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Some Hidden Tribes In Nigeria And States Where They Originated.

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By Alpha_wurno | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 5197 views

After a lot of research I made these are the full list of all 371 tribes in Nigeria and states where they originate below but before that let's discuss a little bit about Nigeria.

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, Nigeria is a multi-tribal nature of multinational state , Nigeria is inhabited by more than 250 ethnic groups with over 500 distinct languages all identifying with a wide variety of cultures. The three largest ethnic groups are the Hausa–Fulani in the north , Yoruba in the west, and Igbo in the east; comprising over 60% of the total population.

The official language of Nigeria is English , chosen to facilitate linguistic unity at the national level. 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

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. Kabu -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

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. Hausa, pulfude, 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.

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