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Nigerian Pidgin English now Regarded a Foreign Language at the Oscars

In 2019, Nigeria’s first-ever entry for the international feature film Oscar category, “Lionheart”, the directorial debut movie of Genevieve Nnaji was struck out of the Oscars as it predominantly features English dialogue, (95-minute comedy mostly in English, with a short section in the Igbo language). The disqualification was based on the Academy rules stating that The post Nigerian Pidgin English now Regarded a Foreign Language at the Oscars appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the ...
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Added October 17, 2020
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