction to the “plane seat” conversation that involved Nigerian man and the popular Wole Soyinka. The Nigerian man ignored the status of who he was speaking to and asked the Nobel laureate to stand up from his seat on board a flight ...

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I Am Disgusted By People Calling For The Re-election of President Buhari in 2019

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The situation of the country and the present administration is enough to call for a fresh election and vote out the present administration from office…i have failed to understand the reason why some Nigerians are calling for the re-election of President Buhari in 2019.Prof Wole Soyinka has showed his disgust ...

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“I threw away my US green card and I’ve relocated” – Wole Soyinka�

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Nigerian Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election. Shortly before the vote, Soyinka had vowed to give up his permanent US residency over a Trump victory ...

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How I battled and survived cancer- Wole Soyinka

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Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka,has revealed � he is a cancer survivor.Speaking today at a press conference at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State,he said he was first diagnosed in December 2013 and after serious treatment and medications,he was cancer free last month on �October 28. He said �For ...

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How Soyinka and I started Pyrates Confraternity’ – 82 yr old Prof. Awe

The Pyrates Confraternity, which later metamorphosed into cultism in universities was founded by seven prominent Nigerians back in their days as undergraduate students at the University of Ibadan in 1953. It was the brain child of Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, who got 6 of his friends – Nat Oyelola, ...

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How Wole Soyinka almost killed himself with his Father’s gun at age 10

If Wole Soyinka had succeeded in pulling the trigger in his father’s dane gun years ago, his glorious life would have been cut short.� �I used to go with my father when he hunted. It was a mere air gun but was good enough for squirrels, the wild pigeon and ...

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I Never called Patience Jonathan an illiterate – Prof.Wole Soyinka

After the infamous video where the first�lady�was weeping over the missing Chibok girls, a statement attributed to Wole Soyinka read When you marry an illiterate woman as a wife, you will definitely make stupid decisions like jonathan’ In a�new release�by him, he says he never said anything like that … ...

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“Jonathan is in denial” – Wole Soyinka speaks with CNN on abducted girls

Wole Soyinka this evening was on CNN where he spoke to Amanpour Over the kidnapped of the Chibok school girls and here is part of what he said;     �This is a government which is not only in denial mentally, but in denial about certain obvious steps to take.” ...

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Why Abacha was given Centenary award – Reuben Abati

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, has defended the posthumous award given to Abacha during Nigeria’s centenary celebration last week. And according to him,� the award was not meant to celebrate moral virtues. A cross section of Nigerians had questioned the government for ...

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Wole Soyinka’s book to get film adaptation

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  The childhood memoir of Nobel laureate, Professor�Wole Soyinka’s, is to be adapted into a film. The production of the memoir which is titled ‘Ake, The Years of Childhood’�is being put together by a Lagos-based film production outfit,�Back Page Production. Dapo Adeniyi, the executive producer of the project, says�‘work will ...

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