Full List Of All 371 Tribes And Ethnic Groups In Nigeria

Full List Of 371 Tribes And Ethnics In Nigeria
Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria Their States Of Origin

Nigeria is a state with more than 370 different ethnic groups and more than 500 different languages.

Nigeria is officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. It is geographically located between the Sahel in the north and the Gulf of Guinea in the south across the Atlantic Ocean.

With an area of ​​923,769 square kilometers (356,669 sq mi) and a population of over 218 million, it is the most populous country in Africa and the sixth most populous country in the world.

Nigeria is bordered by Niger to the north, Chad to the northeast, Cameroon to the east, and Benin to the west. Nigeria is a federal republic consisting of 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital Abuja is located.

The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos with many different types of tribes and ethnicities, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world and the second largest in Africa.

Nigeria’s mixed economy is the largest in Africa, 31st in the world in terms of nominal GDP, and 30th in purchasing power parity. It is a low middle income economy, read also Top 10 Largest Tribes In Nigeria.

With an abundance of natural resources, well developed areas of finance, law, communications and transportation, and a stock exchange. Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Complete List Of All 371 Tribes And Languages In Nigeria And Their States

  • 1 Abayon => Cross River
  • 2 Abua (Odual) => Rivers
  • 3 Achipa (Achipawa) => Kebbi
  • 4 Adim => Cross River
  • 5 Adun => Cross River
  • 6 Affade => Yobe
  • 7 Afizere => Plateau
  • 8 Afo => Plateau
  • 9 Agbo => Cross River
  • 10 Akaju-Ndem (Akajuk) => Cross River
  • 11 Akweya-Yachi => Benue
  • 12 Alago (Arago) => Piateau
  • 13 Amo => Plateau
  • 14 Anaguta => Plateau
  • 15 Anang => Akwa lbom
  • 16 Andoni => Akwa lbom, Rivers
  • 17 Angas => Bauchi, Jigawa, Plateau
  • 18 Ankwei => Plateau
  • 19 Anyima => Cross River
  • 20 Attakar (ataka) => Kaduna
  • 21 Auyoka (Auyokawa) => Jigawa
  • 22 Awori => Lagos, Ogun
  • 23 Ayu => Kaduna
  • 24 Babur => Adamawa, Bomo, Taraba, Yobe
  • 25 Bachama => Adamawa
  • 26 Bachere => Cross River
  • 27 Bada => Plateau
  • 28 Bade => Yobe
  • 29 Bahumono => Cross River
  • 30 Bakulung => Taraba
  • 31 Bali => Taraba
  • 32 Bambora (Bambarawa) => Bauchi
  • 33 Bambuko => Taraba
  • 34 Banda (Bandawa) => Taraba
  • 35 Banka (Bankalawa) => Bauchi
  • 36 Banso (Panso) => Adamawa
  • 37 Bara (Barawa) => Bauchi
  • 38 Barke => Bauchi
  • 39 Baruba (Barba) => Niger
  • 40 Bashiri (Bashirawa) => Plateau
  • 41 Bassa => Kaduna, Kogi, Niger, Plateau
  • 42 Batta => Adamawa
  • 43 Baushi => Niger
  • 44 Baya => Adamawa
  • 45 Bekwarra => Cross River
  • 46 Bele (Buli, Belewa) => Bauchi
  • 47 Betso (Bete) => Taraba
  • 48 Bette => Cross River
  • 49 Bilei => Adamawa
  • 50 Bille => Adamawa
  • 51 Bina (Binawa) => Kaduna
  • 52 Bini => Edo
  • 53 Birom => Plateau
  • 54 Bobua => Taraba
  • 55 Boki (Nki) => Cross River
  • 56 Bkkos => Plateau
  • 57 Boko (Bussawa, Bargawa) => Niger
