ABOUT WOLE SOYINKA Wole Soyinka was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria. His father was a priest in the Anglican Church and principal of a school. His mother owned a store and was active within the women's liberation movement. His family belongs to the Yoruba people, whose culture has influenced Soyinka's works. After studying in Nigeria and … Continue reading Facts About Wole Soyinka
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WOLE SOYINKA: Religion isn’t for me
Nobel Prize-winning author, Wole Soyinka, has said that he does not need any religion and does not worship any deity, noting he is neither a Christian, Muslim nor an Orisa worshipper. Soyinka disclosed this on Sunday during a public presentation of his two-volume collection of essays, saying he found nothing wrong with using mythologies as … Continue reading WOLE SOYINKA: Religion isn’t for me
Just-Do-It! Nigerians Urge Prof. Wole Soyinka to tear his Green Card
One of Nigeria's most respected stand-up comedians, Basketmouth, and Prof. Wole Soyinka, have come under fire for their earlier comments against Donald Trump just before the polls closed. Image: Prof. Wole Soyinka While celebrities in the U.S. shared mixed feelings on results from the presidential election, it's all joy and no sorrow in Nigeria. A large … Continue reading Just-Do-It! Nigerians Urge Prof. Wole Soyinka to tear his Green Card
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