The Abuja Centre for Arabic Studies (ACAS) says it is running an adult Arabic course at international standard for journalists and interested members of the public.
According to a statement by the coordinator of the centre, Sulaiman Sheikh Adamu Rigachikun, "the programme is principally designed for civil servants, businessmen, students of international relations, journalists, et cetera."
The courses offered by the centre are: Mahaaraatul Kalaam, At-Tadreebaatul Lughawiyyah, Al-Qiraa'ah wal Kitaabah and Al-Qur'aan and Mahaaraatul Kalaam, At-Tadreebaatul Lughawiyyah, Al-Aswaatu wa Mahaaraatul Istimaa', Al-Qiraa'ah wal Kitaabah and Al-Qur'aan respectively at elementary level. At-Tadreebaatul Lughawiyyah, At-Ta'abeer wal Khatt wal Imlaa', Al-Qawaa'idul Lughawiyyah, Al-Qiraa'atul Hurran and Al-Qur'aan and Al-Qiraa'atul Mykath-thafah, Al-Qawaa'dul Lughawiyyah, Al-Qiraa'atul Muwassa'ah and Al-Qur'aan, respectively at intermediate level.
Al-Kitaabul Asssiy, An-Nahwu was Sarf, Al-Adab, and Al-Balaaghah, Al-Arud, As-Saheefah, Al-Amthaal wa Hikam, Al-Adab and Al-Arabiyyah wa ath-thaqaafatul Islamiyyah at advanced level.
Rigachikun also said that lectures have since commenced and hold on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after maghrib prayers.