Farooq A. Kperogi

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01/07/2017 17:00:00 No, Petrol Isn’t Otherwise Known as “Premium Motor Spirit”  / 0
01/06/2017 17:00:00 Tribute to my Father Who Died on December 31  / 0
12/31/2016 17:00:00 Top 10 Words That Trended in Nigerian English in 2016  / 0
12/30/2016 17:16:00 A Hopeless Budget and Capture of Sambisa Forest  / 0
12/24/2016 17:00:00 My Word of the Year? Dalung’s “Spended.” Here’s Why  / 0
12/23/2016 17:29:00 Tragicomedy of a Corrupt “Anti-Corruption” Government  / 0
12/16/2016 17:00:00 12 Conditions for “Praising” Buhari  / 0
12/10/2016 17:00:00 Q and A on American English, Nigerian English, and Kenyan English  / 0
12/09/2016 17:00:00 Dangerous Fine Print in Emir Sanusi’s Prescriptions for Buhari  / 0
12/03/2016 17:00:00 “Titled” or “Entitled,” “On a Platter of Gold,” “Wide off the Mark”: Grammar Q and A  / 0
12/02/2016 17:00:00 Reverse Robin Hoodism as Buhari’s Governing Philosophy  / 0
11/26/2016 17:00:00 “Flag off,” “Going Rogue,” “General Secretary”: Q and A On English Usage and Expressions  / 0
11/25/2016 17:06:00 Fake Trump Quotes about Nigerians and Africans  / 0
11/19/2016 17:00:00 Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year Describes Trumpism and Buharism  / 0
11/18/2016 17:00:00 Buhari’s Phantom $500M Donation to Clinton’s Campaign  / 0
11/12/2016 17:00:00 Mangled Trumpian Grammar as New American English?  / 0
11/11/2016 17:00:00 Making Sense of Trump’s Victory for Nigerians  / 0
11/05/2016 18:00:00 Myth of the Decline in Standard of English Usage and Grammar  / 0
11/04/2016 18:00:00 Portrayal of Nigerian Heroes in America’s News Media  / 0
11/03/2016 15:04:00 A Week in the Bowels of a Celtic Tiger  / 0
10/29/2016 18:00:00 Q and A on Idioms, Nigerian English, American English, and British English  / 0
10/28/2016 18:00:00 Coming Petrol Price Hike and NNPC’s Subterfuge  / 0
10/22/2016 18:00:00 “Outrightly,” “Faithfuls,” “Graduands”: Q and A on Nigerian English and Learner Errors  / 0
10/21/2016 18:00:00 Aisha Buhari and the Evil Aso Rock Cabal  / 0
10/14/2016 18:00:00 Murderous Mass Persecution of Nigerian Shiites  / 0
10/08/2016 18:00:00 Top 5 Expressions that Should be Banned in Nigerian English  / 0
10/07/2016 18:00:00 President Buhari’s Ridiculously Lengthening Media Aides  / 0
10/01/2016 18:00:00 “Budget Padding,” “Racist” Economist, “Tenants of Democracy”: English on the Move  / 0
09/24/2016 18:00:00 Transformation of “Change” from God Term to Devil Term in Nigeria  / 0
09/23/2016 18:23:00 Garba Shehu and Buhari’s £6-Million London Ear Treatment  / 0
09/16/2016 18:00:00 “ChangeBeginsWithMe” Campaign as a Bait-and-Switch Scam  / 0
09/09/2016 18:00:00 Einstein was a Polytechnic Graduate: Thoughts on Nigerian HNDs  / 0
09/03/2016 18:00:00 Zuckerberg, Facebook and Why Hausa is a “Unique” Language  / 0
09/02/2016 19:32:00 Ibrahim Waziri: From HND in Nigeria to PhD in America  / 0
08/27/2016 18:00:00 “Fatally Wounded,” “Declared Wanted”: Nigerian Military’s Fatally Wounded Grammar  / 0
08/26/2016 18:04:00 Naming a Dog and Buhari’s Emerging Democratic Tyranny  / 0
08/19/2016 18:00:00 Buhari’s Leadership Desperately Needed in Military’s Boko Haram Blunders  / 0
08/13/2016 18:00:00 Aisha Buhari, Grammar Error Types, and Response to Critics  / 0
08/13/2016 08:35:00 Re: Nigeria as a Perverse Anarchist Paradise  / 0
08/06/2016 18:00:00 Aisha Buhari’s Embarrassing Grammatical Infelicities at USIP  / 0
08/05/2016 18:00:00 Nigeria as a Perverse Anarchist Paradise  / 0
08/05/2016 07:48:00 Problems of and solutions to Nigerian postgraduate education  / 0
07/16/2016 18:00:00 The Origins of These Common English Words will Surprise You  / 0
07/15/2016 18:00:00 Re Islam, Homophobia and the Orlando Gay Massacre (II)  / 0
07/14/2016 12:13:00 Re: Islam, Homophobia, and the Orlando Gay Massacre (I)  / 0
07/03/2016 06:17:00 Surprising Link between Grammar, Magic and Nigerian English  / 0
07/01/2016 18:00:00 Re: Ayo Fayose’s Smear Against Aisha Buhari and Imperative of Investigative Journalism  / 0
06/25/2016 18:07:00 “Face the Full Wrath of the Law”: Q and A on Nigerian, American and British English  / 0
06/24/2016 18:01:00 Ayo Fayose’s Smear Against Aisha Buhari and Imperative of Investigative Journalism  / 0
06/17/2016 18:52:00 Islam, Homophobia, and the Orlando Gay Massacre  / 0