  • 58 Bole (Bolewa) => Bauchi, Yobe
  • 59 Botlere => Adamawa
  • 60 Boma (Bomawa, Burmano) => Bauchi
  • 61 Bomboro => Bauchi
  • 62 Buduma => Borno, Niger
  • 63 Buji => Plateau
  • 64 Buli => Bauchi
  • 65 Bunu => Kogi
  • 66 Bura => Adamawa
  • 67 Burak => Bauchi
  • 68 Burma (Burmawa) => Plateau
  • 69 Buru => Yobe
  • 70 Buta (Butawa) => Bauchi
  • 71 Bwall => Plateau
  • 72 Bwatiye => Adamawa
  • 73 Bwazza => Adamawa
  • 74 Challa => Plateau
  • 75 Chama (Chamawa Fitilai) => Bauchi
  • 76 Chamba => Taraba
  • 77 Chamo => Bauchi
  • 78 Chibok (Chibbak) => Yobe
  • 79 Chinine => Borno
  • 80 Chip => Plateau
  • 81 Chokobo => Plateau
  • 82 Chukkol => Taraba
  • 83 Daba => Adamawa
  • 84 Dadiya => Bauchi
  • 85 Daka => Adamawa
  • 86 Dakarkari => Niger, Kebbi
  • 87 Danda (Dandawa) => Kebbi
  • 88 Dangsa => Taraba
  • 89 Daza (Dere, Derewa) => Bauchi
  • 90 Degema => Rivers
  • 91 Deno (Denawa) => Bauchi
  • 92 Dghwede => Bomo
  • 93 Diba => Taraba
  • 94 Doemak (Dumuk) => Plateau
  • 95 Ouguri => Bauchi
  • 96 Duka (Dukawa) => Kebbi
  • 97 Duma (Dumawa) => Bauchi
  • 98 Ebana (Ebani) => Rivers
  • 99 Ebira (lgbira) => Edo, Kogi, Ondo
  • 100 Ebu => Edo, Kogi
  • 101 Efik => Cross River
  • 102 Egbema => Rivers
    103 Egede (lgedde) => Benue
  • 104 Eggon => Plateau
  • 105 Egun (Gu) => Lagos,Ogun
  • 106 Ejagham => Cross River
  • 107 Ekajuk => Cross River
  • 108 Eket => Akwa Ibom
  • 109 Ekoi => Cross River
  • 110 Engenni (Ngene) => Rivers
  • 111 Epie => Rivers
  • 112 Esan (Ishan) => Edo
    113 Etche => Rivers
  • 114 Etolu (Etilo) => Benue
  • 115 Etsako => Edo
  • 116 Etung => Cross River
  • 117 Etuno => Edo
  • 118 Falli => Adamawa
  • 119 Fulani (Fulbe or Fillo) => Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa , Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi , Niger, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe.
  • 120 Fyam (Fyem) => Plateau
  • 121 Fyer(Fer) => Plateau
  • 122 Ga’anda => Adamawa
  • 123 Gade => Niger
  • 124 Galambi => Bauchi
  • 125 Gamergu-Mulgwa => Borno
  • 126 Qanawuri => Plateau
  • 127 Gavako => Borno
  • 128 Gbedde => Kogi
  • 129 Gengle => Taraba
  • 130 Geji => Bauchi
  • 131 Gera (Gere, Gerawa) => Bauchi
  • 132 Geruma (Gerumawa) => Plateau
  • 133 Geruma (Gerumawa) => Bauchi
  • 134 Gingwak => Bauchi
  • 135 Gira => Adamawa
  • 136 Gizigz => Adamawa
  • 137 Goernai => Plateau
  • 138 Gokana (Kana) => Rivers
  • 139 Gombi => Adamawa
  • 140 Gornun (Gmun) => Taraba
  • 141 Gonia => Taraba
  • 142 Gubi (Gubawa) => Bauchi
  • 143 Gude => Adamawa
  • 144 Gudu => Adamawa
  • 145 Gure => Kaduna
  • 146 Gurmana => Niger
  • 147 Gururntum => Bauchi
  • 148 Gusu => Plateau
  • 149 Gwa (Gurawa) => Adamawa
  • 150 Gwamba Adamawa
  • 151 Gwandara => Kaduna, Niger, Plateau
  • 152 Gbagyi (Gbari or Gwari) => Kaduna, Niger, Abuja, Plateau
  • 153 Gwom => Taraba
  • 154 Gwoza (Waha) => Borno
  • 155 Gyem => Bauchi
  • 156 Hausa => Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna,Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Niger,Taraba, Sokoto, Zamfara.
  • 157 Higi (Hig) => Borno, Adamawa
  • 158 Holma => Adamawa
  • 159 Hona => Adamawa
  • 160 Ibeno => Akwa lbom
  • 161 Ibibio => Akwa lbom
  • 162 Ichen => Adamawa
