MILITARY POLITICS IN THE NIGERIAN NOVEL: A POSTCOLONIAL READING OF CHINUA ACHEBE’S ANTHILLS OF THE SAVANNAH AND HELON HABILA’S WAITING FOR AN ANGEL ABSTRACT In Nigeria,...
INTERTEXTUALITY AND CONTEXT A FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTIC STUDY OF BIYI BANDELE’S THE MAN WHO CAME IN FROM THE BACK OF BEYOND AND BURMA BOY ABSTRACT This dissertation...
A STUDY OF THE MISUSE OF ADVERBS IN THE WRITTEN ENGLISH OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY ABSTRACT The study “A Study of the Misuse...
A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF COMPLIMENTS IN SELECTED NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS ABSTRACT This study is a pragmatic analysis of the use of compliments in selected Nigerian newspapers. Compliments...
A LINGUISTIC STUDY OF LOAN WORDS IN NIGERIAN PIDGIN ABSTRACT The tittle of this work is A Linguistic Study of Loan Words in Nigerian Pidgin. Researches...
Tragedy and the Comparison of Greek Plays. From time immemorial, Greek tragedy is based on the Greeks philosophy and mythology derived from Greeks worldview. The question now is what is Greeks tragedy? The definition of Greeks tragedy can be observed in the poetics of Aristotle.
THE SOURCE OF ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION IN ARTS AND SCIENCES. Knowledge is the bedrock of human civilization progress and development. Islam as a dynamic religion did not leave any stone unturned. Islam has indeed covered all aspect of human, plant and animals life. Both science and modernization derived their origin from Islam.
The Relevance of African Traditional Religion in this Modern Age: Scholars Perspectives. African traditional religion refers to the indigenous or autochthonous religion of the African people. It deals with their cosmology, ritual practices, symbols, arts, society and so on .because religion is a way of life, it relates to culture and society as they affect the worldview of the African people.
The Problem of Tenses Among Nigerian Speakers of English. Tenses refer to the form of a verb in English Language that clearly indicates time. We use Tenses to show clear time specification. In this sense, it is seen that without verbs, there will not be Tenses as tense in grammar does not only refer to time but also the action of the verb or state of being at a given moment.
The Media and Elections in Nigeria. The Nigerian governmental structure which is an offshoot of the British from whom we secured political independence consists of the Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary with the media being the fourth being an institution that checkmates the excesses of the other three arms.
THE IMPACTS OF DA’AWAH IN IDP CAMPS: THE CASE OF FCT ABUJA CHAPTER ONE 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The Boko Haram insurgency and counter-insurgency activities there...
The Impact of the Nigeria Civil War in the Lives of Teenagers and Children In Ngozi Onyioha Orji’s Teenager at War. War as defined by Webster’s Dictionary “is a state of open and declared, hostile armed conflict between states or nations, or a period of such conflict” This captures a particularly political – rationalistic account of war and warfare, i.e. that war needs to be explicitly declared and to be between states to be a war.
THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LINGUISTIC AND GRAMMATICAL THEORIES. This paper attempts to make a discussion of the differences between linguistic and grammatical theories. Although there exist relationships between grammatical theories and linguistic theories in their attitudes towards language, their goals, and their methods
THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF AL FARABI, AL KINDI, ABU ZAKARIYA, IBN RUSHD AND IBN SINA TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION AND PHILOSOPHY. Islamic or Muslim Philosophy is also another area of focus, at the initial stage of Islam, there was nothing like Islamic philosophy, but as time goes on, the early Islamic elite or scholars, i.e. scholars of the Umayyad dynasty who really started the Islamic philosophy.
EVALUATING TEACHING AND LEARNING OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION. Education is a means through which nations build their desired society and it is an instrument for a change. Education is aimed at inducing a change in individuals in some desirable way and add to the knowledge they already possess (Onwuka, 1981).
