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Oladejo Tolulope Odunayo Dr., Department of Languages

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

English Language(Syntax)


Dr. (Mrs) Oladejo Tolulope Odunayo (B.A., MA, English Language, University of Ilorin, Ph.D. English Language (Syntax), University of Lagos) teaches at the College of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences, Department of Languages, Mountain Top University, Ogun State. Dr Oladejo’s research interests are Systemic Functional Grammar, Pragmatics, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics and Stylistics.

Academic Credentials

B.A(HONS) English Language 2004; M.A English Language(2010); PhD in Syntax(2018)

Professional Association

Member of Nigerian Pragmatics Association Member of English Scholars Association of Nigeria


1 Oladejo,T.O.(2022). ‘A Critical Discourse Analysis of Wole Soyinka ‘Telephone Conversation’ A Journal of the Network For Utilitarian Studies Faculty of Humanities, Reedemer’s University , Ede. Vol.2 (2). pp. 111-122
2 Oladejo,T.O.(2021). ‘Reading Culture, Intellectual Development and the Knowledge Sector: A Case Study of Selected Students of Mountain Top University . UTUENIKANG, Ibom Journal of Language and Literary Review. Vol.1. pp. 183-190
3 Oladejo,T.O.(2021). ‘A Semiotic Analysis of Obituary Announcements in the Guardian and the Nigerian Tribune Newspapers. The NOUN Journal of Arts and Humanities.Vol.1(1). pp. 169-178
4 Oladejo,T.O.(2021). ‘The Pragmatics of Online Medical Advertisement’ Dutsinma Journal of English and Literature(DUJEL), Federal University of Dutsinma, Nigeria. Vol.4(2). pp. 56-75
5 Oladejo,T.O.(2021). ‘’ An Interpersonal Metafunction Analysis of Obituary Announcements in Nigerian Newspapers’ Functional Approaches to Language and Literary Studies: Essays in Honour of Segun Awonusi. Obafemi Awolowo University Press, Nigeria. pp.153-167
6 Oladejo, T.O. (2021). ‘A Speech Act Analysis of Dr. D.K. Olukoya’s Selected Sermons’ Language and Literary Studies in Society: A Festschrift for Prof., Eno Grace Nta. Lagos: University of Lagos Press. pp. 297-308
7 Oladejo, T.O. (2020). ‘English Language Communication in Entrepreneurship as a tool for Economic Sustainability During Covid-19’ MTU Journal of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development. Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and General Studies (CEDGS), Mountain Top University, Ibafo, Ogun State, Nigeria. Vol.2 No.2. pp.111-120 ISSN:2714- 3163
8 Oladejo, T.O. (2019). ‘A Systemic Functional Linguistics Ideational Analysis of Obituary Announcements in Nigerian Newspapers’ Lagos Education Review, A Journal of Studies in Education, The Faculty of Education, University of Lagos, Akoka- Lagos, Nigeria. Vol. 18 No.1.pp.77-102 ISSN 0331-9237
9 Oladejo, T.O. (2018). ‘Generic Structure Potential of Obituary Announcements in Nigerian Newspapers’. In Adetoro,R.A., et.al.(Ed.). Issues in Humanism and Nigerian Education. School of Arts and Social Sciences, Federal College of Education, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
10 Oladejo, T.O. (2016). ‘A Study of Obituary and In-Memoriam Announcements in Nigerian Newspapers from an Appraisal Theory Perspective’ Contemporary Humanities Journal, A Publication of Babcock University School of Education and Humanities, Babcock Universities, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State. Vol. 9 pp. 90-105. ISSN:2006-6511
11 Oladejo, T.O. (2016). ‘’ An Overview of Stylistics in English Language’’ Oyo Journal of Languages and Literature. Journal of School of Languages, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo. 5(1)pp.377-397
12 8. Oladejo, T.O. (2015). ‘’ Metaphorical Expressions in Nigerian English’’. A Journal Publication of JOLASESS( A Multi-Disciplinary Research Journal), Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State. 1 (1)pp.198-209. ISSN:2536-6963
13 7. Oladejo, T.O. (2014). ‘’Language Education: A Means to Sustainable Development in Nigeria’’. In Oye Taiwo and Abiodun Olayiwola (Eds.). Globalizing the Local: African Languages and Cultures at the Border of Technology-A Festschrift in Honour of Diipo Gbenro, et.al. Ibadan: Crown Goldmine Communications Ltd.pp.72-79
14 6. Adelakun,T.O & Oladejo,T.O.(2013). “Practical Listening Skills,” In O.A. Adekoya,(Ed.), A Compendium of English Language and Literary Studies. Series 2 No.1.pp. 37-47. Lagos:Wealthsmith Global Services Ltd.
15 5. Olowonmi, A. and Oyewole,T.O. (2011). “Literature Methods”. In Adekoya, A.O. (Ed.) Compendium of English Language and Literary Studies. Lagos:Wealthsmith Global Services Ltd. Series 1 No.1 pp.21-39
16 4. Oyewole, T.O and Olowonmi, A. (2011). ‘’Gender Ideology and Transformative Education: Re- thinking Women Empowerment in Post-Colonial Nigeria.’’ New Trends in Linguistics and Literary Studies. Journal of School of Languages,EACOED,Oyo. Lagos:Wealthsmith Global Services Ltd 1(1) pp.138-153
17 3. Oyewole, T.O and Oladokun, K.C. (2010). “Women and Crime: An Analysis of Yeye Oge- A Yoruba Crime Home-Video”. In Akorede,Y.O.O. and Asiyanbola, A.A.(Eds.) The Feminist Womanists Dialectics: A Critical Source Book- A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Mrs. Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo. Published at Ajayi Crowther University, Editions Sonou D’Afrique(ESF), 01 BP 3950, Republic of Benin. Lyette Books pp. 268-280
18 2. Oladokun, K.C and Oyewole, T.O (2010). “Gender Inequalities in Nigerian Politics”: In Akorede,Y.O.O. and Asiyanbola, A.A.(Eds.) Gender Theories and Polemics: A Critical Source Book- A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Mrs. Ebun Kolawole. Published at Ajayi Crowther University, Editions Sonou D’Afrique(ESF), 01 BP 3950, Port-Novo, Republic of Benin.Lyette Books pp.248-256
19 1. Oyewole, T.O. (2010). ‘’The Use of Mother Tongue as a Medium of Instruction in Schools in the Current Global Economic Realities. ‘’ Journal of the School of Languages, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. 5(5) pp.619-631