  • 163 Idoma => Benue, Taraba
  • 164 Igalla => Kogi
  • 165 Igbo => Abia, Anambra, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi,Enugu, Imo, Rivers
  • 166 ljumu => Kogi
  • 167 Ikorn => Cross River
  • 168 Irigwe => Plateau
  • 169 Isoko => Delta
  • 170 lsekiri (Itsekiri) => Delta
  • 171 lyala (lyalla) => Cross River
  • 172 lzondjo => Bayelsa, Delta, Ondo, Rivers
  • 173 Jaba => Kaduna
  • 174 Jahuna (Jahunawa) => Taraba
  • 175 Jaku => Bauchi
  • 176 Jara (Jaar Jarawa Jarawa-Dutse) => Bauchi
  • 177 Jere (Jare, Jera, Jera, Jerawa) => Bauchi, Plateau
  • 178 Jero => Taraba
  • 179 Jibu => Adamawa
  • 180 Jidda-Abu => Plateau
  • 181 Jimbin (Jimbinawa) => Bauchi
  • 182 Jirai => Adamawa
  • 183 Jonjo (Jenjo) => Taraba
  • 184 Jukun => Bauchi, Benue,Taraba, Plateau
  • 185 Kaba(Kabawa) => Taraba
  • 186 Kadara => Taraba
  • 187 Kafanchan => Kaduna
  • 188 Kagoro => Kaduna
  • 189 Kaje (Kache) => Kaduna
  • 190 Kajuru (Kajurawa) => Kaduna
  • 191 Kaka => Adamawa
  • 192 Kamaku (Karnukawa) => Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger
  • 193 Kambari => Kebbi, Niger
  • 194 Kambu => Adamawa
  • 195 Kamo => Bauchi
  • 196 Kanakuru (Dera) => Adamawa, Borno
  • 197 Kanembu => Borno
  • 198 Kanikon => Kaduna
  • 199 Kantana => Plateau
  • 200 Kanuri => Kaduna, Adamawa, Borno, Kano, Niger, Jigawa, Plateau, Taraba, Yobe
  • 201 Karekare (Karaikarai) => Bauchi, Yobe
  • 202 Karimjo => Taraba
  • 203 Kariya => Bauchi
  • 204 Katab (Kataf) => Kaduna
  • 205 Kenern (Koenoem) => Plateau
  • 206 Kenton => Taraba
  • 207 Kiballo (Kiwollo) => Kaduna
  • 208 Kilba => Adamawa
  • 209 Kirfi (Kirfawa) => Bauchi
  • 210 Koma => Taraba
  • 211 Kona => Taraba
  • 212 Koro (Kwaro) => Kaduna, Niger
  • 213 Kubi (Kubawa) => Bauchi
  • 214 Kudachano (Kudawa) => Bauchi
  • 215 Kugama => Taraba
  • 216 Kulere (Kaler) => Plateau
  • 217 Kunini => Taraba
  • 218 Kurama => Jigawa, Kaduna, Niger, Plateau
  • 219 Kurdul => Adamawa
  • 220 Kushi => Bauchi
  • 221 Kuteb => Taraba
  • 222 Kutin => Taraba
  • 223 Kwalla => Plateau
  • 224 Kwami (Kwom) => Bauchi
  • 225 Kwanchi => Taraba
  • 226 Kwanka (Kwankwa) => Bauchi, Plateau
  • 227 Kwaro => Plateau
  • 228 Kwato => Plateau
  • 229 Kyenga (Kengawa) => Sokoto
  • 230 Laaru (Larawa) => Niger
  • 231 Lakka => Adamawa
  • 232 Lala => Adamawa
  • 233 Lama => Taraba
  • 234 Lamja => Taraba
  • 235 Lau => Taraba
  • 236 Ubbo => Adamawa
  • 237 Limono => Bauchi, Plateau
  • 238 Lopa (Lupa, Lopawa) => Niger
  • 239 Longuda (Lunguda) => Adamawa, Bauchi
  • 240 Mabo => Plateau
  • 241 Mada => Kaduna, Plateau
  • 242 Mama => Plateau
  • 243 Mambilla => Adamawa
  • 244 Manchok => Kaduna
  • 245 Mandara (Wandala) => Borno
  • 246 Manga (Mangawa) => Yobe
  • 247 Margi (Marghi) => Adamawa, Borno
  • 248 Matakarn => Adamawa
  • 249 Mbembe => Cross River, Enugu
  • 250 Mbol => Adamawa
  • 251 Mbube => Cross River
  • 252 Mbula => Adamawa
  • 253 Mbum => Taraba
  • 254 Memyang (Meryan) => Plateau
  • 255 Miango => Plateau
  • 256 Miligili (Migili) => Plateau
  • 257 Miya (Miyawa) => Bauchi
  • 258 Mobber => Borno
  • 259 Montol => Plateau
  • 260 Moruwa (Moro’a, Morwa) => Kaduna
  • 261 Muchaila => Adamawa
  • 262 Mumuye => Taraba
  • 263 Mundang => Adamawa
