Publications

His Publications are:

  1. Adedimeji M.A.”The Unifying Role Of English In A Multilingual Nation: The Case Of Nigeria
  2. Adedimeji, Mahfouz .A. (2003), “The Semantics and Pragmatics of Nigerian Proverbs in Chinua Achere’s Things Fall Apart AND Ola Rotimi’s The Gods are Not to Blame“, Journal of Alore, 5: pp 54 – 79.
  3. Adedimeji, M.A. and S.S. Abdulbaqi, 2008. “A Communicative Approach to the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Nigeria.” In Saliu, H.A. et al (eds.) Nigeria beyond 2007: Issues Perspectives and Challenges. Ilorin: Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, University of Ilorin. pp.178-194.
  4. Adedimeji, M.A. 2005. “Word Structure in English” In Alabi, V. A. and S.T. Babatunde (Eds.) Basic Communication Skills for Students of Science and Humanities. Ilorin: Department of English, University of Ilorin. pp.1 – 21.
  5. Adedimeji, M.A. 2005. “Language Functions and Conflict Management in Nigeria: A Functional Linguistic Approach” In Ndimele, Ozo-mekuri (Ed.) Trends in the Study of Languages and Linguistics in Nigeria: A Festschrift for Philip Akujuoobi Nwachukwu. Port Harcourt: Grand Orbit Communications and Emhai Press for Linguistic Association of Nigeria. pp. 187 – 198.
  6. Adedimeji, M.A. 2007. “Semiotics: The Science of Signs” In Olu, Obafemi, G.A.Ajadi and V.A. Alabi (Eds.) Critical Perspectives on English Language and Literature. Ilorin: Department of English, University of Ilorin. pp.145 – 161.
  7. Adedimeji, M.A. (2009). “Globalization and the Survival of the Nigerian Cultural and Linguistic Heritage: The American Paradigm”. In The Sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian Languages. Dele Adeyanju (ed.) 69 – 87. Muenchen, Germany: Published by Lincom Europa.
  8. Adedimeji, M. A. 2011. “Towards a Pragma-integrative Approach to the Teaching of ‘Use of English’ in Nigeria: A Case for Human Development”. In Opoku-Agyemang, K. (ed.) Culture, Science and Sustainable in Africa. Cape Coast: University of Cape Coast Press. Pp.178 -193.
  9. Adedimeji, M.A. 2007. “The Linguistic Features of Nigerian English and their Implication for 21st Century English Pedagogy”. The Abuja Communicator (3) 1. pp. 157-174.
  10. Adedimeji, M.A. 2007. “The Language of Politics in Nigeria: Conflicts and Resolution”. FAIS Journal of Humanities, Vol. 3. No. 6. pp.1-29.
  11. Adedimeji, M. A. 2008. “Teaching without Tears: Applying Pragmatics to Second /Foreign Language Teaching”, Journal of Research in National Development. Vol. 6. No. 1. pp.102-112. URL: http:ajol.info/index/jorind/article/view.
  12. Adedimeji, M.A. 2008. “Culture and Language in African Literature: An Appraisal of Chinua Achebe’s Arrow of God” Papers in English and Linguistics, Vol. 9. pp.72-84.
  13. Babatunde, S.T. and Adedimeji, M.A. 2008. “The Theory and Practice of Politeness Phenomena in a Nigerian University”, Issues in Intercultural Communication. Vol. 2. Issue 1. pp. 77-95.
  14. Alabi, V.A. and M.A. Adedimeji. 2009. “The Nexus between Stylistics and the Language of Poetry: An Analysis of Selected Poems”. In Reinventing the English Language in Nigeria in the Context of Globalization and Decolonization: Refreed Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Nigeria English Studies Association (NESA). Wale Adegbite and Billy Olajide (eds.) 216 – 222. Published by Olivetree Publishing Venture for NESA.
  15. Adedimeji, M.A. 2002. “Not a Joking Matter: A Pragmatic Study of a Selection of Nigerian Jokes” In Babatunde, S. T. and A.S.Adeyanju (Eds) Language, Meaning and Society. Ilorin: Haytee Books. pp.359 – 378.
  16. Adedimeji, M.A. and T.A. Alabi.2003. “Basic Elements of English Grammar” In Obafemi, O. and S.T. Babatunde (Eds.) Studies and Discourse in English Language.Ilorin: Haytee Press.pp.28 – 59
  17. Adedimeji, M.A.2004. “The Unifying Role of English in a Multilingual Nation:The Case of Nigeria”. In Ndimele, Ozo-mekuri (Ed.) Language and Culture in Nigeria:A Festchrift for Okon Essien. Aba: National Institute for Nigerian Languages. pp.67 – 75
  18. Adedimeji, M. A. 2005. “Language and the Media: Their Roles in Combating Political Violence in Nigeria”. In Alanamu, A. S. (Ed.) Issues in Political Violence in Nigeria. Ilorin : Hamson Printing Communications. pp. 121 –143.
  19. Adedimeji, M.A. 2005. “Language, Literature, Culture and Themes in Errol Hill’s Strictly Matrimony and Derek Walcott’s Ti-Jean and His Brothers” In Akpuda, A. A. (Ed.) The Black Presence in Caribbean Literature. Enugu: Samdrew Production Nigeria. pp. 286 – 300.
