Exclusive: Wole Soyinka speaks on state of the nation
In an exclusive interview with GuardianTV, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed, amongst other issues, the state of insecurity in the country and comments credited to some northern leaders, particularly Sheikh Gumi and Sen. Ahmed Lawan on insecurity in parts of the country. He also explained what he meant by “a centre that no longer exists.”
Exclusive: Wole Soyinka on religious practices and commercialisation of arts and culture
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s state of literature, religious practices, commercialization of arts and culture.
Exclusive: Wole Soyinka on insurgency, banditry and kidnapping in Nigeria
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s convoluted political structure, social upheavals, and menace of banditry, criminality, and the absence of governance at the centre.
Exclusive: Wole Soyinka on Nigeria's restructuring, regional autonomy, and President Buhari
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s convoluted political structure, Nigeria's restructuring, regional autonomy, and President Muhammadu Buhari's quietness and what looks like the absence of governance at the centre.
Soyinka speaks on Buhari's handling of Nigeria's dire security situation
Why should mechanisms be invoked to "examine if President Muhammadu Buhari is really capable of governing☹️"? Pick a copy of The Guardian this Sunday, as Wole Soyinka explains why he has doubts over Buhari’s ability to end the security challenges in the northern part of Africa's most populous nation. It is a Guardian newspaper exclusive!
14th Headies Award: What the celebrities wore
Social media is buzzing, all thanks to photos of celebrities arriving at Eko Hotel, Lagos for the 14th edition of The Headies Awards. Bovi, Chike, Iyabo Ojo, Nancy Isime, Niniola, Sound Sultan, Deyemi Okanlawon, Laycon, Tobi Bakre and other music lovers, are part of the exclusive group of people joining the showcase physically due to COVID-19 restrictions. Themed ‘XPLORE’, this year's edition aims to beam the spotlight on the new tribe of musicians who are pushing the Nigerian and African culture through their music. Viewers and music lovers from all over the world can catch the live show on all Headies’ social media platforms and HipTV.
Exclusive: inside Suu Kyi's party offices after Myanmar military raid
AFP gained exclusive access to the National League for Democracy political party headquarters in Yangon that witnesses said was raided by security forces as a night curfew came into force last night. U Soe Win, the NLD HQ temporary representative shows the damage.