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Dr. Hamzah Abdulraheem

Senior Lecturer

Biography

He is a native of Ilorin, Kwara state, Nigeria

Education

a. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, (Ph.D) 2008-2016
b. University of Ilorin, Ilorin (M.A) 2003-2006
c. University of Ilorin, Ilorin (B.A. Hons) 1997-2000
d. Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin 1990-1994
e. College of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Adewole, Ilorin 1982-1987

Publications

1. *Abdurraheem, H. & Omoloso, R.K. (2017 “The Effects of the Clipping of Arabic Adopted as Personal Names by Yoruba Muslims”, in Centrepoint Journal Humanities Edition, University of Ilorin, Volume 20, Nunber 1 June, 2017. Pp. 57-58.
2. Abdurraheem, H. (2010) “Devastation of the Delta: A Linguistic Analysis of Tanure Ojaide’s The Tale of the Harmattan”, in Springboard Journal of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Vol. 2, No. 1, Pp. 26-39.
3. Abdurraheem, H. (2009) “Mixed Grill: Towards a Study of Language Variation in Ilorin Dialect”, in Springboard Journal, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin. Volume 2, No. 1, Pp. 1-16.
4. Abdurraheem, H. (2008) “Lexical Borrowing: A Linguistic Investigation of Arabic Loanwords in Yoruba Language”, in Al-Hikmah Journal of the Humanities. Volume 1, No. 2, Pp. 34-57.
Home-Based Publications (Chapters in books)
5. Abdurraheem, H. & Olagunju, FB. (2013) “Transformation or Deformation: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Newspaper Editorials on Present Goodluck Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda,” in in I.B. Bello Imam (E.d.) President Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda: An Assessment. Ibadan: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin,Pp. 202-227.
6. Abdurraheem, H. (2013) “Language Contact and Cultural Diffusion in Ilorin; A Case of Unity in Diversity”, in A.G.A.S. Oladosu, Z.I. Oseni, M.A Adedimeji and A.L. Azeez (E.ds) Ilorin: History, Culture and Lessons of Peaceful Co-existence. Ilorin: Centre for Ilorin Studies (CILS) University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Pp 310 – 325.
7. Abdurraheem, H. (2010) “Politics of Bitterness: Language and Style in some selected Nigerian Poetry”, in Bello-Imam (Ed.) 50 years of the Nigerian Project: Challenges and Prospect. Ibadan: College Press and Publishers Limited. Pp. 570-589.

National Publications (Journals)
8. *Abdurraheem, H. (2020) “Peace in the Plants, Security in the Forest: An Ecolinguistic Study of Tanure Ojaide’s Poetry”, in Journal of English and Literature, Department of Langauge, University of Uyo, Volume 12, Pp. 164-184
9. Abdurraheem, H. (2015) “Grammatical Circumstantials as a Stylistic Marker in Tanure Ojaide’s Poetry,” in JALAL: Journal of Language and Literature, Department of Modern European Languages and Linguistics, Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Pp. 1-20.
10. Abdurraheem, H. (2014) “Lexico-Semantic Variations in Niyi Osundare’s Poetry” in Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Taraba State University, Jalingo. Pp 38-53.
11. Abdurraheem, H. (2013) “Relational Processes in Abubakar Gimba’s Letter to the Unborn Child”, in Kashere Journal of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences. Pp. 74-87
12. Abdurraheem, H. (2011) “Language and Style in Nigerian Elegy”, in Journal of Arts and Education (JOLAE), Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.Vol.5, No. 1 Pp. 57-73

National Publications (Book Chapters)
13. Abdurraheem, H. (2017) “Poetics of Leadership: A Stylistic Reading of Ola Rotimi’s Hopes of the Living Dead”, in Austine Amanze Akpuda (Ed) Paradigms in Modern Nigerian Drama. Department of English Language and Literature, Abia State University, Uturu, Abia, Nigeria.
14. Abdurraheem H. & Salawdeen, W. O. (2016) “The Withering Tongues: Empowering Nigerian Languages in the Face of Globalization” in Linguistics, Language and Literature: A Festschrift for Gbenga Solomon Ibileye. Lokoja: Federal University, Lokoja.

International Publications
15. *Abdurraheem, H., Acheoah, J.E., Shittu, F., & Oreoluwa, B.A. (2020). A Pragmatic-linguistic Analysis of the English Present and Past Tense, in American Research Journal of English and Literature. Volume 6, Issue 1, Pp. 1-9. Available online at https:// www.arjonline.org
16. * Abdurraheem, H., Acheoah, J.E. & Olaleye, J.I. (2019) “Translation, Nigerian Pidgin and pedagogy: Critical Perspectives”, in Scholars International Journal of Linguistics and Literature. Scholars Middle East Publishers, Dubai, United Arab Emirate, September, 2019, 2 (7), Pp.160-169. Available online at https://scholarsmepub.com/sijll
17. *Abdurraheem, H., Acheoah, J.E. & Magaji, J.M. (2019) “Towards an Integrative Approach for Teaching Creative Writing in Tertiary Institutions”, in Scholars International Journal of Linguistics and Literature. Scholars Middle East Publishers, Dubai, United Arab Emirate, November, 2019, 2 (9), Pp.208-215. Available online at https://scholarsmepub.com/sijll
18. * Abdurraheem, H. & Suraju, S.S. (2018) “Taming Poverty in Nigeria: Language, Zakat and National Development”, Qudus International Journal of Islamic Studies, State Islamic College (University) of Qudus, Indonesia. Volume 6, No 1, Pp. 1-23.
19. Abdurraheem, H. & Acheoah, J.E. (2015) “Style in Christian and Islamic Sermons: A Linguistic Analysis”, in American Research Journal of English and Literature. Volume 1, Issue 1, February, 2015. Available online at https:// www.arjonline.org
20. Abdurraheem, H, (2010) “Cohesion of Foregrounding: A Stylistic Analysis of Olu Obafemi’s Songs of Hope” in US-China Foreign Language Journal. Volume 8, Number 10. Pp. 95-104

B (ii.) EDITED AND CO-EDITED BOOKS:
21. *Abdurraheem, H., & Shittu, T. (2018) Al-Kalimah: A Literary Chapbook of Al-Hikmah University Literacy Circle. Ilorin: Department of Languages, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria.
22. Abdurraheem, H., Lawal A., & Shittu, T. (2016) Al-Kalimah: A Literary Chapbook of Al-Hikmah University Literacy Circle. Ilorin: Department of Languages, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria.

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