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06/11/2016 18:03:00 “In all ramifications,” “Happy iftar”: Q and A on Nigerian and Global English Usage  / 0
06/10/2016 18:38:00 The Yar’aduaization of Buhari’s Health by His Media Adviser  / 0
06/04/2016 18:00:00 “Medicated Glasses,” “Food is Sweet,” “I Want to Ease Myself”: Q and A on Nigerian English Expressions  / 0
05/27/2016 18:03:00 “Sacrifice” by the Poor Amid Subsidies for the Rich in Nigeria  / 0
05/21/2016 18:13:00 Subsidy, deregulation, liberalization: Nigerian English’s Most Abused Terms  / 0
05/20/2016 18:00:00 Unraveling of the Monumental Fraud in Petro Price Hike  / 0
05/14/2016 18:02:00 Fuel Price Hike: The Language and Grammatical Illogic of a Regulated Deregulation  / 0
05/13/2016 18:04:00 Petrol Price Hike: Time to Occupy Nigeria Again  / 0
05/07/2016 18:25:00 Popular Everyday English Expressions We Inherited from Shakespeare II  / 0
05/06/2016 18:14:00 Re: Urgency of Reforming Nigeria’s Primitive Postgraduate Education  / 0
04/30/2016 18:00:00 Popular Everyday English Expressions We Inherited from Shakespeare (I)  / 0
08/08/2015 18:00:00 Shakespearean expressions that sound illiterate by today‘s standards  / 0
08/07/2015 18:00:00 Boko Haram, Alex Badeh, Jonathan and the stolen trillions  / 0
07/31/2015 18:00:00 Urgent need for ‘braintashi’ in the National Assembly  / 0
07/25/2015 18:00:00 President Buhari’s Grand Moments in America  / 0
07/18/2015 23:00:00 Response to the Critique of my Critique of Buhari’s Inaugural Speech  / 0
07/17/2015 18:00:00 Why Buhari should leave Radio Biafra alone  / 0
07/11/2015 23:00:00 My Book on Nigerian English is Finally Out!  / 0
07/10/2015 18:00:00 Buhari must not negotiate with Boko Haram  / 0
06/27/2015 23:00:00 Nigerian Pentecostal Christian English Expressions in Popular Nigerian English  / 0
06/26/2015 17:00:00 Obama and Buhari: Comparing their ‘senior moments’  / 0
06/20/2015 22:00:00 How the language you speak changes your view of the world  / 0
06/19/2015 17:00:00 Criticising Buhari over “President Michelle of West Germany” gaffe is ignorant  / 0
06/13/2015 22:00:00 “Past is Prologue” and other presidential inaugural turns of phrase  / 0
06/12/2015 17:00:00 Mishandling of asset declaration may doom Buhari’s presidency  / 0
06/05/2015 22:00:00 Re: Who will replace Attahiru Jega as INEC chairman?  / 0
05/30/2015 18:00:00 Guest column: Incredible Indian English  / 0
05/29/2015 22:00:00 Who will replace Attahiru Jega as INEC chairman?  / 0
05/23/2015 18:00:00 As Patience Jonathan Makes YouTube Record with “Diaris God o!”  / 0
05/22/2015 17:00:00 Re: 6 Reasons why incoming Buhari government fills me with hope  / 0
05/16/2015 18:00:00 Q and A on Nigerian English Usage and Gendered Language  / 0
05/15/2015 17:00:00 6 reasons why incoming Buhari government fills me with hope  / 0
05/09/2015 18:00:00 25 English words that are their own opposites  / 0
05/08/2015 18:00:00 Re: AIT, Buhari and journalistic objectivity  / 0
05/02/2015 18:00:00 Q and A on English usage in politics, elections, ethnic descriptions, and dialectal variation  / 0
05/01/2015 18:00:00 AIT, Buhari, and journalistic objectivity  / 0
04/25/2015 18:00:00 From Febuhari to General March for Buhari: Buhari’s Linguistic March to Aso Rock  / 0
04/24/2015 18:00:00 Re: People President Buhari Must Fire to Show he Means Business  / 0
04/18/2015 18:00:00 Popular expressions English borrowed from other languages  / 0
04/17/2015 18:00:00 People President Buhari must fire to show he means business  / 0
04/11/2015 18:00:00 Common election-related grammatical errors Nigerian journalists and politicians make  / 0
04/10/2015 17:00:00 Re: After the euphoria, what President-elect Buhari needs to know  / 0
04/04/2015 18:00:00 Curious British Parliamentary vocabularies in Nigeria’s American-style democracy  / 0
04/03/2015 18:00:00 After the euphoria, what President-elect Buhari needs to know  / 0
03/28/2015 18:00:00 Q and A on the grammar, usage, politics, election and Nigerian English  / 0
03/27/2015 18:00:00 Aisha Buhari, Patience Jonathan and politics of regional sensitivities  / 0
03/21/2015 18:00:00 Grammatical errors that even educated native English speakers make  / 0
03/20/2015 18:00:00 America’s first Islamic university now accredited  / 0
03/14/2015 18:00:00 “Corrections” Nigerian newspaper grammar columnists consistently get wrong II  / 0
03/13/2015 18:00:00 Will Boko Haram invite American drones to Nigeria?  / 0

 

