• Yomi Fabiyi didn’t marry me because of green card – Estranged British wife opens up

    Yomi Fabiyi didn’t marry me because of green card – Estranged British wife opens up

    The estranged British wife of renowned Nollywood movie director, Yomi Fabiyi has said the actor did not marry her because of green card.

    It has been insinuated in some quarters that the actor married his wife in order to legalize his stay in the UK.

    This came after Fabiyi, made known his plans to divorce his British wife of four years.

    Although Fabiyi had several times denied that his marriage to Fran was sinking, he broke the jinx on his Instagram page @yomifabiyi, […]

  • BREAKING!!! Wole Soyinka has torn up his Green Card

    BREAKING!!! Wole Soyinka has torn up his Green Card

    Nigeria’s Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka has kept to his word and thrown away his green card, the AFP news agency reports.

    Last month the novelist, playwright said he would cut up the card, which is a permanent residence permit for the US, if Donald Trump won the American election.

    He told AFP on the sidelines of an education conference at the University of Johannesburg that now that the Republican candidate had been victorious, he had kept his promise:

    I have already done […]

  • Keep to your word, cut your green card – David-West tells Soyinka

    Keep to your word, cut your green card – David-West tells Soyinka

    Following the election of Donald Trump as President-elect of the United States, former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof Tam David-West, has called on Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, to live up to his threat of tearing up his United States Green Card should the Republican candidate win.

    In an interview in Ibadan, David-West, describing Soyinka as a great and honourable man, said should the scholar fail to follow through on his very public threat and return to Nigeria, he […]

  • Wole Soyinka blasts critics – ‘You can’t stampede me over green card’

    Wole Soyinka blasts critics – ‘You can’t stampede me over green card’

    Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has reacted to the criticism that has trailed his vow to destroy his United States residency permit should Republican Party candidate, Donald Trump emerge President.

    The Nobel laureate described those taunting him over his statement as “literalists” who obsess over a time scheme of their own assessment. He said while it is true that he made the statement while addressing a group of students at Oxford University and fielding questions, he is not about to be […]

  • Wole Soyinka risks jail terms if he tears green card – Legal expert

    Wole Soyinka risks jail terms if he tears green card – Legal expert

    A legal luminary, Mr Kayode Ajulo, has cautioned Nigerian Nobel Literature Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, against carrying his threat to destroy his American Green Card in protest of Donald Trump’s victory at the U.S. Presidential election.

    Ajulo gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja.

    NAN recalls that Soyinka issued the threat to destroy his American Citizen’s Card before voting begun in the keenly contested election between Trump and Hillary Clinton.

    Most people around […]

  • I’ll tear my Green Card on 20 Jan 2017 – Wole Soyinka vows

    I’ll tear my Green Card on 20 Jan 2017 – Wole Soyinka vows

    Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has vowed to keep his word to tear his Green Card if Donald Trump was elected US president.

    Soyinka in an interview assured doubting thomases that he will fulfill his promise on 20 January 2017, the day Trump will be officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

    In the build up to the US election, Soyinka had threatened to trash his US green card, if the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, won.

    In an exclusive […]

  • Tear Your Green Card Sir! – Nigerians Blast Wole Soyinka as Donald Trump Wins US Election

    Tear Your Green Card Sir! – Nigerians Blast Wole Soyinka as Donald Trump Wins US Election

    Following Donald Trump’s shocking win in the US presidential elections, Nigeria’s professor, Wole Soyinka has come under a blast.

    Many Nigerians on social media have called on Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, to tear his green card. This is following the vow he made should Donald Trump become the president of the United States.

    It will be recalled that Soyinka made the vow last week while giving a speech to students of Oxford University, England.

    According to the literary […]

  • If Trump wins US election, I’ll destroy my green card, says Soyinka

    If Trump wins US election, I’ll destroy my green card, says Soyinka

    Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said he would destroy his green card if Donald Trump becomes president of the United States.

    Soyinka said this on Wednesday while giving a speech to students of Oxford University, England, reports the Guardian UK.

    “If in the unlikely event he does win, the first thing he’ll do is to say [that] all green-card holders must reapply to come back into the US. Well, I’m not waiting for that.

    “The moment they announce his victory, I will […]

  • History made in Italy as  referee awards first-ever green card( SEE VIDEO)

    History made in Italy as referee awards first-ever green card( SEE VIDEO)

    Officials for the Italian second tier announced at the beginning of the season that the player shown the most cards for fair play will receive an award.

    Cristian #Galano del @VicenzaCalcio è stato il destinatario del primo Cartellino Verde: ecco perchè 😉 #SerieB #CalcioVero pic.twitter.com/orq9barJwq

    — Lega B (@Lega_B) October 4, 2016

    History was made in Italy this week as Vicenza attacker Cristian Galano received Serie B’s first-ever green card, which was awarded for fair play.

    Officials speaking for the Italian second […]