Dr. OSIKOMAIYA, Mojisola Olufunke

Dr. OSIKOMAIYA, Mojisola Olufunke

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Dr Osikomaiya M. Olufunke is a lecturer in the Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education, Faculty of Education, National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja (Lagos Liaison Office). She was a Lecturer at Tai Solarin College of Education and Tai Solarin University of Education from 1999 to 2017 before she transferred her service to NOUN. She is an erudite scholar who taught at primary, secondary and higher institution levels. She participated in training programme for teachers such as “Eko Project”, Train the Trainers for Primary School Teachers across the nation organised by Federal Government and National Teachers Institute. She is a researcher, a writer and an editor. She has published severally in local and international journals. Her area of interest is in Language Education (English Language) / Applied Linguistics–Reading skills.





(a) Officer in-charge of English Language Education Programme

(b) Officer in-charge of Teaching Practice Exercise

(c) Officer in-charge of Post Teaching Practice Exercise

(d) Facilitator of GNS & EDU courses at McCarty Study Centre

(e) Project / Teaching Practice Supervisor at McCarty, Lagos, Apapa & Mushin Study Centres.

(f) Officer in-charge of Departmental Moderation Exercises

(g) Online Facilitator of EDU728 course



Language Education (English Language) / Applied Linguistics – Reading Skills






i. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2019) Secondary School Students’ Perception to Reading Comprehension in English language in Ijebu-Ode Local Government of Ogun State. Dustin-Ma Journal of English and Literature (DUJEL). A Publication of the Department of Language and Linguistics, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Kastina State. ISSN 2659-0360 Vol 2. No1 pp 272-288. (Nigeria) (100%)

  1. Oyinloye, C. A., Ajayi, E. O., Ikuelogbon, K., Osikomaiya, M. O. & Ofodu, G. O. (2019) “Nigerian Language Policy and Indigenous Language-use in Lagos Metropolis Secondary Schools” European Journal of Social Sciences. ISSN 1450-2267 Vol. 57 No 4, March, 2019, pp.484-493 http://www.europeanjournalofsocialsciences.com/ (UK) (30%)

iii. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2019) Effects of Scaffolding Instructional Strategy and Verbal Ability on Students’ Achievement in Reading Comprehension. AE-FUNAI Journal of Education (AE-FUNAI JOE), Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike. ISSN 2705-1560 Vol. 1 No 1, July 2019, pp 241-251. (Nigeria) (100%)

  1. Oyinloye, C.A., Banuso, O. O., Ofodu, G. O., Osikomaiya, M. O. and Adeoye, A. O. (2019) Media Chatting Inscription as Determinant of Students’ Academic Writing in Higher Institutions of Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research ISSN 1450-216X / 1450-202X Vol. 152 No 2, March, 2019, pp. 167-175. http://www.europeanjournalofscientificresearch.com (UK) (30%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2019) Junior Secondary School Students’ Attitudinal Disposition towards Reading Comprehension in Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State. International Journal of Topical Educational Issues (IJTEI), Faculty of Education and Extension Services, Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto State. ISSN:978-978-953-736-5, Vol 3, No 2 March, 2019, pp 233-245. (Nigeria) (100%)

vi. Osikomaiya, M.O., Okueso, S.A, Osijo, Y.E, & Omotayo, A.O (2018) Teachers’ Awareness, Attitude and Competence towards the Teaching of Speech Work in Primary Schools in Ogun State. Olabisi Onabanjo University Journal of Educational Studies (OOUJES). Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. ISSN 0794-2885 Vol 8 No 1 June, 2018, pp175-186. (Nigeria) (60%)

vii. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2018) Prospects and Challenges of Open and Distance Learning Education. NOUN Journal of Education (NJE). Publication of the Faculty of Education, National Open University of Nigeria. Vol 5. Pp 225-231. (Nigeria) (100%)

viii. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2018) “Defying Factors Affecting the Teaching and Listening of Test of Orals in Secondary Schools” FUOYE. Journal of Education Published by Faculty of Education, Federal University, Oye Ekiti. Vol 1, No1.7-15. (Nigeria) (100%)

  1. Okueso, S.A., Osikomaiya, M.O., Osijo, Y.E, Omotayo, A.O & Arowolo, O.A (2018) Effective Teaching of English Language Using Communication Package: How prepared are the Teachers in Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of English and Literature Studies. Published by European Centre for Research Training and Development UK (www.cajournals.org.). ISSN 2055-0138 (Print), ISSN 2055_0146 (Online).Vol 6 No 2. pp 30-40. (USA) (30%)

x. Osikomaiya, M.O., Okueso, S. A. & Oyinloye, C.A. (2017) Effects of Context Cueing Interactional Strategy on Students’ Achievements in and Attitude to Reading Comprehension. International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS)2016. Journal of Teaching and Education, www.UniversityPublications.net CD-ROM. ISSN: 2165-6266: 07(01):383–392 (2017). Page 383-392. (London) (65%)

xi. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2015)“Scaffolding Instructional Strategy and Students’ Attitude to Teaching Comprehension in English Language”. Journal of Inter-systems Research and Applied Knowledge Interaction (JISRAKI), www.jisraki.org. Vol 5/MMXV.2013-2018 Biblioscient Publishing Company, ISSN 21979146.Pg 3(1)-3(6). Germany (100%)

