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Language Development Services



Scope of Service and Achievements

  1. Development of bilingual dictionaries in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba, Efik and Tiv for basic education
  2. Development of orthographies (alphabetic writing system) in 57 national languages.
  3. Development and production of a language map for Nigeria.
  4. Development of Nigerian languages curricula for BEC in Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Edo, Izon, Efik, Egbira, Tiv, Kanuri, Fulfulde, Urhobo, Isoko, C'lela etc.
  5. Development of English, French and Arabic language curriculum.
  6. Development of meta languages for Tiv, Kanuri, Izon, Efik, Fulfude and Edo)
  7. Preparation of a Dictionary of Legislative Terms.
  8. Development of basic expressions for tourists and learners in English, French, Arabic, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
  9. Development of glossary for primary science and mathematics in nine Nigerian languages.




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