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Abanyom34,000Y12.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityAbanyomP
Abanyom
M
Abanyom of Nigeria
T
Abong2,200Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAbonP
Abong
  
Abua52,000Y11.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityAbua   
Achipawa21,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAcipa, Eastern M
Achipawa of Nigeria
 
Acipanci43,000Y5.15 %25.00 %4 IslamCicipu   
Adara404,000Y7.50 %55.00 %4 ChristianityAdaraP
Adara
M
Adara of Nigeria
T
Aduge4,000Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAduge   
Afizere, Izere101,000Y18.00 %32.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsIzereP
Afizere, Izere
M
Afizere, Izere of Nigeria
 
Agatu182,000Y8.00 %81.00 %4 ChristianityAgatuP
Agatu
M
Agatu of Nigeria
T
Agoi, Ibami24,000Y13.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAgoi   
Agwagwune, Akurakura43,000Y11.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityAgwagwune   
Ahan600Y0.10 %0.20 %1 Ethnic ReligionsAhanP
Ahan
 T
Ake4,000Y6.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAkyeP
Ake
 T
Akoko129,000Y5.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsArigidi   
Akpes, Ibarim-Efifa21,000Y8.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAkpes   
Akpet-Ehom21,000Y10.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityUkpet-Ehom   
AkukuY5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAkuku   
Akum9005.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAkumP
Akum
  
Alago, Idoma Nokwu106,000Y8.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAlago M
Alago, Idoma Nokwu of Nigeria
T
Alege19,000Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityElege   
Amap, Amo23,000Y5.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAmoP
Amap, Amo
  
Ambandi11,000Y3.60 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPiya-Kwonci   
Ambo3,200Y7.00 %14.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAmbo   
Anaang3,031,000Y48.61 %99.00 %5 ChristianityAnaang   
Anca400Y0.08 %0.15 %1 Ethnic ReligionsAnca  T
Angas727,000Y24.00 %76.00 %5 ChristianityNgas M
Angas of Nigeria
 
Aninka500Y14.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityAninka   
Arab, Lebanese43,0008.00 %31.00 %4 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arab, Syrian21,0000.80 %9.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Nigeria
T
Arum-Chessu10,000Y3.08 %55.00 %4 ChristianityArum   
Ashe52,000Y60.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityAshe   
Ashingini168,000Y15.00 %35.00 %5 IslamCishingini M
Ashingini of Nigeria
 
Asu11,000Y0.01 %4.00 %1 IslamAsu  T
Aten, Ganawuri69,000Y18.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIten M
Aten, Ganawuri of Nigeria
T
Atyab268,000Y10.00 %84.00 %4 ChristianityTyapP
Atyab
M
Atyab of Nigeria
 
Auna-Agaraiwa Kambari171,000Y3.00 %7.00 %4 IslamTsikimba M
Auna-Agaraiwa Kambari of Nigeria
 
Avadi, Tsivadi175,000Y4.00 %18.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTsuvadiP
Avadi, Tsivadi
  
Awak13,000Y6.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAwakP
Awak
M
Awak of Nigeria
T
Awori87,000Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsYoruba   
Ayere6,400Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAyereP
Ayere
  
Ayu8,700Y4.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAyuP
Ayu
  
Baan11,000Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityBaan   
Baangi31,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBaangiP
Baangi
M
Baangi of Nigeria
T
Bachama319,000Y12.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityBacamaP
Bachama
  
Bada61,000Y5.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityMbat   
Bade418,000Y0.02 %2.00 %1 IslamBadeP
Bade
M
Bade of Nigeria
T
Baggara, Shuwa Arab258,0000.02 %0.20 %1 IslamArabic, Chadian SpokenP
Baggara, Shuwa Arab
M
Baggara, Shuwa Arab of Nigeria
T
Bajju, Kaje641,000Y5.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityJjuP
Bajju, Kaje
M
Bajju, Kaje of Nigeria
T
Bakpinka, Uwet6,300Y6.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityBakpinka   
Bambuka11,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKyak  T
Banga27,000Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsC'lelaP
Banga
M
Banga of Nigeria
T
Bangwinji13,000Y10.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBangwinji M
Bangwinji of Nigeria
T
Bankalawa62,000Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamBankal M
Bankalawa of Nigeria
T
Bareshe97,000Y3.00 %18.00 %4 IslamReshe   
Barke, Burkanawa31,000Y0.75 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMburku M
Barke, Burkanawa of Nigeria
T
Barma5,1000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBagirmiP
Barma
 T
Basa342,000Y3.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBasaP
Basa
  
Basa-Gurmana5,200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBasa-Gurmana  T
Bassa-Kontagora35,000Y5.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBassa-Kontagora   
Bate317,000Y5.00 %17.00 %4 IslamBata   
Batonu, Baruba387,000Y3.00 %18.00 %4 IslamBaatonumP
Batonu, Baruba
  
Batu54,000Y2.00 %35.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBatu   
Bauchi38,000Y0.80 %5.00 %1 IslamBauchiP
Bauchi
M
Bauchi of Nigeria
T
Becheve4,300Y8.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIceve-MaciP
Becheve
  
Begbere, Koro Agwe160,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKoro Wachi   
Bekworra, Yakoro203,000Y12.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsBekwarraP
Bekworra, Yakoro
M
Bekworra, Yakoro of Nigeria
T
Belning500Y16.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityBelning   
Berom1,387,000Y46.40 %96.00 %5 ChristianityBeromP
Berom
M
Berom of Nigeria
 
Bete-Jukun6,100Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityJukun Takum   
Bette-Bende, Mbete169,000Y11.00 %89.00 %5 ChristianityBete-Bendi   
Biali3,1001.00 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBialiP
Biali
  
Bijim11,000Y14.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityBijimP
Bijim
  
Bile, Billanchi50,000Y7.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBille   
Binawa13,000Y55.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBinaP
Binawa
  
Bitare, Yukutare76,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBitare   
Boga24,000Y3.50 %60.00 %4 ChristianityBoga   
Bokabaru80,000Y5.00 %15.00 %4 IslamBokobaruP
Bokabaru
  
Boko, Bokonya66,000Y0.10 %0.20 %1 IslamBoko M
Boko, Bokonya of Nigeria
 
Bokyi, Nki289,000Y35.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBokyiP
Bokyi, Nki
  
