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Professor Wole Soyinka was keynote speaker at the maiden annual lecture of the Ripples Centre for Data and Investigative Journalism held in Lagos on March 15. Topic: “Rebuilding Trust in a Divided Nigeria: Can Nigeria be fixed?” The Nobel Laureate Read more

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The celebration of West African culture and literature, tagged West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song at the British Library which opened last October continues till 16 February. Read more

Arts

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Woke Soyinka has said that outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has placed the State on an honourable footing by the various programmes and legacy projects he has put in place Read more

Ekiti

I was amongst millions of Nigerians who took to the streets to demand that the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is respected and adhered to, and to let the then Vice President - Goodluck Jonathan, take his rightful place as the Read more

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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka tells CNN that President Goodluck Jonathan and his government have been in denial over Boko Haram. Read more

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The judges of this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing have been announced. The panel will be chaired by award-winning author Jackie Kay MBE. She will be joined by the distinguished novelist and playwright Gillian Slovo, Zimbabwean journalist Read more

Arts

In a rare London appearance, internationally renowned playwright and Africa’s first Nobel Laureate for Literature Professor Wole Soyinka will launch the publication of the Anthology “Memoirs for Our Future” to an audience comprising of mainly young Read more

Arts

A Documentary by Ishaya Bako about the culture of greed and corruption in Nigeria articulated through the Fuel Subsidy Scam of 2011. The film was supported by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). Read more

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I feel obliged to put my pen and paper together as a way of expressing my displeasure in the modus operandi of governance in Ogun State. If it is the same Ogun State of the late sage - Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the Ogun State of the great late Afro beat Read more

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The crisis that erupted in the Ogun State House of Assembly which led to the suspension of some members has been settled. The truce came at a peace meeting convened by the State Governor - Senator Ibikunle Amosun which was attended by all 26 members Read more

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