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03/07/2015 16:00:00 “Corrections” Nigerian newspaper grammar columnists consistently get wrong  / 0
02/28/2015 16:00:00 Q and A on Nigerian English Salutations, Pronouns, and Usage  / 0
02/27/2015 16:00:00 Why Nigerian politicians now prefer American public relations firms  / 0
02/20/2015 16:00:00 American PR firms and Nigeria’s presidential election  / 0
02/13/2015 16:00:00 Re: Sambo: A muslim bigot who can’t recite Qur’an’s first chapter  / 0
02/06/2015 16:00:00 Sambo: A muslim bigot who can’t recite Qur’an’s first chapter  / 0
01/30/2015 16:00:00 Re: Between Obama’s “Birthers” and Buhari’s “WASCers”  / 0
01/23/2015 16:00:00 Between Obama’s “Birthers” and Buhari’s “WASCers”  / 0
01/17/2015 16:00:00 President Jonathan’s awkward grammatical miscues on the campaign trail  / 0
01/10/2015 16:00:00 Are ‘grammar Nazis’ ruining the English language? (II)  / 0
01/09/2015 16:00:00 The stubborn, undying “Born to Rule” falsehood in Nigeria’s political discourse  / 0
12/26/2014 16:00:00 Still on Emir Sanusi II’s fake Twitter handle and AFP’s editorial recklessness  / 0
12/19/2014 16:00:00 Emir Muhammdu Sanusi II and Vanguard’s Internet-age junk journalism  / 0
11/28/2014 16:00:00 Suleiman Abba: Inspector General for the President (IGP)  / 0
11/15/2014 16:00:00 Anglophilia and dying Nigerian languages: A personal narrative  / 0
11/14/2014 16:00:00 Wole Soyinka’s Ignorant Statement on Ebiras and Fulanis  / 0
11/08/2014 16:00:00 How Nigerian English may cause you to be mistaken for a 419 email scammer (iii)  / 0
11/07/2014 16:00:00 State of emergency and worsening Boko Haram Insurgency  / 0
11/01/2014 18:00:00 How Nigerian English may cause you to be mistaken for a 419 email scammer (II)  / 0
10/31/2014 18:00:00 Mass hysteria and rising anti-African bigotry over ebola in America  / 0
10/25/2014 18:00:00 How Nigerian English may cause you to be mistaken for a 419 email scammer  / 0
10/18/2014 18:00:00 Top 10 university student slang words in popular Nigerian English  / 0
10/11/2014 18:00:00 10 ‘grammar rules’ it’s ok to break (sometimes) (IV)  / 0
10/04/2014 18:00:00 10 ‘grammar rules’ it’s ok to break (sometimes) (III)  / 0
09/27/2014 18:00:00 10 ‘grammar rules’ it’s ok to break (sometimes) (II)  / 0
09/26/2014 18:00:00 Re: Ebola, Ewedu, Babalawo Professors, and NAFDAC  / 0
09/19/2014 18:00:00 Ebola, Ewedu, Babalawo Professors, and NAFDAC  / 0
09/13/2014 18:00:00 Q and A on Comparison of Nigerian and Native Varieties of English  / 0
09/12/2014 18:00:00 Nigeria’s growing list of voodoo Ebola professors  / 0
09/06/2014 18:00:00 Q and A on grammar and usage of popular expressions  / 0
09/05/2014 18:00:00 Brave new book historicizes northern Nigeria’s ethno-religious tensions  / 0
08/30/2014 18:00:00 When and how to use “in” and “on” in some fixed expressions  / 0
08/29/2014 18:00:00 Re: Africa’s Rival to Harvard and Yale Universities?  / 0
08/23/2014 18:00:00 When music saves grammar (II)  / 0
08/16/2014 18:00:00 When music saves grammar (I)  / 0
08/15/2014 18:00:00 Understanding how the salt-and-water Ebola cure hoax spread in Nigeria  / 0
08/09/2014 18:00:00 Q and A on Titles, Genericisation, and Sundry Grammar Usage Rules  / 0
08/08/2014 18:00:00 Re: Female suicide bombers in Nigeria: How did we get here?  / 0
08/02/2014 18:00:00 5 Words Native English Speakers Never Ever Use for Themselves  / 0
08/01/2014 18:00:00 Female suicide bombers in Nigeria: How did we get here?  / 0
07/26/2014 18:00:00 The grammar shaming of an American comedian’s music video  / 0
07/25/2014 18:00:00 Celebrating Zainab Suleiman-Okino’s commissionership  / 0
07/19/2014 18:00:00 Re: Top 10 Yoruba names you never guessed were Arabic names  / 0
07/18/2014 18:00:00 Kainji State? Why Not Borgu State? Thoughts on State Creation  / 0
07/12/2014 19:00:00 Top 10 Yoruba names you never guessed were Arabic names  / 0
07/11/2014 18:00:00 Re: No, Algeria is an African, not an Arab, nation  / 0
07/05/2014 19:00:00 Top 10 negative English words with positive meanings  / 0
06/28/2014 19:00:00 A brief history of linguistic aggravation (II)  / 0
06/27/2014 18:00:00 I’m tired of being tired of Nigeria’s unending violence  / 0
06/21/2014 19:00:00 A brief history of linguistic aggravation (I)  / 0

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06/20/2014 18:00:00 Nigeria: When a country’s future is in its past  / 0