Bole, Bolewa176,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBoleP
Bole, Bolewa
M
Bole, Bolewa of Nigeria
T
Borghom168,000Y2.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBoghom   
Bozo, Sorogoye21,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBozo, JenaamaP
Bozo, Sorogoye
 T
British26,0008.00 %62.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bu3,200Y14.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityBu   
Buduma, Yedina7,8000.00 %0.03 %1 IslamBudumaP
Buduma, Yedina
 T
Bukwen1,200Y3.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBukwen   
Bumaji21,000Y16.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityBumaji   
Bura, Pabir532,000Y3.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBura-PabirP
Bura, Pabir
M
Bura, Pabir of Nigeria
 
Burak8,300Y12.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsBurak M
Burak of Nigeria
 
Bure800Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Buru1,600Y15.00 %25.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsBuru   
Busa, Bussawa21,000Y0.05 %1.00 %1 IslamBisa  T
Butawa67,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamHausaP
Butawa
M
Butawa of Nigeria
T
Cakfem-Mushere11,000Y3.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityCakfem-MushereP
Cakfem-Mushere
M
Cakfem-Mushere of Nigeria
T
Cameroonian Creole11,00011.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityPidgin, Cameroon   
Cham-Mwana, Dijim48,000Y3.00 %46.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDikakaP
Cham-Mwana, Dijim
  
Chamba Daka197,000Y6.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSamba Daka   
Chamba Dirim19,000Y0.25 %0.40 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDirimP
Chamba Dirim
M
Chamba Dirim of Nigeria
T
Chamba Leko114,000Y4.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSamba Leko   
Chara, Fachara5,900Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCara M
Chara, Fachara of Nigeria
T
Chawai104,000Y15.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAtsamP
Chawai
  
Chip13,000Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMishipP
Chip
M
Chip of Nigeria
T
Chokobo2,500Y0.30 %0.80 %1 IslamIzora  T
Cineni22,000Y3.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCineni  T
Como Karim21,000Y12.00 %25.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKarimjo   
Cori8,000Y11.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityKyoliP
Cori
M
Cori of Nigeria
T
Daba, Daba Kola2,300Y0.50 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDabaP
Daba, Daba Kola
 T
Dadiya, Dadianci87,000Y15.00 %45.00 %5 ChristianityDadiyaP
Dadiya, Dadianci
M
Dadiya, Dadianci of Nigeria
T
Dansa6,500Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLamja-Dengsa-Tola   
Deaf2,185,000Y51.26 %3 ChristianityNigerian Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Defaka, Afakani2,100Y3.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNkoroo   
Degema, Atala31,000Y6.00 %27.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDegema M
Degema, Atala of Nigeria
 
Dendi, Dandawa7,200Y0.00 %0.10 %1 IslamDendiP
Dendi, Dandawa
 T
Deno, Denawa13,000Y0.15 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDeno  T
Dera, Kanakuru68,000Y10.00 %71.00 %4 ChristianityDera   
Detribalized Pidgen1,953,000Y30.93 %56.00 %5 ChristianityPidgin, Nigerian   
Dghwede, Toghwede79,000Y6.50 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDghwedeP
Dghwede, Toghwede
  
Dirya13,000Y0.50 %6.00 %2 IslamDiri   
Doka21,000Y0.30 %0.90 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDokaP
Doka
M
Doka of Nigeria
T
Doko-Uyanga, Basanga400Y11.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityDoko-Uyanga   
Dong9,900Y0.20 %0.60 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDong M
Dong of Nigeria
T
Duguri95,000Y0.83 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDuguriP
Duguri
M
Duguri of Nigeria
T
Duguza6,700Y2.25 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTunzuii   
Dukawa, Eastern56,000Y2.00 %7.00 %2 Ethnic Religionsut-Hun   
Dukawa, Western67,000Y1.00 %7.00 %2 Ethnic Religionsus-SaareP
Dukawa, Western
M
Dukawa, Western of Nigeria
T
Dungi, Dunjawa2,100Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDungu   
Durr-Baraza11,000Y0.10 %0.30 %1 IslamDass M
Durr-Baraza of Nigeria
 
Duwai20,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamDuwaiP
Duwai
M
Duwai of Nigeria
T
Duya101,000Y0.50 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDuya   
Dzodinka300Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityLidzonka   
Ebira2,325,000Y8.84 %18.00 %4 IslamEbiraP
Ebira
  
Ebughu12,000Y8.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityEbughu   
Edo, Bini2,153,000Y48.61 %99.00 %5 ChristianityEdoP
Edo, Bini
  
Efai12,000Y6.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityEfai   
Efik727,000Y38.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityEfik   
Efutop34,000Y10.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityEfutop  T
Egbira Koto67,000Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamEbira  T
Eggan21,000Y0.05 %0.05 %1 IslamNupe-Nupe-Tako   
Eggon22,000Y45.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityEggonP
Eggon
 T
Ehueun27,000Y9.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEhueun   
Ejagham, Ekoi124,000Y12.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityEjaghamP
Ejagham, Ekoi
  
Ekajuk83,000Y9.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEkajuk M
Ekajuk of Nigeria
T
Eket465,000Y33.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityEkit   
Eki11,000Y2.50 %95.00 %4 ChristianityEki   
Ekpari90,000Y6.00 %44.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYace   
Ekpeye131,000Y9.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityEkpeye   
Eleme115,000Y8.00 %88.00 %4 ChristianityEleme   
Eloyi, Afo106,000Y2.00 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsAjiriP
Eloyi, Afo
M
Eloyi, Afo of Nigeria
T
Emai307,000Y45.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEmai-Iuleha-Ora   
Engenni53,000Y14.00 %72.00 %5 ChristianityEngenni  T
Enwan21,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEnwan   
Enwang32,000Y18.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityEnwan   
Epie40,000Y5.00 %22.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEpie   
Eruwa107,000Y5.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEruwa   
Esan683,000Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityEsan   
Esimbi40018.00 %22.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsEsimbiP
Esimbi
M
Esimbi of Nigeria
 
Etebi34,000Y16.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityEtebi   
Etsako589,000Y60.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityEtsako   
Etulo, Turumawa24,000Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityEtuloP
Etulo, Turumawa
 T
Evand17,000Y13.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityEvant M
Evand of Nigeria
 
Ewe12,00034.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityEweP
Ewe
M
Ewe of Nigeria
 
