10 January 2012
Asked whether he agreed with President Goodluck Jonathan that the current unrest was worse than the 1960s civil war, he told the BBC World Service: “It’s not an unrealistic comparison — it’s certainly based on many similarities.
“We see the nation heading towards a civil war.”
Soyinka was also asked whether the unrest threatened the state of
itself, and replied: “It is going that way. We no longer can pretend it’s not. Nigeria