Tag: Wole Soyinka

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May 28, 2013

CAPTION THIS: What is Wole Soyinka saying to our editor-in-chief? (LOOK)

by Isi Esene The teams from The Future Awards and Y!/YNaija visited Africa’s first Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyina recently… ...

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May 26, 2013

Opinion: A tribute to the man in whom the spirit of Okonkwo lives

by Ojay Kaikai To the man that gives life to African literature, to the man that insisted that Nigeria must ...

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May 22, 2013

Opinion: Why Wole Soyinka’s interview is disappointing

by Ainehi Edoro While I laud Soyinka’s intention to clear up the controversies surrounding his relationship with Achebe, many of ...

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May 11, 2013

Opinion: David Mark’s Upper House of indolence

by Kikiowo Ileowo The Senate, an arm of Nigerian federal legislature as presently constituted is at best a joke of some ...

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May 9, 2013

Opinion: When SaharaReporters’ Sowore met Doyin Okupe on Al Jazeera

by Joe Igbokwe True to the tag he had been bearing since he was recruited to go after the real ...

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May 7, 2013

Wole Soyinka sends a message: “Cool it, President Goodluck Jonathan”

by Hauwa Gambo Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday issued a statement directly at President Goodluck Jonathan, requesting him to ...

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May 6, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Nigria is a nation at war with its people

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria has actually been in a state of war for several years now, but there appears a ...

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April 18, 2013

Opinion: The ‘Fuelling Poverty’ saga – The Nigerian malaise

by Wale Bakare Often times than not, it seems that we are the bane of our predicaments; why do we ...

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April 16, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: The Bola Tinubu Colloquium – When a new generation spoke (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi This time around, the youth took centre stage, while the elderly and experienced listened and marveled. Just ...

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April 13, 2013

Feyi Fawehinmi: Why the FG’s 5-Star transformation plan for the National Theatre makes sense

by Feyi Fawehinmi The question to ask is – who is going to die if the theatre is privatized or concessioned? Is ...

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March 26, 2013

“Culture of patronising marabouts, prophets to stay in power is encouraging cultism” – Wole Soyinka

by Rachel Ogbu Writer and activist, Wole Soyinka, has criticized Nigerian leaders for consulting marabouts and prophets to the extent of ...

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March 23, 2013

“The massacre of Chinua’s people in Kano” – Soyinka, J.P Clark hit hard

by Isi Esene Literary icons, Professor Wole Soyinka and J.P Clark have reportedly linked the death of renowned writer, Professor ...

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March 23, 2013

Dele Momodu: As the world mourns Chinua Achebe

by Dele Momodu “It is a sad day for the world of Literature as one of its greatest icons, Prof ...

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March 5, 2013

Opinion: The dwindling population of genuine role models in Nigeria

by Douglas Anele  Achebe must have taken a long hard look at current events in the country and, correctly in ...

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March 3, 2013

APC governors donate mattress, pillows to Aso Rock… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola He said “for instance, Sarah Jubril, the Mama One Vote herself, is the president’s special adviser on ...

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March 3, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: For the sake of our children

by Tunde Fagbenle One thing remains clear: nothing will change if the country and her peoples do not do things ...

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February 6, 2013

Opinion: Our attitude towards Nigeria

by Sabella Abidde Why bother to faithfully serve this country when at the sunset of your life, she is likely ...

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February 5, 2013

#CelebrityBabyPhotos: Wole Soyinka and his sister, Tinu in 1934…Yes 1934 (LOOK)

by Chi Ibe Wole Soyinka at four months old, November 1934, watched over by his sister Tinu.

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January 21, 2013

Okey Ndibe: On yet another encounter with the SSS

by Okey Ndibe I told the SSS director that I hoped the day would come – soon – when the ...

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December 28, 2012

Sefi Atta’s latest novel ‘A bit of difference’ for launch in Lagos

by Isi Esene Sefi Atta will launch the Nigerian edition of her latest novel, ‘A Bit of Difference’ at the ...

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December 24, 2012

Wole Soyinka: Gays, lesbians and legislative zealotry

by Wole Soyinka           LET us go back a little, nearly a year ago, to that earlier ...

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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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December 12, 2012

There is a difference between fighting the gov’t and fighting the nation – Wole Soyinka

Noble Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that corruption was being used as a unifying factor in Nigeria as it ...

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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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September 24, 2012

“Stop threatening the president” – Presidency warns critics

by Stanley Azuakola The presidency has responded to the National Assembly’s threat to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan over his failure ...

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August 30, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: All the president’s men (YNaija Frontpage)

After all, when a man thinks he is the most handsome one in the room, the best way to dispel ...

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August 13, 2012

PHOTOS: #WhenWeWereKings – (A bit of) Nigeria’s history in pictures

by Isi Esene Today’s photo story is a collectors’ item, it takes us back memory lane to an era in ...

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July 13, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: This, for Wole Soyinka at 79 (30 Days, 30 voices)

  The battles of people like Wole Soyinka must not be relegated to the archives of history; it is our collective ...

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July 11, 2012

It’s all Wole Soyinka! See Photos from the celebration of the legend at Terra Culture

What: A Harvest with  Soyinka – a celebration of drama sketches and play written by the Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka. Where: ...

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June 27, 2012

Coming to the UK in July: Wole Soyinka’s ‘The Lion and the Jewel’ & 2 others at the Nigeria theatre showcase

by Rachel Ogbu As part of the celebrations during the Olympics, Lufodo Productions run by actors, Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva ...

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