ABOUT ME

    Name: Abu-Ubaida Sani 

    Address: No. 16, Kangiwa Road, Runjin Sambo, Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria
    Phone: (+234) 08133529736
    Date of Birth: 1st June 1993
    Sex: Male
    Mail 1: abu-ubaidallah@fugusau.edu.ng 
    Mail 2: abuubaidasani5@gmail.com
    TIN: 22683136
    Website: https://www.abu-ubaida.com/ 
    Website (Academic): https://www.amsoshi.com/ 
    Skype: 919026a3c79393ff 
    Orcid ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6447-4334
    Proz: https://www.proz.com/translator/2563055 

    I obtained B.A. Ed. Hausa and M.A. Hausa Studies in 2017 and 2022 respectively from Usmanu Danfodiyo UniversitySokoto, Nigeria. I have a number of publications with different academic journals across the globe. Moreover, I have attended and participated in various academic conferences, both national and international. Currently, I am a lecturer with the Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University GusauZamfara. I also provide language services as well as outsource. I have worked on: memoQ, MateCat, Crowdin, Lokalize, Wordfast, SmartCAT, TMC, TMS, Transifex. 

    Services
    • Translation
    • Transcription
    • Proofreading
    • Interpretation
    • Transcreation
    • Editing
    • Subtitling
    • Linguistic Evaluation
    • Typesetting
    Languages
    • Hausa
    • Igbo
    • Yoruba
    • Pidgin
    • Kanuri
    • Fulah/Fulfulde              
                                   
    PUBLICATIONS

    BOOKS

    2022: Gobir, Y.A. & Sani, A-U. (2021). Wasannin Kwaikwayon Bahaushe. Amal Printing & Publishing Nigerian LTD. ISBN: 978-978-59094-0-1.

    2021: Sani, A-U. & Gobir, Y.A. (2021). Wasanni a Ƙasar Hausa. Kaduna: Amal Printing & Publishing Nigerian LTD. ISBN: 978-978-59094-1-8.

    2021: Gobir, Y.A. & Sani, A-U. (2021). Waƙoƙin Hausa Na Gargajiya. Kaduna: Amal Printing & Publishing Nigerian LTD. ISBN: 978-978-59094-0-01.

    2018Yakasai, S. A. & Sani, A-U. (2018). Diwanin Waƙoƙin Aminu Ladan Abubakar (ALA). Nigeria: Amal Printing Press. ISBN: 978-978-57624-9-0.

    2018Sani, A-U. & Yahaya, S. (2018). Females Educational Status and Marriage in Northern Nigeria: Gender and Marital Controversies. Mauritius: Lap LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-613-8-34245-8.

    2018: Sani, A-U & Usman, U. (2018). Attitudes of Students Towards Learning the Hausa Language (Interest, Pride, and Effect). Columbia. ISSN: 9781792696862.

    2018Sani, A-U. (ed) - Malam, H. (2018). Guidance and Counselling for Educational Achievements: Special Reference to Nigerian Secondary Schools. USA: Amazon, ISBN: 978-1980495260
                                   
    JOURNALS
               
    April, 2022: Bakura, A.R. & Sani, A-U. (2022). Ƙabilu a Tunanin Bahaushe: Duba Cikin Labaran Barkwanci. In Sarcouncil Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 1.1, pp 27-32. ISSN (Online): 2945-3658 DOI: https://zenodo.org/record/6418660. Accessible at: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.177/16g.514.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/SJHCS-6-27-32.pdf

    March, 2022: Bakura, A.R. & Sani, A-U. (2022). Kishi A Bakin Makaɗan Baka. In South Asian Research Journal of Arts, Language and Literature (SARJALL), Vol. 4, Issue 02, Pp 45-57. ISSN 2664-8067 (Print) & ISSN 2706-5782 (Online). DOI: 10.36346/sarjall.2022.v04i02.002. Accessible at: https://sarpublication.com/media/articles/SARJALL_42_45-57_mEGij40.pdf.  

