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Igiebor, Soyinka, Ayu for Abiola’s Award Ceremony 

Igiebor, Soyinka, Ayu for Abiola’s Award Ceremony 

The federal government has announced the modalities and names of those invited to witness the investiture of Moshood  Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993, presidential election annulled by Ibrahim Babangida, former military president, and two others. President Muhammadu Buhari had on June 6 announced a presidential order through which he made a declaration that June 12

Soyinka In An Era of Academic Decline

By SOYOMBO OPEYEMI   There is intellectual recession in Nigeria. It is high time we conducted an intellectual audit of tutors in our higher institutions of learning. Is it refutable, as someone recently argued, that ‘half-baked’ graduates are produced by ‘half-baked’ lecturers; that a mango seed can only produce a mango fruit, certainly not an

“Bring Back The Pupils!” Soyinka Urges President Jonathan

    Professor Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, has lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan for what he described as his callous indifference and nonchalant attitude to the mindless killings, which the Islamic extremist sect, Boko Haram has carried out in recent times. Soyinka is particularly miffed at the April 14 bomb blast at the Nyanya motor park,

I’m Disappointed Yerima Wasn’t On The Centennial List – Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Professor and Nobel Laureate has expressed disappointment that Ahmed Yerima, former Governor of Zamfara State, was not among the 100 Nigerians that President Goodluck Jonathan recently honoured as part of activities marking Nigeria’s centenary. Speaking rather ironically, Soyinka stated this yesterday at a public service debate organized by the St John’s Forum, a

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