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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: FBI Accuses Diezani Of Collecting Bribes To Fund Election; El-Rufai Condemns Killing Of 34 Persons In Kaduna Community.

FBI Accuses Diezani Of Collecting Bribes To Fund Election. Former Nigerian oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke implemented a shakedown scheme that required NNPC contractors to pay $300,000 per month as bribes for oil deals to support then-President Goodluck Jonathan’s fated reelection bid. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette

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Today's Headlines: FBI Accuses Diezani Of Collecting Bribes To Fund Election; El-Rufai Condemns Killing Of 34 Persons In Kaduna Community.

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion: Why Wole Soyinka's Description Of BBNaija Should Be Disregarded

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, has described the Big Brother reality TV show as nauseating, because he believes it promotes nudity and immoral activities. Well, this needs to be totally disregarded because the show is a life changing platform and it is also very educative. https://gazettengr.com/bbnaijas-promotion-of-nudity-sex-is-nauseating-soyinka/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ReviveOldPost

  21 hours ago ago
Opinion: Why Wole Soyinka's Description Of BBNaija Should Be Disregarded

POLITICS

Why The North Will Continue To Control The Government Even If An Igbo Becomes President- Soyinka

A Nigerian playwright and poet, Akinwande Babatunde, popularly known as Wole Soyinka, has revealed the reason why the North will continue to control the Government no matter who becomes the president. According to him, "Northern Nigeria will continue to control the government no matter who becomes the president.This is because they created fraudulent constitution in Nigeria, fraudulent population in the Northwest and more states in the north"

  6 days ago ago
Why The North Will Continue To Control The Government Even If An Igbo Becomes President- Soyinka

SOCIETY

Family Of Three Escaped Unhurt As Vehicle Plunged Into Rail Track

A family of three has escaped a fatal accident when their Toyota Corolla car plunged into a rail line at "Elefun" village, a Community that is located within a few meters away from Wole Soyinka Train Station in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital. The cause of the accident which occurred yesterday around 2:00pm has not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report as people who later rushed to the scene of the accident only heard the bang of the car after it plunged into the railway line.

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Family Of Three Escaped Unhurt As Vehicle Plunged Into Rail Track

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet Wole Soyinka’s look alike

Found trending online so I think it thoughtful to share with my readers. This man here looks so much like professor Wole soyinka. The same white head and skin complexion. His name is Sonny Rollins, and he is 91 years while our own Wole Soyinka is just 87 years old.

  15 days ago ago
Meet Wole Soyinka’s look alike

EDUCATION

"Another 73 Students were Abducted, Yet Oby Ezekwesili & Wole Soyinka Are Not Protesting" - Reno

The former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has once again spoken. According to a tweet he made earlier today, he dragged the former education minister, Oby Ezekwesili and Professor Wole Soyinka for not protesting again after the abduction of 73 students in Zamfara State.

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CULTURE

How The First Pyrate Confraternity Was Formed In Nigeria

The history of cultism or confraternities in Nigeria dates back to 1952, that was when the first confraternity in Nigeria was formed. The Pyrates confraternity is the first and also the most popular confraternity in Nigeria, this confraternity did not just exist out of nowhere. It was created by a group of 7 friends back then in the year 1952.

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How The First Pyrate Confraternity Was Formed In Nigeria

POLITICS

If We Have A New Govt & Sultan Starts Throwing Coded Missiles, The Stormy Times Are Here- Shehu Sani

The former lawmaker that represented the good people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Shehu has once again spoken. According to the former senator, he made it known to Nigerians that any time they have a new government in the country and Ex President Obasanjo starts writing open later to the new president, it means that stormy times are here.

  23 days ago ago
If We Have A New Govt & Sultan Starts Throwing Coded Missiles, The Stormy Times Are Here- Shehu Sani

CAREER-JOBS

Meet Olaokun Soyinka, The Son Of Professor Wole Soyinka, Who Is A Medical Doctor And Politician

So many children have chosen to follow in their parent's footsteps. Some are Politicians, Medical Doctors, and others professionals who are doing well in their respective fields. Oluwole Akinwande Babatunde Soyinka is a very Influential Playwright, Poet, Author, Teacher and Politician who is commonly called Professor Wole Soyinka.This great man is blessed with so many children and one of his sons, called Olaokun Soyinka is a Professional medical doctor and a politician.

  28 days ago ago
Meet Olaokun Soyinka, The Son Of Professor Wole Soyinka, Who Is A Medical Doctor And Politician

ENTERTAINMENT

Wole Soyinka Blasts NBC over query to Channel Television

Professor Wole Soyinka, has expressed surprise over the query issued by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), to Channels Television following an interview where Samuel Ortom of Benue State, criticised President Buhari's administration. According to him, the NBC went beyond its constitutional duties and did not have the power to decide what is “professional and sound judgement” as it relates to the media.