06/14/2014 19:00:00 A pragmatic analysis of “Emir,” “Sarki,” “Oba” and “Chief” in Nigerian English  / 0
06/14/2014 01:45:40 Why the Nigerian military’s clampdown on newspapers is stupid  / 0
06/08/2014 07:53:18 Why the Nigerian English Phrase “South- South” is bad English  / 0
06/06/2014 17:00:00 Re: Journalism is dying a slow death in Nigeria  / 0
05/31/2014 18:00:00 Regional English accents in danger of disappearing  / 0
05/30/2014 17:00:00 Journalism is dying a slow death in Nigeria  / 0
05/24/2014 18:00:00 Q and A on grammar of the Nigerian constitution, politicians and word formation  / 0
05/23/2014 17:00:00 Boko Haram and the Nigerian State Crisis  / 0
05/17/2014 19:00:00 Why Good Grammar is Good Even for Businesses  / 0
05/16/2014 17:00:00 The insanity of extending State of Emergency in the North-East  / 0
05/10/2014 18:00:00 A Sociolinguistic analysis of Patience Jonathan’s recent televised histrionics  / 0
05/03/2014 18:00:00 Q and A Popular Nigerian English expressions, word usage and grammar  / 0
05/02/2014 17:00:00 Back to Louisiana after nearly 10 years  / 0
04/25/2014 17:00:00 Re: Republic of Songhai formerly known as Nigeria  / 0
04/19/2014 18:00:00 12 popular misusages in Nigerian English (II)  / 0
04/18/2014 17:00:00 Republic of Songhai formerly known as Nigeria  / 0
04/12/2014 18:00:00 12 Popular Misusages in Nigerian English (I)  / 0
04/11/2014 17:00:00 My narrow escape from ritual killers in Ibadan  / 0
04/05/2014 18:00:00 Q and A on Expressions, Usage and Pronunciation  / 0
04/04/2014 17:00:00 Re: Malaysian airline tragedy and closing of the Nigerian mind  / 0
03/29/2014 18:00:00 12 Most Popular Archaisms in Nigerian English  / 0
03/28/2014 17:00:00 Malaysian airline tragedy and closing of the Nigerian mind  / 0
03/22/2014 18:00:00 Q and A on Nigeria’s and Anglophone Africa’s strange political expressions  / 0
03/21/2014 17:00:00 Nigeria’s curricular institutionalization of mass amnesia  / 0
03/15/2014 18:00:00 Q and A idiomatic expressions, pronunciation, and West African English  / 0
03/14/2014 17:00:00 A comparison of Nigerian and American University teachers (III)  / 0
03/08/2014 16:00:00 How can World Englishes benefit from crowdsourcing?  / 0
03/07/2014 15:00:00 Re: A comparison of Nigerian and American University teachers  / 0
03/01/2014 16:00:00 Colloquial American English expressions I learned from Malcolm X  / 0
02/28/2014 15:00:00 African-American Names: Creativity or Madness?  / 0
02/21/2014 15:00:00 Africans and America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities  / 0
02/15/2014 16:00:00 20 Black American English expressions you should know  / 0
02/14/2014 15:00:00 Silent tension between Arab Americans and Black Americans (II)  / 0
02/07/2014 15:00:00 Silent tension between Arab Americans and Black Americans (I)  / 0
02/01/2014 16:00:00 Q and A on Latin Plurals, Media English, and Nigerian English  / 0
01/31/2014 15:00:00 A comparison of Nigerian and American university teachers (II)  / 0
01/24/2014 15:00:00 A comparison of Nigerian and American university teachers (I)  / 0
01/18/2014 16:00:00 Q and A on English plurals, word usage and expressions  / 0
01/17/2014 15:00:00 Re: What ASUU REALLY went on Strike For  / 0
01/11/2014 16:00:00 Q and A on the grammar of food, usage and Nigerian English  / 0
01/10/2014 15:00:00 What ASUU REALLY went on Strike For (II)  / 0
01/04/2014 16:00:00 Useless repetitions you should avoid in English (IV)  / 0
01/03/2014 15:00:00 What ASUU REALLY went on Strike For (I)  / 0
12/28/2013 16:00:00 Useless repetitions you should avoid in English (III)  / 0
12/27/2013 15:00:00 Re: A UK-based Nigerian lecturer’s Comparison of British and Nigerian universities  / 0
12/21/2013 16:00:00 Q and A on Religious English, usage and punctuation  / 0
12/20/2013 15:00:00 A UK-based Nigerian lecturer’s Comparison of British and Nigerian universities  / 0
12/07/2013 16:00:00 Useless repetitions you should avoid in English (II)  / 0
12/06/2013 15:00:00 Mahesh Sachdev: Why Nigeria matters

 

 

 

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11/30/2013 16:00:00 Useless repetitions you should avoid in English (I)  / 0
11/29/2013 15:00:00 Nigeria-India relational tension, Northern Nigeria, and Nigerian unity  / 0
11/23/2013 16:00:00 In the digital era, our dictionaries read us (II)  / 0
11/22/2013 15:00:00 Re: Nigerians as endangered species in India  / 0
