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For the first time in my life as a columnist, I defend Tinubu because Emi lokan was an indecent blow below the belt
Recall, as earlier reported by The Eagle Online, that the association, to which Soyinka belongs, released a video
Prof. Soyinka made the remarks on Tuesday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at a lecture which he moderated.
Gov Abiodun similarly described the doyen of Medicine in Nigeria, Professor Emeritus Theophilus Oladipo Ogunlesi, who trained many other professors and medical experts in Nigeria and abroad as a rare gift to the nation and the medical profession across the world.
The playwright said this when he visited Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), on Friday
The elder statesman was credited with a tribute said to have been written after Tinubu won the APC presidential primaries
The 2023 general elections may well turn out to be the most problematic since the country’s return to democratic rule in 1999.
A statement issued in Abuja by Programme Coordinator of the General Ibrahim Attahiru Foundation (GIAF), Dr Titus Orngu, said other dignitaries expected at the event, where the Foundation will be formally launched, include: top serving and retired military officers, captains of industry, members of the diplomatic corps, political leaders, members of the academia and associates of the late General.
Soyinka, a constant critic of the Buhari Administration, stated this on Thursday at a media briefing he held in Lagos.
Omisore was accused by several persons of having a hand in Ige’s death following an altercation between the two.
Prof. Soyinka, who said unsolved crimes only lead to a culture of impunity, spoke at the 20th anniversary of Ige’s killing.
Soyinka said this when he spoke during the event tagged ‘An Evening with Professor Wole Soyinka,’ in London on Monday, November 22.
Soyinka said though he disliked the subject while in secondary school, mathematics actually became his saving grace in prison
It says this year, the fellowship will focus on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and Criminal Justice.
Or better still, you could think you were watching a dramatised version of Wole Soyinka’s The Trials of Brother Jero. Jero is a satiric comedy that parodies Nigerian religionists’ hypocrisy and cunning, which they garnish with seasonings of fraud and charlatanism.
Speaking against the backdrop of the recent encroachment of Prof. Wole Soyinka’s Ijegba, Abeokuta, Ogun State residence by herders, Adams, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, said the manner of the encroachment was largely a threat to the privacy of the Nobel laureate.
MURIC’s suggestions came in the wake of the discovery that the owner of the cows that strayed into Prof. Wole Soyinka’s compound is a Southerner and a Yoruba man
The explanation followed conflicting reports that the elder statesman had been sacked from his house by rampaging Fulani herdsmen
Soyinka spoke in a statement on Monday amid undying calls for the head of the cleric over the message by the government, groups and individuals.