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Farooq A. Kperogi
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A journalism professor, author, newspaper columnist, grammar buff, editor, and blogger
A journalism professor, author, newspaper columnist, grammar buff, editor, and blogger

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My "Politics of Grammar" column in today's Daily Trust on Sunday

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Orwellian Doublespeak About Buhari’s Health
By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi Doublespeak is intentional manipulation of language to conceal
uncomfortable truths or to cleverly tell outright lies. The term came to us
from George Orwell, although he didn’t use it himself. The term he...

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Freedom Radio Kaduna interviewed me on January 27, 2017 on Buhari's "anti-corruption fight." Enjoy.

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My "Politics of Grammar" column in today's Daily Trust on Sunday

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American Influences in Nigerian English
By
Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi The trouble with labeling anything American English these days is
that American English is now actually international English, which is
unrelentingly diluting even British English at an alarming rate. I on...

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My column today

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The Dangerous Criminalization of Fulani Ethnicity
By Farooq A. Kperogi,
Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi The Nigerian mass media—and the online echo chambers they
have spawned on social media and elsewhere—have normalized the pathologization
and criminalization of the Fulani ethnic identity through their popu...

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My column in today's Daily Trust

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Presidential Lying in Defense of Corrupt “Executhieves”
By Farooq A. Kperogi,
Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi People who have read my column for the last few weeks might
be led to suppose that I really do hate President Buhari, that I get kicks from
criticizing him, and that I have imposed on myself the task of br...

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My "Politics of Grammar" column in today's Daily Trust on Sunday
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