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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.

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Publishers begin advocacy for teaching in local languages
The Nigeria Publishers Association (NPA) has initiated an advocacy for the introduction of teaching in local languages, especially in the nation?s universities.
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Sep 2021 20:26:00 GMT

Don calls for establishment of English language council in Nigeria for effective communication
Professor Shola Babatunde, has described as ludicrous, calls on NECO and JAMB to stop making Credits in English Language and Mathematics as prerequisites for admission just as he canvassed for the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Sep 2021 00:40:00 GMT

Teachers and the burden of conviction
Recently, the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Josiah Ajiboye in an interview revealed that only about 50 percent of Nigerian teachers ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Sep 2021 20:34:00 GMT

Five Nigerians shortlisted for two global prizes
By Nehru Odeh Two Nigerian teachers, Olusegun Adeniyi, who teaches art at Caleb British International School, Lagos and Adeola Adefemi, an English teacher at Oke-Odo Senior High School, Lagos have ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Sep 2021 01:00:00 GMT

NECO, JAMB Urged to Cancel Credit Pass in English, Mathematics as Prerequisites for Admission
By Hammed Shittu The President, English Scholars Association of Nigeria (ESAN), Professor Shola Babatunde, yesterday called on two examination bodies in Nigeria, the National Examination Council ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Sep 2021 23:02:00 GMT

Nigerians Adeniyi, Adefemi make Top 50 in $1m Global Teacher Prize
Nigerians also in Top 50 for the Global Student Prize. Two Nigerian teachers, Olusegun Adeniyi and Adeola Adefemi have made the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation $1 m ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Sep 2021 03:36:00 GMT

INTERVIEW: Why MacArthur Foundation is investing billions in Nigeria ? Africa Director, Kole Shettima
Kole Shettima says the MacArthur Foundation is a learning organisation that takes risks and learns from its mistakes and those of its grantees.
Publ.Date : Sun, 12 Sep 2021 01:50:00 GMT

Nigeria: Omenugha - How Public Education Has Been Re-Engineered in Anambra
Interview - Prof. Kate Omenugha is the Commissioner for Basic Education in Anambra. She is the first professor of Gender and Communications in Nigeria. In this interview with Funmi Ogundare, she ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Sep 2021 00:32:00 GMT

Jolly Phonics reinstalls hope of education stakeholders in Nigeria ? NCCE
The Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Colleges of Education(NCCE), Prof Paulinus Chijioke Okwelle said Jolly Phonics has reinstalled the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Sep 2021 02:39:00 GMT

Southeast Nigeria Lawmakers Move To Negotiate IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu\'s Release With Buhari\'s Government
According to the group known as the South-East National Assembly Caucus, the panel was set up to find a lasting solution to the insecurity in the region as pertaining to Biafra agitation.
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:46:00 GMT

Nigerian chess champion teaches winning strategies to Lagos slum kids
Tunde Onakoya, a former Nigerian chess champion, is teaching children from one of the poorest communities in Lagos how to play the game. It's a way of broadening their horizons and allowing the best ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Sep 2021 08:44:00 GMT

Nigeria: Don Calls for Establishment of English Language Council in Nigeria for Effective Communication
Professor Shola Babatunde, has described as ludicrous, calls on NECO and JAMB to stop making Credits in English Language and Mathematics as prerequisites for admission just as he canvassed for the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Sep 2021 01:39:00 GMT

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