11/16/2013 16:00:00 In the digital era, our dictionaries read us (I)  / 0
11/15/2013 15:00:00 Nigerians as endangered species in India  / 0
11/08/2013 15:00:00 Re: Nigerians and Raw Hate on the Internet  / 0
11/02/2013 18:00:00 The Singular “They” is Becoming Formal  / 0
11/01/2013 17:00:00 Nigerians and Raw Hate on the Internet  / 0
10/26/2013 18:00:00 Q and A on Grammar, Gender, “Alumni” and “Thuggery”  / 0
10/25/2013 17:00:00 Comparing Nigerian and Ghanaian Presidents’ recent American visits  / 0
10/19/2013 18:00:00 My favourite exclamatory expressions in Nigerian English (II)  / 0
10/12/2013 18:00:00 My favourite exclamatory expressions in Nigerian English (I)  / 0
10/11/2013 17:00:00 Some solutions to the corruption in the Nigerian University System  / 0
10/05/2013 18:00:00 Everyday phrases you might not know you’ve been saying incorrectly (II)  / 0
10/04/2013 17:00:00 Malam Salihu Okino: Exit of the personification of altruism  / 0
09/28/2013 18:00:00 Everyday phrases you might not know you’ve been saying incorrectly (I)  / 0
09/27/2013 17:00:00 US based Nigerian professor’s assessment of Nigerian Universities (III)  / 0
09/21/2013 18:00:00 Is English a difficult language?  / 0
09/20/2013 17:00:00 US-based Nigerian professor’s assessment of Nigerian Universities (II)  / 0
09/14/2013 18:00:00 Grammar Q and A on errors in Nigerian media English usage  / 0
09/13/2013 17:00:00 US-based Nigerian professor’s assessment of Nigerian Universities (I)  / 1
09/07/2013 18:00:00 Q and A on English usage and idiomatic translations  / 0
08/31/2013 18:00:00 Grammar Q and A on Nigerian English grammar and pronunciation  / 0
08/30/2013 17:00:00 Re: ‘Is Nigeria the name of a city?’  / 0
08/24/2013 18:00:00 Why do tech neologisms make people angry?  / 0
08/23/2013 17:00:00 “Is Nigeria the name of a City?”  / 0
08/17/2013 18:00:00 The African origins of common English words (V)  / 0
08/16/2013 17:00:00 Re: A know nothing nation  / 0
08/10/2013 18:00:00 The African origins of common English words (IV)  / 0
08/09/2013 17:00:00 A Know Nothing Nation  / 0
08/03/2013 19:00:00 The African origins of common English words (III)  / 0
08/02/2013 18:00:00 What’s really President Goodluck Jonathan’s ethnic group?  / 0
07/27/2013 19:00:00 The African origin of common English words (II)  / 0
07/26/2013 18:00:00 The American Black Male as Endangered Species  / 0
07/20/2013 19:00:00 Patience Jonathan’s “Son” and other fictive kinship terms in Nigerian English  / 0
07/19/2013 18:00:00 Re: Egypt’s political crisis and Nigeria’s misralogists  / 0
07/13/2013 19:00:00 20 words we owe to Shakespeare  / 0
07/12/2013 18:00:00 Egypt’s political crisis and Nigeria’s misralogists  / 0
07/06/2013 18:00:00 Multilingual Illiteracy: What Nigeria can learn from Algeria’s language crisis  / 0
07/05/2013 18:00:00 I predicted what’s happening in Egypt now  / 0
06/29/2013 18:00:00 Writing and grammar in the age of social media  / 0
06/28/2013 17:00:00 More on sexual harassment, female nudity and Nigerian Universities  / 0
06/22/2013 18:00:00 Q and A on American and Nigerian University Terminologies  / 0
06/21/2013 17:00:00 Re: The sexual harassment epidemic in Nigerian universities  / 0
06/15/2013 18:00:00 Q and A on Concord, Archaism, and Nigerian English Usage  / 0
06/14/2013 17:00:00 The sexual harassment epidemic in Nigerian universities  / 0
06/08/2013 18:00:00 Between useless and useful tautologies in English (II)  / 0
06/07/2013 17:00:00 When democracy makes no sense  / 0
06/01/2013 18:00:00 Between useless and useful tautologies in English (I)  / 0

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05/31/2013 17:00:00 Re: The Malcolm Xian logic in Jonathan’s praiseworthy Boko Haram offensive  / 0
05/25/2013 18:00:00 Bad grammar and the people who hate it  / 0
05/24/2013 17:00:00 The Malcolm Xian logic in Jonathan’s praiseworthy Boko Haram offensive  / 0
05/18/2013 18:00:00 Top 30 common English words that are derived from names of people (IV)  / 0
05/17/2013 17:00:00 As the American Green Card gets the Red Card  / 0
05/11/2013 18:00:00 Top 30 common English words that are derived from names of people (III)  / 0
05/10/2013 12:08:11 Tribute to teachers who made me who I’m  / 0
05/04/2013 18:00:00 Top 30 common English words that are derived from names of people (II)  / 0
05/03/2013 17:00:00 Re: Boston and Baga: A telling tale of two tragedies  / 0
