Abstract The study is the influence of socio-cultural factors on the emergence of Nigerian English. This
study is aimed at finding what the socio-cultural factors are. Data was collected from primary
source using questionnaire and random sampling technique was used by the researcher because
the respondents were selected randomly to get twenty lecturers from the Faculty. The Data was
analyzed using Chi-Square. It was observed that Nigerian students more often than not use
Nigerian English for the British English. It was recommended that students should have the
flare of writing especially writing in Standard English.
Keywords: English, Colonial Masters, British, Nigeria, Writing