    November, 2021: Sani, A-U. & Kaura, H. L. (2021). Daga sassabe zuwa lauma: Tsokaci game da tasirin zamani a a abincin Hausawa. In Mukhtar, I. Et al (eds) Ɗanyamusa Journal of Curent Research in Hausa Studies, Vol 1, No 1; Pp, 284-295. ISSN: 2814-2306.

    September, 2021: Sani, A-U. (2021). Fasihahhiya: Gudummuwar Farfesa Ibrahim Ahmad Mukoshy a Fagen Kimiyyar Harshe. In Yakasai. S.A. et al (eds), A Great Scholar And Linguists: A Festchrift in Honour of Professor Ibrahim Ahmad Mukoshy, Pp, 537-543. Kaduna: Amal. ISBN 978-978-59094-3-2.

    August, 2020: Gobir, Y.A. & Sani, A-B. (2020). Yaƙin Zaune: Finafinai a Matsayin Makaman Yaƙar Tunanin Al’umma (Ƙalubale Ga Hausawa). In Obiamalu, G.O. et al (eds) Journal of Linguistics, Language and Culture, Vol. 7, No. 1. Pp 201-230. ISSN: 24085421.

    Sept., 2020: Sani, A-U. & Jaja, M. B. (2020). Siddabarun Zamani: Daga Kimiyya da Fasaha Zuwa Dabarbarun Daburta Tunanin Bami. In Al-Nebras International Journal 4th Edition, Vol. 2. Pp 28-41. ISSN Online: 2705-1501 ISSN: Print: 9876-5432.

    March, 2020: Sani, A-U. & Abdullahi, Z. (2020). The interest of Hausa language students in Usmanu Danfodiyo University towards the course. In International Journal of Humanities and Education Research, Volume 2; Issue 1; 2020; Page No. 06-09. Online ISSN: 2664-9802; Print ISSN: 2664-9799. Available online at: http://www.humanitiesjournal.net/article/view/14/2-1-13. 

    December, 2019: Gobir, Y. A. & Sani, A-U. (2019). Witchcraft in the Light of Hausa Culture and Religion. In Academic Journal of Current Research. Vol.6, No.12; Pp., 23-30. ISSN (2343–403X); p–ISSN 3244–5621. Available at: http://cird.online/AJCR/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/CIRD-AJCR-19-12033-final.pdf.

    December, 2019: Sani, A-U., Buba, U. & Mohammad, I. (2019). Wanda Ya Tuna Bara...: Biɗa da Tanadi a Tsakanin Hausawa Matasa a Yau. In Global Academic Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol-1, Iss-2 pp-44-50. 44. ISSN: 2706-901X (Print), 2707- 2576 (Online). Available at: https://gajrc.com/media/articles/GAJHSS_12_44-50.pdf

    October, 2019: Sani A-U. & Jaja, M.B. (2019). Zamni Riga: Akalar Magungunan Gargajiya a Hannu Addini da Zamani. In The Nasarawa Journal of Humanities. Vol.7, Number 1&2,  Pp. 257-268. ISSN :1118-6887.

    October, 2019: Usman, B.B. & Sani, A-U. (2019). Gargaɗi ga Kyautata Zamantakewa: Faɗakarwa Daga Alƙalamin Isan Kware Ɗan Shehu. In East African Scholars Journal of Education, Humanities and Literature, Volume-2, Issue-10, Pp 621 - 632.  ISSN  2617-443X (Print) | ISSN  2617-7250 (Online). Available at: https://www.easpublisher.com/get-articles/950.