04/27/2013 18:00:00 Top 30 common English words that are derived from names of people (I)  / 0
04/26/2013 12:06:07 Boston and Baga: A telling tale of two tragedies  / 0
04/20/2013 18:00:00 Battle for the simplification of English spelling  / 0
04/19/2013 17:00:00 Re: Amnesty for Boko Haram or Pampering of Mass Murderers?  / 0
04/13/2013 18:00:00 Q and A on miscellaneous Nigerian English grammar issues  / 0
04/12/2013 17:00:00 Amnesty for Boko Haram or pampering of mass murderers?  / 0
04/06/2013 18:00:00 Q and A on Nigerian English and old English expressions frozen in modern English  / 0
03/30/2013 18:00:00 More words Nigerians commonly mispronounce  / 0
03/29/2013 17:00:00 CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s Fake Facebook Account  / 0
03/23/2013 18:00:00 Top 50 words Nigerians commonly mispronounce (III)  / 0
03/22/2013 17:00:00 State pardon: 5 reasons Jonathan can’t appeal to sovereignty  / 0
03/16/2013 18:00:00 Top 50 words Nigerians commonly mispronounce (II)  / 0
03/15/2013 17:00:00 Re: A Nigerian black American who’s also black American Nigerian  / 0
03/09/2013 16:00:00 Top 50 words Nigerians commonly mispronounce (I)  / 0
03/08/2013 15:00:00 Poverty and child hunger in America  / 0
03/01/2013 15:00:00 A Nigerian black American who’s also black American Nigerian  / 0
02/23/2013 16:00:00 Q and A on Nigerian and American English expressions – and more  / 0
02/22/2013 15:00:00 Re: Insults Africans and African Americans hurl at each other  / 0
02/16/2013 16:00:00 Why use of “They” as singular pronoun isn’t bad grammar  / 0
02/15/2013 15:00:00 Insults Africans and African Americans hurl at each other  / 0
02/08/2013 15:00:00 Re: The transportational war on Nigeria’s poor  / 0
02/01/2013 16:00:00 The Transportational War on Nigeria’s Poor  / 0
01/26/2013 16:00:00 President Goodluck Jonathan’s grammatical boo-boos  / 0
01/19/2013 16:00:00 Q and A on jargon and confusing expressions  / 0
01/18/2013 16:00:00 Bring back Nigeria’s teachers’ colleges!  / 0
01/11/2013 16:00:00 Nigeria’s obsession with the “national”  / 0
01/05/2013 16:00:00 20 obsolete English words that should make a comeback  / 0
01/04/2013 16:00:00 Re: Prejudice and bigotry amid a national disaster  / 0
12/28/2012 16:00:00 Terrorism and recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service  / 0
12/21/2012 16:00:00 Prejudice and bigotry amid a national disaster  / 0
12/14/2012 16:00:00 Re: Decoding Dangote’s Doctoral Drivers  / 0
12/07/2012 16:00:00 Decoding Dangote’s doctoral drivers  / 0
11/30/2012 16:00:00 Re: My last encounter with Saraki  / 0
11/23/2012 16:00:00 My last encounter with Saraki  / 0
11/16/2012 16:00:00 What Obama’s Reelection Means for Africa  / 0
11/09/2012 16:00:00 I predicted Obama’s reelection again!  / 0
11/02/2012 18:00:00 Re: Time to change Nigeria’s National Flag  / 0
10/27/2012 10:27:23 Time to Change Nigeria’s National Flag  / 3
10/19/2012 18:00:00 Difference between a doctorate and a Ph.D.  / 0
10/12/2012 18:00:00 Finally, some good news from our universities  / 0
10/05/2012 18:00:00 Re: What’s a Mississippi Street doing in Abuja?  / 0

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09/30/2012 18:58:29 Of Phrank Shaibu, Ejiofoh, And What Plagiarism Is And Isn’t  / 0
09/28/2012 18:00:00 What’s a “Mississippi Street” doing in Abuja?  / 0
09/22/2012 18:00:00 Phrank Shaibu: A shameless serial plagiarist of my grammar column  / 0
09/21/2012 18:00:00 Re: Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s unwanted 5,000 naira notes  / 0
09/15/2012 18:00:00 Comments and my responses to “English Nigerian children speak”  / 0
09/14/2012 18:00:00 Re: OIC: Scapegoating the Foreign Affairs Minister  / 0
09/08/2012 18:00:00 The English Nigerian children speak (III)  / 0
09/07/2012 18:00:00 OIC: Scapegoating the Foreign Affairs Minister  / 0
09/01/2012 18:00:00 The English Nigerian children speak (II)  / 0
08/31/2012 18:00:00 Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s unwanted 5000 naira notes  / 0
08/25/2012 18:00:00 The English Nigerian children speak (I)  / 0
08/24/2012 18:00:00 Re: The Taxi driver who saved me  / 0
08/17/2012 18:00:00 The taxi driver who saved me  / 0
08/10/2012 18:00:00 Obama’s growing problems with Black America  / 0
08/03/2012 18:00:00 Farouk Lawan: What’s in a Name?  / 0
07/27/2012 18:00:00 Re: The case against Nigeria’s break-up  / 0
07/20/2012 18:00:00 The case against Nigeria’s break-up (IV)  / 0
