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    Metro Sowore’s arrest a travesty, not treasonable offence – Soyinka – P.M. News

    Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Sunday described the arrest of activist, Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Security, DSS, as a travesty and violation of the fundamental rights of citizens to congregate and make public their concerns. Read more via P.M. News –...
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    Metro ‘I wrongly identify a seat number’… – Wole Soyinka reveals airline’s seat incident – Vanguard News

    Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has cleared the air on the incident between him and a young airline passenger. Professor Wole Soyinka Earlier this week, a politician cum businessman, Tonye Patrick, had via his social media handle, narrated how a young man had asked the Nobel laureate to vacate...
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    Soyinka, in U.S, eulogises Leah Sharibu, deplores Boko Haram’s handling by Americans | The Guardian Nigeria News

    Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has paid a poignant tribute to the heroine Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, during an event at the prestigious Georgetown University in Washington, United States. The teenager was kidnapped on February 19, … Read more via...
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    World Bob Dylan Won't Attend 2016 Nobel Ceremony

    Bob Dylan will not be attending the 2016 Nobel ceremony in Stockholm to accept his prize. Rolling Stone reports that the Nobel Academy on Wednesday said that the singer-songwriter informed them "he wishes he could receive the prize personally, but other commitments make it unfortunately...