Mojisola Shodipe is a senior lecturer in the Department of English, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria. She obtained a B.A. (English) from the Lagos State University, Nigeria; M.A. English (Language) and Ph.D. (Sociolinguistics) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Her areas of research interest are: language variation studies, Yoruba-English bilingualism, the discourse of politics, new media, broadcasting and film studies. She has published papers in recognized national and international journals.