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Sunday, 13 November 2016

"Go back to school. Your problem is ignorance" - Soyinka blasts Nigerians asking him to tear his green card

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has released a statement blasting "ignorant" Nigerians calling on him to tear his green card as he had earlier promised to do if Donald Trump emerged winner of the US Presidential election. Read the statement below...
"Let me end with a Red Card to those noisome creatures, the nattering nit-wits of Internet: maybe Trumpland is not as despicable as the Naijaland you impose on our reality from your secure cesspits of anonymity. Go back to school. Your problem is ignorance, ignorance of whatever subject you so readily comment upon.

Learn to study your subject before opening up on issues beyond your grasp. Sometimes you make one feel like swapping one green for another, out of embarassment for occupying the same national space as you. But don’t get nervous, or start jumping for joy too soon – the Nigerian passport is just as tough to rip, physically, as is the Green Card, so I’ll stay put in my private Green Belt – the one I have named the Autonomous Republic of Ijegba. I negotiate my relations with both peoples and nations from its internal protocols – yes, that is indeed arrogance for you, but an arrogance of several decades’ principled growth. I carry that patch of green with me, everywhere, in a secure, invisible, and inaccessible pouch! It is that warehouse of ingrained sensibilities that engendered my decision".

Read the full statement below

I shall begin on a morbid note. One of the horror stories that emerged from the Daesh (Isis) controlled parts of Iraq was the gruesome tale of the mother who had a daughter affected by wanderlust, even in that endangered zone. One day, when she looked for her to attend to some home chores, she found that she had gone missing yet again. As she searched, she shouted in frustration: ”As Allah is my witness, I’ll kill that girl when I catch up with her”. A neighbour overheard and reported her to the Hisbah. The mother was summoned by the mullahs who ordered her to put the child to death, since she had sworn by Allah. She refused, so they took the child by the legs and smashed her head against a wall. End of story. True or false? It certainly was published as true testimony. That is all I have to say to the ”literalists” who obsess over a time scheme of their own assessment. Thus, failure to have torn my Green Card ”the moment” that I learnt that Mr. Donald Trump had won the presidential elections of the USA. It did not matter what I was doing at the time – teaching, eating, swimming, praying, under the shower or whatever. Or a family member saying, ”Wait for me!” – speculatively please, no such disturbance ever took place. If it did however, I am supposed to contact the Nigerian media – to whom I have never spoken, and who never contacted me – except one – to beg permission to pursue a realistic definition of ”the moment”. Media fascism is however, a subject for another day,

For now, that moment having passed, I must be culpable of breaking a solemn promise. By the way, since we are on the terrain of literalism, has anyone attempted to ”tear” or rip apart a Green Card? Even a Credit Card? For the average hands, that would take some doing! I have actually considered garden shears for a dramatic resolution, this being closer to my real profession.

I have been asked several times – interestingly only by the foreign media, with the exception of THE INTERVIEW – whether indeed I did make such a statement at any time, and whether I still intended to carry it out, and the answer remains a categorical ’Yes’. Not recently, mind you, nor, in the inaccurate blazing PUNCH headline of Thursday Nov. 16 , but in the accurate wording that is contained in the actual story on page 9. So, where and when did I first notably make that declaration. Answer: Addressing a group of students at Oxford University and fielding questions. It was NOT a public lecture. I have never summoned a press conference on the issue. The organizers did not invite the (unregistered) Association of Nigerian Internet habituees. It was the accustomed student seminar format that moved from the light-hearted to the serious, the ridiculous and (hopefully) the profound and back again. I even used the encounter to compare my threat with the public antics of a former president – unnamed, I assure you – who tore up his party membership card of a moribund ruling party. Whatever my failings, I do not lack originality, and I was not about to be find myself indebted to that contumacious general!

Nonetheless, did I mean what I said – that is, ’exiting’ the USA? Absolutely, and that is the very theme of this address. It will not attempt to deal with the notion of an exit time-table as conceived by others, as if even the incumbent US president and his replacement are not even permitted over two months to pack their bags and prepare to move in and out of the White House, but must exchange positions the very moment that a winner was proclaimed. Anyone would think that the Brexit Vote made it imperative for the Brits to plunge into the English Channel instantly, instead of negotiating two years for an orderly withdrawal. Plebians like me of course need far less time, nevertheless they do not uproot overnight. Any other proposition speaks of a permanent agenda, of frustration and hidden histories – such as opportunities to rehabilitate themselves in the public eye. There is also recession in the land, and I can understand the psychology of impotence and thus, transferred aggression. Let it be understood – before I move even one word further – that I interrupted my present commitment in the United States solely for an urgent meeting with the Ooni of Ife on an ongoing project. I am obliged to return to the US in a matter of two or three days to complete my interrupted mission. Fortunately, that mision is guaranteed to end long before the United States becomes Trumpland Real Estate.

And now we move from absurd, frankly idiotic distractions to Substance. Why, in any case, am I pulling out of the United States? Why – as demanded of me by some of my genuinely concerned and sober interlocutors around the world – why such an extreme reaction? Why the terminal response to the elections of another land? Also, and perhaps most crucially, why am I left virtually mouth agape at the furore my stance has engendered? I simply fail to understand why this has gone beyond a flurry of public commentary and hilarious cartoons, and turned into a masturbatory for some, a vomitory for others, and an epilleptic sanatorium for a self-reproducing number? Why, in genuine bafflement, do I experience astonishment? Why do people find this commonplace, accessible-to-all act so extraordinary?

The answers to all the foregoing can be summed up in a familiar expression: a life of environmental sanitation, or call it – sanity. My temperament requires a certain minimum level of environmental health to function properly. I use the word ’temperament’ as a historical fact, a personality development that first manifested itself all the way back to student days, and has remained consistent all my life. Nowhere is perfect, certainly not all the time. Nonetheless, every human being has this need, however approximate, some perhaps with objective awareness, others intuitively, some more acutely and intensely than others, especially when defined by their professions, occupations, social and other involvements. The craving is common to all humanity – if I am wrong, then I must have dropped from Mars.

Here now is a potted history of the choices made by this contributor over the years in pursuit of this need, all the way from student days. Read carefully and learn!

As a student in Leeds University, one of whose subjects was Spanish, I steadily refused to accompany other students on long vacation job opportunities in Spain, designed to make us master the spoken part of the language. Apart from the Isle of Man, I went to France and Holland instead, whose languages were not part of my studies. And yet I had already fallen in love with flamenco music – played for us from records by our Spanish lecturer, and was dying to watch flamenco dancing in the flesh. Language study however, involves, as we all know, the study of a people´s history and culture. I had encountered the history of the Spanish Civil War, the violent overthrow of a legitimate Republican government, and the ’white terror’ of the Falangist leader, General Franco. I identified with the volunteer soldiers of the International Brigade. Spain was under boycott in parts of Europe, so there was a choice to be made. I refused to step into Spain until years after I had graduated and returned home, and General Franco was certified dead and buried. A personal choice.

