Linguistics, Igbo & other Nigerian Languages

linguistics

About

The Department started as a sub-Department under the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures in 1974. In 1978, it produced its first set of graduates. In 1981, it gained its autonomy as a fully fledged Department. Dr. P.A. Nwachukwu (as he then was) was its pioneer Head of Department. The Department was until 2005 called and referred to as Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages. In 2005, the Senate approved a new name for it (as above entitled). The Department has since its inception graduated about 50 doctoral, hundreds of Masters and thousands of bachelor degree candidates who are well placed in the development of the nations. …more