Faculty of Arts: Recent submissions

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  • Meaning in Metaphors Used in Nollywood Films: A Lexical Concept Integration 

    Sobola, Eniayo (Language Research Institute, Sejong University, 2019)
    This paper examines contributions of the semantic potential of lexical items in the metaphorical expressions used in Nollywood films towards realisation of the intended meaning. Metaphor can be described as a semantic ...
  • The Relevance of Metaphors to Sociolinguistic Meaning in Nollywood Movies 

    Sobola, Eniayo (Department of English, University of Lagos, 2019)
    This paper examines the relevance of metaphors in the interrogation of sociolinguistic meaning in the language of selected Nollywood movies. Metaphors are explored through the concept of context as an analytical framework ...
  • A SYNTACTIC STUDY OF CONCEPTUAL METAPHORS IN NOLLYWOOD MOVIES 

    Sobola, Eniayo; Agboola, Olubunmi (Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, 2016)
    Syntax deals with structural arrangement of grammatical elements in phrases, clauses and sentences. It does not only involve words ordering in a sentence: it also investigates the relationship between the forms of words ...
  • The Changing Conception of Elderhood in Ibadan, 1830-2000 

    Adeboye, O. (Nordic Journal of African Studies, 2007)
    This article investigates the changes in the local conception of elderhood and the deployment of the idiom of age in Ibadan. It identifies the factors responsible for the changes: namely, militarism and patronage (in the ...
  • Iku Ya J’Esin: Politically Motivated Suicide, Social Honor and Chieftaincy Politics in Early Colonial Ibadan 

    Adeboye, O.; Adeboye, O. (Canadian Journal of African Studies, 2007)
    Suicide is generally regarded as an anti-social behavior. It is, perhaps, for this reason that sociologists and psychologists, among other experts, have been interested in studying the incidence of suicide in many societies. ...
  • Arrowhead of Nigerian Pentecostalism: The Redeemed Christian Church of God, 1952-2004 

    Adeboye, O. (Pneuma: Journal of the Society of Pentecostal Studies, 2007)
    This is a historical study of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), an indigenous and fast-growing Pentecostal church in Nigeria. The recent explosion in the church is presented here as a response to both local and ...
  • Pentecostal Challenges in Africa and Latin America: A Comparative Focus on Nigeria and Brazil 

    Adeboye, O. (Afrika Zamani, 2003)
    Latin America and Africa are among the continents that have experienced a Pentecostal explosion within the last half century. In fact, each of the case studies for this paper, Nigeria and Brazil, has a very vibrant and ...
  • Principle of Impeachment in the Public office: An Islamic Perspective 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Nigerian Association for the Study of Religions (NASR), Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria., 2006)
    Principle of impeachments in the public office in the democratic government could be traced to the constitutional theory of the United States of America in 1789. Prior to the time when this principle of impeachment was ...
  • A Re-evaluation of the relationship between Islam and natural Science: Human Embryonic and Fetal development as a Case Study 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Nigerian Association for the Study and teaching of Religion and Natural Sciences (NASTRENS), University of Ilorin Press, Ilorin, Nigeria., 2006)
    Islam is a comprehensive and perfect way of human life as it leaves nothing untouched about affairs of the physical world and the next world in under to offer the guidance and instruction to humanity. It provides useful ...
  • Problem of Evil and Headship of God in Yoruba, Christianity and Islamic Beliefs 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Nigerian Association for the Study of Religions (NASR), Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria., 2005)
    Concept of evil and headship of'God is one of'the seriously debated issues in the-ancient as, wel-l as contemporary-period among religious scholars and philosophers. The problems of evil become more serious among religionists ...
  • Place of Muslim Woman under the Shari'ah and Modern Societal Challenges 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Ahmadu Bello University Press, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria., 2009)
    Women form the largest percentage of people in every human society. This development made them having influence on other members of the society such as husbands, children and other male gender in human society. The place ...
  • Shari'ah Issue in the Contemporary Nigeria, 1979-2003 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS), 2009)
    Shari'ali legal system has been existing in Nigerian society since the pre-colonial days and it did not pose threats to the peace and harmony of the country until the contemporary Nigeria when the Shari'ah issues became a ...
  • Islam and Chieftaincy Institution in the Sokoto Caliphate 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Obafemi Awolowo University in conjunction with Centre for Black Arts and African Civilization (CBAAC), 2010)
    There is no doubt that religion has an extraordinary power to influence the chieftaincy institution in the African society as it serves as a vital means of shaping and moulding the lives of people within a society. This ...
  • From Agrarian to Consumerism: The African Environment 

    Ajiola, F.O.; Olusola, A.O. (Faculty of Arts University of Lagos., 2017)
    One major problem facing contemporary African humanity is closely associated with the careless exploitation of nature. Modernization, industrialization and urbanization of African cities through unwholesome exploitation ...
  • Islamic Teacher Education Curriculum in Nigeria: Challenges of 21st Century 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Faculty of Education, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria, 2010)
    Islamic teacher education's curriculum in Nigerian schools has been facing a lot of challenges which are adversely affecting the successful handling of the teaching-learning exercise of the subject in Nigerian schools. ...
  • A Review of Al-Ilory's Neo-Ijtihad on the Observance of Ramadan Fast as Contained in As-Sawm Wa'l-Fitr 

    Adegoke, K.A. (The Nigerian Centre for Arabic Research, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2012)
    Various Ramadan fasting-related issues have been causing a lot of confusion and controversy among the Nigerian Muslims for some years. The annual event of Ramadan fasting which should have been a joyous moment for the ...
  • Maqasid Ash-Shari'ah in the Islamic legal principle and its Security implications in the Society 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS), 2013)
    There is an urgent need for the widening of the educational curricula and syllabi of Islamic Studies in the pre-primary, primary, post-primary and tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Since no adequate training can take place ...
  • A Model for Teaching Qur'anic Texts in Nigerian Post-Primary Schools 

    Musa, I. A.; Adegoke, K.A. (Department of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria., 2010)
    This study examines problems associated with teaching Qur'anic texts at the secondary school level in Nigeria and proffers logical solutions. The fact that the most accurate medium for accessing the Qur'an is the Arabic ...
  • Islamic solution to Social indiscipline in the Nigerian contemporary society 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Nigerian Association of Religious Scholars (NARES), 2004)
    The view that Islam is a comprehensive and perfect way of life has been fervently espoused by the scholars of various academic disciplines and specialization irrespective of their religious creed. This occurs as a result ...
  • The Challenges of Implementing Islamic Studies Curriculum in Nigerian Secondary schools 

    Adegoke, K.A.; AbdulRaheem, B. (Higher Education Research and Policy Network (HERPN£T) Africa Kampala International University, Kampala, Uganda, 2015)
    Nigeria is a multi-religious society which is responsible for the way the religion is being promoted to the extent that the religious holidays outnumber secular holidays. A common practice in Nigeria is that some professionals ...