OLUIKPE, Prof. Benson Omenihu

BA, MA, Ph.D., linguist, author, educationist; DOB:October 22, 1936; ht: Isiala Ngwa, so:Abia ; m: Rosannah Nwanmah Isaiah. 1963; nc:one s, three d; ed: SDA School, Ovom II, Aba, 1945-49; SDA School, Emii, Owerri, 1950-51; SDA School. Umuobrakwa, 1950; Adventist High School, Ihie, 1953-58; Adventist College of West Africa, Ilishan Remo, 1960-63; Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1963-64; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 1964-67. Howard University, Washington, D.C, USA, 1967-71; Catalogue Librarian, Law Library, Howard University, Washington D.C, USA, 1969-70; College Librarian, Adventist College of West Africa, Ilishan-Remo, 1971-73. cr: Ucturer, English Linguistics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1973-75; snr. Ucturer, 1975-80; Co-ordinator, Use of English, Division of General Studies, UNN, 1979-83; Reader in English Linguistics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1980-82; prof. English Linguistics. UNN, 1982; Visiting prof. University of Sokoto, 1983-84; Head, Department of Linguistics/Nigerian Languages, UNN, 1985-86; associate Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1986; Dean, Faculty of Arts, UNN, 1986-88; Panel Leader, Foundation Course for the Open University of Nigeria. 1980; mm: Federal Government English Unguage Specialist Panel for the Six Year Secondary English Language Curriculum, 1974-82; Syllabus Committee for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board on Use of English Examination, 1981; Nigeria English Studies Association; West African Modern Languages Association; West African Linguistic Congress; National Secretary, Nigerian Association of General Studies; publ: Thesis Writing: Its Form and Style (Latern Books, 1979), Igbo Transformational Syntax (Africana-FEP Publishers, 1981), English in Igboland, A Contrastive Study of English and Igbo Syntax, (Africana-FEP Publishers, 1981), Tliesis Writing: Its Form and Style, rev. ed. (Africana-FEP Publishers, 1982), New Directions in Nigerian Higher Education: Focuson General Studies, editor, (Lagos 1984). hob: singing, gardening, watching television, off: Faculty of Arts. University of Nigeria. Nsukka. Enugu State, tel: 042-771911 ext. 150. res: 20, Sir Louis Mbanefo Street, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, tel: 042- 70828
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