Language of the Day for 20 April 2013

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Igbo [ibo]

A language of
Nigeria
Population
18,000,000 (Wiesenfeld 1999).
Status
2 (Provincial). De facto provincial language in southeastern region.Main LWC of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo states.
Language Use
Used for government notices. Used as L2 by Ikwere [ikw], Obolo [ann], Ogbah [ogc].
Language Development
New media. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1906–2006.