oa Lagos Notes and Records - The register of extortion on the Nigerian highway

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



This study examines, from a lexico-semantic perspective, the register of extortion on the Nigerian highways. The study, which employs participatory observation for data elicitation, is motivated by Nigeria's ranking by Transparency International as the second, sixth, and twenty-eighth most corrupt nation in the world in 2005, 2006 and 2008 respectively.

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