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Sunday, September 11, 2022

BIOGRAPHY of Professor Uju Anya goes viral as journalist revealed her Facebook page is fake after sharing story of her Biafran family's struggles hitting 23K likes

Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that BIOGRAPHY of Professor Uju Anya goes viral as journalist revealed her Facebook page is fake after sharing story of her Biafra family struggle hitting 23K likes.

Journalist Azuka wrote: "The Facebook account with the name "Uju Anya" is fake.
It is so easy to scam our people.
I saw a post made by an "Uju Anya" and shared by some of my Facebook friends this morning. I read the post and was shocked at some terrible grammatical blunders therein. I marked them and waited for some hours but noticed that the errors had not been corrected.

"I was wondering how a professor of linguistics in an American university would write "Commonwealth countries NEEDS justice" or "There is no Igbo family who did not HAD a share of the sad story."
I know people can make mistakes when they type fast but some errors are not typos. 

"I wanted to to make a post and express my shock at such poor use of language by a professor of language, but I decided to wait because I knew many mediocre people would jump in and say I was envious of her.
Then I checked the account again and noticed that it didn't have many posts dating back to past years. I said maybe she just created a Facebook account. 

"I did a search and saw that Prof. Uju Anya posted many months back on Twitter that she deleted her Facebook account two years ago, and anyone using her name and picture on Facebook is an imposter and a liar.
I said "Ehe-e-e!" and heaved a sigh of relief that I was right that such terrible grammatical blunders cannot emanate from a professor, not to talk of a professor of linguistics in the US.

"So an imposter is using the name of Uju Anya to get followers on Facebook.
This is how people would write anything and put the name of Achebe, Soyinka, Kukah or any other public figure on it and many will believe it. 

"Fraudsters who defraud others with names of banks and other organisations have the same challenge. Their emails have some errors that should not be made by such organisations. They also have some features that show that they are not genuine. But you only need to pay attention and have a mind that is not quick to believe things without interrogating it or crosschecking it."

Five things to know about Nigerian-born Professor Uju Anya

A Nigerian-born lecturer Uju Anya sparked global outrage after she took to her verified Twitter handle to mock late Queen Elizabeth II‘s health condition hours before her death.

In a series of now-deleted tweets, the Professor fired several damning shots at the British empire and the influential role played by the late Queen of Elizabeth II, hoping that her death would be painfully “excruciating.”

Uju accused Queen Elizabeth II of sponsoring the “genocide” that led to her family being displaced.

In another tweet, she referenced the alleged role of the British empire in supplying the Nigerian government with arms and ammunition during the nation’s civil war which spanned 1967 – 1970.

Her post attracted a flurry of reactions including criticisms and backlash.

Below are five things to know about Professor Uju Anya;

1, Dr, Uju Anya is a university professor at the Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Modern Languages who currently teaches and researches in applied linguistics, critical sociolinguistics, and critical discourse studies primarily examining race, gender, sexual, and social class identities in new language learning through the experiences of African American students.

2, Before working at Carnegie Mellon University, Anya served in other prestigious institutions like Penn State University, University of Southern California and Dartmouth College.

3, She graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Roman languages. Uju Anya earned her Masters degree in Brazilian studies from Brown University and did her Ph.D in applied linguistics from UCLA.

4, In 2021, the Nigerian Professor who had legally separated from her husband in 2017, announced on Twitter that she had just finalised her divorce with her husband, thus openly revealing that she is lesbian. In a statement released on Twitter, the Professor wrote that her ex-husband knew of her sexuality before they got married, but she only thought at the time she was bisexual.

5, She is from both Nigerian/Trinidadian origin. Her parents met at the University in England. They got married and moved to Enugu Nigeria. However, after her father took in another wife, her mother took her young children and fled to America.

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