by Christine I. Ofulue & David O. Esizimetor
1.0 Introduction Historically, Naijá (previously known as Nigerian Pidgin) is a language that originated from the 15th century trade contact between the peoples of the Niger Delta and Europeans in the coastal areas of the Niger Delta. Attempts to write the language goes back to the late 18th century. The history of writing the language shows that different people have at different times adopted different ways of writing the language. This has resulted in numerous orthographies, without a (...)
University of Ibadan. 9 June 2010. 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
0. Introductions & Announcements 1. Naija Corpus 2. Naija Orthographic Guidelines 3. Naija Reference Volume The following NLA members attended the meeting : AGHOGHOVWIA, Philip O.; ATIVIE, C. Ailende; AZIZA, Rose; BAZUNU, Harrie; CARON, Bernard; EGBOKHARE, Francis; EJECHI, O. Ndidiamaka; ESIZIMETOR, David Oshorenoya; GAUDIO, Rudolf; MEBITAGHAN, Rita; MOWARIN, Macaulay; OFULUE, Christine; OKELOME, Albert; OKPEADUA, Sony Okpeadua; OSAKWE, Mabel I. Rudi GAUDIO was secretary. 0. (...)