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Former president Obasanjo awarded oil blocks for sex, says Wole Soyinka

Former president Obasanjo awarded oil blocks for sex, says Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, calling former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a degenerate, liar, predator and sadist, has challenged him to swear whether he never awarded oil blocks in return for sexual gratification while he presided over the affairs of Nigeria. Soyinka and Obasanjo Soyinka spoke in his Interventions VIII series, titled: ‘Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?’ […]

Obasanjo Swears He Will Never Support Atiku for President

Obasanjo Swears He Will Never Support Atiku for President

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Friday that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar should not count on him for support in his latest bid to actualise his life-long ambition of being elected the president of Nigeria. The former president, one of the most influential of his living peers, hinged his blistering position on the unsavoury […]

Why Do We Keep Falling Into the Ethno-Religious Trap?

Why Do We Keep Falling Into the Ethno-Religious Trap?

All around the world, perhaps for as long as human beings have lived together in organised communities, politics and policy have attempted to answer a question central to human societies: “how are we all going to live together”. This question, in Nigeria, has been answered all too fraudulently, with selfish propositions that benefit only a […]

Nigerians are asking Wole Soyinka to quickly destroy his US passport as promised and start packing

Nigerians are asking Wole Soyinka to quickly destroy his US passport as promised and start packing

The emergence of Trump as the President – elect of the United States of America has triggered reactions from Nigerians on Nobel Laureate, Prof, Wole Soyinka’s comment that “The moment they announce his (Trump) victory, I will cut my green card myself and start packing up.” On the social media, Wednesday, Nigerians have called on […]

Nigeria: Internet Revolution Can Destroy Scholarship

Nigeria: Internet Revolution Can Destroy Scholarship

Foremost Nigerian writer and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka warnedin Awka that if reasonable steps were not taken, the current internet revolution would destroy scholarship. Delivering the 3rd Zik annual lecture at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Soyinka said the heavy reliance on internet for academic activities would soon witness the end of books as instrument for […]

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