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Abanyom32,000Y12.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityAbanyomP
Abanyom
M
Abanyom of Nigeria
T
Abong2,100Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAbonP
Abong
  
Abua49,000Y11.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityAbua   
Achipawa19,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAcipa, Eastern M
Achipawa of Nigeria
 
Acipanci41,000Y5.15 %25.00 %4 IslamCicipu   
Adara381,000Y7.50 %55.00 %4 ChristianityAdaraP
Adara
M
Adara of Nigeria
T
Aduge3,700Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAduge   
Afizere, Izere96,000Y18.00 %32.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsIzereP
Afizere, Izere
M
Afizere, Izere of Nigeria
 
Agatu172,000Y8.00 %81.00 %4 ChristianityAgatuP
Agatu
M
Agatu of Nigeria
T
Agoi, Ibami23,000Y13.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAgoi   
Agwagwune, Akurakura41,000Y11.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityAgwagwune   
Ahan500Y0.10 %0.20 %1 Ethnic ReligionsAhanP
Ahan
 T
Ake3,700Y6.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAke   
Akoko121,000Y5.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsArigidi   
Akpes, Ibarim-Efifa20,000Y8.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAkpes   
Akpet-Ehom20,000Y10.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityUkpet-Ehom   
AkukuY5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAkuku   
Akum9005.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAkumP
Akum
  
Alago, Idoma Nokwu59,000Y8.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAlago M
Alago, Idoma Nokwu of Nigeria
T
Alege18,000Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityElege   
Amap, Amo21,000Y5.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAmo   
Ambandi10,000Y3.60 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPiya-Kwonci   
Ambo3,000Y7.00 %14.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAmbo   
Anaang2,859,000Y48.61 %99.00 %5 ChristianityAnaang   
Anca400Y0.08 %0.15 %1 Ethnic ReligionsAnca  T
Angas686,000Y24.00 %76.00 %5 ChristianityNgas M
Angas of Nigeria
 
Arab, Lebanese40,0008.00 %31.00 %4 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arab, Syrian20,0000.80 %9.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Nigeria
T
Arum-Chessu8,300Y3.08 %55.00 %4 ChristianityAlumu-Tesu   
Ashe49,000Y60.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityAshe   
Ashingini158,000Y15.00 %35.00 %5 IslamCishingini M
Ashingini of Nigeria
 
Asu9,600Y0.01 %4.00 %1 IslamAsu  T
Aten, Ganawuri65,000Y18.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIten M
Aten, Ganawuri of Nigeria
T
Auna-Agaraiwa Kambari161,000Y3.00 %7.00 %4 IslamTsikimba M
Auna-Agaraiwa Kambari of Nigeria
 
Avadi, Tsivadi165,000Y4.00 %18.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTsuvadiP
Avadi, Tsivadi
  
Awak12,000Y6.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAwakP
Awak
M
Awak of Nigeria
T
Awori82,000Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsYoruba   
Ayere6,000Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAyereP
Ayere
  
Ayu8,200Y4.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAyu   
Baan10,000Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityBaan   
Baangi, Cibaangi26,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBaangiP
Baangi, Cibaangi
M
Baangi, Cibaangi of Nigeria
T
Bachama301,000Y12.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityBacamaP
Bachama
  
Bada58,000Y5.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityMbat   
Bade394,000Y0.02 %2.00 %1 IslamBadeP
Bade
M
Bade of Nigeria
T
Baggara, Shuwa Arab205,0000.02 %0.20 %1 IslamArabic, Chadian SpokenP
Baggara, Shuwa Arab
M
Baggara, Shuwa Arab of Nigeria
T
Bajju, Kaje604,000Y5.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityJjuP
Bajju, Kaje
M
Bajju, Kaje of Nigeria
T
Bakpinka, Uwet5,900Y6.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityBakpinka   
Bambuka10,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKyak  T
Banga25,000Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsC'lelaP
Banga
M
Banga of Nigeria
T
Bangwinji12,000Y10.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBangwinji M
Bangwinji of Nigeria
T
Bankalawa95,000Y2.00 %35.00 %2 IslamBankal M
Bankalawa of Nigeria
T
Bareshe91,000Y3.00 %18.00 %4 IslamReshe   
Barke, Burkanawa22,000Y0.75 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMburku M
Barke, Burkanawa of Nigeria
T
Barma4,8000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBagirmiP
Barma
 T
Basa323,000Y3.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBasaP
Basa
  
Basa-Gurmana4,900Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBasa-Gurmana  T
Bashar200Y0.30 %0.60 %1 IslamHausa   
Bassa-Kontagora33,000Y5.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBassa-Kontagora   
Bate299,000Y5.00 %17.00 %4 IslamBata   
Batonu, Baruba365,000Y3.00 %18.00 %4 IslamBaatonumP
Batonu, Baruba
  
Batu51,000Y2.00 %35.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBatu   
Bauchi39,000Y0.80 %5.00 %1 IslamBauchiP
Bauchi
M
Bauchi of Nigeria
T
Becheve4,000Y15.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsIceve-MaciP
Becheve
  
Beele400Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamHausa  T
Begbere, Koro Agwe151,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKoro Wachi   
Bekworra, Yakoro192,000Y12.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsBekwarraP
Bekworra, Yakoro
M
Bekworra, Yakoro of Nigeria
T
Berom1,308,000Y46.40 %96.00 %5 ChristianityBeromP
Berom
M
Berom of Nigeria
 
Bete-Jukun5,700Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityJukun Takum   
Bette-Bende, Mbete160,000Y11.00 %89.00 %5 ChristianityBete-Bendi   
Bile, Billanchi47,000Y7.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBille   
Binawa12,000Y55.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBina   
Bitare, Yukutare72,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBitare   
Boga23,000Y3.50 %60.00 %4 ChristianityBoga   
Bokabaru75,000Y5.00 %15.00 %4 IslamBokobaru   
Boko, Bokonya62,000Y0.10 %0.20 %1 IslamBoko   
Bokyi, Nki273,000Y35.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBokyiP
Bokyi, Nki
  