07/13/2012 18:00:00 The case against Nigeria’s break-up (III)  / 0
07/07/2012 18:00:00 Q and A on Nigerian English and Usage  / 0
07/06/2012 18:00:00 The case against Nigeria’s break-up (II)  / 0
06/30/2012 18:00:00 Native English Speakers’ Struggles with Grammar  / 0
06/29/2012 18:00:00 The case against Nigeria’s break-up (I)  / 0
06/23/2012 13:00:00 Grammar of titles and naming in English (III)  / 0
06/22/2012 18:00:00 Notes from Atlanta Farooq Kperogi  / 0
06/16/2012 18:00:00 Grammar of titles and naming in English (II)  / 0
06/15/2012 18:00:00 Issues in Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s plagiarism allegation  / 0
06/09/2012 18:00:00 Grammar of titles and naming in English (I)  / 0
06/08/2012 18:00:00 Remembering late Zainab Kperogi  / 0
06/01/2012 18:00:00 Re: Print-on-demand book scams and Nigerian universities  / 0
05/26/2012 18:00:00 Idioms, mistranslation, and Abati’s double standards  / 0
05/25/2012 18:00:00 Print-on-demand book scams and Nigerian universities  / 0
05/19/2012 18:00:00 Influence of American English on Nigerian English  / 0
05/12/2012 18:00:00 The Arabic origins of common Yoruba words  / 0
05/11/2012 18:00:00 Re: Somaliazation of Nigeria and imperative of privatized governance  / 0
05/05/2012 18:00:00 Neologisms and Ebonics in American English  / 0
05/04/2012 18:00:00 Somaliazation of Nigeria and imperative of privatized governance  / 0
04/28/2012 18:00:00 Q and A on metaphors and usage  / 0
04/27/2012 18:00:00 Nigeria’s failed bid at World Bank presidency  / 0
04/21/2012 18:00:00 Q and A on idioms, Nigerian expressions, and punctuations  / 0
04/20/2012 18:00:00 All terrorists are Muslims…Except the 94% that aren’t  / 0
04/14/2012 18:00:00 Top 10 grammatical errors common to Americans and Nigerians  / 0
04/13/2012 18:00:00 Re: TafawaBalewa’s electrifying 1961 American visit  / 0
04/07/2012 18:00:00 Is American English Bastardized (British) English?  / 0
04/06/2012 18:00:00 Tafawa Balewa’s electrifying 1961 American visit  / 0
03/31/2012 18:00:00 Top 10 words Nigerians commonly misspell  / 0
03/30/2012 18:00:00 Could rising petrol prices hurt Obama’s reelection chances?  / 0
03/25/2012 12:44:11 Grammar Of Reuben Abati’s Semantic Violence  / 5
03/23/2012 18:00:00 Re: Nigeria’s new diplomacy of reciprocal deportation  / 0
03/18/2012 14:24:23 Reuben Abati’s Violence Against Metaphors  / 0
03/17/2012 18:00:00 Reuben Abati’s violence against metaphors  / 0

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03/16/2012 18:00:00 Nigeria’s new diplomacy of reciprocal deportation  / 0
03/10/2012 16:00:00 Comparing the Vernaculars of American and British Universities (II)  / 0
03/09/2012 16:00:00 Why Obama may yet get a second term  / 0
03/02/2012 16:00:00 Re: Tribute to my (African) American Family in Atlanta  / 0
02/27/2012 15:45:43 Nigerian English As Excuse For Sloppy Scholarship  / 1
02/25/2012 16:00:00 Nigerian English as excuse for sloppy scholarship  / 0
02/24/2012 16:00:00 African Americans and the politics of “Model Minority”  / 0
02/18/2012 16:00:00 Q and A on African English and common usage errors  / 0
02/17/2012 16:00:00 Black Americans in Nigeria  / 0
02/11/2012 16:00:00 Q and A on English usage and national varieties  / 0
02/10/2012 16:00:00 Tribute to my (African) American family in Atlanta  / 0
02/03/2012 16:00:00 Two viral social media messages on subsidy  / 0
01/29/2012 10:16:42 The Grammar And Vocabulary Of “fuel Subsidy Removal”  / 1
01/27/2012 16:00:00 Re: Labor’s treachery against the “Occupy Nigeria” revolt  / 0
01/21/2012 01:57:27 Labor’s Treachery Against The Occupy Nigeria Revolt  / 2
01/14/2012 16:00:00 On “Metaphors” and “Puns” in Nigerian English  / 0
01/10/2012 21:06:59 Nigeria’s Unique Telephonic Vocabularies  / 1
12/31/2011 16:00:00 The African origins of Common English words (II)  / 0
12/30/2011 16:00:00 A terrible way to end the year  / 0
12/23/2011 16:00:00 Re: The hypocrisies the Nigerian gay debate masks  / 0
12/18/2011 22:32:30 Top Hilarious Differences Between American And Nigerian English  / 2
12/17/2011 16:00:00 Top hilarious differences between American and Nigerian English (II)  / 0
12/16/2011 16:00:00 The hypocrisies the Nigerian gay debate masks  / 0
12/10/2011 16:00:00 Top hilarious differences between American and Nigerian English (I)  / 0
12/09/2011 16:00:00 Re: Femi Kusa’s perverse dance on Ibru’s grave  / 0
