Illegal, sinister and power grabbers want to truncate Nigeria’s democracy – Soyinka

In an interview with Sahara TV, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said ‘illegal, sinister and power-grabbers’ are bent on scuttling the country’s current democratic process, are agitating for an interim government and that president Jonathan knows these people. “This is what bothers me deeply: There are people who see this as an opportunity for their […]

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General Muhammadu Buhari isThe Most Brutal Dictator After Abacha – Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has described Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the most brutal face of military dictators after Sani Abacha. Soyinka made the comment during an appearance on BBC World. When asked to clarify his comments about the general as a brutal devil, Soyinka said: […]

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Prof. Wole Soyinka Offers Buhari Cautious Endorsement, Dismisses Jonathan’s Re-Election Hopes

Soyinka, who was most probably alluding to President Olusegun Obasanjo, asked in the case of Buhari, “Would it be different this time round?” Calling for vigilance over Buhari’s candidature, he said, “Whatever demons got into a contestant to declare the spread of Sharia throughout the nation his life mission must be exorcised – indeed, are presumed to be already exorcised. Never again must any […]

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