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Soyinka ‘blunders’ again!

By Ekanpou Enewaridideke THERE is a towering aromatic blunder in the air. As before, ever and always – like ‘Abiku’ the perpetually irrepressible troubler of the Nobel Laureate’s creation – Soyinka, ‘the perpetual dramatist who tends to dramatise on every grammar of his own manufacture’, has blundered again. This is the first time Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka,
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Mad cows and even madder narratives

Wole Soyinka’s house was not attacked, son

…It’s a case of stray cow, Police By James Ogunnaike Dr. Olaokun Soyinka, one of the children of the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Wednesday debunked rumour on social media about the alleged attack on his father by Fulani herdsmen. The young Soyinka said in a statement he circulated on social media that the
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Mad cows and even madder narratives

Amotekun must not become another SARS – Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, Saturday advised that the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, should be trained frequently to prevent them from turning into another special anti-robbery squad SARS. Soyinka disclosed this when he featured on Arise Television programme this morning. According to him: “Community policing like Amotekun is a recognition of the fact that the
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Mad cows and even madder narratives

Wole Soyinka publishes new novel

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu It is cool by me to let out this news item as a World Exclusive: Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka will publish his long-awaited third novel this year. Let’s not forget that Soyinka published his last novel, Season of Anomy, way back in 1973, that is 48 long years ago, if my
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Virtual celebrations for Soyinka @ 86 today

Virtual celebrations for Soyinka @ 86 today

By Prisca Sam-Duru Not even the restriction on social life due to the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic will be able to disrupt this year’s birthday celebration of poet, dramatist, scholar, and the 1986 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Professor Wole Soyinka. The literary icon is 86 today Monday, July 13, 2020, and plans are
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Mad cows and even madder narratives

WSCIJ begins ‘COVID-19 reality check project’

By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of efforts to ensure the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact gets well-reported, the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ, has started the ‘COVID-19 Reality Check project. The Executive Director WSCIJ, Motunrayo Alaka disclosed that the ‘COVID-19 Reality Check project’ was initiated to examine government interventions and promises in relation
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