Dr S.A Shittu

Dr. Sulayman Adeniran Shittu


Dip. Arabic Education (Zaria), B.A., M.A., Ph.D (Ilorin)

Senior Lecturer, Acting Head of Department (2009 till date)

Area of Specialisation:

Arabic Language (Rhetoric, Grammar, Translation and Qur’anic Studies)

Office: Room 126, Upper Floor, Faculty of Arts Annex, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Telephone: +234(0)8023518078, +234(0)8057062529

E-Mail: sulaymanshittu@yahoo.co.uk

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Current Research Projects:

1)           Beyond Theology and Ideology: The Search of the Qur’an on Yoruba Proverbs

2)           Semantic Interpretations of the Qur’an on Politics: Nigeria as a Case Study

3)           A Translation of Awdahul-Burhan of Sayyid Ali-Cisse of Senegal 

4)           Translation and Appraisal on Al-Bayan wa-Tabyyin an Tijaniyyah wa Tijaniyyin of Shaykh Ibrahim of Senegal 

5)           A Rhetorical Study of Simile in the Qur’an Translated into Yoruba

6)           West African Arabic Travelogue: A Content Analysis of Shaykh Ibrahim’s Mujmu’u Rihlat

Publications:

1)                 Shittu, S.A. (2009) “I adatu-l-Nazar fi Tadrisi-l-Lughatil-Arabiyyah fi Nayjiriya i-l-Mustawayat al-Dirasiyyah al-Mukhtalifah. Conference Proceeding, Al-Asmariyyah Islamic University, Zaliten, Libya 

2)                 Shittu, S.A. (2009) “Panegyrist in the Eyes of Satirists: al-Mutanabi Poems on Kafur as a Case Study”, University of Maiduguri 

3)                 Shittu, S.A. (2008) “A Study of Contents and Styles of Shaykh Ibrahim Al-Kawlakhi’s Nurul-Basar Fi Madi Sayyidil-Bashar JOAS: Journal of Oriental and African Studies Athens, Greece, Vol. 17, pp. 132-143

4)                 Shittu, S.A. (2008) “Prejudices and Stereotypes affecting Muslim Women in Nigeria 

5)                  Shittu, S.A. (2008) “Patriotism in Pre-Islamic Literature: A Critical Study of ‘Amr b. Kulthum’s Works” AL-LAWH Journal of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Maiduguri, Vol. pp.  

6)                 Shittu, S.A. (2007) “Gender Disparity in Arabic Education in the 21st Century in Nigeria: Problems and Solutions” JARS: Journal of Arabic and Religions, University of Ilorin, pp.

7)                 Shittu, S.A. (2006) “Rules of Metric Alternations and Addition in Arabic Prosody” in An Encyclopedia of Arts, (Lagos, Faculty of Arts, Lagos State University), Vol. 2, Section 1, pp. 1-5

8)                 Shittu, S.A. (2006) “The Quranic Exploration on the Lessons o Fasting for Nation Building”: Z.I. Oseni (Ed0 Florescence of Arabic and Islamic Studies in Nigeria. (Festschrift in Honour of Prof. W.O.A. Nasiru, (Ibadan, Heinemann Books Ltd.) Chapter 15, pp. 133-139

9)                 Shittu, S.A. (2006) “The Qur’anic Contributions to the Growth of Yoruba Semantics, Al-Fikr; Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Ibadan, University of Ibadan, No. 19, pp. 145-154

10)             Shittu, S.A. (2006) The Influence of Muslim Organisations on the Life of Muslims and Islam in Nigeria, National Politics Journal of Contemporary Issues in Religions, Arts and Social Studies, (The Nigerian Association of Religious Studies) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 26-36

11)             Shittu, S.A. (2006) Translation and Appraisal of Themes and Styles of Manzumat al-Rijal of ‘Ali bn Husayn Zaynul-‘Abidin JOAS: Journal of Oriental and African Studies Athens, Greece, Vol. 15, pp. 21-36

12)             Shittu, S.A. (2006) “Principles and Practice of Translation in Arabic” in An Encyclopedia of Arts, (Lagos, Faculty of Arts, Lagos State University), Vol. 2, Section 1, pp. 39-46

13)             Shittu, S.A. (2006) “The Qur’anic Sustainable Remedy to the Global Food Crisis; Nigeria as a Case Study”

14)             Shittu, S.A. (2006) “Methods of Stimulating Interest of Tertiary Institution students in Arabic Prosody”

15)              Shittu, S.A. (2006) Quranic Phraseologies on Mode of Dressings: A “Terror” to Students of Nigeria’s Tertiary Institutions 

16)             Shittu, S.A. (2003) “Muslim Scripture and the use of Honey for Health Care and Metaphysical Purposes in Dopamu, P. Ade et. al (ed): African Culture, Modern Science and Religious Thought. (Ilorin African Centre for Religions and Sciences) pp. 508-517

17)             Shittu, S.A. (2002) “Socio-Economic Effects of Purdah among the selected Islamic Movements in the South-West of Nigeria” in R.A. Raji (ed) Perspectives in Religious Studies, (Ilorin, Unilorin Press) Vol. 2, pp. 127-138

18)             Shittu, S.A. (2002) “Militant Youth Organisations in Nigeria and Political Consciousness: An Islamic Standpoint” in R.A. Raji (ed) Perspectives in Religious Studies, (Ilorin, Unilorin Press) Vol. 2, pp. 92-102

19)             Shittu, S.A. (1997) al-Masakalah fi-l-Qur’an al-Karim Dirasah Tahliliyah accepted for publication in DEGEL; Journal of Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, Sokoto, Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, 10 March, 2005 

20)             Shittu, S.A. (1995) “Abu-lAtahiyyah Ashharu Shuarail-zuhd fil-Asr al-Abbasi, Al-Fikr; Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Ibadan, University of Ibadan, No. 16, pp. 83-97

21)             Shittu, S.A. (1994) Dirasah Tahliliyyah li-t-Qasidatil Hamziyyah lil-Busayr, Al-Fikr; Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Ibadan, University of Ibadan, No. 15, pp. 55-74

 

Books:

1)            Shittu, S.A. (2008) “Translation of al-Kaduniyyah of Shaykh Muhammad Nathir bn Shaykh Ibrahim Nyass al-Kawlakhi, 98 pp.

2)            Shittu, S.A. (2008) “An English Translation of Kitāb Tabsiratul-Anām FÄ« Annal-‘Ilma Huwal-Imām”, 105 pp.

3)           Shittu, S.A. (2007) An English Translation of “An Introduction to the Law of Inheritance” written by Al-Sayyid ‘Ali bn AbÄ« Bakr Al-Muthannā bn Alhāj Abdullahi Nyāss Al-Kawlakhi Al-TijanÄ«; May Allah Be Pleased With Them AmÄ«n, 44 pp.