How Corruption Created Boko Haram

Wole Soyinka


2016 OFF in Oslo


Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright and poet who was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature. From speaking out against a succession of military dictators to challenging Boko Haram and religious extremism, his work hasn’t stopped. A playwright and poet, Soyinka has experienced everything from two years in solitary confinement by the Nigerian government to winning the Nobel Prize in Literature. He took the stage at the Oslo Freedom Forum to discuss the importance of language in the global fight against violent extremism.

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