  1 month ago ago
Wole Soyinka Blasts NBC over query to Channel Television

EDUCATION

What We Should Learn From Soyinka's Story On How Solving Maths Saved Him From Becoming Insane

Popular Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka spoke yesterday on how solving mathematics saved him from insanity while he was in prison. What do you think we can learn from this story of Wole Soyinka? Wole Soyinka is a well known professor who is known for his outspokenness. He went to prison during the military regime because of the way he talks about the government shortcomings without minding the dangers.

  11 days ago ago
What We Should Learn From Soyinka's Story On How Solving Maths Saved Him From Becoming Insane

POLITICS

Wole Soyinka's Statement That Nigeria Be Declared As Protectorates Is An Insult To The Current Govt.

Popular playwright, Professor Wole Soyinka, has recently broken his silence on the incessant abductions of students by bandits especially in the North. The Nobel laureate called on the United Nations to intervene in this situation and rescue these children by putting a stop to this act. The essayist also opined that the UN should declare these zones affected by bandits' activities as protectorates of the United Nations.

  1 month ago ago
Wole Soyinka's Statement That Nigeria Be Declared As Protectorates Is An Insult To The Current Govt.

POLITICS

1 Major Reason Why Soyinka Is Wrong For Calling On UN To Seize Parts Of Nigeria From Buhari Control

Wole Soyinka a Nigerian playwright, novelist, poet and essayist in English Language recently called on the United Nations to step in and seize parts of Nigeria from President Buhari's control. Wole Soyinka while trying to defend his statement on the call of the United Nations to seize parts of Nigeria from Buhari's control, said that the United Nations has a responsibility and right to declare sanctions of the country, as protectorate under the United Nations.

  1 month ago ago
1 Major Reason Why Soyinka Is Wrong For Calling On UN To Seize Parts Of Nigeria From Buhari Control

EDUCATION

Mathematics Saved Me From Insanity During 27-Month Incarceration - Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has revealed how solving mathematical problems helped save him from insanity during his 27-month incarceration. Soyinka made this revelation on Thursday at his Kemta, Idi Araba residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, while addressing academic laureates who did Ogun proud in various competitions.

  10 days ago ago
Mathematics Saved Me From Insanity During 27-Month Incarceration - Soyinka

EDUCATION

Soyinka Hosts Ogun Academic Laureates, Charges Them To Have A Holistic Sense Of Subject Integration

Ogun State Government has honoured the State Academic laureates for making the State proud in various Academic competitions in which they participated. Some of the laureates received cheques ranging from five million naira to fifty thousand naira(N5,000,000 --- N50,000) while others were rewarded with houses and laptops.

  10 days ago ago
Soyinka Hosts Ogun Academic Laureates, Charges Them To Have A Holistic Sense Of Subject Integration

POLITICS

2 Reasons Why Wole Soyinka Was Wrong To Address Buhari The Way He Did Over Anti Grazing Law

(Photo Credit: Premium Times Nigeria) Anti-grazing law has been a controversial issue in Nigeria, although several States in Nigeria have agreed that Anti-grazing law is the only solution to curb the incessant clash between Fulani herders and Farmers the Federal Government has however insisted to maintain open grazing in the country.

  1 month ago ago
2 Reasons Why Wole Soyinka Was Wrong To Address Buhari The Way He Did Over Anti Grazing Law

POLITICS

Based On Reno's Standards, He's Wrong For Criticizing Soyinka For Not Speaking On Nigeria's Problems

Few hours ago, Reno Omokri shared a tweet where he expressed his concerns over the kidnappings in the country. After he did this, he criticized Oby Ezekwesili and Wole Soyinka, but is he right about this? The way bandits and insurgents have been striking Nigerians, especially the Northerners since late last year, and early this year is alarming.

  25 days ago ago
Based On Reno's Standards, He's Wrong For Criticizing Soyinka For Not Speaking On Nigeria's Problems

EDUCATION

Ogun Honours Academic Laureates, Assures Qualitative Education In The State

Over the years til today, Ogun State remains the gateway state to educational development of this country, due to its unquantified contributions. With the performance of this youngsters in their Academics pursuit, precipitated by the enabling environment created by the present Administration, this will continue to serve as benchmark for the success of this coming generations.

  10 days ago ago
Ogun Honours Academic Laureates, Assures Qualitative Education In The State

SOCIETY

“These Abductions Now Occur More Widely And More Frequently Than Under Jonathan”- Reno

Reno has taken to his social media page to react to the recent abduction of students in Zamfara. Police authorities in Zamfara have confirmed the abduction of 73 students of Government Day Secondary School in Kaya in Maradun Local Government Area of the state. According to the spokesman, Shehu, the police have asked residents, especially parents and relatives of the abducted students to be patient and continue to pray for the success of the rescue operation.

  26 days ago ago
“These Abductions Now Occur More Widely And More Frequently Than Under Jonathan”- Reno

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet A Carbon Copy Of Prof. Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian prolific writer. He emerged the winner of the prestigious Nobel Laurel Award in 1986. There is a famous American who resembles him too much. Walter Theodore Rollins is his name. He is an American saxophonist who is reputed as one of the most influential jazz musicians.

  16 days ago ago
Meet A Carbon Copy Of Prof. Wole Soyinka