Language Policy in Nigeria: The Reality
Language planning and language policy are two common terms in the literature and they are popular activities that engage language experts in multilingual communities. Because of our preoocupation in this paper, we shall address ourselves to language policy which is an integral part of language planning. And for
some reasons, such as the goal of language policy and its characteristics, it might be in place to attempt a definition of language policy in this paper in order to understand its motif and to distinguish it from language planning.