Frequently Asked Questions

Getting to NINLAN

  1. Where is NINLAN located?
  2. What is the NINLAN's official email address and telephone number?

Studying At NINLAN

  1. I would like to study at NINLAN. What courses are available?
  2. What qualifications can I get at NINLAN?

Facts

  1. When was NINLAN founded?

Where is NINLAN located?

NINLAN is located at Akpaa, Ovom Community, along Opobo Azumini Road, Ogbor Hill Aba, off waterside. It has a mini campus, the city campus, located at No 53, New Umuahia Road, off waterside, Ogbor Hill Aba, on which its consultancy offices as well as nursery, primary and secondary schools are located.

What is the NINLAN's address and telephone number?

National Institute for Nigerian Languages, P.M.B. 7078, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
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I would like to study at NINLAN. What courses are available?

Diploma in Nigerian Languages (Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba etc.) 24 months,
Diploma in Education & Nigerian Languages 24 months,
Diploma in Linguistics 24 months,
Diploma in Translation & Nigerian Languages 24 months,
Diploma in Communication Studies 24 months,
Postgraduate Diploma in Translation and Nigerian Languages 18 months,
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 12 months,
Postgraduate Diploma Conversion Programme (PGDNL) 24 months,
Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies & Nigerian Languages 24 months

What Qualifications do I get from NINLAN?

NINLAN offers Diploma, PGDE qualifications. Modalities are currently being put in place for First Degree Programmes

When was NINLAN founded?

The National Institute for Nigerian Languages (NINLAN) Aba was set up by Decree 117 of 30th December 1993 (now CAP N50 laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004) as the apex institution for research, teaching, documentation, and coordination of studies in Nigerian languages. It is also an Inter-University Centre for Nigerian languages.

Infrastructure Developments

NINLAN is located at Akpaa, Ovom Community, along Opobo Azumini Road, Ogbor Hill Aba, off watersid... continue

NINLAN Press and Bookshop

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Strategic Vision Of The Executive Director

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