  1. Adesanya Anuoluwapo O. & Osikomaiya, M.O. (2014) “ICTs as Correlate of Students’ Achievement in and Attitude to English Language for Development in the Third World”. International Journal of Education.Vol 9, No 8. Centre for the Promotion of International Relations, Studies and Development (CIRSD). ISSN 2141-8756. Page 32-40. (Togo) (50%)

xiii. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2014) Scaffolding Instructional Strategy and Students’ Achievement in English Language Reading Comprehension. International Journal of Arts & Culture in the Society. Vol 6, No1. Ghana, Pan-African Book Company. ISSN 2276-609X. Page 128-134. (Ghana) (100%)

  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2014) “Relative Effects of Context Cueing and Scaffolding Instructional Strategies on Student’s Attitude and Academic Achievements in Reading Comprehension”. BEACON International Journal of Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu- Ijebu.Vol 2, No 1. ISSN 2141-629X. https//portal.issn.org>resource Page 6-14. (Nigeria) (100%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2013) Context Cueing Instructional Strategy and Gender on Secondary School Students’ Achievement in English Language Reading Comprehension. Journal of Philosophy and  Development. A Multi-displinary Journal Published by the Department of Philosophy, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye.Vol.14, No 1&2.ISSN 177-7678. Page 1-15. (Nigeria) (100%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2013) “Language Situation in Nigeria: an Examination of the Language Policy”.RevueInternatonale de Recherché en Communication,Education et Development (RIRCED).Journal of L’institutUniversitairePanafricain (Autorisation: Arrete No 2011-088/mesrs 088/MESRS/CAB/DC/SGM/DPP/ DEPE/SP. Vol 1, N 03- Novembre, ISSN 840-6874. Page 160-176. (Republic of Benin) (100%)
  1. Otenaike, A.T., Osikomaiya, M.O. & Omotayo, A. O. (2012) “The Emergent Lexis of Nigerian English”. Journal of the Nigeria English Studies Association (JNESA) Volume 15 No 1, September, ISSN 0029-0009. Page 117-126. (Nigeria) (60%)
  1. Ezeokoli, F.O. & Osikomaiya, M.O. (2011) “School factors, Home Background and Gender as Correlates of Students’ Achievement in and Attitude to English Reading Comprehension in Ijebu North East Local Government Area of Ogun State”. West African Journal of Education (WAJE), https://www.ui.edu.ng WAJE. Institute of Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. ISSN 0043- 2997, Page 98-109. (West Africa) (60%)
  1. Otenaike, A. T. & Osikomaiya, M.O. (2010) “Implementation Strategy of Language Aspect of the National Policy on Education. Ijagun Journal of Language and Literary Studies (IJOLLIS), Department of Languages, TASUED, Ijebu-Ode. ISSN 2276-7169, Page 182-187. (Nigeria) (50%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. & Adesanya, A. O. (2010) “Production and Use of Instructional Materials for Language Teaching”. African Journal or Multidisciplinary Research Studies (AJOMRS)Quelli Publishers, University of Montreal, Republic of Benin.Vol.2 No1, March, ISBN 0892-21792, Page 97-100. (Nigeria) (70%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2009) “Nigerian Child in Bilingual Environment, Interference Issues”. Journal of Educational Research (EDUCERE). Journal Published by Pre-Degree & Foundation Science Unit (PDFSU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun. Vol. 5, May / June, ISSN 0794-0203, Page 84-89. (Nigeria) (100%)

xxii. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2008) “Analytic Study of English Language Teacher Attitudinal Disposition towards Instructional Materials Utilization in Ogun State” Journal of Applied Education and Vocational Research (JAEVR) Tai Solarin University Education, Ijebu-Ode, Vol. 5 No 2, ISSN 1597-8540, Page 172 - 178. (Nigeria) (100%)