Ezaa775,000Y35.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEzaaP
Ezaa
M
Ezaa of Nigeria
T
Fali of Jibu8,300Y5.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityZizilivakan  T
Fali, Bana34,000Y1.00 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBanaP
Fali, Bana
 T
Fali, Vimtim35,000Y3.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFaliP
Fali, Vimtim
M
Fali, Vimtim of Nigeria
T
Fam2,600Y6.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFam   
Filipino, Tagalog22,00012.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Firan, Izarek5,300Y3.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFiranP
Firan, Izarek
M
Firan, Izarek of Nigeria
T
Fiterya, Hwana128,000Y15.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityHwanaP
Fiterya, Hwana
 T
French8,6006.00 %66.00 %4 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani, Adamawa1,643,000Y0.88 %3.00 %1 IslamFulfulde, AdamawaP
Fulani, Adamawa
M
Fulani, Adamawa of Nigeria
T
Fulani, Nigerian17,810,000Y0.06 %0.08 %1 IslamFulfulde, NigerianP
Fulani, Nigerian
M
Fulani, Nigerian of Nigeria
T
Fyem24,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 IslamPyam   
Fyer49,000Y1.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsFyer   
Ga'anda, Mokar90,000Y11.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityGa'andaP
Ga'anda, Mokar
 T
Gade133,000Y5.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGadeP
Gade
M
Gade of Nigeria
T
Galambi41,000Y2.00 %14.00 %2 IslamGalambuP
Galambi
  
Gamo-Ningi18,000Y7.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Gana-Gana156,000Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamDiboP
Gana-Gana
M
Gana-Gana of Nigeria
 
Ganang4,400Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGanang   
Gbagyi1,354,000Y4.42 %33.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGbagyiP
Gbagyi
M
Gbagyi of Nigeria
T
Gbari577,000Y4.27 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGbariP
Gbari
M
Gbari of Nigeria
 
Gbo, Imaban101,000Y12.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityLegbo   
Geji8,700Y1.28 %3.00 %1 IslamLanguage unknown M
Geji of Nigeria
T
Gengle6,900Y2.00 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGengleP
Gengle
M
Gengle of Nigeria
T
Gera, Gerawa423,000Y1.40 %1.60 %1 IslamGeraP
Gera, Gerawa
M
Gera, Gerawa of Nigeria
T
German4,30013.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Geruma16,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamGerumaP
Geruma
M
Geruma of Nigeria
T
Ghotuo20,000Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGhotuo   
Glavda53,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGlavdaP
Glavda
 T
Goemai399,000Y0.50 %62.00 %3 ChristianityGoemaiP
Goemai
M
Goemai of Nigeria
T
Gokana181,000Y35.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityGokana  T
Gourma43,0000.40 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGourmanchemaP
Gourma
 T
Gubi, Gubawa2,000Y1.00 %10.00 %2 IslamShiki   
Gude, Cheke177,000Y4.00 %24.00 %4 IslamGude M
Gude, Cheke of Nigeria
T
Gudu10,000Y0.00 %2.00 %1 IslamGuduP
Gudu
 T
Guduf105,000Y0.15 %0.35 %1 IslamGuduf-Gava M
Guduf of Nigeria
T
Gun481,000Y2.50 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGun   
Gupa-Abawa32,000Y0.10 %2.80 %1 IslamGupa-Abawa  T
Gure-Kahugu, Gura47,000Y12.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTugbiri-Niragu  T
Gurmana6,800Y3.85 %10.00 %4 IslamGurmanaP
Gurmana
  
Gurumtum16,000Y0.07 %4.00 %1 IslamGuruntum-MbaaruP
Gurumtum
M
Gurumtum of Nigeria
T
Gwa5,200Y0.50 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGwaP
Gwa
M
Gwa of Nigeria
T
Gwak93,000Y3.00 %12.00 %4 IslamGwak M
Gwak of Nigeria
T
Gwandara50,000Y0.38 %0.70 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGwandaraP
Gwandara
M
Gwandara of Nigeria
T
Gwomu10,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMoo   
Gyaazi5,300Y1.00 %5.00 %1 IslamGyaazi   
Gyem, Gyemawa2,200Y4.73 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGyem   
Ham372,000Y75.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityHyam M
Ham of Nigeria
T
Han Chinese, Cantonese9,7003.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin3,9003.00 %6.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
M
Han Chinese, Mandarin of Nigeria
T
Han Chinese, Wu5,8004.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, WuP
Han Chinese, Wu
  
Hausa36,978,000Y0.10 %0.15 %1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
M
Hausa of Nigeria
T
Hide, Xedi7,400Y8.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHdi   
Hone13,000Y0.20 %10.00 %2 IslamHone   
Horom3,000Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHorom   
Hya2,900Y2.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityHya   
Ibani, Bonny126,000Y13.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityIbani   
Ibeno20,000Y17.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityIbino   
Ibibio6,509,000Y41.98 %99.80 %5 ChristianityIbibioP
Ibibio
 T
Ibilo8,000Y10.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityOkpamheri   
Icen77,000Y30.00 %51.00 %5 ChristianityIbaasP
Icen
M
Icen of Nigeria
T
Ichen94,000Y4.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityEtkywanP
Ichen
 T
Idere12,000Y14.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIdere   
Idoma149,000Y4.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIdoma   
Idoma, Central491,000Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityIdomaP
Idoma, Central
  
Idoma, West533,000Y34.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityIdoma   
Idon6,700Y5.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAjiyaP
Idon
M
Idon of Nigeria
T
Igala1,703,000Y4.00 %45.00 %4 ChristianityIgalaP
Igala
  
Igbo32,027,000Y47.51 %98.80 %5 ChristianityIgboP
Igbo
M
Igbo of Nigeria
 
Igede484,000Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityIgedeP
Igede
  
Igwe23,000Y6.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIgwe   
Ihievbe58,000Y5.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityIhievbe   
Ijaw, Central-Western2,560,000Y50.82 %99.00 %5 ChristianityIzonP
Ijaw, Central-Western
  
Ijaw, Eastern9,200Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityNkoroo   
Ijaw, Northeast Central10,000Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityBiseni   
Ijaw, Southeast2,412,000Y35.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityIjo, Southeast   
Ika43,000Y12.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianityIka  T
Iko12,000Y9.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityIko   
Ikpeshe10,000Y9.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIkpeshi   
Iku21,000Y0.15 %0.70 %1 Ethnic ReligionsIku-Gora-Ankwa M
Iku of Nigeria
T
Ikulu100,000Y2.20 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIkuluP
Ikulu
  
Ikwere683,000Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsIkwere   
Ikwo342,000Y30.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIkwoP
Ikwo
M
Ikwo of Nigeria
T
Ilue9,600Y8.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityIlue   
Irigwe, Aregwe90,000Y8.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsRigwe   
Isoko715,000Y32.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIsoko   
Ito12,000Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIto   
Itsekiri987,000Y42.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIsekiriP
Itsekiri
 T
Itu Mbuzo12,000Y5.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityItu Mbon Uzo   
Ivbie, North67,000Y12.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityIvbie North-Okpela-Arhe   
Iyatu, Idoani46,000Y4.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIyayu M
Iyatu, Idoani of Nigeria
 
