Tag Archives: Wole Soyinka

Soyinka Faults Quit Notice To Kukah, Says It’s Unacceptable

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described the notice given to the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah to quit Sokoto as “unacceptable”. Soyinka said he had studied the transcript of the Christmas Day speech of the cleric and found nothing in the speech that denigrated Islam. The Nobel laureate gave this position in a statement yesterday entitled, “The Kukah ...

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Time To Restructure Nigeria

Agitations for restructuring of Nigeria have gained momentum across different regions and states of the country. Some prominent Nigerians such as the Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, and many others have lent their voices to the call for a new Nigeria. Also, speaking recently, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church ...

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Soyinka Worries Over FG’s Continued Disobedience To Court Orders

Playwright and social critic, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has expressed displeasure over the Federal Government’s continued disobedience to court rulings. Soyinka cited the refusal of the Federal Government to release the detained Publisher SaharaReporters and ex-presidential candidate, Mr Omoyele Sowore, despite a court order. Sowore was arrested for calling for revolution to protest against bad governance via his #RevolutionNow# movement. This was contained ...

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Revolution Now: Soyinka, Presidency, Others Draw Swords As Security Agents Take Over National Stadium

…northern group dissociated self from protest After a series of meetings in Abuja and Lagos, the organisers of the #RevolutionNow protests said they would go ahead with the protests today despite the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore. The ‘RevolutionNow’ organisers said this just as a pro-Buhari group, #IStandWithBuhari, said it would also embark on a nationwide ...

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