Dr (Mrs) Deborah E. Sabo




E-mail: desabo@nda.edu.ng

Phone Numbers – 07038275374


  1. Name in full: Déborah Ethel Sabo
  2. Department: Dept of Languages
  3. Date of birth: 21st November, 1961
  4. State of Origin: Kaduna State
  5. L.G.A: Zango Kataf
  6. Nationality: Nigerian
  7. Marital Status: Married
  8. Gender: Female
  9. Contact address: Department of Languages, NDA Kaduna
  10. Date of First Appointment: 25th July, 1996
  11. Present Rank: Senior Lecturer


  1. PhD – Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, PhD in French Literature 2015.
  2. MIASS – Nigerian Defence Academy, Masters in International Affairs and Strategic Studies, 2017.
  3. M. A – Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Masters of Arts in French Literature 1995.
  4. B.A (Hons.) – Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Bachelor of Arts in General French Language 1987.
  5. Certificate – Alliance Française de Kaduna, DELF C1, 2009.
  6. Certificate – Alliance Française de Kaduna, DELF C2, 2010.


  1. Sabo D.E. (2010), The role of French in the Political and Economic Integration of ECOWAS, Applied Social Dimensions of Language and teaching in West Africa, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 8-14.
  2.  Sabo D.E. and Musa E.A (2021), Diminutives in French, Etsako and Jju in; Omonzojie, E (Eds). Language Matters in Contemporary West Africa, a Refreed Book in honour of Professor Fred Emordi, Editions Africatex Médias, Porto Novo Bénin Republic, 19 – 33.
  3. Sabo D.E. (2008), Nigeria an Island in a Francophone Ocean: Focus on the Armed Forces, Northern Inter-UniversitiesFrench Journal A.B.U Zaria, 1(1), 198 – 208.
  4. Sabo D.E. (2009), La notion de Révolte chez Albert Camus, et Jean- Paul Sartre: Un aperçu Idéologique de Les Justes et Les Mains Sales, Journal of Arts and Education Ibrahim Badamasi University Lapai, Niger State, 3 (2), 172-182.
  5. Sabo D.E (2010), The effects of Jju Morphology on the acquisition of French Plural Nouns Preceded by the definite article in, Northern Inter-Universities French Journal, A.B.U Zaria, 2 (1), 227-247.
  6. Sabo D.E. (2018), Le personnage-narrateur comme portrait de l’auteur: Le cas de Meursault d’Albert Camus dans L’étranger, Degel, Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo, University Sokoto, 16, 228 – 238.
  7. Sabo D.E and Mathias Tar (2019), A Psycho-analytical basis for the Depiction of female characters in Albert Camus’ L’étranger (The Stranger) and Les Justes (The just), Le Bronze Journal of the Department European Languages University of Benin, Benin – city, 42-60.
  8. Sabo D.E. (2019), Vietnamese defeat of French military forces at Dien Bien Phu: A show of Patriotism and Resilience: Lessons for Nigeria, Journal of Foreign Language and Translation Studies Abia State University Uturu 1(1), 120 -129
  9. Sabo D.E. (2020), L’Arabe et le Français comme outils efficaces du Combat contre le Terrorisme au Nigéria, RANEUF, Journal of University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria, Badagry – Lagos, 18, 43 – 57.
  10. Sabo D.E. (2017), Le soleil dans L’étranger et La peste d’Albert Camus. Eyisi, J. (Ed), The Litterateur, Department of French, A.B.U Zaria, 407- 417. 


  1. 14th UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, University of Calabar, 13th -17th    November 2011.  Theme: French and International Relations: The Nigerian perspective.
  2. 1st International Conference Faculty of Social Sciences, Benue State University Makurdi, 25th -28th March 2014.  Theme: Minority Rights and the Challenges of development in Nigeria. 17th UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, Nigeria French Language Village Badagry, 9th – 13th November 2014. Theme: Nigeria and the ECOWAS.
  3. 18th UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, University of Ibadan 7th –12th November 2014. Theme: Nigeria- France Interplay
  4.  19th UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, University of Uyo, 6th –10th November 2016. Theme: French studies in Nigeria in the 21st Century.
  5.  20th UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, French Language Village Badagry – Lagos, 12th –16th November 2017. Theme: French for All: What Future for Nigeria?
  6. 21st UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto 7th – 11th October 2018. Theme: Regional Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa through the French Language
  7. 22nd UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Abakaliki Abia state 13th – 17th October 2019. Theme: Promoting Regional Security in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  8. 23rd UFTAN Annual Conference and AGM, University of Calabar, Calabar 11th –14th October 2021. Theme: French in Nigeria: Francophones and Francophiles.