[BIOGRAPHY] DR. OMOLEWU, Olatubosun Christopher

 


NAME:   OMOLEWU, Olatubosun Christopher
EMAIL:   omolewuolatubosun@gmail.com
omolewu@yahoo.com


SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Oluwole Primary School, Akoka, Lagos 1985 - 1990
St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka, Lagos 1990 - 1996
University of Ilorin, Ilorin 2004 - 2007
University of Ilorin, Ilorin  2011- 2013


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Date Awarding Institutions
M.A. (Yoruba Language) 2013 University of Ilorin

B.A. (Hons) First Class in Yoruba 2007 University of Ilorin
                     
Nigeria Certificate in Education 2001 
 Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta.

SSCE (O/Level) 2003 NECO

WASCE (O/Level) 1996 WAEC

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION AND DIPLOMAS
Certificate in Data Processing and Management Information System.
Computer Services and Information Technology Directorate, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. 2009

Nigeria Certificate in Education.
Federal College of Education, Osiele Abeokuta, 2001

SCHOLARSHIP AND PRIZES
Best Overall Performance Student Prize, Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, 2006/2007 session.

Best performed student prize. Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, 2006/2007 session.


HONOURS, DISTINCTIONS, AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED/PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

(a) Honours and Distinction

   (1)   Certificate of commendation by the Federal College of Education 
      Okene, Kogi State   -   2009.

  (b) Membership of Learned/Professional Societies

(1) 2015 –Date Yorùbá Creative Writers Association of Nigeria.
(2) 2010 – Date Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN)
(3) 2002 – Date Association of Teachers of the Yorùbá Language and 
Culture of Nigeria.  
(4) 2002 – Date Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria (YSAN)

PUBLICATIONS:

(1) Omolewu, O.C. (2020): Fífi Gírámà-Olófin Ìyídà Ṣe Àtúnyẹ̀wò Àwọn Fọ́nrán Ìhun Inú Gbólóhùn Gírámà Yorùbá. ALÓRE: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 29, 100-129, 43-71, Published by Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. 



(2) Omolewu, O.C. (2017): A Morphosyntactic Analysis of Yorùbá Names: An X-Bar theory Approach. CENTERPOINT JOURNAL (Humanities Edition): A Journal of Intellectual, Scientific and Cultural Interest. Vol. 20, 1-26, Published by the University of Ilorin Library and Publications Committee, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Available online at http://www.unilorin.edu.ng/ejournals/index.php/cp


            
(3) Omolewu, O.C. (2017): Wh-Movement Constructions in Ẹ̀gbá Dialect of Yorùbá. ALÓRE: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 26, 100-129, Published by Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. 



(4) Omolewu, O.C. (2014): A Survey of Some Phonological Features of Ìbàràpá  Dialect of Yorùbá. IJLLC: Ilorin Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture. Vol. 4, 58-83, Published by Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. 



(5) Omolewu, O.C. (2013): Àfiwé Atọ́ka ‘kò’, ‘kọ́’ àti ‘kì í’ nínú Ìhun Ìyísódì Yorùbá Àjùmọ̀lò àti ti Ẹ̀ka-èdè Ẹ̀gbá. IJLLC: Ilorin Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture. Vol. 3, 132-156, Published by Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.



(6) Omolewu, O.C.  (2016):  Dídá Àbá Ìwádìí. Ọgbọ́n Ìṣèwádìí Nínú Ìmọ̀ Ẹ̀dá-
Èdè, Lítíréṣọ̀ àti Àṣà Yorùbá, Published by Department of Linguistics and 
Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, pp. 35-61.



(7) Adeosun, H.O. & Omolewu, O.C. (2016): Ọ̀nà Ìṣàkójọ, Ìtúpalẹ̀, àti Àgbékalẹ̀ 
Èròjà Àmúkalẹ̀ Fáyẹ̀wò Nínú Iṣẹ́ Ìwádìí. Ọgbọ́n Ìṣèwádìí Nínú Ìmọ̀ Ẹ̀dá-Èdé, Lítíréṣọ̀ àti Àṣà Yorùbá, Published by Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, pp. 148-173.




