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Wole Soyinka

Akinwande Oluwole Wole Soyinka (born 13 July 1934) is a Nigerian writer, poet and playwright.

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“The greatest threat to freedom is the absense of criticism”. -Wole Soyinka. .
Wole Soyinka's one of my favorite continental African writers right now.
Most of us are pretending that we didn't hear Prof Wole Soyinka telling VCs not to hesitate to call on the army during student protests. 😩
"The greatest threat to freedom is absence of criticism" -Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka compares his own iconoclastic impulses to Rhodes Must Fall movement
Look at what people Wole Soyinka did. You will make mistakes in life no doubt, but what do you stand for? Nothing!
'The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.' Wole Soyinka.
Wole Soyinka suggests universities provide a year of materialist induction to free students of dogma and extremism
Must read. Wole Soyinka on detoxifying against religious bigotry.
Wole Soyinka on how to detoxify young minds in African universities .
Wole Soyinka: how to detoxify young minds from indoctrination via
Wole Soyinka throws away his US green card over Trump election win
Wole Soyinka, not an American, is leaving America forever because Trump was elected president. So there's a Nobel Stupid Prize?
One more brain back to build own country. Thanks Donald Trump, your win is an advantage to Africa. Wole Soyinka is back to Ni…
Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka 'cuts up US green card over victory' ht…
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Professor Wole Soyinka throw away his US residency green card as pledged if Donald Trump won the US 2016 election.
Wole Soyinka packs his bags. Keeps his promise.
...intelligence. How many more 'Wole Soyinka's, Chinua Achebe's, etc. have all 'died' of science class causes? How many? 2/2
Academics: how do you describe yourself? How about this from Nobel Wole Soyinka at - "a labourer in the field of i…
U-TURN | Wole Soyinka withdraws support for Buhari, says Nigeria is sinking under him  -
I threw away the green card, I have relocated, says Wole Soyinka - Vanguard News
"No one is rich enough to buy yesterday but if you hustle hard tomorrow could be yours" -Prof . Wole Soyinka
Nigerian writer, Wole Soyinka makes good on his promise to get rid of his American green card if Trump got elected President.
Wole Soyinka says he has thrown away his Green Card |
Nobel Prize-winning author, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said on Thursday he had fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US...
A Nobel Prize winner promised to quit the US if Trump won. He's just fulfilled that promise https:…
I've just posted a new blog: Wole Soyinka says he has destroyed his US green card
I'm actually disappointed how Wole Soyinka handled the throwing away of his US residency green card. I was expecting medi…
A Nobel Prize winner has thrown away his green card after Donald Trump's win
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Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka on Hollywood, reparations, and being frequently mistaken for Morgan Freeman:
Donald Trump emerges winner, TB Joshua's prophecy fails, Wole Soyinka to tear his green card, so lets watch and see next a…
stop going to Yoruba private jet church.where is T.B Joshua please Wole Soyinka to tear his green card
FUNNY NIGERIANS: . I will go on exile if Buhari wins - Bode George. . I will tear my green card if Trump wins - Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka, don't forget to tear your passport, TB Joshua, you just told us you're a fake prophet, Trump, Congratulations
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka wants a Grammy if Bob Dylan can get a Nobel via
Wole Soyinka says he will tear up his green card if Trump wins | Books | The Guardian
Wole Soyinka or Pastor Tunde Bakare, who is the ***
2. Tunde Bakare is quiet. Wole Soyinka's voice is weak. Pat Utomi is "musing". All the NLC comrades are silent. Who will s…
is it not a culture in the south West of Nigeria? The initiator is a demi-god to some people in Ogun state. So? Wole Soyinka?
“I hate the word ‘patriotic.' I just believe in solidarity with the human beings with whom I live.” - Wole Soyinka
Jonathan, Obasanjo, Babangida, others should be prosecuted if they committed: Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka,…
"The sovereignty of the nation is negotiable" - . Prof. Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate...
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has lent his voice to the growing calls for the restructuring of the Nigerian...
Joke Silva,Olu Jacobs and Wole Soyinka in one picture.
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Joke Silva shares photo with Olu Jacobs and Wole Soyinka
Nigerians Need to Strip Federal Government of Its Power - Wole Soyinka via The Publicist
Adding to the accentuation for rethink in the Nigeria project... Prof. Wole Soyinka say YES to restructuring...:
Buhari is wrong about Nigerian soverignty – Soyinka: Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has faulted President Muham...
