National Troupe celebrates Soyinka's gift to Arts in unique ways - Vanguard

Forty years ago, Nigeria joined the league of Nobel laureates when their own Wole Soyinka was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature, making him the first Nigeria and African to receive the prize. As part of activities to honour and ...

Timeline: Trump, Soyinka and the US green card - YNaija

The candidacy of Donald J. Trump as the presidential nominee of the Republican Party in the American elections came as a surprise to many. Not many ever thought Trump, a businessman with no political experience will floor seasoned politicians to emerge ...

Nobel Prize Winner Leaving US Because Donald Trump Wins - Parent Herald

I will tear up my American green card if Donald Trump wins the American election says Prof. Wole Soyinka, first African Nobel Laureate (Photo : Paul Adom-Otchere / Youtube). There always the pros and cons on Donald Trump's presidential win and a 1986 ...

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Wole Soyinka Leaves US Over Trump Victory - The Root

Wole Soyinka, a Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author, said that he has fulfilled his vow to leave the United States upon Donald Trump's victory. Advertisement. "I have already done it; I have disengaged [from the United States]. I have done what I said ...

Wole Soyinka : 5 Things we learned as Nobel Laureate bins green card - Pulse Nigeria

Days before the vote, Soyinka promised to rip his green card apart in the event of a Trump victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. “If in the unlikely event he does win, the first thing he'll do is to say [that] all green-card holders must reapply to ...

'I have done it,' Soyinka says of his vow to shred his US Green Card - Premium Times

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, says he has shredded his United States Green Card following the emergence of Donald Trump as the US president. Speaking to the AFP news agency at a conference in Johannesburg, Mr. Soyinka, a professor of Literature, ...

Africa's first Nobel laureate for literature “threw away” his green card and won't be part of Trump's America - Quartz

Days before the US election, Wole Soyinka, Africa's first Nobel prize winner for literature, promised that if Donald Trump won the presidency, he would cut his green card into pieces. Soyinka was living in New York City at the time. After Trump's win ...

Wole Soyinka Has (Finally) Thrown Away His Green Card - Konbini

Can I come & help you tear your green card? You might be a little too shocked to tear it properly. — High Elf of Igala (@i_am_Anomeli) November 9, 2016. Dear @channelstv kindly send a camera crew to Wole Soyinka's house. We would like to watch the ...

Nigeria was in a mess when Buhari took over - Soyinka - NAIJ.COM

Professor Wole Soyinka has spoken about President Muhammadu Buhari's administration saying that he is not surprised by his dwindling popularity. Buhari won the 2015 presidential election on the platform of change defeating incumbent president, ...

Nigeria: Nobel Prize Winner Upholds Promise to Leave US After Trump's Win - AllAfrica.com

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has held true to his promise to leave the United States if Donald Trump won the presidency, announcing Thursday that he has "disengaged" from the U.S. and thrown away his green card. Soyinka, who won the 1986 Nobel Prize ...

Nigeria was sinking when Buhari took power -Soyinka - Vanguard

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has made good his promise to throw away his U.S residency green card and leave the United States, if Donald Trump won the presidential election. This came as he said that Nigeria was sinking when Buhari took power .

Nigeria's Soyinka 'not surprised' Buhari's shine is dulling - News24

Johannesburg - Nigerian literary icon Wole Soyinka on Thursday said he was not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost popularity just 18 months into office, given the high expectations that weighed on his government. The former military ...

Nobel Prize Winner Fulfills Promise to Leave US After Trump Victory - Fox News

The winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for literature says he has fulfilled a pre-election promise to cut up his green card and leave the United States if Donald Trump was elected president. “I have already done it, I have disengaged [from the United States].

Trump: Soyinka throws away his US green card - The Nation Newspaper

Shortly before the United States presidential election, Prof. Soyinka had vowed to give up his permanent US residency over a Donald Trump victory to protest against the Republican billionaire's campaign promises to get tough on immigration. ”I have ...

Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka throws away green card, relocates over Trump win - Washington Times

Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday that he fulfilled his promise to throw away his United States green card and relocate if Donald Trump won the presidency. (Wikipedia) more >. 0. Share. 0. Tweet. 0. Share. 0. Pin. 0. Share. 0. Mail. 0.

1986 Nobel Winner Soyinka Shreds Green Card Over Trump, Leaves US - Newsmax

JOHANNESBURG - Nigeria's Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka has torn up his United States green card and renounced his American residency in protest at Donald Trump's election win, the writer told news channel eNCA on Thursday. "I've done it," ...

Wole Soyinka bins US green card to protest Donald Trump win - Daily Nation

Soyinka, one of Africa's most famous writers and rights activists, was jailed in 1967 for 22 months during Nigeria's civil war. He was reported to have recently completed a term as scholar-in-residence at New York University's Institute of African ...

I have destroyed my green card – Soyinka - The Punch

Shortly before the vote, Soyinka had vowed to give up his permanent US residency over a Trump victory to protest against the Republican billionaire's campaign promises to get tough on immigration. “I have already done it, I have disengaged (from the ...

Nigeria's Soyinka not surprised Buhari's shine is dulling - Vanguard

Nigerian literary icon Wole Soyinka on Thursday said he was not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost popularity just 18 months into office, given the high expectations that weighed on his government. The former military ruler won the 2015 ...

Nigerian Nobel Prize Winner Upholds Promise to Leave US After Trump's Win - Voice of America

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka speaks to pupils during a mentoring session at the Lagos Book and Art Festival, Nov. 15, 2014. Soyinka was the first African writer to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...