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Nigeria Is Currently On A Slide – Prof. Wole Soyinka

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Popular Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has come out to say that another Democracy Day might not be celebrated in Nigeria. He recently revealed this this during an interview with Arise News which focused on the June 12 Democracy Day that was celebrated on Saturday. According to him, another celebration ...

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I Never Spoke About Yoruba Nation On WhatsApp – Wole Soyinka

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Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has come out to denounce a fake WhatsApp post on the Yoruba state agitation which was attributed to him. He recently revealed this in a statement titled: “They are back,” and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, he wants the public to ignore the ...

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Buhari Must Swallow His Pride And Seek Help For Nigeria – Wole Soyinka

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Popular Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has come out to beg the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to seek help and stop playing with human lives in the country. He recently revealed this in a statement released on Saturday, titled: “The endless Martyrdom of youth,” and Nigerians have been reacting. ...

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Our Police Are Jealous Of Amotekun – Wole Soyinka

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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has come out to warn Amotekun to discharge their duties within the provisions of rules that established the outfit. He recently revealed this at the inauguration of Amotekun in Abeokuta, the State capital, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, the men and officers ...

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Attack On Wole Soyinka’s House Is Unacceptable – Joe Okei-Odumakin

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Popular activist and founder, Women Arise, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin has come out to blast Tuesday’s attack on the Abeokuta residence of Wole Soyinka. She recently revealed this in a statement made available to the press, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to her, it is very wrong for President Muhammadu ...

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Reports Of Attack On Wole Soyinka’s House Are False – Son

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Dr Olaokun Soyinka, one of the children of the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has come out to say that his father’s house in Abeokuta was not attacked. He recently revealed that the reports saying Fulani Herdsmen visited the house are far from the truth. According to him, even if ...

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Asking Bishop Kukah To Apologize For His Statement Is Unacceptable – Wole Soyinka

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Popular Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has come out to say that the comment made by the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah against President Muhammadu Buhari was not meant to denigrate Islam. He recently revealed this via a statement, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, ...

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The Mind Of Amotekun Officials Must Be Trained – Wole Soyinka

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Popular Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has come out to say that Amotekun must not be allowed to turn into another special anti-robbery squad, SARS. Wole Soyinka recently revealed this when he featured on Arise Television programme hours ago. According to him, the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun should be trained ...

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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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