  20. Adedimeji, M.A. 2006. “Politics of Language” In Saliu, H.A. et al. (Eds.) Democracy and Development in Nigeria: Social Issues and External Relations. Vol. 3. Lagos: Concept Publications. pp. 247 – 274.
  21. Adedimeji, M.A. 2006. “Nonverbal s” (Supplementary Essay Two). In Odebunmi, Akin. Meaning in English: An Introduction. Ogbomoso: Critical Sphere, LAUTECH. pp. 157 – 172.
  22. Adedimeji, M.A. 2007. “A Speech Act Analysis of Cigarette Advertising in the Nigerian Media” In Taiwo, Rotimi, Akin Odebunmi and Akin Adetunji (Eds.). Perspectives on Media Discourse. Muenchen: Lincom Europa.pp.267 – 679.(Also as Adedimeji, M.A.2002. “The Pragmatics of Cigarettes Advertisement in Nigeria” In Afolabi, Dele (Ed.) Reading in Humanities. Ilesha: Jola Publishers/ Department of General Studies, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso. pp.71 – 86.)
  23. Adedimeji, M.A. and S.S. Abdulbaqi, 2008. “A Communicative Approach to the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Nigeria.” In Saliu, H.A. et al (eds.) Nigeria beyond 2007: Issues Perspectives and Challenges. Ilorin: Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, University of Ilorin. pp.178-194.
  24. Adedimeji, M.A. (2009). “A Universal Pragmatic Analysis of Nigerian Proverbs in Ola Rotimi’s Kurunmi”. In Language, Gender and Society. Akin Odebunmi, E.A. Arua and Sailal Arimi. (eds.) 545 – 562. Ibadan: Published by Concept Publications for Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation.
  25. Adedimeji, M.A.( 2009). “Basic Principles of Effective Writing”. In Use of English in Higher Education V.A. Alabi and S.T. Babatunde (eds.) 135-154. Ilorin: Published by General Studies Division, University of Ilorin.
  26. Alabi, V. A. and M. A. Adedimeji. 2010. “Contributions of Nigerian Universities to Knowledge and Development in Linguistics and Language Studies”. In Okojie, J. Oloyede, I. and Obanya, P. (eds.) 50 Years of University Education in Nigeria: Evolution, Achievements and Future Directions. Ilorin and Abuja: University of Ilorin and National Universities Commission. pp. 311- 330.
  27. Adedimeji, M.A. 2010. “Sociological and Historical Contexts of Number Plate Sloganeering in Nigeria” In Babatunde, Sola, Akin Odebunmi, Akin Adetunji and Mahfouz Adedimeji (eds.), Studies in Slang and Slogans. Muenchen: LINCOM GmbH. pp.224 – 244.
  28. Adedimeji, M.A. 1999. “Towards a Functional ESP Programme in Nigeria: An Illustration with a Nigerian University”. Centrepoint (9) 1. pp.15- 26
  29. Adedimeji, M.A.2003. “What the Nigerian Drivers do with Signs: A Semiotic Exploration” MAJAC Makurdi Journal of Arts and Culture (5) pp.117 – 126.
  30. Adedimeji, M.A. 2003. “The Semantics and Pragmatics of Nigerian Proverbs in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and Ola Rotimi’s The Gods are not to Blame”. Alore: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities. (13) pp.54 – 79.
  31. Adedimeji, M.A. 2005. “Logical Fallacies and Thirty English Proverbs: A Truth Conditional Semantic Approach” The Abuja Communicator. (2) 1. pp 122 – 143.
  32. Adedimeji, M.A. 2006. “Sexist Language and the Campus Lingo of the University of Ilorin Students: Implications for Gender Attitudes”. Alore: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities. 16. pp. 96-112.
  33. Adedimeji, M. A. and Salawdeen, W. O. 2008. “An Appraisal of the Language Planning Problems of the Developing Nations”, Al-Hikmah Journal of the Humanities (1) 1& 2. pp. 29 -42.
  34. Adedimeji, M. A. 2009.“Nigerian Pidgin as a National Language: A Thematic Appraisal of Segun Oyekunle’s Katakata for Sofahead and Ola Rotimi’s Grip Am”. DRUMPEAK: Journal of Research in the Humanities. University of Cape Coast, Ghana. (2) 3. pp.1 -27.
  35. Adedimeji, M. A. 2010. “Language Question and the Constitutional Challenges of Development in a Multilingual Country”, Journal of Research in National Development. (8) 2b. pp.271 -278. http:ajol.info/journal/jorind.
  36. Adedimeji, M. A. and Asempasah, R. 2010. “Old Wine, New Bottle: A Cultural Appraisal of Toni Morrison’s Beloved”. US-China Foreign Language (8) 10. pp. 70 –
  37. Adedimeji, M.A. 2009. “The Phenomenology of English in Nigeria and the Challenges of Globalization”. In Reinventing the English Language in Nigeria in the Context of Globalization and Decolonization: Refreed Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Nigeria English Studies Association (NESA). Wale Adegbite and Billy Olajide (eds.) 35- 46. Published by Olivetree Publishing Venture for NESA.
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