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Wole Soyinka

Video: Soyinka speaks on Nigeria’s political landscape

April 15, 2015 |

Nigerian playwright, poet and thought leader Wole Soyinka, is a powerful voice in the country’s social-political space. CNBC Africa sat down with the Nobel laureate to find out his views on Nigeria’s new president, Boko Haram’s presence in the country … Read More

Soyinka Blast Jonathan Again, Says Buhari Is A Better Choice

February 9, 2015 |

Wole Soyinka yesterday reviewed the polity ahead of the coming elections and adjudged the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, a better choice than President Goodluck Jonathan.

Prof. Soyinka in a statement entitled ‘The challenge of change … Read More

“Please DO NOT vote for GEJ” – Prof. Wole Soyinka

February 6, 2015 |

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, declared on Thursday that no one should vote for the continuation of President Goodluck Jonathan’s government, saying that there has been a TOTAL FAILURE in leadership.

He said he has sixty reasons not to vote … Read More

Prof Soyinka’s “Saint” Davis

September 18, 2014 |

OUR illustrious Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, waded into the controversy spawned by Dr. Stephen Davis and left cloud of confusion in his wake. Remember that Davis, the Australian negotiator, claimed he spent four months in the lair of Boko … Read More

Sharing centenary award with Abacha, an insult — Soyinka

March 1, 2014 |

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday said he rejected the centenary award to be conferred on him by the Federal Government because the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, was included in the list of awardees.

In a statement … Read More

Exploring Prof Wole Soyinka’s take on romance chemistry

January 1, 2014 |

This is one side of eminent Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka you hardly see or hear about. During  the  Ake Arts and Book Festival lately  in Abeokuta, Ogun State, he seemed to have been left with no other choice than … Read More