Australia: It is now some twelve to fifteen years since I issued a Red Card to Australia, unannounced. That Red Card subsists till today. The occasion was a conference of PEN International, and I had made the usual visa application. When the forms arrived, I found the requirements for applicants over 70 years (I think) so obnoxious, intrusive, and degrading that I refused to fill them. Negotiations with the Australian government by Australian PEN led to an exception being made for me. When it was communicated, I wrote back: Absolutely Not. I refused to be the token geriatric. That application document was highly disrespectful of age and I wondered what kind of mentality had crafted it, wondered if the Australians themselves knew what image was being projected in their name. I said to our go-betweens: Not for a moment am I equating myself with Desmond Tutu or Nelson Mandela, but they are older. Does it mean that, if they decide to visit Australia, you would subject them to this form of degradation?

Till today, I have routinely declined any invitation to Australia, a country I had visited years earlier to sumptuous hospitality. I learnt some time ago that the obnoxious requirements have been removed but have not bothered to check. The reason was this follow-up: a journalist heard about my absence from the PEN conference and made enquiries. He interviewed me and I told him the cause. After visiting the Australian embassy for their side of the story, he reported back that the diplomat in charge responded to his questions with the comment that the embassy was too busy with more important matters. did not make a fuss. My position was based on principle but, basically, it was a personal affair between me and Australia. It remains so till today.

China: I did not, could not visit China for years after Tienanman Square. I was dying to visit that remarkable nation of culture and history, itching to go with every invitation. The Chinese ambassador in Nigeria tried to win me over after the ousting of the Gang of Four. I declined, but accepted the books he had told me did not exist while the Thought of Chairman Mao ruled the waves. Even when, years later, one of the top American travel agents organized a visit of Nobel laureates with mouth watering honoraria, I could not bring myself to join others. Constantly swimming before my eyes was the image of armoured trucks and tanks running over students encamped in Tienanmen Square, leaving behind rivulets of blood. Before I eventually accepted an invitation from the University of Beijing, I checked with some of the dissident poets – was it a decent time to visit? Had sufficient time passed for the average survivor of that carnage to obtain closure? Until they gave me the green light, I refused all invitations. Again I did not fuss. I did not call an international press conference in the interim.

Back home to our continent – this time, post-Apartheid South Africa. How many of these hysterical purveyors of Internet obscenities – including some printed media – are aware that for nearly two years, I handed South Africa the Red Card? And why? Because of her then astonishing display of xenophobia, most notably against Nigerians. I was a personal recepient of that treatment which took place – of all occasions imaginable – on the occasion of my visit to deliver a three-part memorial lecture in honour of the late Nelson Mandela. Undoubtedly, on that very occasion, there had been a misunderstanding over visa issuance. Nonetheless, taken in the context of the rampant humiliation of Nigerians at the hands of South African authorities, and the South African civic pockets also, I went to the final lecture with my luggage. The moment I concluded the last of my lectures, I insisted on being driven to the airport, silently shaking off the South African dust off my feet for ever. It was only to my hosts that I uttered the declaration that they were seeing me in their nation for the last time. Until I withdrew the Red Card, I did not summon the Press.

Now, how did that boycott end? It is a remarkable story which deserves its place in the narratives of sheer serendipity. It involved Dennis Brutus, the South African poet, an enlightened Head of Nigerian Immigration and, indirectly, Archishop Desmond Tutu and Albie Sachs, former chairman of the South African Constitutional Court. Also, retrospectively, the role played by Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, during my ordeal at the airport. While the boycott lasted however, I declined between seven to nine invitations to South Africa, including a UNESCO event that was however billed to take place there. The ending of that boycott, like the beginning, was ultimately my private and personal decision.

Shall we take Cuba, that revolutionary island where I was personally decorated by Fidel Castro with the Felix Valera medal of honour? Despite all efforts by the then Cuban ambassador to Nigeria, and very valued friends and colleagues in Cuba, I issued her my usual silent card some years ago. I found the execution of those ill-fated adventurers who tried to escape on a raft excessive, not forgetting the shooting down of a hi-jacked plane. Were their acts condemnable? Indisputably! Did the punishment fit the crime however? My answer is obvious – No. Jose Saramago, the late Portuguese Nobelist had apparently taken the same position, as I found out when we both met at a subsequent event in Cuba when our Cuban boycotts eventually ended. Were we wrong or right? That is immaterial. The point is that neither called a press conference or publicised our individual decisions. They were personal decisions, made independently.

And so on, and on, and on….brief to prolonged, reluctant to instant boycotts of places of normally congenial roosting, for a variety of reasons, and dictated by individual temperaments. And so we come finally to Donald Trump, and the sometimes travesty of collective choice.

I was in New York during the run-up to elections. I watched this face, its body language, listened to his uncouth, racist language, his imbecillic harangues, the insults to other peoples, other races, especially the Hispanics, Africans and Afro-Americans, even citing once – I was told – Nigeria as an instance of the burdensome occupation of global space. I watched and listened, disbelievingly, since this was America, supposedly now freed to a large extent – as we like to believe and have a right to expect – from its lamentable history of racism. But I saw, not only this would-be president but – enthusing followers on populist a populist roll at the expense of minorities! I followed the fluctuating poll statistics. I began to warn my colleagues, friends, my family: listen, this thing is happening right before our very eyes. This is how it begins, how humanity ends up with Cambodia, with Rwanda, with Da’esh. We are watching a Hitlerite phenomenon. We are witnessing history in reverse, unravelling before a complacent world. I said to them, if this man wins, I am relocating. It had gone beyond a joke. They all said, it will never happen. Even a day to elections, some Nigerians, with whom I had a meeting in New York, waved off the possibility. The entire world goofed – T.B. Joshua and other pundits, charlattans and experts alike. A colleague at Harvard mentioned the celebrations that would follow the election, but shortly after, confessed his concerns, cursing the FBI man who had chosen to intervene at an unprecedented stage in the elections.

Again, I said to him, I shall relocate if Trump wins. He said, I’m coming with you, echoing numerous other colleagues to whom I had sounded the same alert. I promised them all political asylum! So, it was nothing new, the Oxford comment. Whatever language I used is my familiar language, not the language of Da’esh or its local impotent surrogates.

