Soyinka

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2012
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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, was on Wednesday named the winner of the maiden edition of the Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership by its selection committee. The committee chairman, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, told newsmen in Lagos that Soyinka was chosen because he possessed the attributes expected o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 9th, 2012
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(Reuters) – Nigeria is “at war” with Islamist sect Boko Haram and should not negotiate with its leaders who are “mass murderers”, Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka said on Friday. Author Wole Soyinka, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986, gestures during an ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2012
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by Odimegwu Onwumere Monday, 13 February 2012 14:34 Organized religionists in Nigeria are running into aggressive mentality causing a devastating approach to the unity of Nigeria. This people think that God is their personal acquisition because the constitution of Nigeria stipulated Christianity and ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 10th, 2012
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London – Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka warned on Tuesday that his country was heading towards a civil war, blaming political leaders who spread religious intolerance. Asked whether he agreed with President Goodluck Jonathan that the current unrest was worse than the 1960s civil war, he t...