Bole, Bolewa154,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBoleP
Bole, Bolewa
M
Bole, Bolewa of Nigeria
T
Borghom158,000Y2.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBoghom   
Bozo, Sorogoye20,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBozo, JenaamaP
Bozo, Sorogoye
 T
British24,0008.00 %62.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bucuba1,100Y2.00 %4.00 %1 IslamTsucuba  T
Buduma, Yedina5,6000.00 %0.03 %1 IslamBudumaP
Buduma, Yedina
 T
Bukwen1,100Y3.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBukwen   
Bumaji20,000Y16.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityBumaji   
Bura, Pabir502,000Y3.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBura-PabirP
Bura, Pabir
M
Bura, Pabir of Nigeria
 
Burak7,900Y12.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsBurak M
Burak of Nigeria
 
Bure800Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Buru1,500Y15.00 %25.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsBuru   
Busa, Bussawa16,000Y0.05 %1.00 %1 IslamBisa  T
Butu-Ningi57,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamHausaP
Butu-Ningi
M
Butu-Ningi of Nigeria
T
Cakfem-Mushere10,000Y3.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityCakfem-MushereP
Cakfem-Mushere
M
Cakfem-Mushere of Nigeria
T
Cameroonian Creole10,00011.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityPidgin, Cameroon   
Cham-Mwana, Dijim45,000Y3.00 %46.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDikakaP
Cham-Mwana, Dijim
  
Chamba Daka186,000Y6.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSamba Daka   
Chamba Dirim18,000Y0.25 %0.40 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDirimP
Chamba Dirim
M
Chamba Dirim of Nigeria
T
Chamba Leko108,000Y4.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSamba Leko   
Chara, Fachara5,600Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCara M
Chara, Fachara of Nigeria
T
Chawai98,000Y15.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAtsamP
Chawai
  
Chip12,000Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMishipP
Chip
M
Chip of Nigeria
T
Chokobo2,300Y0.30 %0.80 %1 Ethnic ReligionsIzora  T
Cineni21,000Y3.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCineni  T
Como Karim20,000Y1.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKarimjo   
Cori1,600Y11.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityKyoliP
Cori
M
Cori of Nigeria
T
Daba, Daba Kola2,100Y0.50 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDabaP
Daba, Daba Kola
 T
Dadiya, Dadianci82,000Y15.00 %45.00 %5 ChristianityDadiyaP
Dadiya, Dadianci
M
Dadiya, Dadianci of Nigeria
T
Dansa6,100Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLamja-Dengsa-Tola   
Deaf2,061,000Y51.26 %3 ChristianityNigerian Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Defaka, Afakani2,000Y3.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNkoroo   
Degema, Atala29,000Y6.00 %27.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDegema M
Degema, Atala of Nigeria
 
Dendi, Dandawa3,600Y0.00 %0.10 %1 IslamDendiP
Dendi, Dandawa
  
Deno, Denawa12,000Y0.15 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDeno  T
Dera, Kanakuru64,000Y10.00 %71.00 %4 ChristianityDera   
Detribalized Pidgen1,842,000Y30.93 %56.00 %5 ChristianityPidgin, Nigerian   
Dghwede, Toghwede75,000Y6.50 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDghwedeP
Dghwede, Toghwede
  
Dirya13,000Y0.50 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDiri   
Doka20,000Y0.30 %0.90 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDokaP
Doka
M
Doka of Nigeria
T
Doko-Uyanga, Basanga400Y11.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityDoko-Uyanga   
Domakawa800Y0.40 %0.80 %1 IslamC'lela  T
Dong9,300Y0.20 %0.60 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDong M
Dong of Nigeria
T
Duguri89,000Y0.83 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsDuguriP
Duguri
M
Duguri of Nigeria
T
Duguza6,400Y2.25 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTunzuii   
Dukawa, Eastern53,000Y2.00 %7.00 %2 Ethnic Religionsut-Hun   
Dukawa, Western63,000Y1.00 %7.00 %2 Ethnic Religionsus-SaareP
Dukawa, Western
M
Dukawa, Western of Nigeria
T
Dungi, Dunjawa2,000Y1.00 %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
Duya95,000Y0.50 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDuya   
Dzodinka300Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityLidzonka   
Ebira2,193,000Y8.84 %18.00 %4 IslamEbiraP
Ebira
  
Ebughu11,000Y8.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityEbughu   
Edo, Bini1,866,000Y48.61 %99.00 %5 ChristianityEdoP
Edo, Bini
  
Efai11,000Y6.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityEfai   
Efik686,000Y38.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityEfik   
Efutop32,000Y10.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityEfutop  T
Egbira Koto63,000Y6.00 %12.00 %4 IslamEbira   
Eggan21,000Y0.05 %0.05 %1 IslamNupe-Nupe-Tako   
Eggon21,000Y2.00 %5.00 %1 IslamEggonP
Eggon
 T
Ehueun25,000Y9.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEhueun   
Ejagham, Ekoi117,000Y12.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityEjaghamP
Ejagham, Ekoi
  
Ekajuk78,000Y9.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEkajuk M
Ekajuk of Nigeria
T
Eket439,000Y33.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityEkit   
Eki10,000Y2.50 %95.00 %4 ChristianityEki   
Ekpari84,000Y6.00 %44.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYace   
Ekpeye95,000Y9.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityEkpeye   
Eleme109,000Y8.00 %88.00 %4 ChristianityEleme   
Eloyi, Afo42,000Y2.00 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsEloyiP
Eloyi, Afo
M
Eloyi, Afo of Nigeria
T
Emai289,000Y45.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEmai-Iuleha-Ora   
Engenni50,000Y14.00 %72.00 %5 ChristianityEngenni  T
Enwan20,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEnwan   
Enwang30,000Y18.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityEnwan   
Epie38,000Y5.00 %22.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEpie   
Eruwa101,000Y5.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEruwa   
Esan645,000Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityEsan   
Esimbi30018.00 %22.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsEsimbiP
Esimbi
M
Esimbi of Nigeria
 