Finally, here is something very personal, but I have to answer the question of my genuine interlocutors in matching sincerity.
Our US base and family home in California – Abacha instigated – faces a rockhill known as Mount Baldy. It has survived the menace of fires, so close to disaster that we were placed on evacuation alert a number of times and were once actually bundled out by the police for over forty-eight hours. A fireball overflew the house on one occasion, landed some distance from ours and consumed that unlucky home. Not too far away, an escaping family took a wrong turn and lost their lives in the flames. Nothing of such menacing interludes ever brought to the fore the remotest consideration of relocating! However – and let this be stressed to all those who are strangers to the world of images – for this individual called Wole Soyinka, the superimposition of the Trumpian face on those bare mountain slabs began to take on reality, a reality that probably became even three-dimensional, like the massive faces of those former US presidents that remain gouged into the peaks of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, visited by millions. My environment, albeit a substitute one for our authentic home in the forests of Ijegba – had become compromised. That is all I shall write on the reality of superimposition – the notion of waking up every day of habitation and seeing on that mountain slab the face of Donald Trump on my borrowed preserve, where, from upstairs, I sometimes stood in bouts of contemplation, especially whenever the house was empty.

For me, something is gone. Again, I speak for myself, not for my family who are, in any case, also American citizens, an acquisition that I have declined I cannot recall how often. Let me repeat, even that portion of empathy that comes from intimate occupancy and usage over the years, and where the products of my ”extra mileage” were born, has become violated. It is still home, second home, but one individual named Donald Trump – and his cohorts – have ruined its hard-earned companionship and serenity, built up over the years. As I keep repeating, these issues are personal.

And so, back from our quick excursions to Asia and the Antipodes, what is so special about America that an agenda of abandonment creates such hysteria? I am incapable of double standards in these matters. Why do individuals feel threatened? I have never invited anyone to join me in my purely personal odyssey, begun before most of these sniveling upstarts were born. Is it the Green Card that sets America apart? Then perhaps it iis time to repay the compliment with a Red card, as in soccer. I am not aware that the world’s oxygen storage tanks are located in the US of A, so that we cannot breathe away from it. I shall always compliment the American success story on many fronts, including the fact that millions of migrants derive their very living – including crucial send-home remittances – from her generosity. Many of us will always be grateful to her government at the time for sheltering both our persons and our mission during the Abacha years. However, we are also individuals, with specific needs, different sensibilities, and definitions of productive environments and thus, up to this moment, my Wolexit stands.

It is a personal thing. Perhaps it will help even further if I remind you of what I wrote in my memoirs: YOU MUST SET FORTH AT DAWN. There I confessed that my greatest – and irrational – fear in exile was that if I died outside Nigeria, my well-meaning family, colleagues and friends, would bring my body home. I took firm steps. The thought of resting within that earth while it was trampled over by a despotic monster whom I thoroughly despised, was the absurd but all-consuming fear that I had all through that deadly struggle. Obviously that fear has been eliminated, but then, having watched this American Wonder rise to power through a contemptible denigration of my sector of humanity, through mockery and jeers of my origin, I no longer find that environment congenial either for work or leisure, and I have signalled my unambiguous intent to exit. No one else is invited.

Well now, a remarkable development. I stated earlier that the issue is not just one individual called Donald Trump, but the human environment that he and his ilk have spawned, one that contributes to a toxic environment across the globe, with the rise of ultra-nationalism and exclusionist politics. That environment is however engendering counter aspects to that created by Trump’s lowest common demonimator in followership. Spontaneous protests have sprung up across the country. Too late, I’m afraid, and ineffectual, since Demoracy has the last word, and its rituals have been concluded. The law of the land will prevail. However, I have been considerably cheered by the spontaneous manifestation of this rejection of the shame and horror that a ”majority” has imposed on the totality. Americans will have to live with it, but there is hope. Even before the street protests, something rather strange had taken place.

On the very morning of the conclusion of elections when I switched away from one news channel to the next, the screen went suddenly blank. Then came a scrolled message that called for a quiet, peaceful revolution. It went on and on, without voice or images, and it was non-partisan, since it rejected not only Trump but Clinton as befitting candidates but declared American democracy a sham. It went on to complicate matters by identifying an individual – Bernie Saunders – by name as an acceptable leader of a new movement. It excoriated past governance policies, dismissed even Obamacare as a failure – I disagree by the way – and urged viewers again and again to LET’S TALK ABOUT IT. LET’S MEET ON THE INTERNET. LET A PEACEFUL REVOLUTION BEGIN etc. etc. It could have been Channel 33 or 34, I am no longer sure. A serious, viable movement? Maybe not sustainable under the present system, but it goes into that multi-faceted network that leads to the eventual sanitization of any socio-political environment. And then, latest of the latest, the state of California has mounted a referendum for secession, within her constitutional rights. Quite an unpredictable prospect but, much as I am predisposed to upheavals by vox populi, I prefer to be out of the environment, being a non-citizen.

Let me end with a Red Card to those noisome creatures, the nattering nit-wits of Internet: maybe Trumpland is not as despicable as the Naijaland you impose on our reality from your secure cesspits of anonymity. Go back to school. Your problem is ignorance, ignorance of whatever subject you so readily comment upon. Learn to study your subject before opening up on issues beyond your grasp. Sometimes you make one feel like swapping one green for another, out of embarassment for occupying the same national space as you. But don’t get nervous, or start jumping for joy too soon – the Nigerian passport is just as tough to rip, physically, as is the Green Card, so I’ll stay put in my private Green Belt – the one I have named the Autonomous Republic of Ijegba. I negotiate my relations with both peoples and nations from its internal protocols – yes, that is indeed arrogance for you, but an arrogance of several decades’ principled growth. I carry that patch of green with me, everywhere, in a secure, invisible, and inaccessible pouch! It is that warehouse of ingrained sensibilities that engendered my decision.

WOLEXIT stands – I coined that deliberately, to signify repossesion of my space of legitimate decisions. The media can nitpick over details – that is your profession. At long last, totally oblivious of the ongoing cacophony that had sprung up in my absence, I finally did receive for the first time a brief questionaire from a Nigerian journal, The INTERVIEW, and one other. I responded. My exit time schema applies, not yours. If it even becomes convenient to bring it forward, I intend to do so, but please don’t come at me with plaints of time imprecision. ! never discussed it with you, nor invited you to a private decision whose execution was already in the making. Do not try to browbeat me. It’s a waste of time – all you have to do is immerse yourselves in my antecedents.

155 comments:

livingstone chibuike said...

Lol

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Anonymous said...

