Nigeria's House of Reps Urge Army to Drop New Language Policy

The House of Representatives has said the implementation of the policy that seeks to compel non-speakers of the three major Nigerian languages to learn them would give a headstart to indigenous speakers of those languages, saying it is discriminatory and that the use of English in a multilingual army should continue.



  • Nigeria:   Reps Ask Army to Stop Policy On Languages

    Daily Trust, 29 November 2017

    The House of Representatives has asked the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, to stop the implementation of the policy that seeks to compel non-speakers of the… Read more »

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