Etebi32,000Y16.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityEtebi   
Etsako556,000Y60.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityEtsako   
Etulo, Turumawa22,000Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityEtuloP
Etulo, Turumawa
 T
Evand16,000Y13.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityEvant M
Evand of Nigeria
 
Ewe11,00034.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityEweP
Ewe
M
Ewe of Nigeria
 
Ezaa731,000Y35.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEzaaP
Ezaa
M
Ezaa of Nigeria
T
Fali of Jibu7,900Y5.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityZizilivakan  T
Fali, Bana32,000Y1.00 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBanaP
Fali, Bana
 T
Fali, Vimtim33,000Y3.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFaliP
Fali, Vimtim
M
Fali, Vimtim of Nigeria
T
Fam2,500Y6.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFam   
Filipino, Tagalog20,00012.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Firan, Izarek4,100Y3.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFiranP
Firan, Izarek
M
Firan, Izarek of Nigeria
T
Fiterya, Hwana121,000Y15.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityHwanaP
Fiterya, Hwana
 T
French8,1006.00 %66.00 %4 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani, Adamawa1,550,000Y0.88 %3.00 %1 IslamFulfulde, AdamawaP
Fulani, Adamawa
 T
Fulani, Nigerian16,384,000Y0.06 %0.08 %1 IslamFulfulde, NigerianP
Fulani, Nigerian
M
Fulani, Nigerian of Nigeria
T
Fulani, Sokoto416,000Y0.04 %0.10 %1 IslamFulfulde, Central-Eastern NigerP
Fulani, Sokoto
M
Fulani, Sokoto of Nigeria
T
Fyem23,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 IslamPyam   
Fyer46,000Y1.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsFyer   
Ga'anda, Mokar85,000Y11.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityGa'andaP
Ga'anda, Mokar
 T
Gade125,000Y5.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGadeP
Gade
M
Gade of Nigeria
T
Galambi38,000Y2.00 %14.00 %2 IslamGalambuP
Galambi
  
Gamo-Ningi17,000Y7.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Gana-Gana147,000Y3.00 %28.00 %4 IslamDiboP
Gana-Gana
M
Gana-Gana of Nigeria
 
Gana-Gana31,000Y0.10 %2.80 %1 IslamGupa-Abawa  T
Ganang4,100Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGanang   
Gbagyi1,277,000Y4.42 %33.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGbagyiP
Gbagyi
M
Gbagyi of Nigeria
T
Gbari545,000Y4.27 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGbariP
Gbari
M
Gbari of Nigeria
 
Gbo, Imaban95,000Y12.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityLegbo   
Geji8,200Y1.28 %3.00 %1 IslamGeji M
Geji of Nigeria
T
Gengle6,500Y2.00 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGengleP
Gengle
M
Gengle of Nigeria
T
Gera, Gerawa399,000Y1.40 %1.60 %1 IslamGeraP
Gera, Gerawa
M
Gera, Gerawa of Nigeria
T
German4,00013.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Geruma16,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamGerumaP
Geruma
M
Geruma of Nigeria
T
Ghotuo19,000Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGhotuo   
Glavda50,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGlavdaP
Glavda
 T
Goemai376,000Y0.50 %62.00 %3 ChristianityGoemaiP
Goemai
M
Goemai of Nigeria
T
Gokana171,000Y35.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityGokana  T
Gourma40,0000.40 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGourmanchema  T
Gubi, Gubawa1,900Y1.00 %10.00 %2 IslamShiki   
Gude, Cheke167,000Y4.00 %24.00 %4 IslamGude M
Gude, Cheke of Nigeria
T
Gudu9,700Y0.00 %2.00 %1 IslamGuduP
Gudu
 T
Guduf99,000Y0.15 %0.35 %1 IslamGuduf-Gava M
Guduf of Nigeria
T
Gun454,000Y2.50 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGun   
Gure-Kahugu, Gura44,000Y12.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTugbiri-Niragu  T
Gurmana6,500Y3.85 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGurmanaP
Gurmana
  
Guruntum15,000Y0.07 %4.00 %1 IslamGuruntum-MbaaruP
Guruntum
M
Guruntum of Nigeria
T
Gwa1,600Y0.50 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGwaP
Gwa
M
Gwa of Nigeria
T
Gwak88,000Y3.00 %12.00 %4 IslamGwak M
Gwak of Nigeria
T
Gwandara47,000Y0.38 %0.70 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGwandaraP
Gwandara
M
Gwandara of Nigeria
T
Gwomu9,600Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMoo   
Gyem, Gyemawa2,100Y4.73 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Ham350,000Y75.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityHyam M
Ham of Nigeria
T
Han Chinese, Cantonese9,1003.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin3,7003.00 %6.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Han Chinese, Wu5,5004.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, WuP
Han Chinese, Wu
  
Hausa34,783,000Y0.10 %0.15 %1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
M
Hausa of Nigeria
T
Hide, Xedi6,900Y8.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHdi   
Hone12,000Y0.20 %10.00 %2 IslamHone   
Horom2,800Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHorom   
Hya2,800Y2.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityHya   
Ibani, Bonny118,000Y13.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityIbani   
Ibeno19,000Y17.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityIbino   
Ibibio6,140,000Y41.98 %99.80 %5 ChristianityIbibioP
Ibibio
  