Stupid fuck man

Juliet Iwuno said...

Papa leave history for history students mbok! Linda take note!

livingstone chibuike said...

Dis man jus carry vocabulary dey finish person here. Who get time to read? D story line is dat u're a coward.

dj banti said...

No mind dem sir
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Godtakeover LIB
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AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

I believe he expressed himself incontrovertibly. He didn't mean "I will tear the green card" literally.



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CHERYL (aka FROM GLORY to GLORY) said...

Pls can someone summarize? Cos I have stopped taking this man serious since the days of him and patience Jonathan's petty beef.

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NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Bhet Epa, y say wat u can't do na?


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Anonymous said...

O JESUS PROF...AND THINK I WILL FINISH THIS NOTE..
NEVER!!!
AM NOT SITTING OR PREPARING FOR ICAN SIR

ASHANKA said...

You promise to tear your paper 📝 so why you dey talk 💩💩💩 click my profile and follow me on LIS

isuama kennedy said...

You foolish sycophant prof.
Keep your word and spare us d noise

freeborn bamislam suani ahmad zinalima said...

Chameleon has spoken again!SHAMELESS YORUBA CHAMELEON WAYO SOYINKA. so for ur mind now u go school huh? U are the most ignorant person Nigeria. Why didn't u act like a person wey go school before promising what u can't do huh? PLEASE WHO MADE THIS YORUBA APE PROFESSOR HUH? am not surprise only god knows how much u bought professor. IGNORANT PROFESSOR. shame to u for saying this rubbish as if it was Nigerians that force u to promise the trash. WAYO SOYINKA BETTER COME BACK TO NIGERIA OO U ARE A SHAME AND A DISGRACE TO NIGERIA THAT IS WHILE I FREEBORN DON'T VALUE NIGERIA SO CALLED PROFESSORS AND DOCTORS CAUSE THEY ARE ALL ILLITERATES THAT GOT THE NAMES AS AWARD INSTEAD OF WHAT THE READ IN SCHOOL. wayo soyinka go hide ur ugly face in shit only a fool has esteem on u.
WAYO SOYINKA U ARE THE MOST IGNORANT PERSON IN NIGERIA NOW BETTER GO BACK TO SCHOOL AN GET UR BRAIN BACK BECAUSE I CAN SEE THAT THE PROFESSOR U ARE ANSWERING IS JUST SELF RECOGNITION.
shame to u ugly corrupted thing.
Better tear that green card oo before thunder tear u.

















#sad indeed

freeborn bamislam suani ahmad zinalima said...

Chameleon has spoken again!SHAMELESS YORUBA CHAMELEON WAYO SOYINKA. so for ur mind now u go school huh? U are the most ignorant person Nigeria. Why didn't u act like a person wey go school before promising what u can't do huh? PLEASE WHO MADE THIS YORUBA APE PROFESSOR HUH? am not surprise only god knows how much u bought professor. IGNORANT PROFESSOR. shame to u for saying this rubbish as if it was Nigerians that force u to promise the trash. WAYO SOYINKA BETTER COME BACK TO NIGERIA OO U ARE A SHAME AND A DISGRACE TO NIGERIA THAT IS WHILE I FREEBORN DON'T VALUE NIGERIA SO CALLED PROFESSORS AND DOCTORS CAUSE THEY ARE ALL ILLITERATES THAT GOT THE NAMES AS AWARD INSTEAD OF WHAT THE READ IN SCHOOL. wayo soyinka go hide ur ugly face in shit only a fool has esteem on u.
WAYO SOYINKA U ARE THE MOST IGNORANT PERSON IN NIGERIA NOW BETTER GO BACK TO SCHOOL AN GET UR BRAIN BACK BECAUSE I CAN SEE THAT THE PROFESSOR U ARE ANSWERING IS JUST SELF RECOGNITION.
shame to u ugly corrupted thing.
Better tear that green card oo before thunder tear u.

















#sad indeed

Ifeoma1010 said...

Abeg, this story is too long abeg. Tear the card already jor.


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Anonymous said...

If it's to tough for your aging hands, pls giv it to someone younger. All dx grammar n Naira is still falling. who u epp na?

sholetoga said...

Prof.......stop confusing yourself. We understand the English language that was used to report what you said that if Donald Trump is announced the winner, you cut up your green card yourself and and then pack your bag to leave America. You're the one that is destroying your antecedent. Come and enjoy the recession, you people foisted on Nigerians. Prof, old age is really affecting your reasoning......Shameless moron

Anonymous said...

Who get tym 2 read ds rubbish? Dats what's wrong with Africans -always eating dia words. The polls expert in d States who predicted Hillary's win and eating live bug if Trump wins, didn't he do it live on CNN? U de hia de speak big grammar. Old Ahoy!

evy claret said...

Too long abeg


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BONARIO NNAGS said...

He actually finished those who feel from the dark corner of their room, they can come on the internet and have opinion.
Nice one Prof.



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Jerrymandry said...

Baba leave story for the gods

Sweetchild Sweet said...

Ahh ahh...😷😷..

kris Yenne said...

Abeg go sleep,you wan use English confused us,we knw wat we've heard,si just tire that green card once and for all,somebody has eaten worms already.Or beter still just apologise,stop this grammar.

Genevieve Chinenye said...

Lol...No be small o

Anonymous said...

It is your dumb head you will confuse. Sure you didn't have slightest clue that Trump will win before you made your stupid announcement. Nigeria circle of doom ingrates like TB Joshua. Agbaya! Go to school Mr man, you need it most.

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

Cool story

Jamila Shaibu said...

Mtecwwwwww

Anonymous said...

Prof Wole Soyinka is now a certified fool.

Anonymous said...

This one na grammar and I didn't bother to read. Just fulfil your promise and tear the card

Ogbewe Godfrey said...

How many pages is these, old day lie for day time, God is watching

Anonymous said...

Pls can someone summarize? Cos I can't imagine readin dis epistle on top tear green card

Anonymous said...

Linda, the report is longer than my final year project.., hope you don't expect me to read it

akpa-ose said...

Hahaha freeborn you nailed it all that man is full time lunatic. Yoruba people is truly Chameleon

Uju Phil said...

You can imagine...I'll attribute this to old age!

Victor Onobume said...

So na bcos of dis small tin na hin make prof dey vex?!! Na wa Ooo!!! Anty Linda tell am make him drink water.... Make he no vex again b4 Patrick obahiagbon go start he own!!!

Anonymous said...

The time you used to write this epistle will b enough to you to tear the card, gather the pieces and trash it! You lack integrity, saying what you cannot do. I thought age comes with wisdom... double standards man.