  • 264 Munga (Mupang) => Plateau
  • 265 Mushere => Plateau
  • 266 Mwahavul (Mwaghavul) => Plateau
  • 267 Ndoro => Taraba
  • 268 Ngamo => Bauchi, Yobe
  • 269 Ngizim => Yobe
  • 270 Ngweshe (Ndhang.Ngoshe-Ndhang) => Adamawa, Borno
  • 271 Ningi (Ningawa) => Bauchi
  • 272 Ninzam (Ninzo) => Kaduna, Plateau
  • 273 Njayi => Adamawa
  • 274 Nkim => Cross River
  • 275 Nkum => Cross River
  • 276 Nokere (Nakere) => Plateau
  • 277 Nunku => Kaduna, Plateau
  • 278 Nupe => Niger, Kwara, Abuja, Kogi, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Edo
  • 279 Nyandang => Taraba
  • 280 Ododop Cross River
  • 281 Ogori => Kwara
  • 282 Okobo (Okkobor) => Akwa lbom
  • 283 Okpamheri => Edo
  • 284 Olulumo => Cross River
  • 285 Oron => Akwa lbom
  • 286 Owan => Edo
  • 287 Owe => Kwara
  • 288 Oworo => Kwara
  • 289 Pa’a (Pa’awa Afawa) => Bauchi
  • 290 Pai => Plateau
  • 291 Panyam => Taraba
  • 292 Pero => Bauchi
  • 293 Pire => Adamawa
  • 294 Pkanzom => Taraba
  • 295 Poll => Taraba
  • 296 Polchi Habe => Bauchi
  • 297 Pongo (Pongu) => Niger
  • 298 Potopo => Taraba
  • 299 Pyapun (Piapung) => Plateau
  • 300 Qua => Cross River
  • 301 Rebina (Rebinawa) => Bauchi
  • 302 Reshe => Kebbi, Niger
  • 303 Rindire (Rendre) => Plateau
  • 304 Rishuwa => Kaduna
  • 305 Ron => Plateau
  • 306 Rubu => Niger
  • 307 Rukuba => Plateau
  • 308 Rumada => Kaduna
  • 309 Rumaya => Kaduna
  • 310 Sakbe => Taraba
  • 311 Sanga => Bauchi
  • 312 Sate => Taraba
  • 313 Saya (Sayawa Za’ar) => Bauchi
  • 314 Segidi (Sigidawa) => Bauchi
  • 315 Shanga (Shangawa) => Sokoto
  • 316 Shangawa (Shangau) => Plateau
  • 317 Shan-Shan => Plateau
  • 318 Shira (Shirawa) => Kano
  • 319 Shomo => Taraba
  • 320 Shuwa => Adamawa, Borno
  • 321 Sikdi => Plateau
  • 322 Siri (Sirawa) => Bauchi
  • 323 Srubu (Surubu) => Kaduna
  • 324 Sukur => Adamawa
  • 325 Sura => Plateau
  • 326 Tangale => Bauchi
  • 327 Tarok => Plateau, Taraba
  • 328 Teme => Adamawa
  • 329 Tera (Terawa) => Bauchi, Bomo
  • 330 Teshena (Teshenawa) => Kano
  • 331 Tigon => Adamawa
  • 332 Tikar => Taraba
  • 333 Tiv => Benue, Plateau, Taraba and Nasarawa
  • 334 Tula => Bauchi
  • 335 Tur => Adamawa
  • 336 Ufia => Benue
  • 337 Ukelle => Cross River
  • 338 Ukwani (Kwale) => Delta
  • 339 Uncinda => Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto
  • 340 Uneme (Ineme) => Edo
  • 341 Ura (Ula) => Niger
  • 342 Urhobo => Delta
  • 343 Utonkong => Benue
  • 344 Uyanga => Cross River
  • 345 Vemgo => Adamawa
  • 346 Verre => Adamawa
  • 347 Vommi => Taraba
  • 348 Wagga => Adamawa
  • 349 Waja => Bauchi
  • 350 Waka => Taraba
  • 351 Warja (Warja) => Jigawa
  • 352 Warji => Bauchi
  • 353 Wula => Adamawa
  • 354 Wurbo => Adamawa
  • 355 Wurkun => Taraba
  • 356 Yache => Cross River
  • 357 Yagba => Kwara
  • 358 Yakurr (Yako) => Cross River
  • 359 Yalla => Benue
  • 360 Yandang => Taraba
  • 361 Yergan (Yergum) => Plateau
  • 362 Yoruba => (Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Kogi)
  • 363 Yott => Taraba
  • 364 Yumu => Niger
  • 365 Yungur => Adamawa
  • 366 Yuom => Plateau
  • 367 Zabara => Niger
  • 368 Zaranda => Bauchi
  • 369 Zarma (Zarmawa) => Kebbi
  • 370 Zayam (Zeam) => Bauchi
  • 371 Zul (Zulawa) => Bauchi