Ibilo7,600Y10.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityOkpamheri   
Icen72,000Y30.00 %51.00 %5 ChristianityIbaasP
Icen
M
Icen of Nigeria
T
Ichen89,000Y4.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityEtkywanP
Ichen
 T
Idere11,000Y14.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIdere   
Idoma141,000Y4.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIdoma   
Idoma, Central463,000Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityIdoma   
Idoma, West503,000Y34.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityIdoma   
Idon6,400Y5.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAjiyaP
Idon
M
Idon of Nigeria
T
Igala1,607,000Y4.00 %45.00 %4 ChristianityIgalaP
Igala
  
Igbo30,112,000Y47.51 %98.80 %5 ChristianityIgboP
Igbo
M
Igbo of Nigeria
 
Igede456,000Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityIgedeP
Igede
  
Igwe22,000Y6.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIgwe   
Ihievbe55,000Y5.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityIhievbe   
Ijaw, Central-Western2,415,000Y50.82 %99.00 %5 ChristianityIzonP
Ijaw, Central-Western
  
Ijaw, Eastern8,700Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityNkoroo   
Ijaw, Northeast Central9,800Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityBiseni   
Ijaw, Southeast2,276,000Y35.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityIjo, Southeast   
Ika40,000Y12.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianityIka  T
Iko11,000Y9.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityIko   
Ikpeshe9,400Y9.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIkpeshi   
Iku20,000Y0.15 %0.70 %1 Ethnic ReligionsIku-Gora-Ankwa M
Iku of Nigeria
T
Ikulu95,000Y2.20 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIkuluP
Ikulu
  
Ikwere645,000Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsIkwere   
Ikwo322,000Y30.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIkwoP
Ikwo
M
Ikwo of Nigeria
T
Ilue9,000Y8.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityIlue   
Irigwe, Aregwe85,000Y8.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsRigwe   
Isoko675,000Y32.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIsoko   
Ito12,000Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIto   
Itsekiri931,000Y42.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIsekiriP
Itsekiri
  
Itu Mbuzo12,000Y5.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityItu Mbon Uzo   
Ivbie, North63,000Y12.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityIvbie North-Okpela-Arhe   
Iyatu, Idoani44,000Y4.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIyayu M
Iyatu, Idoani of Nigeria
 
Iyive, Ndir2,100Y9.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityIyive   
Izhi669,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityIziiP
Izhi
M
Izhi of Nigeria
T
Jalabe400Y6.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCentuum   
Janji, Anafejanzi2,000Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityJanji   
Janjo117,000Y14.00 %35.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDza M
Janjo of Nigeria
T
Jara82,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamJara   
Jere91,000Y5.00 %42.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJere   
Jibu58,000Y2.60 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJibuP
Jibu
M
Jibu of Nigeria
T
Jidda-Abu, Nakare21,000Y5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBu   
Jilbe3,600Y0.10 %3.00 %1 IslamJilbe  T
Jimbin4,100Y0.80 %5.00 %1 IslamZumbun   
Jimi, Bi-Gimu2,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamJimi M
Jimi, Bi-Gimu of Nigeria
 
Jiru, Zhiru6,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJiru   
Jorto31,000Y1.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsJakattoe   
Ju2,700Y0.50 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsJu  T
Jukun, Kona5,500Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJibaP
Jukun, Kona
 T
Jukun, Wanu5,700Y3.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWannu   
Jukun, Wapan190,000Y10.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityWapan   
Jukun, Wase2,900Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWaphaP
Jukun, Wase
M
Jukun, Wase of Nigeria
T
Kagoma45,000Y12.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityGyong   
Kaivi4,100Y18.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityKaivi   
Kakanda44,000Y0.20 %2.50 %1 IslamKakanda M
Kakanda of Nigeria
T
Kakihum26,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTsuvadiP
Kakihum
  
Kalabari502,000Y33.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKalabari   
Kam9,500Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKam   
Kamantan, Angan33,000Y2.00 %75.00 %3 ChristianityKamantan   
Kambari158,000Y16.00 %34.00 %5 IslamTsishinginiP
Kambari
M
Kambari of Nigeria
T
Kambu8,00013.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLimbumP
Kambu
M
Kambu of Nigeria
 
Kami10,000Y0.00 %2.80 %1 IslamKami  T
Kamkam3,1002.00 %25.00 %2 IslamMbongno   
Kamo40,000Y0.40 %0.65 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKamo M
Kamo of Nigeria
T
Kamuku59,000Y3.50 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKamuku   
Kamwe, Higi601,000Y10.00 %38.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKamweP
Kamwe, Higi
M
Kamwe, Higi of Nigeria
T
Kanem, Koenoem3,300Y5.67 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKoenoemP
Kanem, Koenoem
M
Kanem, Koenoem of Nigeria
T
Kanembu2,1000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKanembuP
Kanembu
M
Kanembu of Nigeria
T
Kaningkom-Nindem16,000Y0.45 %0.80 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNikyob-Nindem M
Kaningkom-Nindem of Nigeria
T
Kanufi, Karshi18,000Y3.85 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKanufi   
Kanuri, Manga388,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKanuri, MangaP
Kanuri, Manga
M
Kanuri, Manga of Nigeria
T
Kanuri, Yerwa7,186,000Y0.01 %0.01 %1 IslamKanuri, YerwaP
Kanuri, Yerwa
M
Kanuri, Yerwa of Nigeria
T
Kapsiki, Psikye24,000Y5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPsikye   
Kapya300Y9.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKapya   
Karekare, Jalalum381,000Y0.20 %0.30 %1 IslamKarekare M
Karekare, Jalalum of Nigeria
T
Karfa1,600Y2.00 %35.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDuhwa   
Kariya4,100Y0.03 %10.00 %2 IslamKariya   
Katab252,000Y10.00 %84.00 %4 ChristianityTyap M
Katab of Nigeria
 
Kholok6,000Y2.00 %15.00 %2 IslamKholok M
Kholok of Nigeria
 
Kiballo, Vono1,600Y0.50 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsVono   
KilaY2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSomyev   
Kilba, Huba351,000Y8.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityNya HubaP
Kilba, Huba
  
