JAMB introduces new texts for language subjects and Literature-in-English

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has changed the literature texts in  four (4) language subjects and Literature-in-English. The four language subjects are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and Arabic.

These changes would take effect from the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB introduces new texts for language subjects and Literature-in-English

For purposes of emphasis, the newly- introduced texts are highlighted below;


The Nigerian Arabic Poems ; a case study between the old and the new, by Abdulwahab Dan Ladi Shith

Diwaanur Riyardh : A collection of Arabic Poems , by Dr. Isah Alabi Abubakar

The Prospect Of Arabic Language in Nigeria, by Murtadh Badamasi

A Selection of Pulpit Councelling, by Adam Abdullahi Al-Ilory

Why The Anger On Us. A literature text , by Muhammad Salisu Mai Ango

The perfection/Adornment of Pages ; A book of poems, by Abdullahi Bin Fodio


Prose (zube) Turmin Danya

Poetry (waka) Wakokin Hausa

Drama (wasan kwaikwayo) Abin Da Kamar Wuya


Prose(iduuazi) Chinedu Ofomata (2009). . Enugu: Format Publishing LTD.

Poetry (Abu) Nolue Emenanjo. . Onitisha: Evans Brothers.

Drama (Ejije) Odunke Artists (1981). . Ibadan: U.P.L.


Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka

Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.

Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta.

Unexpected Joy at Dawn by Alex Agyei Agyiri.

Wuthering Heights by Emile Bronte.


Akojopo Alo Ijapa Apa Kin-in-ni by Adeboye Babalola (University Press Plc,Ibadan)

Awon Oriki Orile Metadinlogbon by Adeboye Babalola (Learn African Plc, Lagos).

Moremi Ajasoro by Debo Awe (Elyon Publishers, Ilesa).

Oro Enu Akewi by Ayomide Akanji (Genius Books Publishers, Ibadan).

Nitori Owo by Akinwumi Isola (Sumob Publishers, Osogbo).

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