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Watch The New York Public Library's Chris Abani & Wole Soyinka | LIVE from the NYPL on Livestream.com. It’s a rare gift to meet your greatest literary influence, but Chris Abani will have that moment in his conversation with Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka. Equally special will be seeing these two w...
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“This experience for me is pretty surreal. We are sitting in the midst of real forest and we’re having intellectual discourse and we’re seeing a lot of drama… I will talk about it for many years to come.”
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Professor Wole Soyinka , considered by many as Africa's best living writer, has been one of the staple figures throughout Nigeria's post-independence politic...
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Nobel Prize winner and political activist Wole Soyinka addressed the graduates of Westminster College in Fulton, MO

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Nobel Prize winner and political activist Wole Soyinka addressed the graduates of Westminster College in Fulton, MO on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Soyinka used Pr...
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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, in this brief chat with Tunde Kelani explains the importance of tonality in Yoruba language. Subsc...
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Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has described President Muhammadu as a “born-again” phenomenon on the Nigerian political landscape, who is ready to make amends for his past mistakes.
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The Nobel Laureate says the former president was oblivious of a lot of important events things happening around him
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SOYINKA’S MORONS

"Notice that in his indictment WS doesn’t simply take aim at The Cable or whatever blog or online media carried the non-story. His indictment is targeted at a specific breed of Nigerian, the ones whom we should be able to count on in times of moral crises. Soyinka’s morons are us intellectuals, the self-appointed defenders of Nigerian forthrightness, us overly keen to be seen as rational, detribalized – whatever that means – and politically correct, us new breed of new, embracing Nigerian, the crumbling half-baked cake, the Moroni intellectualensis." Kayode Faniyi

“Anyone who believes what I am alleged to have said must be a moron – repeat, a moron.” “Only the mentally retarded will credit this comment attributed to me regarding the Ndigbo voting pattern in ...
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Nigeria’s foremost man of letters is scathing about the running of the country’s election, and warns of ‘a very sinister force in control’ of the incumbent president
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NOBEL Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has, distanced himself from internet interview, which claimed he has endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for re-election, saying he has 60 reasons why he will not vote for the continuation of this regime.
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Ahead of Nigeria's presidential election, Nobel-Prize winning author Wole Soyinka tells the BBC's Will Ross that both main candidates have serious flaws.
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Sahara Reporters: Playwright And Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka Diagnosed With Cancer

Speaking at the June 12 Cultural Center in Ogun State, "Kongi" encouraged awareness and preventative measures in stopping the spread of the disease. He attributes early detection and proper nutrition to his stable health so far.

It affirmed the acceptance, even domination of lurid practices where children are often victims of unconscionable abuses-Prof. Wole Soyinka

...a culture of civic callousness, a coarsening of sensibilities and, a general human disregard-Prof. Wole Soyinka

The dancing obscenity of Shekau and his gang of psychopaths and child abductors, taunting the world, mocking the BRING BACK OUR GIRLS campaign on internet, finally met its match in Nigeria to inaugurate the week of September 11 – most appropriately. Shekau’s dance macabre was surpassed by the unfurling of a political campaign banner that defiled an entry point into Nigeria’s capital of Abuja. That banner read: BRING BACK JONATHAN 2015.

President Jonathan has since disowned ...all knowledge or complicity in the outrage but, the damage has been done, the rot in a nation’s collective soul bared to the world. The very possibility of such a desecration took the Nigerian nation several notches down in human regard. It confirmed the very worst of what external observers have concluded and despaired of - a culture of civic callousness, a coarsening of sensibilities and, a general human disregard. It affirmed the acceptance, even domination of lurid practices where children are often victims of unconscionable abuses including ritual sacrifices, sexual enslavement, and worse. Spurred by electoral desperation, a bunch of self-seeking morons and sycophants chose to plumb the abyss of self-degradation and drag the nation down to their level. It took us to a hitherto unprecedented low in ethical degeneration--Prof. Wole Soyinka

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In the meantime however, as we twiddle our thumbs, wondering when and how this nightmare will end, and time rapidly runs out, I have only one admonition for the man to whom so much has been given, but who is now caught in the depressing spiral of diminishing returns: “Bring Back Our Honour.”-Prof. Wole Soyinka

Goodluck Jonathan has brought back into limelight more political reprobates - thus attested in criminal courts of law and/or police investigations - than any other Head of State since the nation’s independence.-Prof. Wole Soyinka