Anonymous said...

This man has finished his reputation before Nigerians and seem not to know it. To add salt to injury, he's even insulting Nigerians. The fact is that Soyinka's true colors have now shown as a fraud. No one should take him seriously anymore.

LALAcious smallchops said...

This Soyinka man don get brain tumor... u wan defend urself u dey talk long story.

Debbie Chelsea said...

Lol

lilian obiefuna said...

These man just want use vocabulary finish person here, he should tear his green card as promised

Anonymous said...

Story story

Anonymous said...

Baba don use Vocab scatter everything for us ooo.....

Anonymous said...

Chineke me! I am a lawyer yet I got lost at some point. God have mercy.

Anonymous said...

For those of you that do not have the patience to read all these, let me summarise what soyinka said: "I will not tear my green card as I earlier promised ". Having summarised it, if you open the history book of rogue academicians, you will find soyinka's name on page 419.

Anonymous said...

The cowards are your forebears who fled the country at night to Cote doivre and leave Biafrans to die for a movement they started. This man Soyinka stands for something:biafra, against apartheid, against repressive communist govt in China and despot in Spain. Like he said, all you have to do his immerse yourself in his antecedents, only then can you know better.

But I doubt you and your ilks have the time nor the intellectual nuance to do so, because judging by your daily presence here, you're one of those jobless trolls Wole talks about whose only goal in life is to win handouts a la giveaways from the owner of this blog.

Edward Vikky said...

Too long ....mbok... Dnt say it wen u cant do it sir

Anonymous said...

This old man should be courageous enough and do what he said.he meant it literally, I watched the video where he said he will call a press conference and use scissors to shred his green card. He should not try to confuse us with his literature. It's obvious he has no integrity. These old men are the reason this country is like this.He never expected Trump to win that's why he was talking gibberish. Shred that green card, stop speaking Grammer in self defense.

M~Gab said...

Really Linda, you wanted us to read all those?!

But WOLE SOYINKA, shut up and goan tear your green card. You be talking like rabbit!!!

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M~Gab said...

Really Linda, you wanted us to read all those?!

But WOLE SOYINKA, shut up and goan tear your green card. You be talking like rabbit!!!

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Anonymous said...

This old man got no shame meeehnnn!

Ochuko Tonukari said...

It appears you and TB Joshua are saying the same thing: Those who tried to criticize either of you are ignorant!!!

Anon said...

Typical Yoruba Man...tori don change...now na grammar we go hear....#2faced

Anon said...

Chameleon Professor... #ridiculousness

Anonymous said...

Oloun ooo! Aa ya kaadi, aa ya kaadi, l'oro wa po to bayi. Egbami.

Sulphate Sampson said...

You do not have to insult him. We are Africans, we are cultural people. We do not insult our elders. Have you ever not renaged on your words before?

Anonymous said...

Who annoy this man beg am abeg.

Sulphate Sampson said...

No. You do not have to insult him so badly.

SIMPLE said...

Oohhh!... What is vox populi...vry simple tear ur card.... Forget grammar

nsikan davies said...

TRUE EDUCATION IS NOT EVIDENCED BY TRUCK LOADS OF GRAMMAR, BUT BY THE CAPACITY TO ARTICULATE LIFE IN OUR THOUGHTS, WORDS AND ACTIONS WITH UTMOST CLARITY AND INTEGRITY.

Anonymous said...

Oso-yinka the ultimate devil worshipper has simply been fooled by his demons. With your father Christmas hair. I dare you to do as you said. Your brain is half as smart as Trump's butt

prince said...

Prof.soyinka is a confusionist....he is using grammar to confuse us further. pls let's not take him serious;he is an old man looking for attention ,and unfortunately we are giving him the attention is needs

Anonymous said...

It's not easy to get a green card 😄😄😄

Anonymous said...

abuja big girl masturbates close to night club cctv

James kalu said...

The cowardice of a yoruba man yet surfaced again. Mr prof just do what you said so that we can rest. People are hungry and you are writing this long story for who to come and read?

Lukman said...

Instead of him to just tear the Card, he started writing another book! When are you going to publish it?And for your information, nobody will buy it!

nsikan davies said...

SORRY TO SAY THAT THIS IS WHAT HAS RUINED THE NIGERIAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. BECAUSE WE GRADE OURSELVES BY OUR CAPACITY TO SPEAK THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE RATHER THAN; CREATIVITY, EXCELLENT PRODUCTION STANDARDS AND INVENTIONS.

muska wife said...

Y Will I read such long nonsense, he should man up and do as he said.... And stop writing grammar

Anonymous said...

Shut up you dirty, irrelevant peasant. Named amongst the greatest Princes on the world, are the Yorubas.

We build nations, and our pedigree knows no bounds or borders.

We send out our heralds, and the world heeds our calls.

Our dominion has outlived any other, in scope, significance and influence, from our nucleus in Ife to all areas of the world.

Yet you disgusting animals have tarnished our reputation by association, you jungle lipids, with you savage ways, you disgrace, with your red skins and your drunkenness, you filth, wrapped in the dung and manure of swine.

Yorubas are Gods, but proximity has made us forget, because we brought ourselves down from our lofty places to tend like handmaidens, the injury of lessers.

We came to help heal your decrepitness now we are near affected by your rancid stench.

You are filth, if you ever speak ill of the Yorubas ever again, our Irunmoles will uproot your entire existence.

Bastard cannibals and products of rape. You have no origins and no birthright, you are nothing but filth.

Anonymous said...

It's obvious you don't have someone of his caliber in your entire family. How dare you! What internet can cause! God punish that hand you used to type this rubbish. What is wrong with all these riffraffs?

Anonymous said...

You are indeed very sad! Shame on you psycho. Your family should check you into a psychiatric hospital asap before its too late

Anonymous said...

Lmao freeborn u don kee me for here

Anonymous said...

Baba book ....you dey fear to burn your card??...see me see cold feet....#stillwaitingonjan20th

Anonymous said...

I enjoyed reading that

Anonymous said...

What's all these long talk about?Oga Prof,must u talk?It is bcos u talk too damn much thats y u obviously overyanned!And ended up promising the impossible!I bet in ur wildest imagination that u didn't think Mr Trump wld win!All these old men that wld not just respect their old age n be quiet!Enuf already of dis ur grammar lecture!TEAR UR GREEN CARD OGA GRAMMARIAN!Orishirishi!

gentle said...


