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Extinction: How Igbos ‘kill’ their language, how trend can be stopped

Extinction: How Igbos ‘kill’ their language, how trend can be stopped

Experts say that with the dominant status of English language as the official language in Igbo land, the Igbo language face a serious threat of extinction. According to them, failure to popularize Igbo language by teaching and speaking it in schools and homes affects the socio-linguistic development children born to Igbo parents and contributes to…

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Let schools teach in Igbo language – Varsity Don tells Southeast leaders

Let schools teach in Igbo language – Varsity Don tells Southeast leaders

A Professor of Socio-linguistics and Igbo Stylistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, Herbert Igboanusi, has suggested a reform in education system in Igboland built on Igbo language. He made the suggestion at an inaugural lecture in his honour. The lecture was entitled: “The Conflicts and Politics of Language” Igboanusi questioned the continued use of…

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