(8) Omolewu, O.C. (2014): Focus Constructions and Negation of Focused 
Constituents in Ẹ̀gbá Dialect. Bringing Our Cultures Home: FESTSCHRIFT FOR BADE AJAYI AT 70, Published by Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, pp. 312-334.



(9) Omolewu, O.C. (2014): Àlàyé Lórí Àwọn Kókó inú Tíọ́rì Gírámà. Bringing 
Our Cultures Home: FESTSCHRIFT FOR BADE AJAYI AT 70, Published by Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, pp. 281-298.



(10) Omolewu, O.C. (2021): The Syntax of Focus and Relative Clause Constructions in Yorùbá Proverbs. Nasara Journal of Humanities. Published by Faculty of Arts, Nasarawa State University, Keffi. Vol. 10, No.1, 146-157.


(11) Omolewu, O.C. (2019): Òfin Ìhun Gbólóhùn àti Àpólà Gbólóhùn. Láàńgbàsà: Jọ́nà iṣẹ́ Akadá ní Èdè Yorùbá. Published by Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies, University of Lagos, No. 21, 90-180. 


(12) Omolewu, O.C. (2019): Ọládẹ̀jọ Òkédìjí Pẹ̀yìndà. Nínú Dúró Adélékè, S.M Ráji àti Bámijí Òjó (Eds.) Ọládẹ̀jọ Òkédìjí: Ewì Ìrántí. Ẹgbẹ́ Òǹkọ̀wé Yorùbá (Yorùbá Writers Association), Department of Linguistics and African Languages, University of Ìbàdàn, Ìbàdàn. Pp. 81-87. 


(13) Omolewu, O.C. (2018): Ipa Òfin Ìyídà Nínú Orúkọ Yorùbá: Àlàyé Ní Ìlànà Tíọ́rì Onípele. Obitun: Journal of the Humanities. Published by Faculty of Arts, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. Vol. 9, 197-209. 


(14) Friday-Otun, J.O. & Omolewu, O.C. (2017): Commiserating through Proverbs among the Yorùbá: A Pragmatic Analysis. YORÙBÁ: Journal of Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria. Vol. 8 (3): 51-78, Published by Ẹgbẹ́ Onímọ̀-Èdè Yorùbá, Department of Linguistics and African Languages, University of Ibadan.



(15) Omolewu, O.C. (2015): Àfihàn Èrò Dúró Adélékè Lórí Ìṣẹ̀lẹ̀ Àwùjọ Nàìjíríà Nínú Ìwé Ewì Aṣọ Ìgbà. YORÙBÁ GBÒDE: Jọ́nà Ẹgbẹ́ Akọ́mọlédè àti Àsà Yorùbá, Nàìjíríà. Vol. 5 (5): 91-108, Published by the Association of the Teachers of Yorùbá Language and Culture of Nigeria, Department of Linguistics and Languages, Adékúnlé Ajásin University, Àkùngbá Àkókó.



(16) Omolewu, O.C. (2012): Ìṣesí Atọ́ka ‘Má’ Nínú Yorùbá Àjùmọ̀lò àti Ẹ̀ka-
èdè Ẹ̀gbá. Láàńgbàsà: Jọ́nà iṣẹ́ Akadá ní Èdè Yorùbá. No. 16, 1-17, Published by Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies, University of Lagos.



(17) Omolewu, O.C. (2012): Ìhà tí Lítíréṣọ̀ Yorùbá kọ sí Ìṣèjọba àti Ìdàgbàsókè Ilẹ̀ Nàìjíríà: Ẹ̀rí Láti Inú Ààrẹ-ọ̀nà Kakanfò, Ọ̀gá Nìyá Mi àti Kò Sáyè Láàfin. YORÙBÁ: Journal of Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria. Vol. 7 (1): 79-103, Published by Ẹgbẹ́ Onímọ̀-Èdè Yorùbá, Department of Linguistics and African Languages, University of Ibadan.