Kinuku1,700Y0.10 %0.35 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKinuku  T
Kiong800Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityKiong   
Kir5,800Y3.00 %10.00 %4 IslamKir-Balar   
Kirifi, Kirifawa45,000Y4.00 %22.00 %4 IslamGiiwo   
Kirya-Konzel7,300Y2.00 %25.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKirya-KonzelP
Kirya-Konzel
M
Kirya-Konzel of Nigeria
T
Kitimi4,000Y0.30 %4.00 %1 IslamTumi  T
Kofa1,500Y0.35 %0.45 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKofa   
Kofyar, Jibiyal191,000Y3.00 %17.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKofyar   
Kohumono, Bahumono58,000Y10.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityHohumono M
Kohumono, Bahumono of Nigeria
T
Koma61,000Y7.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKomaP
Koma
  
Kono, Kwono9,800Y10.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityKonoP
Kono, Kwono
  
Koro Afiki158,000Y18.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityIja-Zuba   
Koro, Jijili15,000Y6.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityTanjijili   
Korop, Erorup18,000Y12.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKorop   
Kotoko, Afade45,000Y0.40 %2.00 %1 IslamAfadeP
Kotoko, Afade
M
Kotoko, Afade of Nigeria
T
Kpan20,000Y4.00 %18.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKpan   
Kubi2,900Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamHausaP
Kubi
  
Kudu-Camo2,800Y12.00 %25.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Kugama6,000Y0.60 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKugama   
Kugbo6,300Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityKugbo   
Kukele, Ukele229,000Y29.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityKukele   
Kulere, Korom Boye29,000Y18.00 %81.00 %5 ChristianityKulereP
Kulere, Korom Boye
M
Kulere, Korom Boye of Nigeria
 
Kulung, Bambur50,000Y8.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityKulungP
Kulung, Bambur
  
Kumba6,000Y9.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKumba   
Kupa40,000Y0.20 %4.00 %1 IslamKupa M
Kupa of Nigeria
T
Kupto5,500Y3.85 %10.00 %4 IslamKutto   
Kurama, Bagwama71,000Y4.00 %88.00 %4 ChristianityKuramaP
Kurama, Bagwama
M
Kurama, Bagwama of Nigeria
T
Kushi22,000Y7.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKushi   
Kuteb79,000Y14.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityKutep   
Kuturmi, West Yamma19,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKuturmi   
Kuzamani, Rishuwa3,200Y0.25 %0.60 %1 IslamShuwa-ZamaniP
Kuzamani, Rishuwa
 T
Kwaami23,000Y3.00 %17.00 %4 IslamKwaami   
Kwah14,000Y7.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKwa   
Kwanka, Kadun32,000Y0.35 %0.65 %1 Ethnic ReligionsVaghat-Ya-Bijim-LegeriP
Kwanka, Kadun
M
Kwanka, Kadun of Nigeria
T
Kyanga23,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKyangaP
Kyanga
M
Kyanga of Nigeria
T
Kyibaku, Chibuk234,000Y12.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityKibakuP
Kyibaku, Chibuk
  
Laamang, Gbuhwe76,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLamang   
Labur700Y2.00 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsLabir   
Lakka, Lao Habe9,000Y2.60 %5.00 %4 IslamLaka   
Lala-Roba, Gworam88,000Y16.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLala-RobaP
Lala-Roba, Gworam
M
Lala-Roba, Gworam of Nigeria
T
Lame20,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLame   
Laru29,000Y2.00 %20.00 %2 IslamLaru   
Leelau10,000Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityLeelau   
Lela, Dakakari172,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsC'lelaP
Lela, Dakakari
M
Lela, Dakakari of Nigeria
T
Lemoro, Anowuru19,000Y7.17 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLemoro   
Lere27,000Y5.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLere   
Libo, Kaan20,000Y6.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKaan   
Loh16,000Y3.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLoo   
Longuda, Jessu101,000Y14.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsLonguda  T
Lopawa, Lupa21,000Y5.00 %40.00 %4 IslamLopa   
Lotsu-Piri, Kitta35,000Y10.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityTso   
Lubila, Kabila20,000Y12.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityLubila   
Lufu4,900Y8.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityLufu   
Luri100Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Mabo-Barkul, Kaleri3,800Y4.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBo-Rukul   
Madda190,000Y5.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMada M
Madda of Nigeria
 
Mafa, Matakam8,700Y1.00 %7.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMafa   
Magdhi, Widala3,900Y0.00 %0.07 %1 IslamMaghdi  T
Magu21,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMvanip   
Maguzawa201,000Y0.30 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsHausaP
Maguzawa
M
Maguzawa of Nigeria
T
Maha19,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamMaaka   
Mama, Kwarra63,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMamaP
Mama, Kwarra
  
Mambila, Nigeria190,000Y2.00 %12.50 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMambila, Nigeria   
Mandara, Wandala20,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWandalaP
Mandara, Wandala
M
Mandara, Wandala of Nigeria
T
Mangas200Y2.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMangas   
Marghi, Central223,000Y12.00 %62.00 %5 ChristianityMarghi Central   
Marghi, South235,000Y8.50 %67.00 %4 ChristianityMarghi South M
Marghi, South of Nigeria
T
Marghi, West277,000Y1.00 %2.00 %1 IslamKanuri, YerwaP
Marghi, West
M
Marghi, West of Nigeria
T
Mashi1,500Y13.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMashi   
Maya4,500Y9.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityBali M
Maya of Nigeria
T
Mbembe, Cross-River 234,000Y27.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityMbembe, Cross River   
Mboi37,000Y4.00 %17.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMboi   
Mbonga, Mboa2,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMbonga   
Mbube, Western83,000Y7.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityMbe   
Mbula-Bwazza, Bere123,000Y16.00 %48.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMbula-Bwazza M
Mbula-Bwazza, Bere of Nigeria
T
Megili106,000Y6.50 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLijili   
Mgbo233,000Y10.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityMgbolizhiaP
Mgbo
M
Mgbo of Nigeria
T
Mini6,000Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityAbureni   
Miya, Miyawa61,000Y0.20 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMiya M
Miya, Miyawa of Nigeria
 
