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A rural road in Eastern Nigeria

Introduction to Nigerian English

Nigeria, a country in West Africa, is the most populous Black country in the world, with an estimated population of nearly 220 million people. A former British colony until 1960,…

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Ignoto

Release notes: IGN-

A verdict of ignoramus The word ignoramus is today most familiar to us as a way to describe a stupid or ignorant person; however, the word has its origins in…

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