JAMB Introduces New Literature Texts For Language Subjects And Literature in English

JAMB: 2022 UTME, DE registration commences February 12


The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has changed the literature texts in four (4) language subjects and Literature-in- English. The four language subjects are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and Arabic.

These changes would take effect from the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

For purposes of emphasis, the newly- introduced texts are in the table below:



– The Nigerian Arabic Poems ; a case study between the old and the new, by Abdulwahab Dan Ladi Shith
-Diwaanur Riyardh : A collection of Arabic Poems , by Dr. Isah Alabi Abubakar
-The Prospect Of Arabic Language in Nigeria, by Murtadh Badamasi
-A Selection of Pulpit Councelling, by Adam Abdullahi Al-Ilory
-Why The Anger On Us. A literature text , by Muhammad Salisu Mai Ango
-The perfection/Adornment of Pages ; A book of poems, by Abdullahi Bin Fodio



-Prose (zube) Turmin Danya
-Poetry (waka) Wakokin Hausa
-Drama (wasan kwaikwayo) Abin Da Kamar Wuya



-Prose(iduuazi) Chinedu Ofomata (2009). . Enugu: Format Publishing LTD.
-Poetry (Abu) Nolue Emenanjo. . Onitisha: Evans Brothers.
-Drama (Ejije) Odunke Artists (1981). . Ibadan: U.P.L.



-Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.

– Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka
-Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta.
-Unexpected Joy at Dawn by Alex Agyei Agyiri.
-Wuthering Heights by Emile Bronte.



-Akojopo Alo Ijapa Apa Kin-in-ni by Adeboye Babalola (University Press Plc,Ibadan)
-Awon Oriki Orile Metadinlogbon by Adeboye Babalola (Learn African Plc, Lagos).
-Moremi Ajasoro by Debo Awe (Elyon Publishers, Ilesa).
-Oro Enu Akewi by Ayomide Akanji (Genius Books Publishers, Ibadan).
-Nitori Owo by Akinwumi Isola (Sumob Publishers, Osogbo).

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