"Let me end with a Red Card to those noisome creatures, the nattering nit-wits of Internet: maybe Trumpland is not as despicable as the Naijaland you impose on our reality from your secure cesspits of anonymity. Go back to school. Your problem is ignorance, ignorance of whatever subject you so readily comment upon. Learn to study your subject before opening up on issues beyond your grasp. Sometimes you make one feel like swapping one green for another, out of embarassment for occupying the same national space as you".


Chai! See insult! All because people demanded accountability from you. If you couldn't fulfil it, why says it publicly in the first place...and why insult us now?

What you said was crystal clear, wole soyinka. You said you would tear your green card if Trump wins. There is no room for misunderstanding in that statement. He won,
And you backtracked, and released this unnecessary essay with thinly vieled insults for your countrymen who demanded you stand by your words. This ends my respect for you. Two faced human being.

Anonymous said...

Shame on u @freeborn. Now I knw this letter is mainly for you. & so many letters like this are still with the postman waiting for you. I doubt it if you are educated.

Anonymous said...

Well written article but for all those lazy uneducated Linda Ikeji beggy beggy blog readers, if you can't read this whole article, please "Go back to school", like prof Wole said!
Nice read!!

Anonymous said...

Keep to your words and tear your green card as you said. You're there writing long epistle. Hypocrite.

Anonymous said...

Bloody coward, which the Yoruba man is anyways. Shut the fuck up, no, act kwanu and tear the card, Mba. Why Nigerian old fools will not shut up is what I cannot understand. They are the ones that kept us like this . I detest them. The guy who threatened to eat bugs if Donald won did so on national television, now that's what I call being truthful and moving forward unlike our old fools who have refused to be truthful . Hell awaits them

Anonymous said...

The Man is just beating about the bush and rambling at the same time! He should cover his face because of shame and talk less, as we know his kind of person, speaking from both sides of his mouth! The so called Professor lacks integrity.

FRESH said...

What school is the prof talking about? The schools that are already dead? Schools that now produce 'settlement' graduates? What school would someone like freeborn go back to? Linda ikeji,aren't you hiring now? I am sure you have seen just how hopeless the situation is?

Sandra said...

I like the example Wole Soyinka gave in the post about a lady that said; "Allah, if i catch my daughter, i will kill her for leaving the house without telling me". Then, some muslim fanatics heard her and told her that she must kill her daughter for swearing with the name of Allah. When she refused to kill her daughter, they took the daughter from her and killed her. So, if i say, if i catch my son, i will kill him today for breaking my plate, does that mean i will actually kill him if i see him? Some people's brains are so dull and most people on social media are so jobless and unintelligent. Touts are talking to professors on social media anyhow. Social media really causes over familiarity popularly known as "see-finish". Smtcheew

Sandra said...

I like the example Wole Soyinka gave in the post about a lady that said; "Allah, if i catch my daughter, i will kill her for leaving the house without telling me". Then, some muslim fanatics heard her and told her that she must kill her daughter for swearing with the name of Allah. When she refused to kill her daughter, they took the daughter from her and killed her. So, if i say, if i catch my son, i will kill him today for breaking my plate, does that mean i will actually kill him if i see him? Some people's brains are so dull and most people on social media are so jobless and unintelligent. Touts are talking to professors on social media anyhow. Social media really causes over familiarity popularly known as "see-finish". Smtcheew

Sam said...

Oh boy, see heavy grammar and a lot of internet illiterates will not understand his grammar and use of english in his explanation. I wonder the kind of teachers we have in Nigeria these days that teach our youths because some of our youths dont understand the word "irony". They are so dull but yet they go to the pages of important personalities and insult them in a rude manner. God help Nigeria. I weep for my country!

ike manuel said...

See me oh.. Who he wan use big grammar confuse?? Coward like him!

Na me talk am!

Long Live Lib!!!!

Osa said...

This Freeborn is such an illiterate. See the way he is exhibiting illeteracy at its peak. Kai, i cant deal

Anonymous said...

Freeborn are you sure you have a father? Who trained you that you are so daft without manners? Social media dey really cause "see-finish" You must be a tout on social media. You stink. Tufiakwa

Pascal said...

If you read the post and understood the post, you wont call him a coward. You are obviously one of the ignorant illiterates that he is talking about. Ode

Ilaro said...

Professor i understand you joor. Only intelligent people understands you. Ignore the ignorant ones let them remain dull forever

Dave said...

Ignorant illiterates are too many on social media and na them comment pass meanwhile na them no know anything. Stmchew

Godson 1 said...

Most of you commenting do you understand him in any way? It is true you are all ignoramus like he said. What would his tearing card do us. Respect the Prof personal decision. He will keep to his word by not visiting U.S. that is what he is saying in parabolic way. Please learn more.

Arsenal said...

Rubbish! Fake professor fake grammar.

Godson 1 said...

Most of you commenting do you understand him in any way? It is true you are all ignoramus like he said. What would his tearing card do us. Respect the Prof personal decision. He will keep to his word by not visiting U.S. that is what he is saying in parabolic way. Please learn more.

Emeka said...

I tire oh my humble professor. So if i say i will kill my daughter for stealing meat in the pot, does that mean i will really kill her? It is called "literature rhetorics". Make una collect sense ignorant fools on social media. When they tell you people to go to school and study hard, you willl bribing lecturers to pass exam. Useless half-baked graduates!

Ken said...

Jobless social media miscreants all over the place. Na them no know anything but na them go comment pass those wey know. Oga professor, you dont need to explain to them because they will still not understand. Their brains are as daft as that of a goat. Just ignore the ignorant idiots. They are not worth it trust me.

Anonymous said...

If your father achieve what this man had achieved. Your life wont be this crooked

Freez said...

Can you imagin? So professor Soyinka was not even talking to the general public when he said it. He said he was interacting with Oxford university students only for the media to carry the news of what he said as headline and they blew it out of context. Again, he gave an example of a woman that was looking for her daughter and carelessly said she will kill her daughter in the name of Allah when she finds her without literally meaning what she said but she didnt know that some muslim scholars heard her when she said it and when she finally found her daughter, the muslim scholars said she must kill her daughter because she swore by Allah. So, professor Soyinka had to come down to your level by using that example to explain? Na wah for some dull brains sha. You guys really need to go back to school. Our Educational system is morally corrupt. That's why some people cant make out simple irony from a misguided statement. It's a pity.

Anonymous said...

Professor thank you for clearing the air. We really have a lot of ignorant illiterates sleeping on social media seeking for whom to devour

Anonymous said...

Abi oh. Shebi Donald Trump said he was going to abolish the Obamacare incentive before he won elections, after he won the elections, he changed his mind because he realised that Obamacare was not a bad idea after Obama explained to him during his handover to Trump. Who knows, Trump might also change his mind about those things that he said that made Wole Soyinka say he will tear his American passport. So, it is wise for Wole Soyinka to be patient. The problem with Nigerians is that they are too impatient and quick to judge people.

Anonymous said...

Abi oh. Shebi Donald Trump said he was going to abolish the Obamacare incentive before he won elections, after he won the elections, he changed his mind because he realised that Obamacare was not a bad idea after Obama explained to him during his handover to Trump. Who knows, Trump might also change his mind about those things that he said that made Wole Soyinka say he will tear his American passport. So, it is wise for Wole Soyinka to be patient. The problem with Nigerians is that they are too impatient and quick to judge people.

Tayo A. said...

Speaking eloquently in a foreign language is not a measure of intelligence old man, it just amplifies your level of illiteracy and mind you, you are part of our problem. No nation has ever gotn to super power status by adopting other peoples culture, which language is a vital part of. All our leaders and this mans generation have failed the youth. You speak using terms most readers actually dont understand, language is for communication not oppression sir. Nit-wit.

Iykerons said...

Coward!!... you are still here writing these ur primary school novel. Tear the card joor!!

Anonymous said...

Whoever raised u is the foolish one, no respect, smh

Anonymous said...

Donald Trump has started changing his mind about some statements he made during his campaign like; when he said he will deport all muslims and immigrants etc. He has changed his mind and said he will only deport those that are illegally staying in America without proper documents. So, it is only wise for Professor Wole Soyinka to hold on for now. Trump might also change his mind about a lot of things he said that made Wole Soyinka say that he will tear his American passport. So, can ignorant illiterate Nigerians get of the professor's back? Ghosh!

Sharon said...

Wole Soyinka just explained that Donald Trump has started changing his mind about the things he said that made him say he will tear his American passport. So, are you expecting him to still go ahead and tear it? If Trump can change his mind, why can't Wole Soyinka change his mind too? Only an unwise fool will go ahead and destroy his passport after Trump's interview with BBC that he may not do everything he said during his campaign. He said in the interview that he changed his mind about some things after Obama explained some things to him in white house during the handover ceremony. Ignorant cyber bullies should go and get a life joor!

Delta girl said...

The fact that you don't see this act of yours as a waste of time is baffling to me. Becos that is exactly what it is, to the writer and the reader, it is a waste of time. Shame on you baba, pls use your time and mouth judiciously..next time mbok?

Anonymous said...

The professor said after he schooled in the UK years back, he had the opportunity of having a Spanish, Australian and Chinese passport one time or the other in his life but he turned them down because he did not like their laws when he was filling the forms, so he declined. The Chinese ambassador to Nigeria tried to convince him but he turned it down. So what's the big deal about America even though his family lives there? He even said he would like to spend the rest of his life in Nigeria because he wants to be buried in Nigeria when he dies. So you guys should free the guy. He is over 70 years for Christ sake. He is not a young man that will be struggling to live in America na. At his age, he doesnt need the American passport anymore. All he needs is a visa to be vising his children that are American citizens in US. So all those ignorant fools should let him be!

Anonymous said...

Gbam!!! Aboki you said it all. Some dumb fools will not understand because they reason with their ass. That's why they fail exams in school

julius chimezie said...

If you like write down a full text book to defend yourself. The bottom line is that you are a coward. Be a man and tear your green card.

Stan said...

@CHERYL read it yourself and digest it. Stop being lazy and waiting for people to read it and explain to you. That is why you concluded on his beef with Patience as petty because you couldnt read to understand. You listen to and rely on the media without hearing from the horse's mouth. He has just proved the media wrong and you are still too lazy to read again. This is why he called people like you ignorant illiterates. Stmcheew

favour onyekwere said...

Abeg make he park well wit him plenty grammars.nigerians with too much talk.see whitty,the person that promise to eat bug if trump won did it.this one just come de blow plenty grammar for our face.make he tear the passport make him suffer start.nonsense people.all they do is talk not knowing people are watching them

Omobolanle Oluwatobi said...

So, if i say maka-chukwu, i will kill my son today for not washing his plates after eating, does that mean i will actually kill him? The professor was not even talking to the media and the general public. He was talking to some students in Oxford Univeristy and somebody sent what he said to the media and they blew it out of proportion. People should learn to mind their business

Omobolanle Oluwatobi said...

So, if i say maka-chukwu, i will kill my son today for not washing his plates after eating, does that mean i will actually kill him? The professor was not even talking to the media and the general public. He was talking to some students in Oxford Univeristy and somebody sent what he said to the media and they blew it out of proportion. People should learn to mind their business

Anonymous said...

Una don go wake this sleeping dog

Anonymous said...

Even if the professor said so, who are you to judge him? Is what he said under the court of law? Who are you for him to prove it to? Were you there when he said it? Were you the one that he was talking to when he said it? So why do you now want him to prove it to you? Na who you epp?

Anonymous said...

From Wole Soyinka's explanation, those accusing him deserve the insult he gave them by calling them ignorant fools that need to go back to school

Anonymous said...

Well said my noble professor

Chioma said...

You couldnt have said it any better. Thumbs up for your impecable flawless English!

Anonymous said...

It means your father is foolish sycophant as well haba just bcos of green card matter, u are a frustrated he-goat

Ture said...

I can't read this. Is it exam I want to go and write?

Anonymous said...

This professor's English grammar is amazing. I remember reading his literature books during my secondary school days far back. His books and that of Chinua Achebe were recommended in all schools then. I used to use a dictionary alongside with his books when reading for a test or exam just to further break down the english. But guess what, i had an "A" in English literature because his books made me to read deeper by referring to dictionaries which further broadened my vocabulary and it helped me a lot. That's why i can easily understand his grammar on this post which ignorant illiterates can never understand because i am used to his grammar and books

Anonymous said...

All those people harrassing him on social media can't even talk to him when they see him. Social media dey really cause see-finish

Iphie Abraham said...

Hahahahaha,this man self. Ok o,we'll go back to school








Lib addict#just passing#

nsikan davies said...

IF THE ENERGY NIGERIANS HAVE INVESTED IN THE ENGLISH GRAMMAR WAS CHANNELED AT MORE PRODUCTIVE AREAS LIKE; THE DEVELOPMENT OF INVENTIONS AND INDUSTRIES... ETC OUR COUNTRY WOULD BE A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE. CHINA HAS A GREAT ECONOMY WITH AN IOTA OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR.

Aze James said...

Wats all dis Grammer for? Mr wole, if u wan tear ur card go ahead who r u using English 2 tear here mtheeew

Reno said...

Chineke .Nigeria Don look for trouble oo.Na philosophy class be this? Just to tear green card come give birth to Nobel english.lol.