Iyive, Ndir2,300Y9.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityIyive   
Izhi709,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIziiP
Izhi
M
Izhi of Nigeria
T
Janji, Anafejanzi2,200Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityJanji   
Janjo124,000Y14.00 %35.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDzaP
Janjo
M
Janjo of Nigeria
T
Jara87,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamJara   
Jere97,000Y5.00 %42.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJere   
Jibu62,000Y2.60 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJibuP
Jibu
M
Jibu of Nigeria
T
Jidda-Abu, Nakare22,000Y5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBu   
Jilbe5,200Y0.10 %3.00 %1 IslamJilbe  T
Jimbin8,300Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamZumbun   
Jimi, Bi-Gimu2,100Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamJimi M
Jimi, Bi-Gimu of Nigeria
 
Jiru, Zhiru6,400Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJiru   
Jorto32,000Y1.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsJakattoe   
Ju2,800Y0.50 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsJuP
Ju
 T
Jukun, Kona5,900Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJibaP
Jukun, Kona
 T
Jukun, Wanu6,100Y3.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWannu   
Jukun, Wapan202,000Y10.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityWapanP
Jukun, Wapan
  
Jukun, Wase3,100Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWaphaP
Jukun, Wase
M
Jukun, Wase of Nigeria
T
Kaba, Laka9,500Y2.60 %5.00 %4 IslamKabbaP
Kaba, Laka
  
Kadun19,000Y0.35 %0.65 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKadungP
Kadun
M
Kadun of Nigeria
T
Kagoma48,000Y12.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityGyong   
Kaivi4,400Y18.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityKaivi   
Kakanda62,000Y0.20 %2.50 %1 IslamKakanda M
Kakanda of Nigeria
T
Kakihum28,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTsuvadiP
Kakihum
  
Kalabari533,000Y33.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKalabari   
Kam10,000Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKam   
Kamantan, Angan35,000Y2.00 %75.00 %3 ChristianityKamantan   
Kambari168,000Y16.00 %34.00 %5 IslamTsishinginiP
Kambari
M
Kambari of Nigeria
T
Kambu8,50013.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLimbumP
Kambu
M
Kambu of Nigeria
T
Kami11,000Y0.00 %2.80 %1 IslamKami  T
Kamuku62,000Y3.50 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKamuku   
Kamwe, Higi637,000Y10.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityKamweP
Kamwe, Higi
M
Kamwe, Higi of Nigeria
T
Kanem, Koenoem3,500Y5.67 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKoenoemP
Kanem, Koenoem
M
Kanem, Koenoem of Nigeria
T
Kanembu2,3000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKanembuP
Kanembu
M
Kanembu of Nigeria
T
Kaningkom-Nindem17,000Y12.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityNikyob-Nindem M
Kaningkom-Nindem of Nigeria
T
Kanufi, Karshi19,000Y3.85 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKanufi   
Kanuri, Manga412,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKanuri, MangaP
Kanuri, Manga
M
Kanuri, Manga of Nigeria
T
Kanuri, Yerwa7,619,000Y0.01 %0.01 %1 IslamKanuri, YerwaP
Kanuri, Yerwa
M
Kanuri, Yerwa of Nigeria
T
Kapsiki, Psikye25,000Y5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPsikye   
Kapya300Y9.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKapya   
Karekare, Jalalum403,000Y0.20 %0.30 %1 IslamKarekareP
Karekare, Jalalum
M
Karekare, Jalalum of Nigeria
T
Karfa1,700Y2.00 %35.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDuhwa   
Kariya4,700Y1.00 %5.00 %1 IslamKariya   
Kholok6,400Y2.00 %15.00 %2 IslamKholok M
Kholok of Nigeria
 
Kiballo, Vono1,700Y0.50 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsVono   
KilaY0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamSomyev   
Kilba, Huba372,000Y8.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityNya HubaP
Kilba, Huba
  
Kiong900Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityKiong   
Kir5,200Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamKir-Balar   
Kirifi, Kirifawa48,000Y4.00 %22.00 %4 IslamGiiwo   
Kirya-Konzel7,700Y2.00 %25.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKirya-KonzelP
Kirya-Konzel
M
Kirya-Konzel of Nigeria
T
Kitimi5,200Y0.30 %4.00 %1 IslamTumi  T
Kofa1,600Y0.35 %0.45 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKofa   
Kofyar, Jibiyal202,000Y3.00 %17.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKofyar   
Kohumono, Bahumono62,000Y10.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityHohumono M
Kohumono, Bahumono of Nigeria
T
Koma65,000Y7.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKomaP
Koma
  
Kono, Kwono10,000Y10.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityKonoP
Kono, Kwono
  
Koro Nulu4,200Y1.00 %5.00 %1 IslamKoro Nulu   
Koro Zuba12,000Y12.00 %35.00 %5 IslamKoro Zuba   
Koro, Jijili16,000Y6.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityTanjijili   
Korop, Erorup19,000Y12.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKorop   
Kpan21,000Y4.00 %18.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKpan   
Kubi3,000Y0.20 %4.00 %1 IslamHausaP
Kubi
  
Kudu-Camo2,900Y12.00 %25.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Kugama6,300Y20.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKugama  T
Kugbo6,700Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityKugbo   
Kukele, Ukele243,000Y29.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityKukele   
Kulere, Korom Boye31,000Y18.00 %81.00 %5 ChristianityKulereP
Kulere, Korom Boye
M
Kulere, Korom Boye of Nigeria
 
Kulung, Bambur53,000Y8.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityKulungP
Kulung, Bambur
  
Kumba6,400Y9.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKumba   
Kupa39,000Y0.20 %4.00 %1 IslamKupa M
Kupa of Nigeria
T
Kupto5,800Y3.85 %10.00 %4 IslamKutto   
Kurama, Bagwama75,000Y4.00 %88.00 %4 ChristianityKuramaP
Kurama, Bagwama
M
Kurama, Bagwama of Nigeria
T
Kushi24,000Y7.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKushi   
Kuteb84,000Y14.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityKutep   
Kuturmi, West Yamma20,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKuturmi   
Kuzamani, Rishuwa3,400Y0.25 %0.60 %1 IslamShuwa-ZamaniP
Kuzamani, Rishuwa
 T
Kwaami25,000Y3.00 %17.00 %4 IslamKwaami   
Kwah15,000Y7.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKwa   
Kyanga26,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKyangaP
Kyanga
M
Kyanga of Nigeria
T
Kyibaku, Chibuk248,000Y12.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityKibakuP
Kyibaku, Chibuk
  
