دور علماء المغرب العربي في تطوير الثقافتي العربية والإسلامية في شمال نيجيريا
Katibi Ibrahim Saheed (Ph.D)
Department of Arabic
THE ROLE OF WESTERN ARAB SCHOLARS IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF ARABIC AND ISLAMIC CULTURE IN NORTHERN NIGERIA
Kwara State College of Education Ilorin, Kwara State
The article aimed at studying the literary works written in Arabic by Arab scholars from the west. i.e Magrib region: Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia in collaboration with the scholars from the Northern part of Nigeria to promote both Arabic and Islamic culture in Nigeria. The study examine, analyse and expose the beauty, the aesthetic and the style in these literary works. The writers used historical and descriptive methods to examine their literary works.From the findings, the article concludes that their literary works have been found to be very instrumental in advancing the creative arts in Arabic, the art of translation, techniques of teaching Arabic language, calligraphy in Arabic, e.t.c among the Nigerian writers. The writer recommends that Nigeria government needs to make Arabic language an official language, while the major stakeholders need to give incentives to the learners.
Keywords: دور علماء المغرب العربي في الثقافتي العربية والإسلامية في شمال نيجيريا .