Newly Introduced UTME Arabic Literature Texts 2022/2023

If you have been asking, which Arabic language Literature texts/novel (recommended books) are we using for JAMB 2022? You are in the right place. Read and Download the New JAMB Arabic Literature Books for this year’s (2022) UTME.


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has changed the literature texts in four (4) language subjects and Literature in English. The four language subjects are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and Arabic. These changes would take effect from the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

For purposes of emphasis, the newly introduced texts are in the table below:


2022 UTME ARABIC Literature Texts

  1. The Nigerian Arabic Poems ; a case study between the old and the new, by Abdulwahab Dan Ladi Shith
  2. Diwaanur Riyardh : A collection of Arabic Poems , by Dr. Isah Alabi Abubakar
  3. The Prospect Of Arabic Language in Nigeria, by Murtadh Badamasi
  4. A Selection of Pulpit Councelling, by Adam Abdullahi Al-Ilory
  5. Why The Anger On Us. A literature text , by Muhammad Salisu Mai Ango
  6. The perfection/Adornment of Pages ; A book of poems, by Abdullahi Bin Fodio

2022 UTME Literature in English Texts

  1. Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka
  2. Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.
  3. Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta.
  4. Unexpected Joy at Dawn by Alex Agyei Agyiri.
  5. Wuthering Heights by Emile Bronte

How do I get these UTME Texts

In other to get these literature texts, simply visit any nearby bookshop and ask for it. You can also visit your school library/librarian and make enquiries on how to get them.

You can also download some of them on this blog for free. All you need to do is to search for any of the books you want.

NOTE: Not all JAMB books are available here.

Do well to drop a comment below if you have any question.

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