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Our cultural heritage and external validation

Our cultural heritage and external validation

I once watched a video where a white lady was filmed singing in Yoruba. It wasn’t the first time I’d come across such, hence the public reaction to it on social media was predictable; excitement and surprise that a westerner identifies with our native language. A series of tweets...
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What makes a Native Language tick?

This post examines the simple things that make our native languages appealing. These things though simple are often missed. A few years ago while living in Abuja, I was riding on one of the popular El-Rufai buses from the city center to Gwagwalada. Seated by my side was a young...
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Exploring the cool factor in African language learning among kids

Exploring the cool factor in learning African languages among kids

Often times, I’ve had parents express to me how hard it is to get their kids to learn our native African languages. This is especially common in homes where the language of communication isn’t the native African language as with many African families in major cities home and...
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ALERT: DEAD NIGERIAN LANGUAGES!

We bring to your notice a list of extinct Nigerian languages. According to Ethnologue SIL, there are no living speakers of these languages. There were no generational transits in the family of the speakers, and this is the case in most cases. Somehow, parents stopped speaking...
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