Festus Moses Onipede

Festus Moses Onipede
University of Lagos | Unilag · Department of English

Master of Arts

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Introduction
I am a young energetic researcher. I am currently working on 'Patterns of Meaning in Selected Odu Ifa Divination.' The research is concerned with the analysis of how meaning potentials are realised from the selected odù.
Additional affiliations
April 2020 - present
The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
Position
  • Lecturing
Description
  • I lecture students English courses.
Education
March 2014 - January 2016
University of Lagos
Field of study
  • English Language

Publications

Publications (20)
Conference Paper
This paper analysed some cartoons connected with Nigeria education with a view to identifying the way verbal and non-verbal meaning is communicated through them. Data for the study comprises nine cartoons which are related to Nigeria's education sector. The data collected were analysed from the purview of Kress and van Leeuwen's (2006) Social Semio...
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The study is concerned with the analysis of COVID-19 memes in Nigeria to uncovering the roles of metaphor in multimodal platforms such as COVID-19 Internet Memes, metaphors used in expression of emotions in COVID-19 Internet memes, and the ideological meanings construed by these metaphors, using insights from Lakoff & Johnson's (2003) conceptual me...
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Gender-based violence (hereafter GBV) is a social issue that increases in all layers of society during COVID-19 pandemic insurgency. The objective of this study is to reveal how social actors are represented in selected Nigerian newspapers reporting of GBV. Data for this study were retrieved from the printed copies of The Vanguard, The Punch, Daily...
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This research’s objectives were to examinethe obligatory and optional linguistic elements, the generic structure, and the pragmatic imports of the linguistic elements identified in Reverend EMF Oshoffa's sermons.Reverend Emmanuel Mobiyina Friday Oshoffa is selected out of many white garment Churches because of the large audience that listen to him...
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This research aimed to examine the obligatory and optional linguistic elements, the generic structure, and the pragmatic imports of the linguistic elements identified in Reverend EMF Oshoffa's sermons. Reverend Emmanuel Mobiyina Friday Oshoffa is selected out of many white garment Churches because of the large audience that listens to him as the Su...
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The title of my poem from the anthology is 'Loneliness Not a Barrier' p. 56
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This paper is concerned with multimodal stylistic analysis of Niyi Osundare’s Not My Business. Using Norgaard’s multimodal stylistic approach, this study analysed the roles visual semiotics plays in digital poetry; the multimodal strategies used by the poet to allow audience make meaning out of the poem, and the appropriateness of the multimodal re...
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Abstract Adopting Mother Tongue in Teaching TVET Students Speaking Skills Olufunke Damilola DEGBORO1& Festus Moses ONIPEDE2 Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) aims to enhance the job opportunities for skilled employees. Here, English language speaking skill is one of the requirements TVET graduates need to enhance their empl...
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This paper is concerned with the multimodal visual analysis of selected second language (l2) English textbooks written by Nigerian authors for the teaching of English phonemes in secondary schools. The paper compared the multimodal visual resources used by the various authors for the teaching of English phonemes, to know if they make use of simi...
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The anthology centres on COVID-19 pandemic.
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The study examined the semiotic analysis of selected Nigerian church logos. The study is concerned with the intended meaning the logos represent, the components of what the visual semiotic signs communicate and the design styles used by each designer of the church's logo. The study examined ten Nigerian church logos using the social semiotic approa...
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The paper examined how the women in post colonial Anglophone African writer, Bayo Adebowale's Lonely Days portrayed the female protagonist in the male-dominated society. The researcher extracted the female-protagonist speeches that show her androgynous prowess to be liberated from male phallocentrism in Africa at large. The study has used critical...
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Processes are seen as a language phenomenon involving the participant of various language elements realized by verbals, nominal groups or adverbials. How these elements occur in the processes depends on linguists' concepts of processes. The paper aims to consider Chafe's processes and Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar processes to see what sim...

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Projects (3)
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The aim of this study is to examine how the multimodal visual resources are used in the teaching of English Phonemes; whether the selected textbooks used the same semiotic resources, and to know whether the multimodal resources are accompanied with audio-visual mode.