Nigeria: mass burial for farmers killed in herder clashes

2018-01-11 19:48

Huge crowds have turned out in central Nigeria at a funeral service for scores of people killed during clashes between cattle herders and farmers.

Nigeria's Soyinka hits back at 'imbeciles' in green card row

2016-12-06 06:09

Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka has hit back at critics from his native Nigeria, denouncing the "slugs, barbarians and imbeciles" who derided him for tearing up his US residency card after Donald Trump's election win.

Nigeria's Soyinka bins 'green card' over Trump

2016-12-01 18:05

Nigerian Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka has reportedly fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election.

Trump win: Will Nigeria's Soyinka destroy his green card?

2016-11-10 06:09

Social media users have called on Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka to destroy his green card, following the vow he made, should Donald Trump win the United States elections.

Nigeria suffering greater carnage – Soyinka

2014-07-02 14:58

Nigeria is suffering greater carnage at the hands of Islamist group Boko Haram than it did during a secessionist civil war, Nigerian Nobel Literature Laureate Wole Soyinka says.


She is a writer other writers learn from

2017-09-24 06:26

Nadine Gordimer unflinchingly refused to look away from the toughest things; had a determination to name them, describe them, shame them if necessary and to fashion bold new forms to contain them, writes Lorna Goodison.

Nigeria's Soyinka 'not surprised' Buhari's shine is dulling

2016-12-02 06:17

Nigerian literary icon Wole Soyinka says he is not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost popularity just 18 months into office, given the high expectations that weighed on his government.

I'll leave US on the day Trump is sworn-in, says Nigeria's Soyinka

2016-11-10 15:01

Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has said that he would be leaving the United States on the day president elect Donald Trump is inaugurated in 2017, a report says.

Biafra idea cannot be destroyed

2015-12-09 19:03

Nigeria's Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has warned the government against any harsh crackdown on pro-Biafran activists in an interview after an upsurge in separatist protests.

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