Eva said...

Must he always shade Obasanjo? When will this their beef end? Just saying though! Guess our Prof has been writing since Trump emerged. Good use of English Prof. It should serve as a comprehension for job seekers in FCSC . Lol !

Anonymous said...

Chai there is God ooo
Bcs say person carry white hair... So we gatz to dey respect am...Omo me no understand ooo...make dis man tear him Pali joor....na wetin him talk...so why this man want make people dey read all this ENGLISH...I tire for all this people ooo

Chidi Abraham said...

oga wole spare uz the ENGLISH JARGONS and keep your green card. U were very clear on what you said about tearing your green card and never came to say any other thing until TRUMP WON the election. Now you wan use english confuse us.....lol

Eze-Udemba Zuma said...

Mr Man this verbiage is uncalled for. Just be man enough to keep your words. Please tear your Green Card and return to Ajegunle as you promised.

APPLE said...

Baba respect your old age.

TAMUNOTONYE CHRISTIAN said...

with all this English spoken, yet was not asked to destroy is green card, better still it's left for him to do as he will. Visit us at ceee9ja.blogspot.com to do business and get more stories.

Anonymous said...

I'm just here thinking about my life, after working diligently for four years and salary not paid consistently my reward is a sack letter without been paid for months. How will I pay up my rent next month, feed, keep assisting my mum with her tip for medicine. I'm very worried. I seek assistance please can someone help me. I can start a small scale business but I need help to raise capital. Pls good people assist me franciscaright@yahoo.com. Thank you

Anonymous said...

I'm just here thinking about my life, after working diligently for four years and salary not paid consistently my reward is a sack letter without been paid for months. How will I pay up my rent next month, feed, keep assisting my mum with her tip for medicine. I'm very worried. I seek assistance please can someone help me. I can start a small scale business but I need help to raise capital. Pls good people assist me franciscaright@yahoo.com. Thank you

Anonymous said...

I'm just here thinking about my life, after working diligently for four years and salary not paid consistently my reward is a sack letter without been paid for months. How will I pay up my rent next month, feed, keep assisting my mum with her tip for medicine. I'm very worried. I seek assistance please can someone help me. I can start a small scale business but I need help to raise capital. Pls good people assist me franciscaright@yahoo.com. Thank you

Vivian Reginalds said...

And his problem is loud mouth... That's the problem with the world, just when people start playing God, The Almighty climbs down slowly and calmly and proves that with him, all is POSSIBLE!!!

Wole Soyinka is a disappointment! What a 'Leader' worthy of yeye emulation. when the Nigerian election was fast approaching the same dude was nonchalant till they bought his sorry ass and opinion now look where the progress of the nation is.

BETTER TEAR THAT YOUR GREEN CARD OR...\

-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Anonymous said...

This man is so foolish. Wonder why people are wasting time commenting on this. He should cover his face in shame.

Emy said...

Mr. Prof. You see its bcos of people like you that Donald Trump came to power. U see yourself as 'the-all-knowing-one', without analyzing the political weather that was building prior to the election.By so doing you didn't give Donald Trump a chance. B e that as it may, Americans proved you wrong & don't making it look as if your Nobel prize was a fluke. Pls Mr. Prof,'Maturity comes when you stop making excuses & start making changes'
Leave America and come back to your country with pride while the ovation is still loud. Do it now and stop beating round the bush.

Yetty K said...

this man na real professor.chei.this article too long.

^*~sexymikky.,., said...

Oga no dey give us big big grammar. If you are a man of his words, fulfill your statement you made and stop trying to wiggle your way out of it

Ekpenyong Bassey said...

TO SOMEBODY HERE:

Far as we can remember, Soyinka NEVER made his promise (to TEAR his green card) CONDITIONAL. He was CATEGORICAL. It wasn't "I will tear my green card if Trumps wins and carries out his proclaimed policies". It was "I will tear my green card IF TRUMPS WINS".

So don't go there with your lame arguments. Nobody is a fool here.

Ekpenyong Bassey said...

Lol. Sounds like grand-daddy soyinka's yoruba nature is out now dancing a macabre dance.

Grand daddy Soyinka is butthurt BECAUSE some Nigerians ASKED him to KEEP HIS WORDS for ONCE in his POMPOUS life.

Anonymous said...

Honorable people that also said they will do different things if Trump wins did not eat their words. Like Professor Wang of Princeton, he ate a live bug like he said he would. Prof the morale here is that, do not make promises you cannot keep, makes you DISHONORABLE

Unknown said...

With all your Big Vocals, can i just ask you one question? who the grammer epp?

Anonymous said...

Ewu,already lost my respect for this man. When a dog want to derail, the dog cannot perceive the smell of poo. I close my case.

De Golden Stars Engineering Companies said...

What kind of lagametism is this? Why the barbaric speech as though were forced to litigate the silly comments that could lead to emotional liquidation of academic menddulissm? The practical identities of historical buoyancy can only be determined, if the psychological mentality of the historian is at equilibrium. The ideology of grammatical bullying when naccomanised to commence action must be brought to complete halt, you were not forced to make the comment Professor.

De Golden Stars Engineering Companies said...

What kind of lagametism is this? Why the barbaric speech as though were forced to litigate the silly comments that could lead to emotional liquidation of academic menddulissm? The practical identities of historical buoyancy can only be determined, if the psychological mentality of the historian is at equilibrium. The ideology of grammatical bullying when naccomanised to commence action must be brought to complete halt, you were not forced to make the comment Professor.

De Golden Stars Engineering Companies said...

What kind of lagametism is this? Why the barbaric speech as though were forced to litigate the silly comments that could lead to emotional liquidation of academic menddulissm? The practical identities of historical buoyancy can only be determined if the psychological mentality of the historian is at equilibrium. The ideology of grammatical bullying when naccomanised to commence action must be brought to complete halt. You were not forced to make the comment, Professor.

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Anonymous said...

Too many illeterates on this blog. Professor is right on point. Next pls

Anonymous said...

Too many illiterates on this blog. Professor is right on point. Next pls

Anonymous said...

@Unknown it is obvious that English grammar has not helped you because you didnt even spell it correctly. It is spelt "grammar" not grammer. Illiterates everywhere!

Anonymous said...

You are the foolish one here because you cannot read and understand him. Ode

Anonymous said...

Kai, Professor don take hammer scatter people brain for here oh! Lmao. Hahahahahahahaha

Anonymous said...

Abeg wey Obahiagbon make he come bail us out for here oh. Obahiagbon abeg come help us reply professor because na your kind of grammar be this.

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