In Adamawa State there is a particular tribe identified as the Koma tribe. They are part of the 7 districts of Ganye Local Government area. The people of Koma are in the Atlantika mountains and they also share a border with southern Cameroon. It was in the year 1961 that the Koma people were fully recognized and accepted as Nigerians.
There are varied conceptions from a lot of historians on the origin of the Igbo. Some have tried to explain how the Igbo came into being through their language, some through their geographical location. The Igbo are generally those who speak Igbo language not necessarily living in a particular geographical location. There are various myths and legends which have been told about the migrations of the Igbo and how they came into being. Some said the Igbo were similar in culture to the Jews in culture and might
Nigeria is a very lovely country to stay with it's diverse cultural heritage which has made us truly unique. This unique identity colors our daily lives and brings us closer together as a people and a nation at large. The IGBO people are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The Igbo language is a part of the Niger-Congo language family. It is divided into numerous regional dialects, and somewhat mutually intelligible with the larger "Igboid" cluster. The Igbo people are found in southeastern Nigeria
Nigeria is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa" because of the large population and distinct economic achievement not to compare with the neighbouring countries. Nigeria is a country with more than 500 languages with over hundreds of ethnics groups. Like earlier stated, there are over hundreds of ethnic groups in Nigeria, but for the purpose of this articles we will be looking at just one. The "Tiv". Tiv is one most the largest ethnic group we have in Nigeria. The Tiv ethnic group is known for its ric
The Igbo people are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.The Igbo language is a part of the Niger-Congo language family.It is divided into numerous regional dialects, and somewhat mutually intelligible with the larger "Igboid" cluster.In Nigeria, igbo men are known for their love for business and making money.
It is not a new thing for most Yoruba speakers to be surprised when they speak and the Igala person next to them understood what they talked about but when the Igala persons speaks, they would never be able to decipher what he or she had said. It is not far fetch that this two tribes are like the water H2O. They formed the language or part of the language called the Niger-Congo language. The two on its own is called Yoruboid languages. In Igala etymology, it is believed that the two most popular figure in Yoruba
Beyonce has adapted the leopard as a logo which is a pointer to her Original African genetic and cultural makeup. African Americans use the Panther, which is a close relation of the leopard. They choose the all Black leopard to eliminate confusion with other races in America, but is essentially a leopard. Yorubas and other Original Africans labelled their cousins during the Civil rights movement as Akata, a wild cat like the leopard, but many Eurocentric commentators didn't appreciate the importance such wild
The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an African ethnic group that inhabits western Africa especially Nigeria and Benin. The Yoruba constitute about 44 million people in total. The majority of this population is from Nigeria and Benin, where the Yoruba make up 16% of the country's population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. Most Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language, which is the Niger-Congo language with the largest number of native speakers. Here are things that are regarded
English is Nigeria’s official language; however, Nigeria’s large population is responsible for its linguistic diversity which encompasses three major African language families: Afroasiatic, Nilo-Saharan, and Niger–Congo. Figures for the number of spoken Nigerian languages range from 250 to over 500 with Ethnologue placing the exact number for Nigeria at 527. This anomaly arises where scholars are in disagreement over which language constitutes ‘language’ and which constitutes ‘dialect’. Ajawa,
Language is the sole basic means of transmitting mutually understandable information between individuals or groups. Interestingly, there are an estimated 6500 languages spoken by different people scattered across the globe. Papua New Guinea is acknowledged as the country with the highest number of spoken languages with a total of 820 human languages. Indonesia is second on the list with 742 spoken languages. Nigeria, the Giant of Africa occupies the third spot in the list of countries with the highest
English is Nigeria’s official language; however, Nigeria’s large population is liable for its linguistic diversity which encompasses three major African language families: Afroasiatic, Nilo-Saharan, and Niger–Congo. Figures for the amount of spoken Nigerian languages range from 250 to over 500 with Ethnologue placing the precise number for Nigeria at 527. This anomaly arises where scholars are divided over which language constitutes ‘language’ and which constitutes ‘dialect’. Ajawa, Auyokawa,
The Igbo Language Is Widely Spoken Across Nigeria. And its massively spoken mostly in South Estern Region by the Igbo people. The Igbo people are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The Igbo language is a part of the Niger-Congo language family. It is divided into numerous regional dialects, and somewhat mutually intelligible with the larger "Igboid" cluster. Do you know how to speak igbo, but you feel there are words you don't really know what they mean? This article is for you. Foreigners who can't
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with over 186 million residents. The country is also home to more than 520 languages, but there are many more languages which are yet to be classified. These languages can be classified into two main language families: the Afro-Asiatic language family and the Niger-Congo language family. English is the official language of Nigeria. Official Language Of Nigeria English is the official language in Nigeria. The language is used for all formal communication in g
The region of Africa is one of the most continent with varied culture. More than one trillion people talk more than two thousand languages across the world. Several reports have shown that there are nearly 3,000 languages around the continent of Africa. The country most diverse on the continent(Africa) is Nigeria with over 500 languages being spoken in the country, one of the highest concentrations of cultural diversity in the world. The continent has a long multiple language tradition due to citizens with