Soyinka

2019: Soyinka endorses Moghalu for President [READ MORE]

  Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka and his forum, Citizen Forum, have thrown their weight behind the presidential candidate of Young Progressive Party (YPP)Kingsley Moghalu. The erudite Professor made the position known on Friday in a statement. He said him and his forum decided to support Moghalu because they have “rejected retrograde propositions of a political merry-go-round, which urge the electorate to choose this or that candidate in order to ensure ‘our turn’ at the next power incumbency. He said, “Over the past few months, we studied the careers, experiences and track records of most of the presidential aspirants, and most intensely those actually short-listed by the opposition parties themselves. Like [Read]

No More Conferment Of Honourary Awards On Me – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka on Friday said he was done with the conferment of Honorary awards on him. He said this while receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at the convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Professor Wole Soyinka said… “This is an institution where in the same town and state is where I took my first steps to learning. So it is symmetrical, it is a closure. I said this is symbolical way to end my teaching career. But there is one thing which I thought that suppose this is the last honorary degree I receive from anywhere, what a beautiful [Read]