Laamang, Gbuhwe81,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLamang   
Labur700Y2.00 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsLabir   
Lagwan, Afade43,000Y0.40 %2.00 %1 IslamAfadeP
Lagwan, Afade
M
Lagwan, Afade of Nigeria
T
Lala-Roba, Gworam93,000Y16.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLala-RobaP
Lala-Roba, Gworam
M
Lala-Roba, Gworam of Nigeria
T
Lame21,000Y6.00 %10.00 %4 IslamLame   
Laru31,000Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamLaru  T
Leelau11,000Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityLeelau   
Lela, Dakakari182,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsC'lelaP
Lela, Dakakari
M
Lela, Dakakari of Nigeria
T
Lemoro, Anowuru20,000Y7.17 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLemoro   
Lere29,000Y5.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLere   
Libo, Kaan21,000Y6.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKaan   
Loh17,000Y3.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLoo   
Longuda, Jessu107,000Y14.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsLonguda  T
Lopawa, Lupa22,000Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamLopa   
Lotsu-Piri, Kitta37,000Y10.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityTso   
Lubila, Kabila21,000Y12.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityLubila   
Lufu5,200Y8.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityLufu   
Luri100Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Mabo-Barkul, Kaleri4,000Y4.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBo-Rukul   
Madda202,000Y20.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityMada M
Madda of Nigeria
 
Mafa9,200Y1.00 %7.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMafaP
Mafa
 T
Magdhi, Widala5,200Y0.00 %0.07 %1 IslamMaghdi  T
Magu22,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMvanip   
Maguzawa213,000Y0.30 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsHausaP
Maguzawa
M
Maguzawa of Nigeria
T
Maha20,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamMaaka   
Mama, Kwarra67,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMamaP
Mama, Kwarra
  
Mambila, Nigeria202,000Y2.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMambila, Nigeria   
Mandara, Wandala21,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWandalaP
Mandara, Wandala
M
Mandara, Wandala of Nigeria
T
Mangas200Y2.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMangas   
Marghi, Central237,000Y12.00 %62.00 %5 ChristianityMarghi Central   
Marghi, South249,000Y8.50 %67.00 %4 ChristianityMarghi South M
Marghi, South of Nigeria
T
Marghi, West293,000Y1.00 %2.00 %1 IslamKanuri, YerwaP
Marghi, West
M
Marghi, West of Nigeria
T
Mashi1,600Y13.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMashi   
Maya4,800Y9.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityBaliP
Maya
M
Maya of Nigeria
T
Mbembe, Cross-River 251,000Y27.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityMbembe, Cross River   
Mboi40,000Y4.00 %17.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMboiP
Mboi
  
Mbonga, Mboa2,100Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMbonga   
Mbube, Western88,000Y7.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityMbe   
Mbula-Bwazza, Bere131,000Y16.00 %48.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMbula-Bwazza M
Mbula-Bwazza, Bere of Nigeria
T
Megili112,000Y6.50 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMigili   
Mgbo247,000Y10.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityMgbolizhiaP
Mgbo
M
Mgbo of Nigeria
T
Mini6,400Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityAbureni   
Miya, Miyawa65,000Y0.20 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMiya M
Miya, Miyawa of Nigeria
 
Montol43,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTehlP
Montol
  
Mubako, Mumbake19,000Y7.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityMubakoP
Mubako, Mumbake
  
Mumuye823,000Y6.00 %29.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMumuyeP
Mumuye
M
Mumuye of Nigeria
T
Mumuye Minde34,000Y10.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityShoo-Minda-Nye   
Mundat2,100Y3.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMindat   
Munga, Mingang Doso5,700Y7.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMingang Doso   
Mwaghavul176,000Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityMwaghavulP
Mwaghavul
 T
Nandu-Tari, Ahwai12,000Y7.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityAhwaiP
Nandu-Tari, Ahwai
M
Nandu-Tari, Ahwai of Nigeria
T
Naraguta, Iguta12,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIgutaP
Naraguta, Iguta
M
Naraguta, Iguta of Nigeria
T
Nde, Ekamtonofo47,000Y13.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityNde-Nsele-Nta M
Nde, Ekamtonofo of Nigeria
T
Nde-GbiteY3.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityNde-Gbite   
Ndoe, Anep14,000Y9.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNdoe   
Ndola113,000Y9.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityNdoolaP
Ndola
 T
Ndunda600Y0.40 %0.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNdunda  T
Ngamo, Ngamawa122,000Y4.70 %11.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNgamo   
Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi11,000Y0.20 %0.30 %1 IslamNggwahyiP
Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi
M
Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi of Nigeria
T
Ngizim, Ngizmawa176,000Y0.63 %7.00 %2 IslamNgizimP
Ngizim, Ngizmawa
M
Ngizim, Ngizmawa of Nigeria
T
Ngoshe Sama, Nggweshe44,000Y0.70 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGvoko  T
Ngwaba20,000Y0.20 %8.00 %2 IslamNgwaba   
Nimbari100Y6.40 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNyam   
Ninzo135,000Y3.91 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNinzoP
Ninzo
  
NjikumY20.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityJukun Takum M
Njikum of Nigeria
 
Nkari11,000Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityNkari   
Nkem-Nkum, Ndok69,000Y14.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityNkem-Nkum  T
Nkukoli3,300Y7.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityNkukoli   
Nnam7,300Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNnam   
Nteng3,700Y10.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNteng   
Nuba Maa43,000Y0.40 %0.65 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKamoP
Nuba Maa
M
Nuba Maa of Nigeria
T
Numana, Sanga58,000Y5.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNumana  T
Nungu, Rindre98,000Y5.00 %34.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNunguP
Nungu, Rindre
 T
Nupe1,910,000Y2.21 %5.00 %4 IslamNupe-Nupe-TakoP
Nupe
 T
Nyankpa91,000Y60.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityNyankpa  T
Nyeng3,500Y8.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityAhwai   
Nyima, Anyima21,000Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityLenyima   
Nzanyi169,000Y5.00 %24.00 %4 IslamNzanyiP
Nzanyi
 T
Obanliku, Abanliku132,000Y9.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityAbanglekuo   
Obolo328,000Y34.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityOboloP
Obolo
  
Obulom6,300Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityObulom   
Obuoro12,000Y14.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIbuoro   
Odual37,000Y8.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityOdual   
Odut4,800Y6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityOdut   
Ogba350,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityOgbah M
Ogba of Nigeria
 
Ogbia, Ogbinya413,000Y29.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityOgbia   
Ogbogolo19,000Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityOgbogolo   
Ogbronuagum, Bukuma23,000Y8.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityOgbronuagumP
Ogbronuagum, Bukuma
  
