You are sadly wrong, I hope you weren’t tragically wrong on Amotekun, Soyinka attacks Balarabe

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has come down on ex-governor of the old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, over his comment that the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun would lead to the declaration of Oduduwa Republic. The security task force was initiated by the six South-West governors to tackle kidnapping, banditry and ritual killings bedevilling the region. Many leaders from the region supported the initiative with some northerners kicking against it and the Federal Government through the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, describing it as illegal. Balarabe had said during

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Amotekun Is A ‘Pleasant New Year Gift’ – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has declared his support for the Western Nigeria Security Network, popularly known as ‘Amotekun’. He described the security outfit as a pleasant New Year gift, saying it has shown that the yearnings of Nigerians prevailed. Professor Soyinka stated this while addressing some elder statesmen and prominent Nigerians at an event held on Monday at the Muson Centre in Lagos.

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Man Who Told Soyinka To Get Up His Seat, Reveals Identity, Gives Reasons

TV personality, Tosin Odunfa has claimed he was the young man who told Wole Soyinka to get up from his seat on a plane after the report of the incident went viral on social media. He also revealed the reason behind his action. He said he insisted on taking the window seat because he is on autism spectrum, “a psychological condition.” He claimed he needs the view from the window to keep himself off from getting sick in the plane, he explained. Taking to his Instagram handle to debunk reports of him being disrespectful, in his words: “Prof didn’t mind

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My generation has failed Nigerians, says Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says his generation has failed the country. Speaking on Hard Talk, a BBC programme, the professor said the dreams people of his generation had about the country had not materialised. The Cable reports that Zeinab Badawi, anchor of the programme, had asked the literary scholar, “Has your generation of older Nigerians failed the people?” The professor responded, “Yes, I believe so. I compare today with dreams and aspirations we had when we all rushed home after studies abroad. We considered ourselves the renaissance people that were going to lift the continent to world standards, competitors

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