    September, 2019Gobir, Y.A. & Sani, A-U. (2019). Modern Slavery in the Hausa-folk: Traces from the Hausa Home Videos. In International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI), Volume VI, Issue IX, pp 14-19 ISSN 2321–2705. (Online) Available at: https://www.rsisinternational.org/journals/ijrsi/ digital-library/volume-6-issue-9/14-19.pdf

    August, 2019Sani, A-U. & Maikwari, H.U. (2019). Cuɗanyar Al’adu a Sabon Garin Kano: Wani Misali na “Mun zo Garinku Mun fi ku Rawa.” In EAS Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Volume-1, Issue-4. Pp 240-245. ISSN: 2663-0958 (Print) & ISSN: 2663-6743 (Online) Available at: https://www.easpublisher.com/get-articles/359.

    June, 2019Shehu, M. & Sani, A-U. (2019). Intra-Religious Conflicts within the Hausa Hausa-folk. In EAS Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Volume-1, Issue-3. Pp 145-150. ISSN: 2663-0958 (Print) & ISSN: 2663-6743 (Online) Available at: https://www.easpublisher.com/get-articles/344.

    2019Umar, M. M., Sani, A.-U., & Yahaya, S. (2019). Attitudes of Male Undergraduate Students towards Choosing the Female Under/Graduate Students as Marriage Partners within the Hausa-Folk. In Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 4(1), 1-8. Available at: http://www.journalajarr.com/index.php/AJARR/article/download/30102/56480/

    2018Sani, A-U. & Umar, H. A. (2018). Personality defines: The Hausas as addressed by speakers of different languages. In International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. Volume 5; Issue 12; Page No. 204-208ISSN: 2349-4182, Available at: http://www.allsubjectjournal.com/download/4108/5-12-73-657.pdf.

    2018Gobir, Y. A. & Sani, A-U. (2018). Hoton Waibuwar Hausawa a Cikin Waƙoƙin Mamman Shata. In Gusau, S.M. (ed). Studies in the Songs of Dr. Mamman Shata Katsina. Katsina: Umaru Musa ‘Yar’adua University. Pp.189-203, ISBN: 978-978-5588-2-4.

    2018Shehu, M. & Sani, A-U. (2018). Zamantakewar Hausawa Jiya da Yau. In Zulyadaini, B. et el (eds) Yobe Journal of Language, Literature and Culture (YOJOLLAC), Vol 6. Pp 274-284. ISSN 2449-0660.

    2018Sani, A-U. and Umar, M. M. (2018). Global Growing Impact of Hausa and the Need for its Documentation. In Contemporary Journal of Language and Literature, Vol. 1 No.1, Pp 16-34. Available at: http://sgpicanada.com/index.php/CJLL/issue/download/1/Abu-Ubaida%20Sani%20and%20Muhammad%20Mustapha%20Umar

    2018Idris, Y. & Sani, A-U. (2018). Future Situation of Northern Nigeria from Poetic Mirror: The Outstanding Prophesiers from Hausa Poets. In The International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Invention, Vol. 5. Issue 10. PP 4998-5002. ISBN 2349-2031. Available at: https://valleyinternational.net/index.php/theijsshi/article/view/1535.

    2018Sama, K. M. & Sani, A-U. (2018). Literature in the Service of the Society: Uncovering the Hidden Facts. In Asigbo, A. C. et al. Journal of Linguistics, Language and Culture. Vol. 5, No. 1, PP 58-72, ISSN: 2408-5421.

    April, 2018Gobir, Y. A. & Sani, A-U. (2018). Traces of Supernatural in Hausa Oral Songs: A Special Reference to Dr. Mamman Shata. In International Journal of Recent Advances in Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. 05, Issue 04, pp 3755-3760. ISSN: 2350-0743. Available at: https://www.ijramr.com/issue/traces-supernatural-hausa-oral-songs-special-reference-dr-mammanshata

    2018Sama, K. M. & Sani, A-U. (2018) Revisiting the Concept of ‘Language and Cognition.’ In International Journal of English Language and Communication Studies Vol. 4 No.1 2018, ISSN 2545 – 5702. Available at: https://www.iiardpub.org/get/IJELCS/VOL.%204%20NO.%201%202018/Revisiting%20the%20Concept.pdf

    June, 2017Nuhu, A. & Sani, A-U. (2017). Attitudes of Hausa Students Toward Learning the Course (Hausa): Focus on Usmanu Danfodiyo University. In Fabunmi, B. et al (eds). Ife Journal of Languages and Literatures. Vol. 3, No.1. Ile-Ife: Department of Linguistics and African Languages. ISSN 2467-8635, Pp 56-67.