  1. Ayedun, T. J. Osikomaiya, M.O.,, Adenuga, F.T.(2007) “The Teaching and Learning of Literature in Secondary School: To Be or Not To Be” African Journal for Comteporary Issues in Education (CONTEMPOR).Woeli-Codat Publishing Services, University of Cape Coast, Ghana,Vol. 1& 2, ISSN 0892-21786, Page 135. (Ghana) (40%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M. O. (2007) “Two Reading Presentation Strategies and Students Reading Achievement in English Language” Journal of Educational Studies (LIJES), LASU Institute of Education Vol.3 No 1 & 2, ISSN 1597- 0281, Page 209 – 213. (Nigeria) (100%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O (2007) “School Factors as Correlate of Students’ Attitude to and Achievement in Reading” .African Journal for the Study of Educational Issues (AJEDUI) Woeli-Codat Publishing Services, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, Vol. 1& 2, ISSN 0892 - 21786, Page 95-98. (Ghana) (100%)

xxvi. Osikomaiya, M.O (2007) “Attitude of Secondary School Students towards Phonemes and Prosodic of English Language”. Beyond Babel. Journal of English Language and Literary Studies, Babcock University, Ilisan, Vol. 1, ISSN 978-065595, Page 33-39. (Nigeria) (100%)

  1. Osikomaiya, M.O (2006) “Effect of Two Teaching Strategies on the Performance of Secondary School Students in English Language”.Journal of Studies in Humanities, Tai Solarin University, Ijagun,  Vol. 1 No 1, ISSN 1119-5266, Page 71-78. (Nigeria) (100%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2006) “Effectiveness of Instructional Television and Video in the Teaching of English Language at the Secondary Schools Level”. Journal of Association of Nigerian Languages Teachers, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Vol. 1 No. 3, Aba, Abia State. Page 102-108. (Nigeria) (100%)

xxix. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2003) “The Effect of Teaching Phoneme Students in English Language” Journal of Sandwich Education Review (SER) 5 (1) Lagos Joytal. Vol. 5, No 1, ISSN 1595-4879, Page 14-26. (Nigeria) (100%).


  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2017) Alphabets, Morphemes, Words, Phrases and Clauses in English. In English Language and Communication Skills for Tertiary Institutions. Omu-Ijebu, TASCE Press Inv. Ltd. ISBN978-978-961-552-0 (60%). Pp73-80.
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2017) Reading Comprehension as a Social Constructivism Process. In Issues in Curriculum and Language Education in Folajogun V. Faleye, Joseph A. Adegbile (eds). Volume 1. Ibadan, Ibadan University  Press. Page 173-185. ISBN: 978-978-8529-39-2. (Nigeria) (100%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2017) The Role of English in Nigeria. In English and Library Studies for Higher Institutions. Osikomaiya, M. O. & Osijo, Y. E. (eds), Ijebu-Imushin, Home of Grace Publications. Page 1-13. ISBN: 978 978-52093-7-2. Page 1-13. (Nigeria) (100%)

vi. Osikomaiya, M.O. & Otenaike, A.T. (2012) Pragmatic Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Speaking Skills. In Contemporary in Issues in Curriculum and Evaluation Research. Folajogun V. Faleye, Joseph A. Adegbile & Adams O.U. Onuka (eds) Ibadan, Ibadan University Press. Page 313-324. ISBN: 978-978-8456-00-1. (Nigeria) (80%)

  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2010) Research Methodology. In Essentials of Project Writing: A Book of Readings on Project Writing. School of Languages, TASCE. Ijebu-Ode, Tankoka (Nig.) Enterprises. Page 60-64. ISBN 978-178-278-1, (Nigeria) (100%)
  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2010) Effectiveness of Paralinguistic Features in the Teaching Oral English. English Studies & National Development in Nigeria. Journal of English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria, ELTAN Expression No1. Page 603-612. ISBN978-33527-06-8. (Nigeria) (100%)

vii. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2006) Language and Communication Skills: Listening and Communication Skills. In Aspect of Language and Literature: A Tertiary Institution Text. S.O Ayodele, G.A. Osoba & Mabekoje O. O. (eds) Lagos, O & A Publications. ISBN978-48425-3-2. Page 128-142. (Nigeria) (100%)

viii. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2005) Effective Teaching of Oral English in Schools. In Language, Language Teaching and Learning. A book of Readings. A. V. Jibowo (ed) Ibadan, Bounty Press Limited. Page 143-154.ISBN 978-2965-86-3.(Nigeria) (100%)

ix. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2004) “Teachers Professionalism” Contemporary Issues in Nigerian Education. Ijaduola, K.O. (ed.) Ijebu-Igbo, Samrol Ventures and Printing Company. Page 37-46 ISBN 978-37281-0-5. (Nigeria) (100%)

  1. Osikomaiya, M.O. (2004) “The Status of English Language in a Multi- Lingual Nigeria” General Studies (A Book of Readings) Omolade Z.A. (ed) Ijebu-Ode, Lucky Odoni, Enterprises. Page 286-294. ISBN 976-35956-4-8. (Nigeria) (100%)

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