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AESTHETICS OF RESISTANCE IN TANURE OJAIDE’S THE ACTIVIST AND HELON HABILA’S WAITING FOR AN ANGEL

ABSTRACTSince Nigeria’s political independence in 1960, ensuring administrations have virtually towed the path of devastation. How have Tanure Ojaide and Helon Habila been able to portray the aesthetics of resistance in The Activist and Waiting for an Angel respectively using the New Historicism theory. The authors through various characters and events have been able to portray the aesthetics of resistance. It is therefore safe to say that there is aesthetics in resistance.   TABLE O...

Aspect Of The Phonology Of Yukuben

This research focuses on the phonology of Yukuben, a language spoken by about 25,000 speakers in Sabongida Yukuben of Takum Local Government Area in the east of Taraba State in Nigeria, and North West Province, Menchum division, west of Furu-Awa, near Nigeria border in Cameroon. In the absence of a population census, a rough estimate would put their population at over 500,000.Yukuben is however a generally accepted term (oxonomy) for an area, an ethnic group and a language located mainly at t...

A SYSTEMIC ANALYSIS OF EDITORIALS IN SELECTED NIGERIAN NESWPAPERS

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the language used in the editorials which serve as the founder for decoding the different functions in which editorials are put to use. It focuses on editorial selected from the Guardian newspaper from the month of October to November 2010. The selected tools in systemic grammar employed for the analysis are the Mood system, the Theme system and the Transitivity system.Editorials, therefore, becomes a bridge between the people and the government. It shows that ...

THE ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERA (A CASE STUDY OF NTA ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis examine the role of mass medial in educational development in Nigeria.  The background centre on the role of mass medial in educational development in Nigeria finding out whether television plays an effective role in formal education.The researcher has attempted to carry out series of analysis and study to confirm that the NTA programme-“Science for schools” actually perform its educational role.This study confirms that the programme actually projects the educational con...

SUMMARY OF THINGS FALL APART

THE AUTHOR’S BRIEF BIOGRAPHYChinua Achebe born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe 16, November 1930 – 21, March 2013 was a Nigerian Novelist, Poet, Professor and Critic. He was best known for his first novel and magnum  opus; “Things Fall Apart” (1958), which is the most widely read book in Modern African Literature. SUMMARYThe book focuses on the clash between colonialism and traditional culture though Okonkwo is a respected man, from Umuofia tribe of the Igbo people, he lives in f...

Aspects Of Negation In Kaninkon

This research is aimed at describing an aspect of syntax of Kaninkon language. And our focus is negation in the language.Kaninkon is a language spoken in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna State, Nigeria. The native speakers call themselves kyung (Kaninkon). Although, the Kaninkon is not a major group in Nigeria, yet the speakers are found in various part of Nigeria, especially in the Northern part of the Country. The Kaninkon people are among the indigenous tribe of Jema’a local...

A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

ABSTRACTStylistics is the study and interpretation of texts from a linguistic and literary perspectives. This work was done to examine the basic linguistic features that have been used by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in The Thing Around Your Neck to pass some messages across to the readers and the society. A functional approach was adopted, an approach where particular note is taken of the stylistic function, effect and thematic significance of linguistic features in a literary text. The stylisti...

THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA IN THE CRUSADE AGAINST GLOBAL TERRORISM – A CASE STUDY OF THE VANGUARD AND PUNCH NEWSPAPERS

ABSTRACTIn this study, the researcher setnut to examine the role of the media in the crusade against global terrorism.  Towards achieving this end, 79 staff of two media houses in Nigeria, namely the publishers of the punch and vanguard newspapers were used as the study sample.  These 89 members of the study sample were given 89 copies of structured questionnaires to complete.  The analysis of their responses led to the following findings.i. The Nigeria media had been playing n...

What does the Bible say about financial giving, and what role is the church playing in educating believers on giving.

ABSTRACTThe world’s financial system is definitely imperfect, and sinful people do sinful things.  Ponzi schemes multiply, corrupt tax policy exists, the theft of savings through inflation is very real, the rich oppress the poor, loan sharks prey on the vulnerable, benchmark interest rates are lied about, contract law is violated, increasing debt is viewed as a good thing, and politicians lie about so many things to give people a fall sense of security.  However, it...

Aspects Of Migili Verb Phrase

This research is aimed at discussing the general overview of verb phrase in Migili language. This research work is divided into five chapters which are relevant aspects of the theory of syntax.TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page          iCertification          iiDedication          iiiAcknowledgements          ivTable of Contents         viCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.0 General Backg...

A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF A SELECTED CAMPAIGN SPEECH OF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN

ABSTRACTLanguage and style are the basic modes of communication and information. They centre on words and utterances and focus beyond these two aspects, that is, words and utterances. Stylistics is based mainly on the interpretation of texts from a linguistic perspective. A stylistic analysis of the selected election campaign speech of President Goodluck Jonathan is carried out in this research. The data used in this work to illustrate the stylistic effects on speech is the Campaign speech of...

TITLE OF THE RESEARCH WORK THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS IN ENHANCING CUSTOMERS’ SATI STATION (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN AIRWAYS ENUGU )

ABSTRACT This study is aimed at pointing out the function of pubic relations officer in customer’s satisfaction in Nigeria Airways Enugu.  Research method: The data for this study were collected through questionnaire.  Thereafter the data collected were analyzed using chi – square method (X2) =  (0  -e)                                       E   Which serv...

THE EFFECTS OF TV ADVERTS ON CHILDREN (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU URBAN)

INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDYTelevision advertisement represents one of the several stimuli to which children are exposed, like other kinds of stimuli existing within their environment. Television advertisement has a powerful tendency to influence children’s behaviour and general way of life, thus study examines the kind of influences or effects advertising on television can have on children. Seventy-six years ago, in 1928 to be precise, a new dimension in communication and publicity...

THE IMPACT OF COMMUNICATION IN ORGANISATIONAL EFFICIENCY (A CASE STUDY OF NEPA ZONAL OFFICE ENUGU)

ABSTRACT The research was carried out in Enugu and the purpose was to determine the impact of communication on organizational efficiency.  Oral interviews and questionnaire developed by the researcher were the instrument for data collection.This study proved that the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization to co-ordinate its activity well depends on its level of communication network.For the study to come to a reasonable point data collected from primary and secondary source...

Negation In Migili

Lákõökö iśë yìí yóò là wá lóye yóò sí tún fún wa ní ìmõ kún ìmõ nítorí ôgbön kò pín sí ibìkan bí a bá śe ń wádìí nýkan náà ni ìmõ wa yóò máa gbòró sí nítorí ôgbön kò pín síbí kan. Yàtõ sí èyí iśë yìí yóò mú ìmõ êkö têsíwàjú nítorí pé àwôn òýkõwé ti śiśë gbënàgbënà, tiwa ni láti śiśë gbënugbënu. Èyí yóò ran àwôn òýkõwé àti aśàtúpalê löwö láti ni ìmõ kún ìmõ. TABLE OF ...


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