Soyinka breaks silence: ‘Fulani herders, cows attacked my property, police lied’

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Thursday broke the silence on purported attack by Fulani herdsmen, saying that he was not physically attacked, but that the herders and cows attacked his property. There have been diverse narration on attack on Soyinka and his property by Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday. Soyinka, in a […]

Fulani herdsmen attack Soyinka’s Abeokuta home

The Southern and Middle Belt Forum has condemned attack on the Abeokuta residence of the Nobel Laurette, Prof. Wole Soyinka, by Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday. SaharaReporters learnt that Soyinka had moved to Lagos in the meantime, following the attack and one of the herders has been arrested. It was also learnt that the rest ran […]

Trump exit: I’m not interested in applying for fresh Green Card soon – Soyinka

Prof. Wole Soyinka and US President-elect Donald Trump By Olasunkanmi Akoni Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has said that he was not interested in applying for restoration of his America Green Card any time soon despite the exit of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America. Soyinka, described Trump as a “political […]

Eviction threat to Kukah unacceptable –Soyinka

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described the notice given to the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah to quit Sokoto as “unacceptable”. Soyinka said he had studied the transcript of the Christmas Day speech of the cleric and found nothing in the speech that denigrated Islam. The Nobel laureate gave this […]

Prof. Wole Soyinka @ 86 – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | August 11, 2020 – Nigeria’s wordsmith extraordinaire and master of quotable quotes, Professor Wole Soyinka (born Oluwole Akinwande Soyinka on July 13 1934), turned 86 last Monday. Coincidentally Wole Soyinka became the first black Nobel Laureate in literature in 1986 so his birthday this year has a special […]

Soyinka in court for resumption of Sowore’s trial

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka is currently at the Federal High Court, Abuja in solidarity with Omoyele Sowere, who is being tried in court for organising the “Revolution Now” protest. Omoyele Sowore who was the presidential candidate for the Action Alliance Congress in the 2019 Presidential elections, was arrested by the Department of State Service […]

How my wife reacted when I was diagnosed with cancer-Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says his journey battling cancer has been uncomfortable, but easy. The literary icon was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2014 when he went for a routine checkup. Speaking to BBC, Soyinka said the disease was discovered in its early stage so it was easy to control and treat. He said he […]

Photo: “Outrage as a passenger onboard a flight asks Prof. Wole Soyinka to vacate his seat

The Internet was abuzz, yesterday, after Tonye Cole, billionaire politician, shared his flight experience on how Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, was asked to vacate a seat by a passenger onboard a flight. Cole, the co-founder and former group executive director of Sahara Group and Energy, had taken to his Instagram page on Sunday to narrate […]

Obasanjo awarded oil blocks for sex, says Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, calling former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a degenerate, liar, predator and sadist, has challenged him to swear whether he never awarded oil blocks in return for sexual gratification while he presided over the affairs of Nigeria. Soyinka spoke in his Interventions VIII series, titled: ‘Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?’ meaning “Gani’s Unfinished […]

Soyinka to Nigerian youths: Vote out old politicians in 2019

SOYINKA Soyinka to Nigerian youths: Vote out old politicians in 2019   — 26th April 2018 Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka on Thursday declared that the old politicians need to voted out in the next General Elections. Soyinka advised Nigerians youths to take up the challenge of leadership by showing interest in […]

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