Ogoni456,000Y36.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKhanaP
Ogoni
M
Ogoni of Nigeria
T
Ogori-Magongo62,000Y8.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOko-Eni-Osayen M
Ogori-Magongo of Nigeria
T
Okobo108,000Y11.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityOkobo   
Okodia10,000Y5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityOkodia   
Okpamheri101,000Y3.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOkpamheri   
Okpe, NW Edoid15,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOkpe   
Okpe, SW Edoid48,000Y3.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOkpe  T
Okpe-Idesa11,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIdesa   
Okrika486,000Y32.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityKirike   
OlomaY4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityOloma   
Olulumo-Ikom, Okuni183,000Y34.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityOlulumo-Ikom   
Oron151,000Y9.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityOro   
Orri, Oring152,000Y27.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityOring   
Oruma9,500Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityOruma   
Ososo36,000Y8.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOsoso   
Pa'a, Afawa31,000Y1.75 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPa'aP
Pa'a, Afawa
M
Pa'a, Afawa of Nigeria
T
Pana8,5006.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityPana   
Panawa5,500Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPanawa  T
PangsengY3.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityPangseng   
Panso, Nso11,00011.00 %45.00 %5 IslamLamnso'P
Panso, Nso
  
Panyam11,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMak   
Passam, Kpasam31,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKpasham   
Payung3,500Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPiapungP
Payung
M
Payung of Nigeria
T
Pe8,500Y5.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPyeP
Pe
M
Pe of Nigeria
T
Peere10,0005.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPere   
Pero54,000Y12.00 %73.00 %5 ChristianityPero   
Piti10,000Y8.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityAbishi   
Polci35,000Y0.50 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPolciP
Polci
  
Pongu52,000Y2.50 %30.00 %4 IslamPanguP
Pongu
  
Puku, Fakanchi69,000Y0.33 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsUt-Ma'inP
Puku, Fakanchi
M
Puku, Fakanchi of Nigeria
T
RangY4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityRang   
Ron239,000Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsRon M
Ron of Nigeria
T
Rukuba, Inchazi168,000Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityKuceP
Rukuba, Inchazi
M
Rukuba, Inchazi of Nigeria
T
Rumaya12,000Y8.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMala   
Ruruma15,000Y16.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityRumaP
Ruruma
  
Sanga, Asanga38,000Y0.00 %0.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsSanga M
Sanga, Asanga of Nigeria
T
Sara Mbai2,9009.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityMbay   
Sasaru23,000Y9.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSasaru   
Sha6,000Y3.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSya   
Shakara5,200Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAhwai   
Shal, Shall-Zwall15,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsShall-Zwall   
Shama9,700Y0.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsShama-Sambuga M
Shama of Nigeria
 
ShamangY8.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsShamang   
Shanga27,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamShangaP
Shanga
M
Shanga of Nigeria
T
Shani1,900Y0.40 %8.00 %2 IslamHausa   
Siri, Sirawa5,700Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamSiri   
Songhai-Koyraboro3,5000.16 %0.40 %1 IslamSonghay, Koyraboro SenniP
Songhai-Koyraboro
M
Songhai-Koyraboro of Nigeria
T
Sukur31,000Y6.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSukur   
Surubu, Zurubu3,500Y11.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityVoriP
Surubu, Zurubu
 T
Tal34,000Y7.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTalP
Tal
M
Tal of Nigeria
T
Tala2,000Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTala   
Tambes2,100Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsRomP
Tambes
M
Tambes of Nigeria
T
Tangale285,000Y80.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityTangaleP
Tangale
  
Tapshin, Tapshinawa10,000Y0.50 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKusur-MyetP
Tapshin, Tapshinawa
M
Tapshin, Tapshinawa of Nigeria
T
Tarok546,000Y14.00 %86.50 %5 ChristianityTarok   
Tee469,000Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTee   
Teme6,300Y6.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTeme  T
Tera185,000Y4.00 %41.00 %4 ChristianityTera  T
Tha1,900Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsTha  T
Tiba21,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamGaa M
Tiba of Nigeria
T
Tigon48,000Y0.50 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMbembe, Tigon   
Tita6,400Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTita   
Tiv4,784,000Y46.40 %98.50 %5 ChristianityTivP
Tiv
  
Tiyaa6,400Y20.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTiyaaP
Tiyaa
  
Tsagu4,300Y0.33 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsCiwogaiP
Tsagu
M
Tsagu of Nigeria
 
Tuareg, Tamajaq3,5000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTamajaq, TawallammatP
Tuareg, Tamajaq
M
Tuareg, Tamajaq of Nigeria
T
Tubu, Teda4,300Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTedagaP
Tubu, Teda
 T
Tula60,000Y30.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityTula M
Tula of Nigeria
T
Turkwam7,400Y6.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAtoro   
Ubaghara67,000Y16.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityUbaghara   
Ubang14,000Y6.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityUbang   
Uda24,000Y7.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityUda   
Uhami-Iyayu25,000Y7.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUhami   
Uhumkighi, Yukuben31,000Y2.50 %50.00 %4 ChristianityYukuben   
Ukaan60,000Y4.00 %34.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUkaan   
Ukpe-Bayobiri26,000Y13.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityBukpe   
Ukue-Ehuen26,000Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUkue   
Ukwa600Y0.70 %0.95 %1 Ethnic ReligionsUkwa  T
Ukwuani-Aboh, Kwale330,000Y31.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityUkwuani-Aboh-Ndoni   
Ulukwumi21,000Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityUlukwumi   
Umon38,000Y12.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityUmon   
Uneme37,000Y7.00 %33.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUnemeP
Uneme
 T
Ungwai35,000Y5.00 %15.00 %4 IslamCahungwaryaP
Ungwai
  
Ura1,800Y4.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFungwaP
Ura
M
Ura of Nigeria
T
Urhobo1,172,000Y44.19 %99.00 %5 ChristianityUrhoboP
Urhobo
  
Usakade22,000Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityUsaghade   
Utange, Otank23,000Y6.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityItang   
Utugwang, East Mbube92,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityUtugwang-Irungene-AfrikeP
Utugwang, East Mbube
M
Utugwang, East Mbube of Nigeria
T
Uvbie, Evrie37,000Y6.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityUvbie   
Uzekwe17,000Y2.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityUzekwe   
Vemgo-Mabas, Visik20,000Y4.00 %5.00 %4 IslamVemgo-MabasP
Vemgo-Mabas, Visik
M
Vemgo-Mabas, Visik of Nigeria
T
Verre195,000Y2.50 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsVerreP
Verre
  
