Fifty Words Nigerians Commonly Mispronounce
With a variety of pronunciations and accents, Nigerian pronunciations are influenced by geographic location, mother tongue, social class, and levels of education.
Daily Trust, 31 March 2013
I was frankly taken a little aback by the enormous overflow of enthusiasm with which my series on Nigerian English mispronunciations was received. Although I wrote the series in ... read more »
Daily Trust, 24 March 2013
25. Fatal. The great majority of Nigerians pronounce this word just the way it's written: "fa-tal." I had thought that our pronunciation is close to the preferred British ... read more »
Daily Trust, 10 March 2013
I have finally yielded to the pressures of my readers who said I should write on Nigerian (mis)pronunciations of common English words. I was initially reluctant to write this for a ... read more »
ICT compliant schools courtesy of Oil money.
Daily Trust, 17 March 2013
8. Buffet. This is another French loanword in English that retains its original French pronunciation. The last "t" in the word is silent. It sounds like "biufey." But note that the ... read more »