Application for Admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy 76 Regular Course

PROF Usman A. Mohammed

PERSONAL PROFILE

Name in full:     Prof Usman Ahmadu Mohammed

Department:     Department of Languages.

Date and Place of Birth:     11th April 1957, Maiduguri, Borno State.

State of Origin:     Borno State.

LGA:     Maiduguri Metropolitan

Gender:     Male

Contact Address:     Department of Languages. NDA Kaduna.

Date of First Appointment:     12th December 1990.

Present Rank:     Professor

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  1. PhD General Linguistics University of Maiduguri Borno State 2004.
  2.  MA General Linguistics University of Maiduguri Borno State 1998.
  3. BA Linguistics and French University of Maiduguri Borno State 2004.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Mohammed, U.A. “An Examination of Hausa Terms and Concepts in the         Eastern Hausa Dialect Area.” Glottodidactica: An International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 2001. Vol. XXlX/XXXl. UAM-Poznan. Poland. pp. 61-84.
  2. Mohammed, U.A. “Une analyse phonématique du verlan et du largonji.” Kiabara: Journal of Humanities. 2004. Vol. 10. No. 2. University of Port Harcourt. Rivers State. Nigeria. pp. 181-192.
  3. Mohammed, U.A. “Aspects of Segmental Phonology of Hausa.” JAKADIYA: A Journal of Researches in African Languages. Oct. 2005. Vol. 3. No. 3. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU-Zaria), Kaduna State. Nigeria. pp. 151-171.
  4. Mohammed, U.A. “Language Development and Standardization: A Comparative Overview of Hausa and Swahili.” Journal of Arts and Humanities, 2006. Vol. 3. No. 5. pp. 84-94.
  5. Mohammed, U.A. “Analysis of Language Policy, Planning and Management in Nigeria.” Journal of Arts and Humanities. 2008. Vol. 5. No. 2. pp. 60-68.
  6. Mohammed, U.A. “Language Policy, Planning and Management (LPPM): An Overview.” Journal of Arts and Humanities. 2006. Vol. 3. No. 4. pp. 82-89.
  7. Mohammed, U.A. “A Study of Endangered Languages in Nigeria.” NKOA- (NKUZI NA OMUMU ASUSU) Journal: Faculty of Arts Journal. Vol. 1. September 2008. Department of Linguistics. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Anambra State.
  8. Mohammed, U.A. “A Reflection on the Linguistic Map of Kaduna State.” Journal of Arts and Humanities. 2007. Vol. 4. No. 4. pp. 38-45.
  9. Mohammed, U.A. “The Impact of Language Policies in Nigeria from the Colonial Period to Date: A Situation Report.” Journal of Arts and Culture. 2008. Vol. 3, No. 3. pp. 1-7.
  10. Mohammed, U.A. “Language Development and Standardization: A Comparative Overview of Hausa and Swahili.” Journal of Arts and Humanities. 2006. Vol. 3. No. 3. pp. 84-94.

SELECTED CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  1. University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (UFTAN): 4th Annual Conference, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. 3rd – 6th February 2002. Paper     presented: “The Analysis of Sentence Types as Speech Acts in French”.   
  2. International Research and Development Institute Arts and Humanities Forum First Annual Conference June 28th – 29th 2006, University of Calabar. Paper presented: “Language Development and Standardization: A Comparative Overview of Hausa and Swahili”.
  3. International Research and Development Institute First Annual Conference November 14th-15th 2007University of Abuja FCT. Paper presented: “Analysis of language Policy, Planning and Management”.
  4. International Research and Development Institute Third Annual Conference June 24th-27th 2008AhmaduBelloUniversityZaria. Paper presented: “The Impact of language Policies in Nigeria from the Colonial Period to Date: A Situation Report”.
  5. First Northern French Conference: NORFCON. 18th– 20th August 2008. Paper presented: “An Introductory Segmental Phonology of French”.
  6. University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (UFTAN): 11th Annual Conference, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, 3rd – 6th November 2008. Paper               presented: “Segmental and Procedural Constraints of Kanuri Learners of French”. 
  7. 22nd Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria (CLAN). 9th-13th November 2008, University of Maiduguri. Paper presented: “The Impact of Language Policies in Nigeria from the Colonial Period to Date: A Situation Report” 
  8. Centre for Research and Documentation: Research Training Workshop 17th to 20th August 1998. Kano, Kano State.
  9. Stage de Formation en Française Langue Etrangère. Rochefort-France: 5th of October 2004 to 3rd February 2005.
  10. 7th National Annual Conference Language, Literature and Security Issues in Nigeria. 26th -30th September 2011. Federal College of Education Kano. Lead Paper Presented: “Language Issues, Literature Issues and Security Issues in Nigeria.”
  11. International Conference on Indigenous Language Broadcasting. Paper Presented: “Language Use and the Development of Mass Communication in Nigeria”. 23-24th June 2021. Bayero University Kano. Kano State.