Brief History of DNLG
The Department of Nigerian Languages was established on the 28th of October, 2013. It started with 16 students trained through the pre-degree programme of the University (School of Developmental Studies) and through the UTME. The programme started with only six academic staff comprising of tenure and visiting Professors from neighbouring Universities. The Department of Nigerian Languages was one of the pioneer Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. From moderate beginning, the Department now has 16 staff and 70 students.
Philosophy, Aims and Objectives of the Degree Programme
In a country such as Nigeria, where English is an official language, and the language of instruction in the educational system in both primary and tertiary institutions, the need had arisen to upgrade one of the native and Nigerian languages, to replace English been as a foreign language.
This is why there is the need for devoting greater attention to the achievement of improved knowledge of Hausa and the acquisition of adequate oral and written skills in it. Hausa graduates from Nigerian Universities should be clearly and positively identified with adequate proficiency in pronunciation, articulateness in speech, correctness of grammar and usage, elegance and style in diction in the choice of an appropriate variety of standard Hausa for use in the various administrative and professional job opportunities available in the labour market, in literary and creative writing domains, and in postgraduate studies in both the language and linguistics.
In addition, this programme is designed:
Apart from satisfying the University entry requirements, prospective students applying for B.A Hausa Language Programme are expected to have the following:
ii. Direct Entry (DE): 3-Year Degree Programme
This is to bring to the notice of all candidates who applied for admission into the Sokoto State University, Sokoto through U
Records in the Bursary Department show that the under listed students have not paid their 2017/2018 session registration fees
All newly admitted students and the entire University Community are invited to attend a one day Matriculation and Oath taking Ceremony for the 2017/2018 Academic Session, scheduled as follows:
Date: Saturday 5th May, 2018
SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY TO COLLABORATE WITH AFRICAN REGIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE AREAS OF RESEARCH AND MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT
Arrangements are und
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