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Nigeria"s native language modernization in specialized domains for national development

KoМЃМЈlaМЃ OwoМЃlabiМЃ

Nigeria"s native language modernization in specialized domains for national development

a linguist"s approach : an inaugural lecture delivered at the University of Ibadan on Thursday, 29 June, 2006

by KoМЃМЈlaМЃ OwoМЃlabiМЃ

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Published by University of Ibadan, Universal Akada Books in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language policy -- Nigeria.,
  • Language planning -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical records (p. 58-62).

    Statementby Kola Owolabi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP119.32.N6 O96 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16384485M
    ISBN 109782895067
    ISBN 109789782895066
    LC Control Number2007325905

    Another concept to be explained here is national development. Lichman () and Markovitz () stress that a developed society is. the one that has succeeded in providing a source of living for the majority of. its inhabitants and that in such society, premium is attached to elimination of. Identification for Development: Nigeria. c b. Tweet Like Share # Shares: 0. Download. English PDF MB. Text file KB. Published. Author(s) World Bank. Metadata. Show full item record. Abstract The Nigerian federal government recognized the need to create a national identity program, incorporating lessons from past attempts of.

    • Development of Orthographies in non-major national languages (e.g. Tangale, Gomai, Ejegham, Edo, etc.) • Development of curriculum for Basic Education in non-major national languages (Kanuri, Tiv, Ebira, Efik, Izon languages, etc.). • Language Survey and the production of a Language Map of Nigeria. Educational Research For Public Policy. These developmental forces have a definite and direct bearing on foreign languages acquisition for politico-economic, scientific and technological, as well as human development. Furthermore, it is an undeniable fact that language is the main means whereby people communicate. Also, it is ironically the main means whereby people fail to communicate.

    of any indigenous language as a national language will certainly generate bad feelings of jealousy, rancor and fear of ethnic domination and may even lead to the total collapse of the entire nation. As it were, the country needed to find a solution to its language predicament and come up with a common national language. Certainly. Curricular Implications of Sustainable Development for Library and Information Science Education in Nigeria 17 They are invariably advocating a Library and Information Science education programme with adequate ICT component. The contributions of Adimorah () and Ejiko () to the conference on "Modernization ofFile Size: 60KB.


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The Role of Indigenous Languages in National Development: A Case Study of Nigerian Linguistic Situation. Indigenous languages are indispensable cultural legacies without which all forms of. Current State of Indigenous Languages in Nigeria It is necessary at this point to identify the current state of indigenous languages in Nigeria in order to evaluate the worth, value and role of this resource in national development.

Nigeria is a multilingual and multi-cultural nation with about indigenous languages. Engaging Indigenous Languages In National Development. Attahiru Muazu Gusau. [email protected] It is no longer tenable to posit that the use of English language as the Official Language [OL] of Nigeria has solved the problems of equal access to knowledge, divisiveness and grounding poverty and underdevelopment.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: FUNCTIONAL TOOL IN ACHIEVING NATIONAL UNITY AND DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA Nmadumelu Obi Abstract Language is an important tool in the human society. The saying that “no language, no society” is a fact.

Societal integration and development are tied to language and of interest is the notion that there is no aspect of the. National Development Planning in Nigeria: An Endless Search for Appropria te Development Strategy Iheanacho, E. and such transformation is also known as modernization (Sapru, ).

Hahn-Been () “suffered from non-specialized colonial administrators approach to development planning,File Size: 38KB. Examining African Languages as Tools for National Development: The Case of Kiswahili by Kanana, Fridah Erastus [email protected] Department of English and Linguistics Kenyatta University; Nairobi, Kenya Abstract Language can be a key contributing force towards the consolidation of nationhood and the realization of national development.

On the one hand, the use of English promotes economic progress for both society as a whole and its individual speakers. It is in other words, the language of modernization.

On the other hand, English is a non-native language in which none of the major ethnic groups is at an advantage over the others. y“According to the Foundation for Endangered Languages, there are approximately 6, to 7, living languages today.

Of these, ten major languages constitute the native tongues of almost half of the world’s population. While not all of the remainingFile Size: 6MB. Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche, the President of Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN), on Tuesday in Abuja, said about Nigerian indigenous languages were endangered.

Ile-Ife, Nigeria. [email protected], [email protected] & Akin Alao, Ph.D Department of History Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria [email protected], [email protected] Abstract Like in many societies the world over, the indigenes-settlers’ syndrome in Nigeria File Size: KB.

The language is widely used in television and radio broadcasting; It is the language of literary writing. It is wrong, though common, to view development as a concept that is restricted to science and technology.

Nigeria’s development is therefore, not necessarily. Language, Food and Culture: Implications for Language Development and Expansion in Nigeria M.O. Ayeomoni Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile - Ife, Nigeria Email: [email protected] ABSRTACT This paper investigates the influence, impact and consequences of interconnection between language, food and culture in society.

The utmost importance attached to education in Nigeria was clearly underscored in the National policy on Education (FRN. The Federal Republic of Nigeria in this policy, adopted education as an instrument ‘par excellence’ for effecting national development.

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ABSTRACT Development is a noticeable growth from one state or stage to another which is higher, desirable, or more advanced than the previous.

UNDERSTANDING NIGERIAN DEVELOPMENT CRISIS Olanrewaju, John. Shola Department of Political Science and International Relations, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria ABSTRACT Development crisis in Nigeria is traceable to the colonial era.

Devastating colonial legacies were inherited by the emerging Nigerian Size: 71KB. It is spoken as a native language in Britain, America, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, and the Caribbean and as a non- native language in many other nations of the world.

In fact, Rogers () stated that “English is spoken as a native language by over million people around the world”. A researcher, thus, should look for hidden history in what on the surface appears to be innocuous language planning with noble goals such as wider national communication and national cohesion Author: Abbas Zaidi.

Olu Obafemi maintains that a people cannot talk of national growth and development without language at the fore front. If you imagine today the power of language as a sole vehicle of ethnic identity, in a multi-lingual country like Nigeria, it will become obvious that language is central to national growth and : AC Amaechi.

KEITH ALLAN Nation Tribalism and National Language Case Dr Samuel observation that languages are the pedigree of nations is sometimes echoed by nationalists in emergent countries like Nigeria who feel that their pedigree cannot be established until an indigenous language is chosen for the national language in place of the one inherited from the former colonial masters.1 In this essay Cited by: 2.

African languages, development and the state Multilingualism is a fact of African life; multilingualism is Africa’s lingua franca. Why then is African multilingualism so often seen as a handicap to. The different domains of the use of the various languages in Nigeria are classified into three categories as follows: (a) Indigenous or native language: Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo have been constitutionally recognized as ‘major’.File Size: KB.from Nigeria, all in the name of national interest, was a behaviour that was quite inimical to national development.

The decision of the Federal Government of Nigeria announced on 17 January, by Alhaji Ali Baba giving all illegal immigrants numbering betweenFile Size: 74KB.III. Fundamental Policy Conditions for the Development Process While the four basic objectives have guided the formulation of the National Development Strategy, directly and also via the definition of corresponding sector-level objectives, there are additional considerations of an overarching nature that are incorporated into the Strategy and should guide its implementation.