Montol41,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMontolP
Montol
  
Mubako, Mumbake18,000Y7.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityMubakoP
Mubako, Mumbake
  
Mumuye776,000Y6.00 %29.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMumuyeP
Mumuye
M
Mumuye of Nigeria
T
Mumuye Minde32,000Y10.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityShoo-Minda-Nye   
Mundat1,900Y3.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMundat   
Munga, Mingang Doso5,400Y7.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMingang Doso   
Mwaghavul166,000Y9.00 %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, Iguta11,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIgutaP
Naraguta, Iguta
M
Naraguta, Iguta of Nigeria
T
Nde, Ekamtonofo45,000Y13.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityNde-Nsele-Nta M
Nde, Ekamtonofo of Nigeria
T
Nde-GbiteY3.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityNde-Gbite   
Ndoe, Anep13,000Y9.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNdoe   
Ndola107,000Y9.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityNdoolaP
Ndola
 T
Ndunda600Y0.40 %0.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNdunda  T
Ngamo, Ngamawa115,000Y4.70 %11.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNgamo   
Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi10,000Y0.20 %0.30 %1 IslamNggwahyiP
Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi
 T
Ngizim, Ngizmawa166,000Y0.63 %7.00 %2 IslamNgizimP
Ngizim, Ngizmawa
M
Ngizim, Ngizmawa of Nigeria
T
Ngoshe Sama, Nggweshe42,000Y0.70 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGvoko  T
Ngwaba19,000Y0.20 %8.00 %2 IslamNgwaba   
Nimbari100Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsNyam   
Ninzam, Ninzo128,000Y3.91 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNinzoP
Ninzam, Ninzo
  
NjikumY20.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityJukun Takum M
Njikum of Nigeria
 
Nkari10,000Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityNkari   
Nkem-Nkum, Ndok65,000Y14.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityNkem-Nkum  T
Nkukoli3,200Y7.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityNkukoli   
Nnam6,800Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNnam   
Nso, Panso-Nso6,100Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLamnso'P
Nso, Panso-Nso
  
Numana, Sanga55,000Y5.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNumana  T
Nungu, Rindre92,000Y5.00 %34.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNunguP
Nungu, Rindre
 T
Nupe1,802,000Y2.21 %5.00 %4 IslamNupe-Nupe-TakoP
Nupe
 T
Nyankpa86,000Y60.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityNyankpa  T
Nyeng3,300Y8.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityAhwai   
Nyima, Anyima20,000Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityLenyima   
Nzanyi159,000Y5.00 %24.00 %4 IslamNzanyiP
Nzanyi
 T
Obanliku, Abanliku125,000Y9.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityObanliku   
Obolo310,000Y34.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityOboloP
Obolo
  
Obulom5,900Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityObulom   
Obuoro11,000Y14.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityIbuoro   
Odual34,000Y8.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityOdual   
Odut4,500Y6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityOdut   
Ogba331,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityOgbah M
Ogba of Nigeria
 
Ogbia, Ogbinya390,000Y29.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityOgbia   
Ogbogolo18,000Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityOgbogolo   
Ogbronuagum, Bukuma21,000Y8.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityOgbronuagumP
Ogbronuagum, Bukuma
  
Ogoni430,000Y36.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKhanaP
Ogoni
M
Ogoni of Nigeria
T
Ogori-Magongo19,000Y8.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityOko-Eni-Osayen M
Ogori-Magongo of Nigeria
T
Okobo102,000Y11.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityOkobo   
Okodia9,900Y5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityOkodia   
Okpamheri95,000Y3.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOkpamheri   
Okpe, NW Edoid14,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOkpe   
Okpe, SW Edoid45,000Y3.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOkpe  T
Okpe-Idesa10,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIdesa   
Okrika458,000Y32.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityKirike   
OlomaY4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityOloma   
Olulumo-Ikom, Okuni172,000Y34.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityOlulumo-Ikom   
Oron143,000Y9.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityOro   
Orri, Oring144,000Y27.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityOring   
Oruma9,000Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityOruma   
Ososo34,000Y8.00 %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
Pana8,0006.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityPana   
Panawa5,200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPanawa  T
PangsengY3.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityPangseng   
Panyam10,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMak   
Passam, Kpasam30,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKpasham   
Payung3,300Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPiapungP
Payung
M
Payung of Nigeria
T
Pe6,000Y5.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPyeP
Pe
M
Pe of Nigeria
T
Peere9,4005.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPere   
Pero51,000Y12.00 %73.00 %5 ChristianityPero   
Piti9,500Y8.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityAbishi   
Polci33,000Y0.50 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPolciP
Polci
  
Pongu49,000Y2.50 %30.00 %4 IslamPanguP
Pongu
  
Puku, Fakanchi71,000Y0.33 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsUt-Ma'inP
Puku, Fakanchi
M
Puku, Fakanchi of Nigeria
T
RangY4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityRang   
Rogo200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamRogo   
Ron226,000Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsRon M
Ron of Nigeria
T
Rukuba, Inchazi159,000Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityKuceP
Rukuba, Inchazi
M
Rukuba, Inchazi of Nigeria
T
Rumaya12,000Y8.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMala   
Ruruma14,000Y5.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsRuma   
Sanga, Asanga36,000Y0.00 %0.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsSanga M
Sanga, Asanga of Nigeria
T
Sara Mbai2,7009.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityMbay   
Sasaru22,000Y9.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSasaru   
Sha5,700Y3.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSha   
Shakara4,900Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAhwai   
Shal, Shall-Zwall14,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsShall-Zwall   
Shama9,100Y0.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsShama-Sambuga M
Shama of Nigeria
 