Why did it take the FG so long to investigate Ese Oru's case? - Wole Soyinka
Nigeria’s sovereignty is negotiable – Soyinka.. Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has...
Wole Soyinka says the sovereignty of Nigeria is bloody well negotiable and we had better negotiate it
Professor Wole Soyinka most hear this. How will he compare this to a mere Ambassador leaving Nigeria, without FPGEJ knowing.
please read this. She is gold, no ivory amulets, like Wole Soyinka said.
Nobel Lorette, Professor Wole Soyinka has emphasize the need for the country's leadership to approach the...
Opinion: Wole Soyinka, religion and school uniforms
your ability to write and tell stories in your songs nah Gbam! Even Wole Soyinka dey consider retiring.
“A tiger does not proclaim its tigritude, it pounces.” — Wole Soyinka
“A tiger doesn't proclaim his tigritude, he pounces” - Wole Soyinka
Dear brother your article definitely stated a view point but failed to make an intellectual case/debate.
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Being rude as a single lady will earn you nothing but more days in your father's house - Wole Soyinka
This man Prof. Wole Soyinka . "Language is part of the armory of human resistance." Wole Soyinka on ISIS
This was among the themes of world-renowned poet & Nobel Literature Laureate Prof.Wole Soyinka at the Soweto Theatre
PMB inherited heavy baggage from Jonathan, it will take time to clear - Prof. Wole Soyinka
I have nothing but respect for Prof. Wole Soyinka though I wish he paid attention to the state of this disunion. But then, he is only human.
Prof. Wole Soyinka is one of Africa's most famous literary figures. He is the 1st African to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986
then it means u r not reading d news..ask Wole Soyinka or Olu Falae.I guess their own yourba is different from yours
The third talk in Wole Soyinka's brilliant Toni Morrison Lecture Series at 'As It Was in the Beginning'
Wole Soyinka's second Toni Morrison lecture, 'Sweet are the Uses of Diversity,' begins at 5:30 p.m. est in McCosh 10 http…
What do Barrack Obama, Chinua Achebe, Walt Disney and Wole Soyinka have in common?
I have the honor of a lifetime, introducing Nobel Prize winner in literature Wole Soyinka on Wednesday
My Country has produced an outstanding scholar and a Noble "Prize winner in Literature" in the person of Wole Soyinka!
Wole Soyinka was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature,
Wole Soyinka, the first African writer to win the Nobel Prize for literature
Gone are the days of Wole Soyinka, festus Keyamo, femi falana et al. Their silent on salient issues these days is a sign of
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A good wife can make a poor man feel like a king. :- Wole Soyinka
yes poor educatn as a result of poor university, I studied cultism in sch that was brot by wole soyinka
I hope wole soyinka does a lot of mentoring
‘More girls like Ese Oruru will be abducted,” Nobel...
Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that...
Lagos indigenes unhappy with new governor Ambode's appointments, incl *Wole Soyinka* (to chair Lagos jubilee).
I'm no more Barbing my hair,Wole Soyinka no get two heads,Afro Ti Take over.
Listen to Wole Soyinka on eltv. . Talking about the change
Who's watching interview with Prof Wole Soyinka?. Like/RT if you are
I don't really know why I feel the urge to read Elechi Amadi's 'The Concubine' again, Wole Soyinka's 'The Lion and The Jewel' a well.
The Sudanese government has been playing games with the world, with the Afr...
Yinka came home and. asked where his PS4 was. I. was too weak to move so I. told wole,my brother to. show him. Wole,Soyinka '_'
Opinion: The many wrongs of Professor Wole Soyinka - The first time Wole Soyinka misdirected himself, it had to...
Oxford’s Professor of poetry: Wole Soyinka loses race to British poet, Simon Armitage. . See more...
Can Prof. Wole Soyinka outshine Lionel Messi on the football pitch?
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lol, but the verses on this were better, plus na only Yung6ix Wole Soyinka line you remember and maybe Phenom who else was wack?
It is far more dignified to confront the creatures of *** than exist in a fool's paradise -Wole Soyinka
Read what Wole Soyinka centre told the media managers
Im not too sure Wole Soyinka would write "possible best". That is really bad english. Fake account IMO
Freedom park offers an open air stage, museum, amphitheater and Wole Soyinka Gallery. This is one place to have some fun.
Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Buchi Emecheta, Ben Okri, Chimamanda Adichie and others would probably have remained local...1
Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe,... would probably have remained local champions if their talents had been limited,restricted to Nig
(2/2) break it up, reassemble it to suit our own needs. But it is there - a source of vital strength. - Wole Soyinka (Dramatist).
Like if Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe et al could actually go to uni in Ibadan, who are you to downgrade the place?
AMB/BFG/026/NG: Soyinka calls for retrieval of Ife antiques: Professor Wole Soyinka has called on the ...
I liked a video from Wole Soyinka 'Islam is not in danger and discusses Biafra' Talk to Al
"A guy with a small *** is better than a girl with fallen boobs" .Wole Soyinka 2003
Well, first of all I'll say that I come alive best in theater.
we lie to ourselves travel and see I don't need wole Soyinka grammar to pass my message . We need to sits down & talk
I know you akande but I guess you don't know what time it is , am not here for wole Soyinka English . Open ur eyes
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"And I believe that the best learning process of any kind of craft is just to look at the work of others" - Wole Soyinka.
Wow! Abacha is elevated to the pantheon of saints in Nigeria, I will tell Wole Soyinka! He should know better.
The road lies in wait: By Reuben Abati 'May we never walk when the road waits, famished' - Wole Soyinka, The...
“May we never walk when the road waits, famished” – Wole Soyinka, The Road | Ase!
Wole Soyinka Centre, is now trending in
was the first woman to receive the Wole Soyinka Lifetime Award for Journalistic excellence (2010)
Nigerian playwright & Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka will deliver the Toni Morrison Lectures in April 2016
Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka and human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana have criticized individuals...
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, on Sunday, r... MORE:
The teachings of Tai Solarin, The spirit of Fela AnikulapoKuti and the legacy of Wole Soyinka!!
"There was a time when the sense of humanity became globalised. What Martin Lurther King fought for is not yet over"-Wole Soyinka
9-Nigeria gave the world literary giants as Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Ben Okri and Chimamanda Adichie
Great Nigerian writers, Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka were pictured at Dodan Barracks in Ikoyi area of Lagos in...
I am a glutton for tranquility - Wole Soyinka Landscape Photography by Belinda Greb
Wole Soyinka should convene stake holders 4 us 2 discuss how 2 save Nig from N/D terrorists
A scene from a live stage performance of Wole Soyinka's play 'The Lion and The Jewel' 1966.
"The hands of women also weaken the unwary". - Wole Soyinka.
3.Zik & Awo deny our people pleasure 2 uphold S/S. Wole Soyinka opened doors of UN world NGOs
I liked a video Faces of Africa - Wole Soyinka: Glutton of Tranquility (Promo)
Wole Soyinka is a smith of words & with powerful writings he fought a dictatorial government ht…
Inspirational interaction with Wole Soyinka at the in Lagos. Thankful for the warm welcome.
Wole Soyinka, Godwin Alabi-Isama and Nasir El-Rufai said the same thing about Obasanjo in their respective books. They can't all by lying.
I don't have the sort of temperament that submits to Christianity or Islam.
I added a video to a playlist Faces Of Africa - Wole Soyinka: Glutton of Tranquility (Promo)
Military dictatorship, you can focus on it, you can fight it directly. It's...
An excessive amount of my time is taken with political involvement. It's un...
"He said: “To me, democracy means a humane approach to governance. Relate with other people as human beings and...
Unilag student can turn up for anything! Wizkid show, Pastor Adeboye crusade, Wole Soyinka seminar...any show!
Prof. Wole Soyinka's . tribute to . Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. "I do not admire Tinubu because he is a saint. I do...
VOTC 2016 is finally unveiled by Prof. Wole Soyinka today. Sisi-Eko Ageing gracefully?or Na So-So Pancake?
who are you to be annoyed by "horrible English"?. Prof. Wole Soyinka abi wetin?. Shift man. Don't come here acting all smart.
2016 topic in commemoration of 50th anniversary in 2017 - Prof. Wole Soyinka.
Prof. Wole Soyinka at 2016 launch of Vision of the Child powered by
enabling creativity in children Wole Soyinka
A visit to FRSC, by Reuben Abati: Professor Wole Soyinka who suggested the idea to the Oyo State Government ha...
