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Nigerian Pidgin English now Regarded a Foreign Language at The Oscars

In 2019, Nigeria’s first-ever entry for the international feature film Oscar category, “Lionheart”, the directorial debut movie of Genevieve Nnaji was struck out of the Oscars as it predominantly features English dialogue, (95-minute comedy mostly in English, with a short section in the Igbo language). The disqualification was based on the Academy rules stating that […]

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Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’

The Nigeria Official Selection Committee For the Academy Awards Submission announced this. The post Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Brymo Says Pidgin English Should Be Used As Nigeria’s First Language

Nigerian Singer, Brymo shared his opinion on what he believes language should be Nigeria’s First language. The singer took to his Twitter page to suggest that Pidgin be used as the official language of the country because it is spoken in every part of the state. According to him, it is still the English language […]

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Werner taking English lessons as Liverpool link persists

Timo Werner Liverpool target Timo Werner is reported to have started taking English lessons, as he seemingly makes early preparations for a move to the Premier League. Reports of Liverpool’s interest in Werner have been prominent for months, but have particularly accelerated in the last few weeks. ALSO READ: Covid-19: Diamond Estate gives out relief materials […]

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You really need to Watch this Hilarious Pidgin English Makeover with Taymesan & Dodos

Ever wondered how good of a makeup artiste Taymesan is? Well, this is one opportunity to find out. PS: Don’t judge his work with the above photo. Beauty vlogger and makeup artist Dodos gave Taymesan a chance to give her a makeup and it was quite… let’s say interesting to watch and very funny. You need […]

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WATCH Maraji’s New Skit “Different People’s Reaction to Bad English”

Maraji is here again with another hilarious and relatable skit. This new skit is an analysis of the different reactions people give whenever we make errors in our spoken English, and, yes, no one is above mistakes, but to those people who make us feel terrible when correcting… Watch your back (lol). Watch the video […]

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The Oxford Dictionary recognises Nigerian English as it adds words “Tokunbo,” “Danfo” & “Buka”

It was especially after the disqualification of “Lionheart” from the Oscars foreign feature category that the distinctiveness of Nigerian English made it into the mainstream. Folks debated on Twitter about how exactly Nigerian English differs from the British or American one, how it carries the peculiar cadence of Nigerians. And now, the Oxford English Dictionary […]

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Maraji blasts those speaking bad english (video)

Gloria Oloruntobi, popularly known as Maraji shakes tables with her latest vlog, where she addresses the issue of speaking bad English and how people react.

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Our December #BNMovieFeature is Dedicated to Classic English Movies! WATCH Tunde Kelani’s “The Campus Queen”

#BNMovieFeature is wrapping up its 2019 run after we kicked things off in 2017 (Yes, we’ve featured over a hundred movies so far! In this section, we showcase full-length Nigerian movies for our film-loving BNers. There are throwback movies, new movies, Yoruba movies, Igbo movies, Hausa movies, English movies, Short films, Serials and so much […]

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Our December #BNMovieFeature is Dedicated to Classic English Movies! WATCH Lancelot Imasuen’s “Last Burial” 

The much-loved #BNMovieFeature is wrapping up its 2019 run after we kicked things off in 2017 (Yes, we’ve featured over a hundred movies so far!) In this section, we showcase full-length Nigerian movies for our film-loving BNers. There are throwback movies, new movies, Yoruba movies, Igbo movies, Hausa movies, English movies, Short films, Serials and […]

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Burna Boy Meets English Actor Damson Idris

Hit musician Burna Boy who received best act award from MTV over the weekend seems to be very excited as he Meets with English actor Damson Idris, Praizenews report. They hug each other passionately as Burna Boy reveals to Damson Idria that he his one of his biggest fan around the world. The post Burna […]

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