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#BeyondFakeNews: Nigerian may start World War III through fake news – Soyinka

Victor Ogunyinka
Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has warned that fake news could be so dangerous and it could lead to a world war, which might be started by a Nigerian.
Professor Soyinka, speaking at the BBC News symposium in Abuja on the theme ‘Countering Fake News’ said he had been a victim of fake news himself ranging from being pronounced dead to having several quotes attributed to him.
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“I’ve said this before that fake news may cause World War III and the fake news will be started by a Nigerian.”
 
VIDEO: Wole Soyinka speaks on being a serial victim of Fake News: from being reported dead several times to having fake quotes attributed to him.
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Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit

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President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo are among dignitaries expected to participate at a special pan-Nigerian conference designed to move the national conversation on political restructuring forward in the run-up to the 2019 elections.
Continue reading Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit at Vanguard News. …

Soyinka, Ogunbodede,others eulogise Late Prof.Oluwasanmi

Notable Nigerians mostly from the academia, recently converged at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, to celebrate the late 2nd Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Hezekiah Oluwasanmi who died about 25years ago for his outstanding contributions to the citadel of learning.Leading the pack of discussants at the  event was Nigeria’s  Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka who described Professor Oluwasanmi as a deep thinker of note whose legacies in the university would remain evergreen.
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Buhari’s national interest comment, alibi to undermine judiciary —Soyinka

Buhari’s national interest comment, alibi to undermine judiciary —Soyinka

Eniola Akinkuotu and Gbenga Adeniji Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for saying that rule of law can be suspended for the sake of national security. This, Soyinka noted, was a plan by the President to hide under the national interest umbrella to undermine the rule of law. Buhari had at […] …

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