Nigerian governor awards students scholarships to celebrate Soyinka
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Nigerian governor awards students scholarships to celebrate Soyinka

The Ogun State government has awarded scholarships to nine students who performed creditably well in an essay competition to mark the 90th birthday celebration of Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka. Speaking at the 2024 edition of the Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Programme held at Prof. Soyinka’s ARI residence, Ijegba, Abeokuta, the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun,…

16 years after, Nigerian govt names another major road after Wole Soyinka
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16 years after, Nigerian govt names another major road after Wole Soyinka

Tuesday’s renaming of the Arterial Road N20 in Abuja after the Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, was the second street named after him in the federal capital city. The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, announced the renaming of Arterial Road N20 after the literary giant during the inauguration of the road by…