English is the official language of Nigeria. Many teaching jobs are filled by the locals, however there are paid and volunteer positions available. The number of languages currently estimated and cataloged in Nigeria is 521. This number includes 510 living languages, two second languages without native speakers and nine extinct languages. In some areas of Nigeria, ethnic groups speak more than one language. The official language of Nigeria, English, was chosen to facilitate the cultural and linguistic unity of the country. The choice of English as the official language was partially related to the fact that a part of the Nigerian population spoke English as a result of British colonization that ended in 1960.
Scholarships alone are not enough to get more qualified female teachers into Nigeria?s schools
Colleges of education must have increased resources to improve training. They must also address gender-specific issues such as childcare provision, accommodation and sexual harassment.
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Jan 2021 05:39:00 GMT
Nigeria: the country that loves to overachieve
Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa and, according to Bloomberg, now has the continent's biggest economy ? earning us our famous sobriquet, ?The Giant of Africa?. Glittering examples of ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:39:00 GMT
Nigeria: Interview - Why I Quit Lecturing for Comedy - Instagram Comedian, Zicsaloma
Zicsaloma was an English lecturer at the Kaduna State Polytechnic before he quit to face comedy squarely. Isaac Aloma popularly called Zicsaloma is one of Nigeria's hottest Instagram comedians, who ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Jan 2021 02:33:00 GMT
Nigeria: Controversy Trails Sack of Kwara Teachers
The recent sack of 2,414 teachers under the ara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has continued to cause disaffection among stakeholders in theate.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jan 2021 03:22:00 GMT
With Speak Ikwerre, Sekibo moves to save Niger Delta dialects
In today?s Nigeria, nothing much has been achieved in the area of encouraging the teeming youths and children to speak their local dialect.
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:37:00 GMT
Education districts get boost
A concerned Nigerian born United States-based PhD candidate, Japhet Ajani, of the Tulane University, through Tulane Mellon Graduate Programme Conference, ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:50:00 GMT
My Thoughts on Nigeria?s Next Move
Hi there, good to be back. I was recently invited as a guest speaker to January9Collective?s Annual Lecture 9.0; where I shared my thoughts ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 23 Jan 2021 17:56:00 GMT
NGO lends support to Oyo education districts
A concerned Nigerian born United States- based PhD candidate, Japhet Ajani, of the Tulane University, through Tulane Mellon Graduate Progamme Conference, ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jan 2021 21:00:00 GMT
?Honest? Nigerian finds fame after handing in lost wallet in Japan
Ikenna Nweke did what many people in Japan do when they find a lost wallet. The Nigerian student handed it in to police. The next thing he knew, he made headline news, having received a commendation ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:00:00 GMT
Diaspora lecturers should stop humiliating their Nigerian colleagues- Toyin Falola
Professor Toyin Falola, a Nigerian historian and professor of African Studies who is currently the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities at the University of Texas at Austin ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jan 2021 01:53:00 GMT
Nigerian Law School rejects Benin Republic university graduates
The official said students were 100% Nigerians and the language of instruction was English, whereas French ... of law in the South-West region of Nigeria teaching there on a part-time basis.
Publ.Date : Sun, 17 Jan 2021 15:32:00 GMT
INTERVIEW: Why I quit lecturing for comedy ? Instagram comedian, Zicsaloma
Isaac Aloma popularly called Zicsaloma is one of Nigeria?s hottest Instagram comedians, who came from ?nothing? to become an online sensation. Aloma, who is known for his comic female character, is a ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:11:00 GMT