Historian, Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka calls Nigeria a failure

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NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has lamented the failure of Nigeria to manifest traits of a succeeding nation 50 years into independence.

Speaking as guest speaker at the 50th Independence anniversary of Nigeria, organised by the Rivers State government in Port Harcourt on Monday, Professor Soyinka noted that the Nigerian nation had not been able to find the link between potential and fulfilment.

The Nobel Laureate, who spoke alongside other world-renowned scholars, observed that no matter how accepted a concept or government was, it remained a failure so long as it was unable to feed the people....
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