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Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by dignity33: 10:28am On Aug 02
Nigeria is made up of several ethnic groups, majority of which are the Igbo, Hausa and the Yoruba.  Within these ethnic groups are several tribes numbering 371.

However, the multi-tribal nature of Nigeria may put someone at a loss, especially when such tribes begin to display their unique culture, dialect, etc.  To this end, a full list of the 371 tribes in Nigeria is provide for better understanding of the beautiful and united country called Nigeria.

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 Ebirra (lgbirra) -Edo, Kogi, Ondo

100 Ebu -Edo, Kogi

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by dignity33: 10:29am On Aug 02
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 Palli -Adamawa

119 Pulani (Pulbe) -Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa , Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi , Niger, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, etc.

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 Gwari (Gbari) -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 etc

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 lgbo: -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

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by chukz84yz: 10:43am On Aug 02
211. Egi - Rivers.
212. Igburu- Rivers

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by MightySparrow: 10:43am On Aug 02
Babel must have been in Nigeria. No wonder the confusion in Nigeria!

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Freestainworld(m): 10:46am On Aug 02
good information, superb
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Winterfell2: 10:58am On Aug 02
Okay not complete. You said 317.
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Iamgrey5(m): 11:09am On Aug 02
You use style remove Anioma and Ikwere Come add Aworis as a separate tribe grin

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Abohboy: 11:10am On Aug 02
Nonsense, Nigeria has over 500 different tribes/ethnic groups, and aboh is one of them it is in delta state along the River Niger

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by hajimosho(m): 11:15am On Aug 02
cheesy
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Obalatule: 11:15am On Aug 02
Abohboy:
Nonsense, Nigeria has over 500 different tribes/ethnic groups, and aboh is one of them it is in delta state along the River Niger
Na aboh-baku
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by bigwig071(m): 11:15am On Aug 02
All dis nonsense can never add anything in your life.go and collect back the money(two bullion van) given to tinubu and return it to china so that you can have your lagos back
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Eatfucksleep(m): 11:39am On Aug 02
Epie is in Bayelsa not rivers.the epie people are the inhabitants of most part of yenagoa the capital of Bayelsa state

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by SEGLIZ: 11:46am On Aug 02
Abohboy:
Nonsense, Nigeria has over 500 different tribes/ethnic groups, and aboh is one of them it is in delta state along the River Niger

you are right about aboh, though I'm Yoruba but my grandma is from aboh likewise I'm related to kwale.

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by babyfaceafrica: 11:56am On Aug 02
100 Ebu -Edo, Kogi

The ebu I know is in delta state.. No ebu in Edo or Kogi.. Change it fast


Where is olukumi(delta) where is ọkọ, osayen (Kogi)
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by richiemcgold: 12:08pm On Aug 02
I guess the tribes are listed in alphabetical order. So why's Akoko not on the list?

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by ayoola27: 1:32pm On Aug 02
See as all of Una dey bash the Op like say una send am work
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Sunofgod(m): 1:37pm On Aug 02
MightySparrow:
Babel must have been in Nigeria. No wonder the confusion in Nigeria!

Babel was a land.....the god abraham worshiped confounded the worlds language.
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by millhouse: 2:02pm On Aug 02
Nonsense ... if Isoko is on your list why are the Uhrobos not there too

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by sacajawea: 2:11pm On Aug 02
Do these Tribes have Their different languages
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Nicepoker(m): 2:28pm On Aug 02
Ibeno tribe in Akwa ibom? Never heard of it.
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Haywhymido(m): 2:52pm On Aug 02
Hmmm
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Balogunodua(m): 3:28pm On Aug 02
Ijumu is not a tribe they are yorubas and where did see Ebirra in ondo state?
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Balogunodua(m): 3:35pm On Aug 02
213. Anioma-Delta state



214. Ikwerre-Porthacourt



215. Lucumi-Delta state



216. Isoko-Delta state



Igala-Kogi state and Anambra

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by proeast(m): 3:57pm On Aug 02
MightySparrow:
Babel must have been in Nigeria. No wonder the confusion in Nigeria!

It is Nigeria that created the Babel society for politocal reasons. For instance, every community in Rivers State is termed an ethnic group but in reality the state has just 3 three ethnic groups. Same applies to other areas.
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Blackmoran(m): 4:04pm On Aug 02
Me i just scroll down without bothering to give yourself headache...
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Ibrahimmrfish(m): 4:12pm On Aug 02
Kakanda is missing on the list

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Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Onyenna(m): 4:26pm On Aug 02
This list ain't complete
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Arda1000(m): 4:29pm On Aug 02
Tribes or Ethnic groups?
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by realstars: 4:36pm On Aug 02
Good We All Are Inside
Re: Full List Of 371 Tribes In Nigeria. Check Where You Belong. by Homeboiy: 8:45pm On Aug 02
Egon is in nasarawa mr man.

And you forgot the ones in Ebonyi state.

Your confused op.

Nsukka nko

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