ShamangY8.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsShamang   
Shanga26,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamShangaP
Shanga
M
Shanga of Nigeria
T
Shani1,800Y0.40 %8.00 %2 IslamHausa   
Siri, Sirawa5,700Y4.00 %25.00 %4 IslamSiri   
Songhai-Koyraboro3,3000.16 %0.40 %1 IslamSonghay, Koyraboro SenniP
Songhai-Koyraboro
M
Songhai-Koyraboro of Nigeria
T
Sukur29,000Y6.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSukur   
Surubu, Zurubu3,300Y11.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityVoriP
Surubu, Zurubu
 T
Tal32,000Y7.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTalP
Tal
M
Tal of Nigeria
T
Tala1,900Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTala   
Tambes15,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsRomP
Tambes
M
Tambes of Nigeria
T
Tangale269,000Y80.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityTangaleP
Tangale
  
Tapshin, Tapshinawa9,500Y0.50 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKusur-MyetP
Tapshin, Tapshinawa
M
Tapshin, Tapshinawa of Nigeria
T
Tarok515,000Y14.00 %86.50 %5 ChristianityTarok   
Tee443,000Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTee   
Teme5,900Y0.30 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsTeme  T
Tera175,000Y4.00 %41.00 %4 ChristianityTera  T
Tha1,800Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsTha  T
Tiba20,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamGaa M
Tiba of Nigeria
T
Tigon46,000Y0.50 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMbembe, Tigon   
Tita6,100Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTita   
Tiv4,513,000Y46.40 %98.50 %5 ChristianityTivP
Tiv
  
Tsagu4,100Y0.33 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsCiwogaiP
Tsagu
M
Tsagu of Nigeria
 
Tuareg, Tamajaq3,3000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTamajaq, TawallammatP
Tuareg, Tamajaq
M
Tuareg, Tamajaq of Nigeria
T
Tubu, Teda4,100Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTedagaP
Tubu, Teda
 T
Tula57,000Y30.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityTula M
Tula of Nigeria
T
Turkwam6,900Y6.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsToro   
Ubaghara63,000Y16.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityUbaghara   
Ubang13,000Y6.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityUbang   
Uda22,000Y7.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityUda   
Uhami-Iyayu24,000Y7.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUhami   
Uhumkighi, Yukuben30,000Y2.50 %50.00 %4 ChristianityYukuben   
Ukaan57,000Y4.00 %34.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUkaan   
Ukpe-Bayobiri24,000Y13.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityBukpe   
Ukue-Ehuen25,000Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUkue   
Ukwa200Y0.70 %0.95 %1 Ethnic ReligionsUkwa  T
Ukwuani-Aboh, Kwale312,000Y31.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityUkwuani-Aboh-Ndoni   
Ulukwumi20,000Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityUlukwumi   
Umon36,000Y12.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityUmon   
Uneme35,000Y7.00 %33.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsUnemeP
Uneme
 T
Ungwai33,000Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCahungwaryaP
Ungwai
  
Ura1,700Y4.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsFungwaP
Ura
M
Ura of Nigeria
T
Urhobo1,096,000Y44.19 %99.00 %5 ChristianityUrhoboP
Urhobo
  
Usakade21,000Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityUsaghade   
Utange, Otank22,000Y6.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityOtank   
Utugwang, East Mbube87,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityUtugwang-Irungene-AfrikeP
Utugwang, East Mbube
M
Utugwang, East Mbube of Nigeria
T
Uvbie, Evrie35,000Y6.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityUvbie   
Uzekwe16,000Y2.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityUzekwe   
Vemgo-Mabas, Visik19,000Y4.00 %5.00 %4 IslamVemgo-MabasP
Vemgo-Mabas, Visik
M
Vemgo-Mabas, Visik of Nigeria
T
Verre184,000Y2.50 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsVerre   
VitiY6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityViti   
VoroY1.00 %10.00 %2 IslamVoro   
Vute3,200Y6.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityVute   
Wagga142,000Y2.50 %12.50 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWaja M
Wagga of Nigeria
T
Warji, Warjawa135,000Y0.18 %0.30 %1 IslamWarjiP
Warji, Warjawa
M
Warji, Warjawa of Nigeria
T
Wom9,800Y2.00 %45.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWom   
Yache Akpa48,000Y15.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAkpa   
Yako, Ugep230,000Y32.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLokaa M
Yako, Ugep of Nigeria
T
Yala275,000Y5.00 %44.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYalaP
Yala
  
Yamba20,000Y8.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityYamba M
Yamba of Nigeria
 
Yandang113,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityYendangP
Yandang
 T
Yangdang Waka9,900Y4.00 %22.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWaka   
Yashi5,600Y4.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHasha   
Yigha, Ayiga19,000Y12.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityLeyigha   
Yoruba, Oyo35,247,000Y53.03 %59.75 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba, Oyo
  
Yoruba-Egba5,321,000Y46.40 %87.00 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba-Egba
  
Yotti3,800Y4.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYotti   
Yungur, Binna187,000Y2.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBenaP
Yungur, Binna
M
Yungur, Binna of Nigeria
T
Ywom11,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYwom   
Zaar, Sayawa344,000Y20.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySayaP
Zaar, Sayawa
M
Zaar, Sayawa of Nigeria
 
Zangwal200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamHausa  T
Zari37,000Y2.00 %14.00 %2 IslamHausaP
Zari
  
