Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)

Staff Profile

Assistant Lecturer, Nigerian Languages (Hausa Language), Faculty of Arts

Mr. Ali Usman Umar

Research Interest


Mr. Ali Usman UMAR holds a Master of Arts in Linguistics (2017) and Bachelor of Arts in Hausa (2009) both at BUK and has bagged PGDE (2017) at FCEK in affiliation with UNIMAID. Being an Information Offer I, Mr Umar worked at Kano State Radio Corporation as a translator, a newscaster, and a reporter for almost 7years. In July 2019 he had started working with Federal University of Lafia as an Assistant Lecturer. He has published books and contributed many articles to peer-reviewed journals. His areas of interest include language and linguistics, translation, rhetoric, poetry and drama. His is a member of the LAN, NITI, NUJ and HSA.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals