1.Wole Soyinka is a cousin to late Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
2. He was imprisoned more than once.
3 He has been married three times and divorced twice.
4. In 2005-06, He served on the Encyclopedia Britannica Editorial board Advisors.
5. He has been named Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
6. In 2010, He founded the Democratic Front for a people’s federation and He served as the chairman of the party.
7. Though his father was an Anglican minister, Prof. Wole is a Traditionalist.