Tag: Nobel Laureate

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of February

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:   The Big 5: Lagos govt. announces movement restriction for Buhari’s ...

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ToluJuly 14, 2017

Who is Liu Xiaobo? | Nobel Laureate who died in Chinese custody

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo has died in Chinese custody at the age of 61. His death has earned ...

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AzeezNovember 17, 2016

Bob Dylan accepts Nobel Laureate award, to miss ceremony

The 2016 Nobel Laureate winner, Bob Dylan has accepted the award but won’t be able attend the December 10 award ...

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ToluNovember 15, 2016

To the nattering nit-wits of Nigeria’s internet, Soyinka set you straight with these 5 statements

All the headlines read “I will tear my green card if Trump wins the US elections – Wole Soyinka”. But ...

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ToluOctober 14, 2016

5 things to know about Bob Dylan, 2016 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

“The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan for having created new poetic expressions within the ...

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July 13, 2014

This was Wole Soyinka decades before he became a Nobel Laureate (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Renowned Nigerian playwright, dramatist, poet, author and essayist, Prof. Wole Soyinka, is eighty years old today. Soyinka ...

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July 3, 2014

Boko Haram has united Nigerians even more – Soyinka

by S’ola Filani   Despite the great carnage Nigeria has suffered at the hands of the radical Islamist group Boko ...

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January 10, 2014

Wole Soyinka’s daughter buried in Oyo, Amaechi, Duke attend (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo   Iyetade Soyinka, second daughter of Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka was today, interred at Ultimate Gardens, Ibadan ...

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December 30, 2013

Sad news: Wole Soyinka loses daughter to illness

by ‘Jola Sotubo Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has lost one of his daughters. Iyetade Soyinka, the second daughter of the ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: Dame Jonathan – A domestic appendage

by Morenike Taire Had Rotimi Amaechi been impeached by the intrigues of the anti-Amaechi segment of the Rivers Assembly, Dame ...

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June 20, 2013

Wole Soyinka: The village mourners association

 by Wole Soyinka As a teacher, I lament your failure to use the opportunity of the passing of a revered ...

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December 20, 2012

“Slavery and colonialism still haunting Africa” – Wole Soyinka at launch of his new book

by Rachel Ogbu At the launching of his new book, Harmattan Haze on an African Spring, Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka ...

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September 24, 2012

Religion against humanity by Wole Soyinka

  To such a degree has Religion fueled conflict, complicated politics, retarded social development and impaired human relations across the ...

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