VitiY6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityViti   
VoroY1.00 %10.00 %2 IslamVoro   
Vute3,300Y0.03 %60.00 %3 ChristianityVute   
Wagga151,000Y2.50 %12.50 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWaja M
Wagga of Nigeria
T
Warji, Warjawa143,000Y10.00 %20.00 %4 IslamWarjiP
Warji, Warjawa
M
Warji, Warjawa of Nigeria
T
Wom10,000Y2.00 %45.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWom   
Yache Akpa50,000Y15.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAkpa   
Yako, Ugep244,000Y32.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLokaa M
Yako, Ugep of Nigeria
T
Yala292,000Y5.00 %44.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYalaP
Yala
  
Yamba21,000Y8.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityYamba M
Yamba of Nigeria
 
Yandang120,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityYendangP
Yandang
 T
Yangdang Waka11,000Y4.00 %22.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWakaP
Yangdang Waka
  
Yashi6,000Y4.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHasha   
Yigha, Ayiga20,000Y12.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityLeyigha   
Yoruba, Oyo37,471,000Y53.03 %59.75 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba, Oyo
  
Yoruba-Egba5,641,000Y46.40 %87.00 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba-Egba
  
Yotti4,000Y4.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYotti   
Yungur, Binna198,000Y2.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBenaP
Yungur, Binna
M
Yungur, Binna of Nigeria
T
Ywom12,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYwom   
Zaar, Sayawa365,000Y20.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySayaP
Zaar, Sayawa
M
Zaar, Sayawa of Nigeria
 
Zari39,000Y2.00 %14.00 %2 IslamHausaP
Zari
  
Zarma161,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamZarmaP
Zarma
M
Zarma of Nigeria
T
Zeem700Y0.15 %0.35 %1 IslamZeemP
Zeem
 T
Zhire16,000Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityZhireP
Zhire
M
Zhire of Nigeria
T
Ziriya2,400Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Total People Groups:   538 218,524,000 510     91      203 150 189
Unclassified / Other Individuals 17,000  
UN Country Population (2022) 218,541,000  
Other reported groups:  3  
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Nigeria – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 91 16.9 % 68,564,000 31.4 %
  2 - Minimally reached 50 9.3 % 2,411,000 1.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 7 1.3 % 2,840,000 1.3 %
  4 - Partially reached 260 48.3 % 24,846,000 11.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 130 24.2 % 119,864,000 54.9 %
Totals 538   218,524,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Nigeria – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Abanyom
34,000


Abong
2,200


Adara
404,000


Afizere, Izere
101,000


Agatu
182,000


Ahan
600


Ake
4,000


Akum
900


Amap, Amo
23,000


Arab, Lebanese
43,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Syrian
21,000


Atyab
268,000


Avadi, Tsivadi
175,000


Awak
13,000


Ayere
6,400


Ayu
8,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Baangi
31,000


Bachama
319,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bade
418,000


Baggara, Shuwa Arab
258,000


Bajju, Kaje
641,000


Banga
27,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Barma
5,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Basa
342,000


Batonu, Baruba
387,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bauchi
38,000


Becheve
4,300


Bekworra, Yakoro
203,000


Berom
1,387,000


Biali
3,100


Bijim
11,000


Binawa
13,000


Bokabaru
80,000


Bokyi, Nki
289,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bole, Bolewa
176,000


Bozo, Sorogoye
21,000


British
26,000


Buduma, Yedina
7,800


Bura, Pabir
532,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Butawa
67,000


Cakfem-Mushere
11,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Cham-Mwana, Dijim
48,000


Chamba Dirim
19,000


Chawai
104,000


Chip
13,000


Cori
8,000


Daba, Daba Kola
2,300


Dadiya, Dadianci
87,000


Deaf
2,185,000


Dendi, Dandawa
7,200


Dghwede, Toghwede
79,000


Doka
21,000


Duguri
95,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Dukawa, Western
67,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Duwai
20,000


Ebira
2,325,000


Edo, Bini
2,153,000


Eggon
22,000


Ejagham, Ekoi
124,000


Eloyi, Afo
106,000


Esimbi
400


Etulo, Turumawa
24,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ewe
12,000


Ezaa
775,000


Fali, Bana
34,000


Fali, Vimtim
35,000


Filipino, Tagalog
22,000


Firan, Izarek
5,300


Fiterya, Hwana
128,000


French
8,600


© Copyrighted Photo
Fulani, Adamawa
1,643,000


Fulani, Nigerian
17,810,000


Ga'anda, Mokar
90,000


Gade
133,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Galambi
41,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Gana-Gana
156,000


Gbagyi
1,354,000


Gbari
577,000


Gengle
6,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Gera, Gerawa
423,000


German
4,300


© Copyrighted Photo
Geruma
16,000


Glavda
53,000


Goemai
399,000


Gourma
43,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Gudu
10,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Gurmana
6,800


Gurumtum
16,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Gwa
5,200


Gwandara
50,000


Han Chinese, Cantonese
9,700


Han Chinese, Mandarin
3,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Wu
5,800


Hausa
36,978,000


Ibibio
6,509,000


Icen
77,000


Ichen
94,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Idoma, Central
491,000


Idon
6,700


Igala
1,703,000


Igbo
32,027,000


Igede
484,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ijaw, Central-Western
2,560,000


Ikulu
100,000


Ikwo
342,000


Itsekiri
987,000


Izhi
709,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Janjo
124,000


Jibu
62,000


Ju
2,800


© Copyrighted Photo
Jukun, Kona
5,900


Jukun, Wapan
202,000


Jukun, Wase
3,100


Kaba, Laka
9,500


Kadun
19,000


Kakihum
28,000


Kambari
168,000


Kambu
8,500


Kamwe, Higi
637,000


Kanem, Koenoem
3,500


Kanembu
2,300


Kanuri, Manga
412,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kanuri, Yerwa
7,619,000


Karekare, Jalalum
403,000


Kilba, Huba
372,000


Kirya-Konzel
7,700


Koma
65,000


Kono, Kwono
10,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kubi
3,000


Kulere, Korom Boye
31,000


Kulung, Bambur
53,000


Kurama, Bagwama
75,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kuzamani, Rishuwa
3,400


Kyanga
26,000


Kyibaku, Chibuk
248,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Lagwan, Afade
43,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Lala-Roba, Gworam
93,000


