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Kupolati, Oluwateniola Oluwabukola and Eniola Boluwaduro. 2018. Gubernatorial debate sessions in Nigeria: A socio-cognitive analysis. Discourse & Communication 12 (1) : 20–38.
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SAGE Publications


This paper takes in Benoit’s functional theory of campaign discourse and Van Dijk’s socio-cognitive theory (context models) in debating two gubernatorial discussion sessions in Nigeria (viz. Ondo Governorship Debate and Lagos Governorship Debate).