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Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's former military ruler who is hoping to be the country's next president, addresses a rally in Lagos. Photograph: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters

How my father's jailer can offer Nigeria a fresh start: Lola Shoneyin, Nigerian novelist and poet

With presidential polls two weeks away, a Nigerian author explains why she is supporting Muhammadu Buhari – a man who brought great suffering to her family

Wole Soyinka

Walking With Wole Soyinka

Several times, I have met Professor Wole Soyinka without actually meeting him.