Nigeria’s Sovereignty Taken Over By Boko Haram, Others – Wole Soyinka

2 weeks ago Dammylink 0
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has condemned the insecurity across Nigeria, saying the nation’s sovereignty has been taken over by armed groups. He also said President Muhammadu Buhari needs to do more to stop Boko Haram terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements who threaten Nigeria’s security. Mr Soyinka said these during an interview on Arise Television Read More

Fayose Gets Appointment From Governor Fayemi

10 months ago Emmanuel Chiwendu 0
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic which has hit the globe in which Nigeria has been struck with over 200 cases, Ekiti State Governor Dr John Kayode Fayemi has appointed his presecesor Dr Ayodele Fayose into Covid-19 response resources mobilization committee. In a statement made available on Saturday by the secretary to the government of the state, Read More

Soyinka Finally Breaks Silence on Sanusi’s Dethronement

11 months ago Femi Olasunkanmi 0
Nigerian first Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Thursday faulted the dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, describing it as “innate travesty of justice.” In a statement titled, “FOR WHOM THE GATES OPEN WIDE”, Soyinka stressed that the conduct of Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, was at par with “repudiated” colonial Read More

Bayelsa: Supreme Court Slams Olanipekun, Afe Babalola With N60m Fine

11 months ago Alonge Yakubu 0
The supreme Court today February 26, 2020 fines Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) for bringing a case that has been Ruled by the Apex court to her sitting for review. The Supreme Court had earlier ruled that the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, David Lyon and his running mate be Read More

Why I Was Absent From Soyinka’s Award – Osinbajo

1 year ago emeka 0
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that his absence at the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Award was due to the prevailing saga on the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, the online publisher of Sahara Reporters. The Vice President was to be honored with an award on Monday evening for his role in the justice Read More

Sowore: Control Your Wild Dogs – Soyinka Blasts Buhari

1 year ago Ogunsuyi Roland 0
Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to “rein in your wild dogs of disobedience”, after the Department of State Services (DSS) rearrested the convener of #RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore. In a statement on Friday, Soyinka described Sowore’s rearrest as a degradation of the judiciary. “Only yesterday, in my commentary on the ongoing Read More

Sowore: FG Is Treating The Judiciary With Disdain – Wole Soyinka Writes Open Letter To Buhari’s Govt

1 year ago Ogunsuyi Roland 0
Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has condemned the continous detention of #RevolutioNow convener and publisher of Saharareporters news Omoyele Sowore, even after he perfected his bail conditions.   Soyinka who wondered if Sowore is Miyetti Allah in his open letter, also lashed out at Nigerian agencies that actually think to inhibit social revolution by fastening Read More

#FreeSowore: Buhari, DSS Has Displaced Naked Power – Soyinka

1 year ago Victor Adeola 0
The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on the Federal Government to release the co-convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and save the country from further embarrassment in the international community. Enough of this charade, nothing more than a display of crude, naked power,” he said in his reaction to the Department of Read More

There Are Names In This Nation I’ll Never Mention Again – Soyinka

1 year ago Victor Adeola 0
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says there are some names of prominent citizens in Nigeria that he will never mention again. Soyinka stated this at the Freedom Park in Lagos during a pre-launch event of his latest book, ‘Beyond Aesthetics’ and the launch of ‘Beautiful: The Exposition’, an art collection. The rights activist and playwright Read More

Stop Using Security Agencies To Silence Nigerians – Soyinka Tells Buhari

1 year ago Alonge Yakubu 0
Prof. Wole Soyinka has alleged that the Buhari-led administration is using security agencies to silence Nigerians. The Nobel Laureate made this claim at the unveiling of an art gallery in commemoration of his 85th birthday. Insisting that such move only shows that the government is afraid, Soyinka added that it also reduces those running the Read More