12/04/2011 11:15:17 Q And A On Usage, Articles, And Tenses  / 0
12/03/2011 17:45:12 Femi Kusa’s Perverse Dance On Ibru’s Grave  / 1
11/26/2011 16:00:00 Semantic Change and the Politics of English Pronunciation  / 0
11/25/2011 16:00:00 Funding your American education  / 0
11/18/2011 16:00:00 Studying in America: What you need to know  / 0
11/12/2011 16:00:00 The Politics of Meaning and Usage in English (II)  / 0
11/05/2011 18:00:00 The Politics of Meaning and Usage in English (I)  / 0
11/05/2011 01:20:14 Biggest Scandal In Oil “Subsidy Removal” Fraud  / 7
10/29/2011 18:00:00 On “Metaphors” and “Puns” in Nigerian Media English  / 0
10/28/2011 18:00:00 Re: Fuel subsidy removal: Time to “Occupy” Nigeria!  / 0
10/25/2011 12:45:41 Back-formation and Affixation in Nigerian English  / 0
10/22/2011 18:12:34 Fuel Subsidy Removal: Time To “Occupy” Nigeria!  / 0
10/14/2011 13:00:00 Re: Italy’s curious love with Nigerian criminals  / 0
10/08/2011 13:00:00 Top 10 Irritating Errors in American English (I)  / 0
10/07/2011 13:00:00 Italy’s curious love with Nigerian criminals  / 0
09/30/2011 18:00:00 Update and letter from Italy about Kate Omoregbe  / 0
09/24/2011 18:00:00 Hypercorrection in Nigerian English (II)  / 0
09/23/2011 18:00:00 What the WikiLeaks controversy says about Nigeria’s leaky-mouthed elite  / 0
09/16/2011 16:00:00 Re: Lies Nigerians Tell in Italy in the name of Sharia  / 0
09/09/2011 18:00:00 Lies Nigerians tell in Italy in the name of Sharia  / 0
09/02/2011 18:00:00 Murderous barbarism at the UN building  / 0
08/26/2011 18:00:00 The tragic case of a fake journal  / 0
08/19/2011 18:00:00 Re: Bait-and-switch publishing scams: New face of academic fraud  / 0
08/12/2011 18:00:00 Bait-and-switch publishing: New face of academic fraud  / 0
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07/30/2011 02:58:12 Why Africans In America Lie About Being “princes” And “princesses”  / 3
07/29/2011 18:00:00 Christian Terrorism in America?  / 0
07/23/2011 18:00:00 Weird Words We’re Wedded to in Nigerian English  / 0
07/23/2011 15:26:34 Top 10 Useless, Outdated English Grammar Rules  / 2
07/17/2011 22:54:43 Most Popular Mangled Expressions In Nigerian English  / 2
07/16/2011 22:21:15 Americanisms I Can Do Without  / 0
07/16/2011 18:00:00 Most popular mangled expressions in Nigerian English (Ii)  / 0
07/15/2011 18:00:00 Nigerian-Americans in America’s news media  / 0
07/09/2011 16:21:36 Most popular mangled expressions in Nigerian English (I)  / 0
07/08/2011 13:00:00 ‘I am not a fake professor’  / 0
07/01/2011 18:00:00 Re: Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke’s fake doctorate and professorship  / 0
06/24/2011 13:00:00 Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke’s fake doctorate and professorship  / 0
06/18/2011 18:00:00 Top Cutest and Strangest Nigerian English Idioms (II)  / 0
06/17/2011 18:00:00 A black Islamophobic nutjob who wants Obama’s job  / 0
06/10/2011 13:00:00 On xenophilia in our society  / 0
06/03/2011 13:00:00 Zainab: One year after, it still feels like a dream  / 0
05/29/2011 03:32:01 Andy Uba And The Epidemic Of Fakery In Nigeria  / 0
05/28/2011 18:00:00 Superlative expressions in American English  / 0
05/20/2011 14:27:09 Re: On Bauchi’s fake lecturer –and what should be done  / 0
05/13/2011 18:00:00 On Bauchi’s fake lecturer –and what should be done  / 0
05/07/2011 14:20:59 When “Nigerian English” is legitimate?  / 0
04/30/2011 18:00:00 Top election-related grammatical errors in Nigerian English  / 0
04/29/2011 18:00:00 Obama’s birth certificate and America’s discourse of “Otherness”  / 0
04/15/2011 13:00:00 Why Americans think Nigerians are rude  / 0
04/08/2011 13:50:46 Constructions of Africa in young American minds  / 0
04/01/2011 18:00:00 Will Obama get a second term?  / 0
03/20/2011 08:53:04 Patience Jonathan’s Peculiar Grammar  / 3
03/12/2011 12:44:32 Is America “God’s Own Country”?  / 0
03/04/2011 16:00:00 Now you can call me a doctor  / 0
02/25/2011 11:00:00 The Arab rebellions and America’s double standards  / 0
02/18/2011 16:00:00 Egypt’s Mubarak is gone, so what?  / 0
02/04/2011 16:00:00 The British Origins of Nigerian 419 Scams  / 0
01/28/2011 11:00:00 The Grammar of titles and naming In International English (II)  / 0
01/14/2011 11:00:00 Re: Jos bombings: Can we for once be truthful?  / 0
01/07/2011 15:17:02 In search of Muslims  / 0
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