The total number of tribes in Nigeria is morethan 371 while the total number of language’s in Nigeria is morethan 590. Economic development has been hampered by years of military rule, corruption and mismanagement.

The restoration of democracy and subsequent economic reforms have put Nigeria back on the right track towards achieving its full economic potential. The second largest source of foreign exchange for Nigeria after oil is remittances from Nigerians living abroad.

During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria amassed significant external debt to finance major infrastructure investments. With oil prices plummeting during the 1980s oil glut, you may like to see oil production and prevented the country from exporting 100%.

The Nembe Creek oil field in the Niger Delta was discovered in 1973 and is produced from Middle Miocene sandstone shale in a higher skeletal trap at a depth of 2=> 4 km (7000=> 2 km). 13,000 feet).

In June 2013, Shell announced a strategic review of its Nigeria operations, hinting at the possibility of asset divestitures. While many international oil companies have been operating there for decades, by 2014, most had taken steps to evade their interests, citing a range of problems including oil theft.

In August 2014, Shell said it was in the process of finalizing its interests in four oil fields in Nigeria, see also top countries that produces and consume oil.

Most of Nigeria’s oil fields are small and scattered, and in 1990 these small fields accounted for 62.1% of the total Nigerian production. This contrasts with the sixteen largest fields that produced 37.9% of Nigeria’s oil at the time.
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