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    National Museum, Katsina
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    Ihu-Ogba cave
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    Ndibe beach, Afikpo, Ebonyi State
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    River Ethiope, Delta State
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    River Benue flowing through
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    Enemabia Warm Spring
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    Oshun Oshogbo Sacred Grove
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    Ikogosi Warm Spring
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    The proposed seaport site in Abia state
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    Agulu Lake, Anambra
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    Palace of Shehu of Borno
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    Olumo Rock
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    Ibadan
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    Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja!
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    Lagos at Night!
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    Lagos at night
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    Nigerian map showing all the 36 states and the federal capital, Abuja.
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    Ibadan.

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15 reasons why you should encourage and promote speaking your African language

15 reasons why you should encourage and promote speaking your African language Finally …., having reviewed and written so much on why and what led to our African languages not being spoken as they should, I believe I should conclude by giving some reasons why we should speak our African languages more, because while researching ways to put my points across, I came across a website that gave 10 reasons why people should learn a foreign language in addition to theirs. As you can see, the world around us is encouraging people to learn more languages apart from theirs, while ...
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Why are Africans abandoning their languages? – Part 3

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Why are Africans abandoning their languages? – Part 2

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In my last blog, I wrote that I found an unbelievable phenomenon going on in Nigeria during my research into why Africans (in this instance, Yoruba) born in Diaspora cannot speak their language. This phenomenon is what I will term as “the other side of the coin” to the issue that I started with as it is beyond comprehension! This phenomenon is that many Yoruba parents and teachers in Nigeria are favouring and promoting speaking English language over Yoruba language, thereby raising Yoruba children that are not able to speak their own native language. They (the parents and the teachers) ...
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It’s no secret that I love my language and I enjoy speaking it. There is nothing to be ashamed of. I like and enjoy hearing other people speak in their own languages as it tells me that they are confident and proud of who they are. I also like it when I see and hear the Turkish, the Polish and other East Europeans not to forget to mention the Indians, the Kashmiri, the Pakistani, the Chinese and so many Asians speak their native languages to their children in the playground, in the shops and so on (in the UK). "And ...
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