It is better to be, like Oraye St. Franklyn, the Student Teacher, than to be, like Wole Soyinka, the Professor Leaner. Madu, D.M.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (left) and Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, when the...
Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has responded to claims by the Rivers State government that its former governor,...
Commissioner for Information, Austin Tam-George says it may ask Wole Soyinka to refund any cash gift given to him by Chibuike Amaechi
Chibuike Amaechi denies allegation by the Wike administration that he hosted Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka to a dinner with N82 million
. Pen cannot collate document atrocities of PDP ds past 16yr . See domestic servants of Patience Jonathan on Wole Soyinka
Interim governor of rivers state,should have read a copy of Ake' by Wole Soyinka before putting him in his allegations...
Former Rivers state governor Rotimi Amaechi has denied claims by the Rivers state government that he spent N82 million to host Wole Soyinka
Rivers State Government seeks refund of M82 Wole Soyinka 3hours dinner During Rotimi Amaechi regime as the State Governor
Ayo Fayose is Ekiti state Governor and Ekiti. People are behind him. What is Wole Soyinka's problem You better talk on…
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Remembering Kofi Awoonor: Humanity and against – by Wole Soyinka via
'This is not my real face oh' "Wole soyinka and his sister, Tinu in 1940
We are a nation that kills our best.Wole Soyinka.
Chief Bola Ige 14th Anniversary of Murder: The Killers are among us by Wole Soyinka
When I have a sleepless night I simply pick up a wole soyinka work...best lullaby ever
C'mon. Muhammad Ali is a Living Legend. Wole Soyinka is Living Legend. GEJ is just Nigeria's ex-president. 😐
is an ideology that can not be defeated:- Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka's eulogy of Bola Ige is one of the most powerful speeches I've heard him deliver. Always worth reading
tolu how fo I get Prof Wole Soyinka's new book in abj...tried Amazon here in Germany but did not get
There is nothing indivisible about Nigeria. If we cannot live together, let us go in pieces. Wole Soyinka. Free
As explained- Prof. Wole Soyinka. We should not say that this country is indivisible. Let go
Wole Soyinka said he knows how and why Dele Giwa was killed but can't say. Ultimate shade at the Nigerian government.
Wole Soyinka " I believe I know who organized Bola Ige's killing"... "I know who killed Dele Giwa".
Wole Soyinka talks about OBJ, Achebe, Dele Giwa, Bola Ige and other important issues tonight on (
I did not regret supporting President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2015 General Elections. - Prof. Wole Soyinka.
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Wole Soyinka, Grace Williams, others to be honoured at Ali Baba's January 1st concert -
Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, officially launched the Wole Soyinka Foundation on Saturday…
Wole Soyinka to draw blood with his 'nastiest' book: In his remarks, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State de...
Wole Soyinka: Nobel Laureate resigns from chairmanship seat of Centre for Black Culture.
"A source said that Prof. Wole Soyinka and Bisi Akande, intervened on behalf of the former governors to appease Tinubu."
Just saw a painting of Prof. Wole Soyinka looking like the afro version of Saruman on a fence in Palmgrove Lagos. Arrest the artist pls.
Prof. Wole Soyinka referred to his own generation as "wasted". Wot would you call this present generation; "sleeping"? Dare Babarinsa speaks
My open letter to Prof. Wole Soyinka on his open letter – Sen. Chris Anyanwu -
Loving this production of Wole Soyinka's King Baabu at the Terra Kulture
Gbenga Daniel say the law of diminishing return is affecting Wole Soyinka.LMAO!!! That's what happens when you talk too much
Wole Soyinka is returning to October 8th - Annual Lecture. The event is free to all :) http:/…
Maybe something that challenges them? Anais Nin? Wole Soyinka? Depends on how you want to provoke their parents ;-)
What WOLE SOYINKA Could not say , when FALANA's silence was deafening, What many Men of God refused to note , BISHOP KUKAH …
has gone viral... Reminds me of Death and the King's Horseman by Wole Soyinka
Prof. Wole Soyinka and Fela Anikulapo Kuti were first cousins.
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Why we must pray for Wole Soyinka -Otunba Gbenga Daniel. To win the Nobel Prize for literature, he added.
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