Music as Language of Communication: The Sound of Music. This paper concentrates on the efficaciousness of music to the human psyche and its communicative inherence; it deliberates on its sonorous alluring effects in softening a heart that seems inflexible with its powerful suasions, as well as on its rhythmic harsh resonance in rebuffing an unacceptable behaviour
SOCIOLINGUISTIC SITUATION OF NIGERIA: THE BILINGUAL CONDITIONS AMONG NIGERIAN SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH. Over half the world’s population is bilingual and many people are multilingual. They acquire a number of languages because they need them for different purposes in their everyday interactions.
Social and Community Development: Problems and Challenges. Community development policies in Nigeria over the years have shown that our policy makers have either not really understood the problems of community, ray. Community developments are deliberately ignoring the problems of community development in Nigeria.
PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF FEMALE STUDENTS BY LECTURERS IN THE TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN FCT-ABUJA. The social vices called sexual harassment is not a new topic to the generality of people today especially in the tertiary institutions such as universities, polytechnics, monotechnics and colleges of education.
Pragmatic Study of Bovi and Basketmouth. This study examines the pragmatics of comedy. Adrian Akmajian conceives of pragmatics as a term that “covers the study of language use, and in particular the study of linguistic communication, in relation to language structure and context of utterance.”
POLITICS AND THE CONTINUED EXISTENCE OF A STATE. Aristotle defined a state as "a union of families and villages having for its end a perfect and self-sufficing life which we mean a happy and honorable life".
Phonetic Transcriptions and their Processes. Minimal pairs and sets help to contrast one sound from another in English words. Phonetic distinctions in English can be tested using minimal pairs and sets as they have been used frequently in tests of English as a second language to determine non-native speakers’ ability to understand the contrast in meaning resulting from the minimal
OPTIMALITY THEORY: ISSUES AND CONSTRAINTS. The last nine decades (1920-2010) has witnessed a substantial change in the nature of research in phonological theory. This change has been marked by the development of several theoretical frameworks both linearly and nonlinearly.
OIL IN NIGERIAN PROSE FICTION: A STUDY OF HELON HABILA’S OIL ON WATER AND KAINE AGARY’S YELLOW YELLOW. Since prehistory, literature and the arts have been drawn to portrayals of physical environments and human-environment interactions. The modern environmentalist movement as it emerged first in the late nineteenth century and, in its more recent incarnation
Music and Revolution: A Study of Fela Anikulapo Kuti. What is music? Music a general melody of sounds that unify the mind and soul, not even language differences can’t stop music from reaching out to her selected audience, even before recorded history, people created music, whether through drumming, singing or chanting.
Media and the Uses of Gratification Theory. The uses and gratification theory says that instead of focusing on media content, it directed attention towards the audience. Instead of considering the audience on positively exposed to strong media messages, it considered an active audience that consciously selected and used media content to satisfy various needs.
A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH AND IGALA MORPHOLOGICAL PROCESSES. Language is very important to man and his environment. It has pulled a lot of concern from time past, till date – hence the birth of the field of linguistics. Here, languages are studied scientifically for obvious reasons.
A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF WORD - FORMATION PROCESSES IN ENGLISH AND HAUSA. The work is an attempt to compare the word – formation processes in two languages: English and Hausa. This chapter, therefore, attempts an introduction of the work. Thus, it contains the background of the study, the nature of morpheme, the historical perspective of the Hausa language
A PHONOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE SOUND SYSTEM OF JABA LANGUAGE. This study focuses on describing the sound system of Jaba. The research comes under the purview of phonology which is a branch of language study. Language is a major cultural phenomenon in the human society and therefore, an important regulator of individual consciousness and social interaction.
THE LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF NIGERIAN ENGLISH AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR 21ST CENTURY ENGLISH PEDAGOGY
THE LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF NIGERIAN ENGLISH AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR 21st CENTURY ENGLISH PEDAGOGY Abstract Like its users, one important feature of language is its dynamism....