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SECRETES NOT KNOWN ABOUT THE NIGERIAN COAT OF ARM

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HOW BRITON SOLD NIGERIANS TO PERPETUAL REPRESSION                                                                               by                                                                            Zumba


Your country needs you for the rebuilding of your shattered homeland. Your homeland ruined by exploitation. The tyrants of foreign nations (George Patmore). Reading the excellent publication of Walter Rodney, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, immediately reminds us of certain past which Africa once had, but does not have it again because of her marriage to Europe. In an interview, the Nigerian Achebe summarised the African situation as a loss. In his words,
The European invasion resulted in Africans losing their “grip over history”. It also led to their losing “their memory of Africa”, a massive loss since “the past” is all we have (Speech, 63).
The Europeans came to Africa with the primary intention to colonize Africa. But the atmosphere for colonialism was not too obvious. The al…

ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF THE IJAGAM

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One thing history has ignored obliviously is the contribution of the Ijagam in the development of the human population in Africa and the world in general. The Ijagam culture overtook the inhabitants of their neighbourhood right from the Anang-Ibibio of Akwa-Ibom state, the Efik community of people both in Nigeria and the peopling of the human societies in the border country Cameroon. Call them the Ijagam, Ejagam or Ejagham; it is the same term referring to the ancient population of giants that chracterised the monolithic African population that contributed in the peopling of the populations that occupy the present day Nigeria South-Southern/Western Cameroon.
Drawing inference from the interconnected tie between the oral traditions of some historically related neighbours, it is apparent that the name Ijagam was derived from the root word, “Ijaga” which connote “gigantic, huge, giant, large, great” etc. The inclusion of “m” in the word makes it a noun, “Ijagam” referring to a people of t…

ISSUES AND USES OF PREPOSITIONS

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INTRODUCTION
CONTENT

CHAPTER ONE: THE BACKGROUND STUDY OF PREPOSITIONS  (1.1) The Classification of Prepositions
CHAPTER TWO: TYPES OF PREPOSITIONS (2.1) Prepositions of Direction (directional prepositions) (2.1.1) Direction According to Time. (2.1.2) Locomotion (mobility)  (2.2)Prepositions of Positions (2.2.1) As a Measurement (2.2.2) The Location/Place of an Object and Persons (2.3) Functions of Prepositions (2.3.1)Relating Function (2.3.2) Negative Function (Negation Role) (2.3.3)Passage Roles (Motion)
(2.4) Problem Areas in the Use of Prepositions (2.4.1)Verbs with Customised Prepositions
CHAPTER THREE: THE NOTION OF LEXICALIZATION OF THE ENGLISH PREPOSITIONS  (3.1) Lexical Features of the English Prepositions  (3.1.1) The Transitive Role of Prepositions  (3.1,2)The Intransitive Role of Prepositions  (3.1,3) The Distributive Role of Prepositions

CONCLUSION REFERENCES

CHAPTER ONE                         THE BACKGROUND STUDY OF PREPOSITIONS The position occupied by prepositions in sentences and the various…