JAMB introduces new texts for Language Subjects

JAMB introduces new texts for language subjects and Literature-in-English

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has changed the literary 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 highlighted below;


The Nigerian Arabic Poems; a case study between the old and the new, by Abdulwahab Dan Ladi Shith

Diwaanur Riyadh: A collection of Arabic Poems, by Dr. Isah Alabi Abubakar

The Prospect Of Arabic Language in Nigeria, by Murtagh Badamasi

A Selection of Pulpit Counseling, by Adam Abdullahi Al-Ivory

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.


  • Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka
  • Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.
  • 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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