JOLAN is a professional, double blind peer-reviewed international journal published by the Linguistic Association of Nigeria. The journal provides a platform for serious, well-researched and original papers or research reports in any area of linguistics, language, literature, culture, information science, communication studies and other related fields. 

We accept manuscripts written in English, French and any Nigerian language. Papers written in languages apart from English must have another abstract and keywords written in English. Authors are always welcome to submit their manuscripts for publication consideration. As a multi-disciplinary journal, JOLAN accepts papers which adopt either the LSA, MLA or APA style sheet, provided the author is consistent.

JOLAN receives manuscripts all year round through Manuscripts submitted for publication consideration should have the following: appropriate abstract with relevant keywords (minimum of 3 and maximum of 6), methodology i.e. how the work is done; the problem i.e. the gap identified which the study seeks to fill; the aims/objectives and specific contribution(s) to knowledge. All the materials cited in the body of the work should appear in the list of References.

Manuscripts for publication, book reviews, and all correspondence on editorial matters should be sent electronically to:

Oye Taiwo
The Editor: JOLAN
Department of Linguistics and African Languages,
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Published: 2022-05-15

Verbs of Avowing in Izón

Kekai Celestina Predia


Nominalization in Nkami

Rogers Krobea Asante


Tense and Aspect Markings in Use̩n

Ameze Franca OGBEIFUN, Esohe Mercy OMOREGBE


The Tense System of Ìyàgbà

Sunday Adéjùbẹ́e, Oyè Taiwo


Amshi A Cikin Amshi: Wani Salon Amshi A Wasu Waqoqin Zamani

Muhammad Abdul-Qadeer, Ibrahim Lamido


Linguistic Framing in the Reportage of Obasanjo’s Letter to President Buhari

Ayantayo, Joshua Sunday, Ogunsola, Bukunmi Adetayo