    January, 2018Gobir, Y. A. & Sani, A-U. (2017). The Jinn, Women Vulnerabilities and The Act of Healings In The Hausa Communities Of 21st Century. In IOSR Journal of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS, Volume 23, Issue 1, Ver. 5 (January. 2018) PP 67-73 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845. Available at: http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/papers/Vol.%2023%20Issue1/Version-5/K2301056773.pdf

    2017Gobir, Y. A. & Sani, A-U. (2017). A Focus on Hausa Folklore and Culture: Why Madness and Mental Trouble? In Mu’azu, A. et al (eds) Studies in Hausa Medicine. Vol XXVII, pp 70-81, ISSN: 1116-0691, Kano: Cibiyar Bincike Kan Harsunan Nijeriya, Fassara da Hikimomin Al’umma.

    2017Sama, K. M. (Mrs.); Abdullahi, Z.; Sani, A-U. (2017). Information and Communication Technology for Effective Teaching and Learning. In Iddi, D. et al (eds). International Journal of Pure and Applied Science (ITPAS). Vol. 12 (2) PP 24-33

    Apr., 2017Abu-Ubaida, S. et al (2017). Fisher Folk and the Need for Developing Their System of Education for Sustainable Development: A Survey of Yauri Emirate in Kebbi State. In IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME). e-ISSN: 2320–7388, p-ISSN: 2320–737X Volume 7, Issue 2 Ver. II (Mar. - Apr. 2017), PP 71-74. Accessible at: http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jrme/papers/Vol-7%20Issue-2/Version-2/L0702027174.pdf

    Apr., 2017Abu-Ubaida, S. et al (2017). Exploring the Teaching of Reading Skills in Nigerian Secondary Schools. In IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME). e-ISSN: 2320–7388, p-ISSN: 2320–737X Volume 7, Issue 2 Ver. II (Mar. - Apr. 2017), PP 75-79. Accessible at: http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jrme/papers/Vol-7%20Issue-2/Version-2/M0702027579.pdf.

    2017Gobir, Y. A. & Sani, A-U. (2017). “Tasirin Fina-finai A Kan Al’adun Hausawa: Keɓaɓɓen Nazari a Kan Wasu Ɗabi’u Na Musamman a Cikin Fina-finan Hausa.” In Mu’azu, M. A. et al (eds). Language Communication and Society (A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Bamidele Rotimi Badejo). Pp. 1146-1159. ISBN: 9783862888580 Germany: Munchen Available online at: http://lincom-shop.eu/LE-114-Language-Communication-and-Society-Vol-2

    2016Sani, A-U. & Abdullahi, M. (2016). Kwatanci Tsakanin Waƙar ‘Tabban Haƙiƙan’ da Waƙar ‘Lalura’. In Yahya, A. B. Journal of Hausa Poetry Studies Vol. 1, No. 3. PP 10-22. Sakkwato, Sashen Koyar da Harsunan Nijeriya
                                   

    CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

    28th-30th Nov., 2021: Sani, A-U. & Aliyu, L. (2021). Daga Nishaɗi Zuwa Sakayayyen Ƙorafi: Koken Mata a Cikin Waƙoƙin Gargajiya. Being paper presented at the 1st International Conference on Women and their Contributions to Hausa Society held at Muhammadu Sanusi II ICT Hall, Al-qalam University, Katsina from 2th to 30th November 2021.

