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Agbedo Christopher Uchenna

Linguistics And Nigeria Languages
University of Nigeria


I am Christopher Uchenna Agbedo of Olido Enugu-Ezike, Igbo-Eze North L.G.A. Enugu State, Nigeria. I was born on 20th June, 1965 in Olido, did my primary education at Community Primary School Olido and secondary education at Premier Secondary School, Ukehe. My education at the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Nigeria took place between 1982 and 1997 during which I obtained BA (Hons.) M.A. and Ph.D in 1986, 1991, and 1997 respectively. I worked variously as secondary school teacher, senior news editor (ESBS Radio/Television), Assistant Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, before joining the University of Nigeria as a Lecturer II in 19th May, 1997. Since then, I have engaged in active teaching/supervision, research, and publication; held various positions, including Departmental PG Coordinator, Faculty Representative, Senate of the University of Nigeria, member Faculty PG Committee, chairman/member of various Departmental Committees, Founding Editor, Nsukka Working Papers on Language, Linguistics, and Literature, Staff Adviser, Departmental Students’ Union. I hold a parallel appointment as Senior Research Fellow, Institute of African Studies, UNN since 2007. I have gone for sabbatical leave twice, first in 2007/2008 (Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki) and secondly in 2014/2015 (Benue State University, Makurdi). Currently, my academic publications are eighty.

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Linguistics And Nigeria Languages, Arts

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