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2022 - present

PhD Researcher

Institute of Linguistics, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Tentative thesis topic: "Association with focus in Kasem, Kusaal and Yoruba"

Supervisors: Prof. Katharina Hartmann & Prof. Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine

2019 - 2021

MA. in Linguistics

Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Final grade: 1.0

Thesis topic: "Focus realization in Ikale and Akure: A microvariation approach" (Grade: 1.0 (Distinction))

Supervisors: Prof. Katharina Hartmann & Dr. Johannes Mursell

2013 - 2017

BA. in Linguistics

University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Project topic: "Aspects of Eggon Morphosyntax"

(Grade: A (Distinction))

Supervisor: Dr. Charles Ikechukwu Nnaji

Summer Schools

  • 15-28/07/2023: The 5th Crete Summer School of Linguistics (CreteLing 2023), Crete, Greece

  • 18-30/07/2022: African Linguistics School 6 (ALS6), Porto Novo, Benin Republic

  • 26/07 - 06/08/2021: 27th Central European Summer School in Generative Grammar (EGG)


  • 10/2019 - 01/2022:   Goethe Goes Global (GGG) Scholarship for Master Degree Programs at Goethe University, Frankfurt

Skills & Expertise

  • LaTeX

  • Microsoft



  • Yoruba (native)

  • English (fluent)

  • Hausa (fluent)

  • German (very basic)

  • Kusaal (fieldwork)

  • Kasem (fieldwork)

  • You can find the complete CV here (updated March, 2024)

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