Tag: Wole Soyinka

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: The Late 5: As German chancellor, Angela Merkel visits ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 23, 2018

Soyinka says he’ll expose Obasanjo; FG says $322m Abacha loot will be spent on the poor and other other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The Nigerian Air Force had made claims of air ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 15, 2018

Wole Soyinka shows us why Buhari doesn’t need a hero’s crown for June 12

On the evening of June 6 when President Muhammadu Buhari issued an executive order recognising June 12 as the new ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

Late 5: Party reveals plans to fence Nigeria, Russia thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World cup opener and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) has revealed plans to construct perimeter ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2018

Mo Abudu is adapting Wole Soyinka’s “Death and King’s Horseman” into film

Two months ago, CEO of Ebonylife Mo Abudu did a Skype interview with CNN’s Isha Sesay over her studo’s partnership ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 13, 2018

The Big 5: Soyinka urges Buhari to stop admiring Abacha, Buhari holds closed-door meeting with APC Governors and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Nobel laureate and activist during the June 12,1993 struggle, Professor Wole ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

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AzeezFebruary 13, 2018

The Late 5: Shehu Sani presents snake repellents to JAMB, Army says Shekau is disguising as a woman, and other top stories

These are top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Nigerian Army has said information at its disposal revealed ...

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EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 15, 2017

PROFILE: Even the f-word is not enough to describe the cultural force of Lola Shoneyin’s #AkeFestival

by Wilfred Okiche   Every November, for the last five years, the literary community- an interesting mix of writers, critics, ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

Wole Soyinka returns to America after ‘destroying’ Green Card

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka is traveling back to America a year after he tore his Green Card, following the victory of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 14, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: This is what Wole Soyinka has been fighting for

by Pius Adesanmi   Wole Soyinka’s work as a teacher of his nation and people in the last seven decades ...

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EditorSeptember 12, 2017

Is there a case for Nnamdi Kanu in Soyinka’s statements?

by Alexander O. Onukwue One of the key points in the remarks made by Prof Wole Soyinka recently was about ...

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EditorSeptember 12, 2017

2019: Soyinka has not changed his mind about Buhari’s candidature

by Alexander O. Onukwue At the height of the conversations about President Muhammadu Buhari’s health, fitness to continue leading the ...

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EditorSeptember 12, 2017

Baba vs The Prof: Soyinka cannot let go of Obasanjo, can he?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The spokesman of President Buhari, Femi Adesina, wrote a piece recently which was titled “Wanted: A ...

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EditorSeptember 12, 2017

Soyinka is sick of premature 2019 talk – aren’t we all?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has lamented the early agitations that have been on about the 2019 ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: If given the opportunity, I will fight corruption like never before – Atiku | Irma leaves most of Florida without power | More stories

If given the opportunity, I will fight corruption like never before – Atiku – YNaija I don’t understand why we ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 12, 2017

The Big 5: Atiku’s race for 2019; Wole Soyinka condemns re-election talks; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: 2019 seems to have arrived early for ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

I don’t understand why we are talking about second term already – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has said it is disgusting that some politicians were already debating about President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election ...

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EditorJuly 15, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 15th of July

  Buhari is not a religous bigot – Shehu Sani Nigeria’s unity is negotiable – Wole Soyinka [The Presidential Blog] ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 15, 2017

Nigeria’s unity is negotiable – Wole Soyinka

One of Nigeria’s literary giants and Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has dismissed the arguments that the unity of Nigeria is ...

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ToluJune 14, 2017

Eyes of A Lagos Boy rounds off on a successful note

Eyes of A Lagos Boy Photo Exhibition, which kicked off on the 20th, came to an end on the 27th ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

You should be more careful now that your location is known, Soyinka tells SaharaReporters

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has advised online newspaper, SaharaReporters to exercise more caution now that its location is known. Soyinka ...

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AzeezMay 6, 2017

Prosecute anti-graft war detractors, Soyinka urges EFCC

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday in Lagos urged anti-corruption agencies to prosecute detractors in the fight against corruption ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Top 8 popular national lies that won’t die in Nigeria

by Farooq A. Kperogi In Nigeria, once lies and historical myths take roots, they are almost always impossible to uproot. But ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Mercy Aigbe’s 7-year marriage crashes over domestic ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Buhari is public property, he should reveal his health status – Soyinka

by Dolapo Adelana Nobel laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reveal his health status to ...

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EditorMarch 3, 2017

Insiders: Obasanjo is a professional lamenter

Most of our Insiders agree with former President Olusegun Obasanjo that his generation has failed Nigeria. Some believe the former ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Opinion: RE | The need to tame religion before it kills us

by Victor Terhemba. “Religion in the history of this continent has been a disastrous venture, a disaster in many zones ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 12, 2017

“If the devil like make him hold rally, I go appear” | See our top 10 quotes from the past week

If it was not the protest in Romania, France or America, then it was the shakey #IStandWithNigeria protest in Nigeria. ...

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