(18) Omolewu, O.C. (2012): Lámèyítọ́ Eré Fíìmù Ajẹmọ́ Rògbòdìyàn: J’ógun Ó
Mí Láti Ọwọ́ Àníkẹ́ Bọ́lá Obot Gẹ́gẹ́ Bí Àpẹẹrẹ. YORÙBÁ GBÒDE: Jọ́nà Ẹgbẹ́ Akọ́mọlédè àti Àsà Yorùbá, Nàìjíríà. Vol. 5 (2): 88-98, Published by the Association of the Teachers of Yorùbá Language and Culture of Nigeria, Department of Linguistics and Languages, Adékúnlé Ajásin University, Àkùngbá Àkókó



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(19) Omolewu, O.C. (2001): Yorùbá Religion: Dead or Alive? In Language Use and Preservation: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Abel Gbenga Fakuade Published by Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. In collaboration with Department of English and Literary Studies, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti and Department of Information Technology, Modibbo Adama University, Yola. pp 330-340.



(20) Friday-Otun, J.O. & Omolewu, O.C. (2017): Analysis of Collocative Words in Yorùbá Language Usage. Yorùbá Studies in a challenging word: A Festschrift in Honour of Olúgbóyèga Àlàbá, Published by Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies, University of Lagos, pp 421-441.



(21) Omolewu, O.C. (2017): Olúgbóyèga Àlàbá, Onímọ̀ Ìjìnlẹ̀ èrò Nípa Ilé-ayé: Ẹ̀rí láti inú Onírúurú Àròfọ̀ àti Àṣàyàn Àròfọ̀. Yorùbá Studies in a challenging word: A Festschrift in Honour of Olúgbóyèga Àlàbá, Published by Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies, University of Lagos, pp 736-758.



(22) Omolewu, O.C. (2016): Àṣà Ìbílẹ̀ Yorùbá Nínú Àwọn Ìtàn-Àròsọ Fágúnwà: Ẹ̀kọ́ Fún Orílẹ̀-Èdè Nàìjíríà. Òtun Ìmọ̀ Nínú Ìtàn-Àròsọ D.O. Fágúnwà (New Findings in the Novels of D. O. Fágúnwà), Published by Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria. Department of Linguistics and African Languages, University of Ibadan, pp. 218-234.



 (23) Friday-Otun, J.O. & Omolewu, O.C. (2016): Collocative Syntagms in the Yorùbá Language Usage. Language Discourse & Society. Vol. 4, 2(8); 94-118, Published by the Language & Society, Research Committee 25 of the International Sociological Association, University Campus Suffolk, United Kingdom. Available online at http://www.language-and-society.org/journal



(24) Sanusi, I.O. & Omolewu, O.C. (2016): Comparative and Analysis of Negative Constructions in Standard Yoruba and Egba Dialect. Drumspeak: International Journal of Research in the Humanities¸NEW SERIES (online), Vol. 5 No2, pp. 101-128, Published by Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. https://journal.ucc.edu.gh/index.php/drum speak/article/view/236



(25) Omolewu, O.C. (2021): African Wisdom In Proverbs: The Yorùbá Example.
Being and Becoming African as a Permanent Work in Progress: Inspiration From Chinua Achebe’s Proverbs. Cameroon: Langaa Research & Publishing Common Initiative Group, pp. 209-232. Publisher’s web address, www.langaa-rpcig.net



(26) Omolewu, O.C. (2017): Taboo. Culture and Customs of the Yorùbá. Austin: Pan-African University Press. USA, pp. 445-454. Publisher’s web address, www.panafricanuniversitypress.com



 (27) Omolewu, O. C. (2020): Àwọn Àròfọ̀ Ọmọ Ṣàbi Apá Kìíní. Ìbàdàn: Joytal Press and Publications, pp 1-120.



(28) Omolewu, O. C. (2020): Àwọn Àròfọ̀ Ọmọ Ṣàbi Apá Kejì. Ìbàdàn: Joytal Press and Publications, pp 1-134.



(29) Omolewu, O. C. (2013): Talẹ́ Ló Jù. Ìbàdàn: Clemeve Media Konsult, pp. 1-73.


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