Tag: Wole Soyinka

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ToluNovember 13, 2016

#NotMyPresident, Trump, Emmanuella gets YouTube award, Wizkid’s MTVEMA stripped | Here are last week’s winners and losers

It’s fantastic how tables can turn and how narratives can swerve in the most unprecedented ways! Our list of losers ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2016

Wole Soyinka: I gave no specific date for tearing my green card

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has called those making an issue over his decision to tear his green card “noisome ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 12, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Self-admitted super predator Wole Soyinka is no different from Donald Trump

by Peregrino Brimah The truth is, Wole Soyinka was no different and actually quite worse than T. B. Joshua, who predicted a ...

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ToluNovember 11, 2016

ART X LAGOS: Contemporary art finds firm footing in West Africa

The maiden edition of ART X Lagos took place between the 4th and 6th of November at the Civic Centre ...

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RoqeebahNovember 11, 2016

Catch up with the 18th Lagos book and art festival (LABAF)

Today, Friday the 11th of November marks the second day of the annual four-day long culture festival, The Lagos Book and Arts ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2016

‘Soyinka risks going to jail if he destroys the Green Card’

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka risks going to jail if he destroys his American Green Card as promised, a legal luminary, Kayode ...

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AzeezNovember 9, 2016

I will tear my green card when Trump is sworn as US President – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has said he won’t go back on his words that he would tear his green card ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 9, 2016

The Thread: Now that Donald Trump is President of the United States, what will T.B Joshua do?

And just like that, the bants have started flying on Twitter Nigeria- with good reason. You remember our very own ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2016

I will destroy my green card if Trump wins – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Wle Soyinka has said he would destroy his green card and leave if Donald Trump wins the US ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

The Media Blog: Dapo Olorunyomi steps (just a bit) aside at Premium Times

This didn’t make as much of a splash as it should have. Understandable sha – it’s Nigeria after all, where ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2016

Shaka Momodu: Has the man died in Wole Soyinka?

The constant stream of bad news on the state of the economy, nay the state of the nation leaves one ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

Stopping BBOG protests means the girls should be forgotten – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday, said that attempts by security agencies to stop #BringBackOurGirls campaigners from protesting implies that the ...

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Religious violence: Soyinka wants hate preachers punished

Noble Laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday said until religious leaders who preach hate are arrested and prosecuted, religious violence will ...

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Isime EseneAugust 17, 2016

The Media Blog: We don’t get too excited at TMB, but ‘The Wedding Party’ has us excited with a capital ‘E’

Expensive? Yes. Glossy? It’s Mo Abudu, so yes. Star-studded? Like-from-RMD-to-Frank-Donga yes. A-delicious-trailer? Yes-Yes-Yes-Yes-Yes-Yes. The trailer for ‘The Wedding Party’ – ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 11, 2016

Update: Buhari, Soyinka in closed door meeting in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari and Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday held a closed door meeting inside the Presidential Villa, ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 5, 2016

Jide Kosoko, Chigul, EmmaOhMygod, more to feature in Soyinka’s classic play ‘The Trials Of Brother Jero’

Live Theatre on Sunday Theatre Production presents Wole Soyinka’s comic masterpiece –The Trials of Brother Jero for the 2016 Season ...

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Isime EseneJune 28, 2016

Opinion: Wole Soyinka, religion and school uniforms

by Olalekan Waheed Adigun Humans call God for different reasons. Some are purely altruistic while others are selfish. This explains why ...

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Isime EseneJune 17, 2016

Opinion: Has the world lost its sense of humour?

by Mike Ekunno In the aftermath of Muhammad Ali’s passing there’s bound to be a blast of emissions that befits ...

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Isime EseneJune 12, 2016

Mohammad Ali at the ring-side, 1985 – A poem by Wole Soyinka

by Wole Soyinka The arena is darkened. A feast of blood Will follow duly; the spotlights have been borrowed For ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 3, 2016

For those in doubt, Soyinka has just proven he’s a thoroughbred Lagosian

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka’s appointment as the Chairman of the Planning Committee for the 50th Anniversary of Lagos State ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 28, 2016

Keeping an eye on Governor Ambode (PHOTOS)

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has in recent times become more busy owing to the magnitude of work and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 28, 2016

Soyinka blasts Buhari for ignoring Fulani herdsmen attacks (READ)

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has lambasted the Federal Government for failing to take a concrete line of action following ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 25, 2016

‘If Nnamdi Kanu is guilty of treason, so is Wole Soyinka and millions of Nigerians’

Anambra State Chairman of the defunct Nigeria Peoples Party, Guy Ikokwu, says the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu did ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 19, 2016

Soyinka to Buhari: ‘The economy is bad… convene emergency conference’

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has warned Nigerians and the presidency about the state of the country’s economy. Soyinka on ...

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Janeth JJanuary 9, 2016

Lai Mohammed pays courtesy visit to Wole Soyinka (PHOTOS)

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, paid a courtesy visit to Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Saturday. Soyinka hosted ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 7, 2016

Soyinka birthday dinner: ‘Wike must stop these silly distractions’ – Amaechi

Former Rivers governor, Rotimi Amaechi says his administration never misappropriated N82 million in hosting a birthday dinner in honour of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 7, 2016

N82m birthday dinner: ‘EFCC, insecure Wike, you know where I live’ | Read Soyinka’s response

On Wednesday, the Nyesom Wike-led Rivers state government released a statement, claiming that about N82 million was allegedly spent by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 9, 2015

What Soyinka said on Channels TV about GEJ, OBJ, President Buhari and pro-Biafrans

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says the recent discoveries of the massive looting perpetrated by the last administration has vindicated ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 27, 2015

If Soyinka didn’t write this tribute to Tinubu, who did?

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has denied penning a tribute in honour of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2015

Soyinka gives Oyinlola 1-week ultimatum to ‘retract his lies’

Professor Wole Soyinka, has threatened to include Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, in his upcoming book, ‘The Republic of Liars’, if he ...

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