    10th-12th Nov., 2021: Sani, A-U. and Umar, M.A. (2021). Hausa Literate Verses for and Against Sensitive COVID-19 Issues (An Enlightenment and Food to Literature). Being a paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Africa and Its Diaspora organized by the African Studies Institute, The University of Georgia, on a theme “Post-Pandemic Prognostic for Africa and Its Diaspora: Lessons and Prospects for African Indigenous Knowledge Systems, between 10th to 12th November, 2021.

    5th-9th Dec., 2016Tsaure, M. B. & Sani, A-U. (2016). The Role of Hausa in the Endangerment of Fulfulde: A Case Study of Tsaure Fulani of Kano State. Being a paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference of Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN) on Language and Linguistic Diversity: Documentation and Revitalization of Minority Languages for Sustainable Development, at the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

    7th-10th Nov., 2016Abdullahi, Z. & Sani, A-U. (2016). Remains Just Implementation: A Review of Works on the Conditions of Teaching and Learning Science and Technology in the Nigerian Secondary Schools. Being a paper presented at the 3rd Annual National Conference of Faculty of Education on Revitalizing Education for Social, Political and Economic Engineering, held at ICT Auditorium Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.

    9th -12th Oct., 2016Tsaure, M. B. & Sani, A-U. (2016). The National Question: Language Policy and the Quest for a Common Language in Nigeria. Being a paper presented at the international conference of the Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, on The Role of the Arts on Development held at Musa Abdullahi Auditorium, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

    30th Aug. to 2nd Sep. 2016: Sani, A-U. & Tsaure, M. B. (2016). An Image of Northern Nigeria’s Marital and Gender-based Controversies: A Survey of Abubakar Gimba’s Sacred Apples. Being a paper presented at the 13th International Conference on Ethnic Nationalities, Cultural Memory and the Challenges of Nationhood in 21st Century Literature, held at The University Auditorium, IBB University, Lapai, Nigeria.

    8th-12th March, 2016: Sani, A-U. (2016). Family Life Education as a Foundation for Human Social Security. Being a paper presented at First International Conference on Human Security and the Challenge of Innovative Education (1st ICE), held at Main Auditorium, Sokoto State University, Sokoto, Nigeria.

    1st-3rd March, 2016:  Sani, A-U. (2016). Hausa Literature Beckons National Integration: An Insight into Waqar Haxin Kan Afirka by Abubakar Ladan Zariya. Being a paper presented at the 1st National Conference of Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies on the Role of Language, History and Religion, in the Development, Integration and Security in Nigeria, held at University Auditorium Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
                                   
    CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

    24th-28th Feb., 2020: Participation in the 4th National Conference on Zamfara Kingdom: Social and Political Transformation from 14th Century to Date, organized by the Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, from 24th to 28th of February, 2020.

    28th-30th March, 2019Participation in the 4th Annual International Conference on Hausa Drama, Film and Popular Culture in the 21st Century held at the Department of Nigerian Languages and Linguistics, Kaduna State University.

    10th-11th Oct., 2018Participation in the 2018 Fela Kuti International Conference on African Homelands and Social Theory themed “Religion-State Relationship in Post-Colonial Africa: Issues, Context and Perspectives” held at Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan.

    19th-22 Feb., 2018Participation in the International Conference on Slavery and Postcolonial Dis/Engagements, organized by West African Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (WAACLALS), held at Benin City, Nigeria.

    29th October, 2017Participation in the International Conference on Accelerating the Growth of African Resources for Building a Sustainable Future, organized by Oxford Research and Publications International, held at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.

    23rd-25th Apr., 2017Participation in the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Traditional Medicine in Africa, organized by the Centre for Research in Nigerian Languages and Folklore, held at the Musa Abdullahi Auditorium, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.
                                   
    SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, AND SPECIAL LECTURES

    Nov., 2021: Participation in workshop on “Tips for writing a winning concept note for the TETFUND National Research Grant” organized by the Centre for Research, Innovation & Development (CRID), Federal University Gusau, held on 16th January, 2021.

    May, 2021: Mutunga, E. & Sani, A-U. (2021). “A Journey to the West and East Africa 
    (Kenya and Nigeria).” A lecture presented at Memorial Middle School, Georgia, USA on the 19th of May 2021.

    April, 2021: Sani, A-U. (2021). "The Effects of Globalization and Modernity on the Hausa Culture and Belief Systems." A lecture presented in the class of INTL 3300: Introduction to Comparative Politics, University of Georgia, USA on the 21st of April 2021. https://www.amsoshi.com/2021/04/the-effects-of-globalization-and.html 

    April, 2021: Sani, A-U. (2021). "The Language “Hausa”: A Lingua Franca Across the West African Region (Special Focus on Speakers, Classifications, Spread, and Usage)." A lecture presented in the class of FYOS 1001: First Year Odyssey, University of Georgia, USA on the 2nd of April 2021.

    February, 2021: Sani, A-U. (2021). “Birth in the Ancient and Contemporary Hausa Societies.” A seminar paper presented at the African Studies Institute, University of Georgia, USA on the 18th of February, 2021. https://www.amsoshi.com/2021/02/birth-in-ancient-and-contemporary-hausa.html 

    February, 2021: Sani, A-U. (2021). “The When, How, and Where of the Hausa Marital Rites (Part II).” A seminar paper presented at the African Studies Institute, University of Georgia, USA on the 10th of February, 2021. https://www.amsoshi.com/2021/02/the-how-when-and-where-of-hausa-marital.html 

    January, 2021: Sani, A-U. (2021). “The When, How, and Where of the Hausa Marital Rites (Part I)” A seminar paper presented at the African Studies Institute, University of Georgia on the 27th of January, 2021. https://www.amsoshi.com/2021/01/the-when-how-and-where-of-hausa-marital.html 

    June, 2018An online course on: “The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing.” Conducted by Google Digital Skills for Africa.

    May, 2018An online course on: “Introduction to Humanitarian Translation.” Conducted by Translators Without Borders.

    February, 2018Participation in workshop on “Literature Searching, Ethics of Academic Writing and the Value of Social Media in Academic Research” Held on 22nd February, 2018, Uyi Grand Hotel, Benin City, Nigeria.

    July, 2017Participation in “Training on Netpreneurship, Corporate Ethics Skills, Negotiation/Job Interview Skills, Entrepreneurship and Human Relation Skills” organized by MegaRich Consults & Network Ltd

    July, 2017Participation in two days professional training as Campus Journalist organized by the National Association of Campus Journalists, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Chapter in collaboration with Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Sokoto State chapter, held at Usmanu Danfodiyo, Sokoto

    June, 2016Participation in three days training on Basic Digital Skills Training held at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, sponsored by Google

    May, 2015Attended First Aid Practical Training Course or ganized by First Adi Group, Jam’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa’iqamatis-Sunnah, National Directorate from 4th to 18th May, 2019
                                   
    RESEARCH AND WORK EXPERIENCE

    Nov., 2021 (In View): English to Hausa review with CONTENTECH. Projects completed: 2.

    Sep., 2021 (In View): English to Hausa review with Polilingua. Projects completed: 6.

    Aug., 2021 (In View): English > Hausa translation and review with FACITtrans. Projects completed: 2.

    Aug., 2021 (In View): English > Hausa translation with Proverb Ohg. Project completed: 1.

    Jan., - April, 2021: Translation/localization of https://paxful.com/, a global cryptocurrency trading platform, into Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba. Recorded over 450,000 completed words.

    April, 2020 (In View) - English > Hausa Transcription with PRISM Language Solutions. Project(s) completed: 1.

    April, 2020 (In View)English > Igbo translation with Day Translations. Project completed: 1.

    Nov., 2020 (In View) - English <> Hausa, English <> Yoruba, English <> Igbo, English and Kanuri > English with Planet Tongue (https://planet-tongue.com/home). Projects completed 11 (About 50,00 words). 

    Nov., 2020 (In View) - English <> Hausa translation with L10N House. Project completed: 4. 

    Sep., 2020 (In View) - English > Hausa transcreation with Allocatrans. Project completed: 2.

    Aug., 2020 - (In View) English > Hausa translation with DTPZONE. Projects completed: 4. 

    May, 2020 (In View) - Hausa > English and Kanuri > English transcription and translation with Nile Bridge (http://nilebridge.com/docs/index.php). Projects completed: 6.

    April, 2020 (In View) - English <> Hausa and English <> Igbo translation and review with Global Language Connections. Projects completed: 4

    April, 2020 (In View) - English <> Hausa translation with Sawa Tech. Completed project: 11. 

    April, 2020 (In View) - English <> Hausa translation with Packy Caruso – Language & Communication Services. Completed project: 1.

    Feb., 2020 (In View) - Hausa > English Translation with Cal Interpreting & Translations (CIT)(https://calinterpreting.com/). Completed project: 1.

    December, 2019 (In View) - English <> Hausa translation with db Group (http://www.dbgroupintl.com/). Completed project: 2.

    November 2019 (In View) - Certified by Google as a Translator.

    September 2019 (In View) - English-Hausa translation and proofreading with GoTransparent. Completed projects: 17 (Over 60,000 words).

    Mar., 2019 (In View) - English-Hausa Translation and Assessment with Translated. Completed Projects 4 (181 words).

    Mar., 2019 (In View) - English-Hausa Translation with Mars Translation. Completed projects 2 (44 words).

    Sept., 2018 (In View)English-Hausa translation with Bayan-Tech. Completed projects: 13 (About 47,000 words) and still counting.

    July, 2018 (In View)English-Hausa translation and proofreading with EA Language Solutions. Completed projects 9 (About 35,000 words).

    May, 2018 (In View)English-Hausa translation and proofreading with Mazagy. Completed projects: 7 (Over 4,700 words).

    Mar., 2018 (In View)English-Hausa translation and evaluation with Datamundi. Completed projects 2 (Over 10,000 words).

    Feb., 2018 (In View)Hausa-English/English-Hausa translation and proofreading with One Hour Translation. Completed projects: 177 (189,984 words).

    May, 2019Participating in the 1-day meeting for the review and validation of Promundo Fathers Club Manual at Dankani Guest Palace Hotel, Sokoto, Nigeria.

    April, 2019Participation in the translation of Puromundo, Fathers Club Manual. Client: Plan International.

    December, 2017Assisted in Hausa oral and modern songs translation (40,661 words) for a book: Yahaya, A. B., Aminu, I. & Idris, Y. (2018). Alu Ya Gode!!! (Sharhi Kan Waqoqin Da Aka Yi Wa Dr. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko Sarkin Yamman Sakkwato. Kaduna: Amal Printing Press. ISBN: 978-978-958-583-0.

    Feb.-Oct., 2017Assisted in literature mapping, book reviews and document analyses: Tambuwal, A. Y. (2017). Manunin Tarbiyya a Karin Maganar Bahaushe. M. A. dissertation submitted in to the Department of Nigerian Languages, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.
                                   
    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

    Sept., 2019 to DateMember, Scholars Academic and Scientific Society. Membership number: SAS/LMS/SASS/094. Confirm membership at: http://www.sassociety.com/life-members-list/

    Feb., 2018 to DateMember, West African Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (WAACLALS)

    April, 2017 to DatePatron I, Hausa Fasaha Club, Government College Azare, Bauchi state, Nigeria

    Dec., 2016 to DateMember, Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN)
                                   
    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    Jan., 2021-May, 2021 Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA), African Studies Institute, University of Georgia, USA.

