LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF THE LANGUAGE OF THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE

22 LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF THE LANGUAGE OF THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1INTRODUCTION 1.2 Background to the Study 1.3 Objective of the Study 1.4 Statement of the Problem 1.5 Relevance of the Study 1.6 Scope of the Study CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Language and Communication 2.2 Varieties of the […]

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THE LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF NIGERIAN ENGLISH AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR 21ST CENTURY ENGLISH PEDAGOGY

10 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. Thus, language adapts to situational constraints as its users vary across regional/geographical, social, educational, occupational, etc. domains. English is such a typical language that, as a result of […]

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LINGUISTIC STUDY OF SELECTED NIGERIAN CHILDREN’S POETRY

10 LINGUISTIC STUDY OF SELECTED NIGERIAN CHILDREN’S POETRY IN OSSIE ENEKWE’S GENTLE BIRDS COME TO ME AND IKEOGU OKE’S SONG OF SUCCESS AND OTHER POEMS FOR CHILDREN                                                               ABSTRACT Poetic language is the language in which the words are artfully selected and combined in their best order in order to convey thoughts meaningfully. Children’s […]

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CHINUA ACHEBE’S SHORT STORIES AS A PERISCOPE TO IGBO WORLDVIEW

8 CHINUA ACHEBE’S SHORT STORIES AS A PERISCOPE TO IGBO WORLDVIEW CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study   The Short Story is one of the most spontaneous and one of the most entertaining of literary forms. For ages in each and every country of the world, short stories have been in existence in different […]

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STYLE AND LANGUAGE IN ORAL LITERATURE A STUDY OF TALES FROM IGBERE

8 STYLE AND LANGUAGE IN ORAL LITERATURE A STUDY OF TALES FROM IGBERE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Traditional Africa was a basically oral society. Our history, science, medicine, technology, philosophy and literary forms were passed through the words of mouth in myths, folktales, legends, proverbs,praise poetry and ritual performances.Our biological ancestors did […]

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ANALYSIS OF SEMANTIC STUDY OF SOME LEXICAL ITEMS IN NIGERIAN ENGLISH

24 ANALYSIS OF SEMANTIC STUDY OF SOME LEXICAL ITEMS IN NIGERIAN ENGLISH ABSTRACT  Nigerian English came into existence about four decades ago. It has been noted that some of the English language items have been attached different meanings by the Nigerian speakers of English. This semantic deviation contributed greatly to the poor development of standard […]

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History in the Works of Helon Habila: Waiting for an Angel, Measuring Time and Oil on Water

9 History in the Works of Helon Habila: Waiting for an Angel, Measuring Time and Oil on Water Abstract Human reality has been one of the major concerns of literature. But human reality cannot be fully explored without history. However, history and literature have remained antithetical fields of study since we assume from the conventional […]

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NATURE AND NURTURE IN SELECTED NOVELS OF AGARY KAINE, OKPEWHO ISIDORE, AND ABAGHA ANTHONY

10 NATURE AND NURTURE IN SELECTED NOVELS OF AGARY KAINE, OKPEWHO ISIDORE, AND ABAGHA ANTHONY. ABSTRACT The effects of nature and nurture on lives cut across disciplines and deal with the question of what determines patterns of human behaviour, including the results of conflicts in nature and nurture of the characters in the environment. This […]

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