Tag: soyinka

Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari signs African free trade area agreement; HEDA asks FG to prosecute Goje or face court action | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Buhari signs African free trade area agreement Nigeria has signed ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2019

The Late 5: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from Supreme court; We’ll shock vote buyers on Election Day – INEC | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from supreme court The Nigerian Senate has ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 18, 2018

“My daughter wants to be the next Emir and she’s disappointed…” “I am quite surprised” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

From the world’s top diplomat lost his job after visiting Nigeria and president Buhari shedding tears at Dapchi to Snapchat’s ...

ItunuoluwaMay 26, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Evander Holyfield, Ambode and Soyinka at Rhumbles in Lagos (Photos)

Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode, former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfeld  and Professor Wole Soyinka amongst others were special guests at ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 9, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today Police officer remanded in prison for killing Okada rider An Ondo ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five news that drove the conversation today 1. Buhari meets with Soyinka Today President Muhammadu Buhari ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 15, 2016

‘There is only one way for corrupt people- it ends in prison’ | Soyinka

World renowned author and Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday, said that the Federal Government should jail anyone who is ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 28, 2016

Wole Soyinka: What Nigerian adults owe the young ones

by Wole Soyinka The issue, I understand, is the flaunting of religious markers in public educational institutions. Let me begin ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 15, 2016

Opinion: The many wrongs of Professor Wole Soyinka

The first time Wole Soyinka misdirected himself, it had to do with his “cautious endorsement” of Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential candidacy. ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 7, 2016

Ese Oruru’s kidnap a criminal act, not religious – Soyinka, Falana

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, and Human Right lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday, have criticised individuals who use religion to ...

Janeth JNovember 27, 2015

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Ignore pedestrian bridges, go to jail | Benin didn’t invade Nigeria | Obama’s thanksgiving dinner ruined | More stories

MASSOB leader explains why Ndigbo can’t take up arms against Nigeria. YNaija Sylva says APC is best platform for change. Vanguard IPOB accuses South-East ...

Janeth JOctober 11, 2015

Nobel laureate vs ministerial nominee: Soyinka takes the high road

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has announced his resignation as the Chairman Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU)  following ...

Janeth JAugust 11, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Obasanjo retires, Zahra Buhari is an ambassador, Boko Haram in Lagos, More stories

Obasanjo says he belongs to no party. YNaija Wike, APC trade words over breakdown of law and order in Rivers. ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 3, 2015

Governor Oshiomhole and wife visit Prof. Soyinka at his Abeokuta home (PHOTOS)

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole and his beautiful wife Iara Fortes visited Nobel Laureate winner Prof. Wole Soyinka at his home town ...

Janeth JJuly 17, 2015

Soyinka tells Muslims to join hands to destroy Boko Haram

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has charged the Muslim community and youths to be disciplined, embrace spiritual solidarity and  selfless re-dedication ...

June 22, 2014

Time with Soyinka, Dangote, Keem Bello-Osagie, others auctioned at EnoughisEnough’s (EiE) Inaugural Fundraising Dinner

by Oge Okonkwo Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE), a youth-led organization committed to a culture of good governance and public ...

May 18, 2013

INTERVIEW: Achebe was no father of African literature – Wole Soyinka has all guns blazing (and we mean, blazing!)

by Hauwa Gambo SaharaReporters sat Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka down for an interview – and results is, like some will ...

October 8, 2012

TICKER: Achebe is angry because a Yoruba man won the Nobel – Ekiti commissioner

Poet, literary and social critic Mr Odia Ofeimun has said Biafran war leaders should be sent to the Nuremberg Trial ...

June 12, 2012

“He collected the money and put in his agbada trousers” – Shocking details on the Farouk Lawan bribery deal

by Hauwa Gambo Premium Times has published the result of an impressive investigation into the sting operation organised by the ...

OluwapelumiMay 18, 2012

Phil Smart: Your right to write (30 days, 30 voices)

While none can deny reading and its king place in learning, no reading is possible except from that which has ...

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