    Sept., 2019 (to date): Graduate Assistant, Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria.

    2018 to 2019Served as Graduate Assistant in the Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria during NYSC.

    Sept., 2016-Nov., 2016Teaching practice as Hausa Language teacher at Unity Comprehensive School, Sokoto, Nigeria

    Oct., 2015-Nov., 2015Teaching practice as Hausa Language teacher at Unity Comprehensive School, Sokoto, 19th October, 2015 to 24th November, 2015.
                                   
    COURSES TAUGHT 

    ALH 312: Principles and Practice of Translation. Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria. 2018/2019

    ALH 209: Hausa Rites of Passage. Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria. 2020/2021

    ALH 207: Hausa Syntax I. Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria. 2020/2021

    ALH 202: The Use of the Hausa Language. Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria. 2020/2021

    ALH 208: Hausa Folktales. Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria. 2020/2021

    HAUS 1010: Elementary Hausa I. African Studies Institute, University of Georgia, USA. 2021
                                   
    ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES


    Oct., 2021 to Date: Member, Check and Balance Committee, Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara, Nigeria.

    Oct., 2021 to Date: Examination Officer, Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara, Nigeria.

    Feb., 2021 to Date: Secretary, Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara, Nigeria.

    Jan., 2021 to Date: Journal Secretary (Tasambo Journal of Language, Literature, and Culture), Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara, Nigeria.

    April, 2020 to Date: Level Coordinator (200 level), Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara, Nigeria.
                                   
    ENGLISH PROFICIENCY EXAM

    July, 2020: TOEFL IBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Score: 68. (Test report available upon request).
                                   
    HONORS AND AWARDS

    March, 2019Certificate of Honor by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for contributions in the fight against counterfeit medicines and other substandard regulated products

    June, 2019An award by Aminu Alan Waka Foundation as 2nd winner during an annual competition organized by Hausa Musical Institute (HAMI) 

    2017Certificate of Excellence for graduating with first class degree honor in Education Hausa, by the Muslim Students’ Association of Nigeria (MSSN) Misau Area Council.

    2017Patriotic Citizen, an award by the National Association of Kano State Students, UDUS chapter (NAKASS, UDUS CHAPTER), September 2017.
                                   
    COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

    Marh, 2022 to Date: Thesis Abstract Editor, Sarcouncil Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, India

    Oct., 2021 to Date: Associate Editor, International Academic Journal of Education & Literature, International Academic & Research Consortium, Kenya.

    March, 2021 (In View): Editor, THE AFRIKANIST: International Journal of African Studies, University of Georgia, USA.

    Oct., 2019 (In View): Executive Editor, Global Academic Journal of Linguistics and Literature, United Arab Emirates. https://www.gajrc.com/journal/gajll/editorial-board  

    2018-2019Served as Member in NYSC Drug Free Club, Zamfara State in affiliation with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

    November, 2017An Interview with Arewa24 Kano State, Nigeria, on the 27th November, 2017 on: “Relevance of Technology to Language.”
    Sept., 2017 (In View)Co-founder and the Chief Post of the Hausa language academic blog; www.amsoshi.com
                                                                  
    SKILLS

    1. Have worked on: memoQ, MateCat, Crowdin, Lokalize, Wordfast, SmartCAT, TMC, TMS, Transifex
    2. Outsourcing in Language Services (Hausa, Pidgin, Yoruba, Igbo, Kanuri, Fulah, Arabic)
    3. Services: Translation, Transcription, Interpretation, Subtitling, Proofreading and Post MT Editing, Linguistic Evaluation
    4. Microsoft Word Proficiency and Typesetting 
    5. Team Management
    6. Teaching (Hausa Language)
    7. Online Publication (E-book and Paperback)
    8. Online Tutoring 
    9. Blogging
                                                                  
    COUNTRIES VISITED

    1. Germany
    2. Turkey
    3. United States of America


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