Lela, Dakakari
182,000


Mafa
9,200


Maguzawa
213,000


Mama, Kwarra
67,000


Mandara, Wandala
21,000


Marghi, West
293,000


Maya
4,800


Mboi
40,000


Mgbo
247,000


Montol
43,000


Mubako, Mumbake
19,000


Mumuye
823,000


Mwaghavul
176,000


Nandu-Tari, Ahwai
12,000


Naraguta, Iguta
12,000


Ndola
113,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi
11,000


Ngizim, Ngizmawa
176,000


Ninzo
135,000


Nuba Maa
43,000


Nungu, Rindre
98,000


Nupe
1,910,000


Nzanyi
169,000


Obolo
328,000


Ogbronuagum, Bukuma
23,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ogoni
456,000


Pa'a, Afawa
31,000


Panso, Nso
11,000


Payung
3,500


Pe
8,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Polci
35,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Pongu
52,000


Puku, Fakanchi
69,000


Rukuba, Inchazi
168,000


Ruruma
15,000


Shanga
27,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Songhai-Koyraboro
3,500


Surubu, Zurubu
3,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Tal
34,000


Tambes
2,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Tangale
285,000


Tapshin, Tapshinawa
10,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tiv
4,784,000


Tiyaa
6,400


© Copyrighted Photo
Tsagu
4,300


Tuareg, Tamajaq
3,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Tubu, Teda
4,300


Uneme
37,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ungwai
35,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ura
1,800


Urhobo
1,172,000


Utugwang, East Mbube
92,000


Vemgo-Mabas, Visik
20,000


Verre
195,000


Warji, Warjawa
143,000


Yala
292,000


Yandang
120,000


Yangdang Waka
11,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Yoruba, Oyo
37,471,000


Yoruba-Egba
5,641,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Yungur, Binna
198,000


Zaar, Sayawa
365,000


Zari
39,000


Zarma
161,000


Zeem
700


Zhire
16,000

Nigeria People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Nigeria – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abanglekuobzy10Portions
Abanyomabm10Trans Started
Abishipcn10Trans Started
Abonabo10Trans Needed
Abuaabn10Complete
Aburenimgj10Portions
Acipa, Easternacp10Trans Needed
Adarakad10Portions
Adugeadu10Trans Needed
Afadeaal11Trans Needed
Agatuagc10NT
Agoiibm10Trans Started
Agwagwuneyay10Portions
Ahanahn11Trans Needed
Ahwainfd30Trans Started
Ajiriafo10Portions
Ajiyaidc10Trans Started
Akpaakf10Trans Needed
Akpesibe10Trans Needed
Akukuayk10Trans Needed
Akumaku10Trans Needed
Akyeaik10Trans Needed
Alagoala10Portions
Amboamb10Trans Needed
Amoamo10Trans Needed
Anaanganw10Portions
Ancaacb11Trans Needed
Aninkaaqk10Trans Needed
Arabic, Chadian Spokenshu11Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc20Portions
Arigidiaqg10Portions
Arumaab10Unspecified
Asheahs10Trans Started
Asuaum11Unspecified
Atorotdv10Trans Needed
Atsamcch10Portions
Awakawo10Portions
Ayereaye10Trans Needed
Ayuayu10Unspecified
Baanbvj10Trans Needed
Baangibqx11Unspecified
Baatonumbba10Complete
Bacamabcy10Portions
Badebde11Portions
Bagirmibmi11Portions
Bakpinkabbs10Unspecified
Balibcn10NT
Banabcw11NT
Bangwinjibsj10Portions
Bankaljjr11Trans Started
Basabzw10Complete
Basa-Gurmanabuj11Trans Started
Bassa-Kontagorabsr10Unspecified
Batabta10Trans Started
Batubtu10Trans Needed
Bauchibsf11Unspecified
Bekwarrabkv10NT
Belningglb10Trans Needed
Benayun10Portions
Berombom10Complete
Bete-Bendibtt10NT
Bialibeh10NT
Bijimjbm10Trans Needed
Billebil10Unspecified
Binabyj10Trans Needed
Bisabqp11NT
Biseniije10Trans Started
Bitarebrt10Trans Needed
Bo-Rukulmae10Trans Needed
Bogabvw10Trans Started
Boghombux10Portions
Bokobqc11Complete
Bokobarubus10NT
Bokyibky10Complete
Bolebol11Portions
Bozo, Jenaamabze11Portions
Bujid10Trans Started
Buzbu10Trans Started
Budumabdm11Portions
Bukpeukp10Trans Started
Bukwenbuz10Trans Needed
Bumajibyp10Trans Needed
Bura-Pabirbwr10Complete
Burakbys10Portions
Burubqw10Trans Needed
C'leladri20NT
Cahungwaryanat10Unspecified
Cakfem-Musherecky10Portions
Caracfd10Unspecified
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Chinese, Wuwuu10Complete
Chinese, Yueyue10Complete
Cicipuawc10Trans Started
Cinenicie10Trans Needed
Cishinginiasg10NT
Ciwogaitgd10Trans Needed
Dabadbq11NT
Dadiyadbd10Portions
Dassdot11Trans Started
Degemadeg10Trans Started
Dendiddn11NT
Denodbb11Trans Started
Derakna10Portions
Dghwededgh10NT
Dibodio11Unspecified
Dikakacfa10Portions
Diridwa10Unspecified
Dirimdir11Portions
Dokadbi11Trans Needed
Doko-Uyangauya10Trans Needed
Dongdoh11Trans Needed
Duguridbm11Unspecified
Duhwakbz10Trans Needed
Dungudbv10Trans Needed
Duwaidbp11Trans Needed
Duyaldb10Portions
Dzajen10Portions
Ebiraigb21Complete
Ebughuebg10Trans Needed
Edobin10Complete
Efaiefa10Trans Needed
Efikefi10Complete
Efutopofu10Portions
Eggonego10NT
Ehueunehu10Trans Needed
Ejaghametu10NT
Ekajukeka10NT
Ekieki10Trans Needed
Ekiteke10Trans Needed
Ekpeyeekp10Trans Started
Elegealf10Portions
Elemeelm10NT
Emai-Iuleha-Oraema10Portions
Engennienn10NT
Englisheng10Complete
Enwanenv10Trans Started
Enwanenw10Trans Needed
Epieepi10NT
Eruwaerh10Unspecified
Esanish10Portions
Esimbiags10NT
Etebietb10Trans Needed
Etkywanich10Portions
Etsakoets10NT
Etuloutr10Portions
Evantbzz10Trans Started
Eweewe10Complete
Ezaaeza10Complete
Falifli10Portions
Famfam10Trans Needed
Firanfir10Trans Started
Frenchfra10Complete
Fulfulde, Adamawafub11Complete
Fulfulde, Nigerianfuv11NT
Fungwaula10Trans Needed
Fyerfie10Trans Needed
Ga'andagqa