I welcome you all to this distinguished gathering, and I am sure you all know why I particularly enjoy being in the company of people interested in discussing Nigeria and her problems. For those who might not know, it is my belief that only such frank and open discussions provide ... Read More
On 29 June 2005, Professor Soyinka wrote, in United Kingdom’s version of “The Guardian”, an article that he titled “A Dream Perverted”. The dream to which he referred was his role and involvement in the formation of this nation’s and indeed Africa’s first campus fraternity, ours. The perversion to which ... Read More
Lecture took a discussion format, which included Wole Soyinka. Discussions were based on the documentary on campus cults that was produced by Wole Soyinka. Prof Soyinka showed the documentary to the audience. The documentary was "a report for Channel 4 News, he returned to Nigeria to find his alma mater ... Read More
It is yet another edition of the annual Wole Soyinka Lecture. The lecture series was inaugurated in 1994, the year of the 60th birthday of Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate in Literature, international scholar and human rights activist – Wole Soyinka. It was initiated with the objective of marking the birthday and ... Read More
On behalf of the National Association of Seadogs, Pyrates Confraternity, I welcome you from all over the world to the emerging cosmopolitan city of Uyo which of recent has become the events Mecca for Nigeria.
I welcome the Guest Speaker, Barrister Ekpo Nta, Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC). ... Read More
Ahoy Seadogs – (and all Listening, and Educable Lubbers!)
This message comes to you from the bustling riverine town of Sapele which, as I learnt only a few days ago, boasts the oldest Athletic Club in Nigeria – albeit of a colonial paternity. It will celebrate its 100th Anniversary this year.
Now, ... Read More