Zarma152,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamZarmaP
Zarma
M
Zarma of Nigeria
T
Zeem600Y0.15 %0.35 %1 IslamZeem  T
Zhire15,000Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityZhireP
Zhire
M
Zhire of Nigeria
T
Ziriya2,200Y8.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHausa   
Total People Groups:   539 205,579,000 513     90      180 147 186
Unclassified / Other Individuals 561,000  
UN Country Population (2020) 206,140,000  
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 90 16.7 % 64,335,000 31.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 59 10.9 % 2,386,000 1.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 6 1.1 % 2,676,000 1.3 %
  4 - Partially reached 265 49.2 % 23,644,000 11.5 %
  5 - Significantly reached 119 22.1 % 112,538,000 54.7 %
Totals 539   205,579,000  


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
32,000


Abong
2,100


Adara
381,000


Afizere, Izere
96,000


Agatu
172,000


Ahan
500


Akum
900


Arab, Lebanese
40,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Syrian
20,000


Avadi, Tsivadi
165,000


Awak
12,000


Ayere
6,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Baangi, Cibaangi
26,000


Bachama
301,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bade
394,000


Baggara, Shuwa Arab
205,000


Bajju, Kaje
604,000


Banga
25,000


Barma
4,800


© Copyrighted Photo
Basa
323,000


Batonu, Baruba
365,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bauchi
39,000


Becheve
4,000


Bekworra, Yakoro
192,000


Berom
1,308,000


Bokyi, Nki
273,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bole, Bolewa
154,000


Bozo, Sorogoye
20,000


British
24,000


Buduma, Yedina
5,600


Bura, Pabir
502,000


Butu-Ningi
57,000


Cakfem-Mushere
10,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Cham-Mwana, Dijim
45,000


Chamba Dirim
18,000


Chawai
98,000


Chip
12,000


Cori
1,600


Daba, Daba Kola
2,100


Dadiya, Dadianci
82,000


Deaf
2,061,000


Dendi, Dandawa
3,600


Dghwede, Toghwede
75,000


Doka
20,000


Duguri
89,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Dukawa, Western
63,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Duwai
20,000


Ebira
2,193,000


Edo, Bini
1,866,000


Eggon
21,000


Ejagham, Ekoi
117,000


Eloyi, Afo
42,000


Esimbi
300


Etulo, Turumawa
22,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ewe
11,000


Ezaa
731,000


Fali, Bana
32,000


Fali, Vimtim
33,000


Filipino, Tagalog
20,000


Firan, Izarek
4,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Fiterya, Hwana
121,000


French
8,100


Fulani, Adamawa
1,550,000


Fulani, Nigerian
16,384,000


Fulani, Sokoto
416,000


Ga'anda, Mokar
85,000


Gade
125,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Galambi
38,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Gana-Gana
147,000


Gbagyi
1,277,000


Gbari
545,000


Gengle
6,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Gera, Gerawa
399,000


German
4,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Geruma
16,000


Glavda
50,000


Goemai
376,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Gudu
9,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Gurmana
6,500


Guruntum
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Gwa
1,600


Gwandara
47,000


Han Chinese, Cantonese
9,100


Han Chinese, Mandarin
3,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Wu
5,500


Hausa
34,783,000


Ibibio
6,140,000


Icen
72,000


Ichen
89,000


Idon
6,400


Igala
1,607,000


Igbo
30,112,000


Igede
456,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ijaw, Central-Western
2,415,000


Ikulu
95,000


Ikwo
322,000


Itsekiri
931,000


Izhi
669,000


Jibu
58,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Jukun, Kona
5,500


Jukun, Wase
2,900


Kakihum
26,000


Kambari
158,000


Kambu
8,000


Kamwe, Higi
601,000


Kanem, Koenoem
3,300


Kanembu
2,100


Kanuri, Manga
388,000


Kanuri, Yerwa
7,186,000


Kilba, Huba
351,000


Kirya-Konzel
7,300


Koma
61,000


Kono, Kwono
9,800


© Copyrighted Photo
Kotoko, Afade
45,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kubi
2,900


Kulere, Korom Boye
29,000


Kulung, Bambur
50,000


Kurama, Bagwama
71,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kuzamani, Rishuwa
3,200


Kwanka, Kadun
32,000


Kyanga
23,000


Kyibaku, Chibuk
234,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Lala-Roba, Gworam
88,000


Lela, Dakakari
172,000


Maguzawa
201,000


Mama, Kwarra
63,000


Mandara, Wandala
20,000


Marghi, West
277,000


Mgbo
233,000


Montol
41,000


Mubako, Mumbake
18,000


Mumuye
776,000


Mwaghavul
166,000


Nandu-Tari, Ahwai
12,000


Naraguta, Iguta
11,000


Ndola
107,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi
10,000


Ngizim, Ngizmawa
166,000


Ninzam, Ninzo
128,000


Nso, Panso-Nso
6,100


Nungu, Rindre
92,000


Nupe
1,802,000


Nzanyi
159,000


Obolo
310,000


Ogbronuagum, Bukuma
21,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ogoni
430,000


Pa'a, Afawa
31,000


Payung
3,300


Pe
6,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Polci
33,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Pongu
49,000


Puku, Fakanchi
71,000


Rukuba, Inchazi
159,000


Shanga
26,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Songhai-Koyraboro
3,300


Surubu, Zurubu
3,300


© Copyrighted Photo
Tal
32,000


Tambes
15,000


Tangale
269,000


Tapshin, Tapshinawa
9,500


Tiv
4,513,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tsagu
4,100


Tuareg, Tamajaq
3,300


Tubu, Teda
4,100


Uneme
35,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ungwai
33,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ura
1,700


Urhobo
1,096,000


Utugwang, East Mbube
87,000


Vemgo-Mabas, Visik
19,000


Warji, Warjawa
135,000


Yala
275,000


Yandang
113,000


Yoruba, Oyo
35,247,000


Yoruba-Egba
5,321,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Yungur, Binna
187,000


Zaar, Sayawa
344,000


Zari
37,000


Zarma
152,000


Zhire
15,000

Nigeria People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Nigeria – Languages
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People Selector:
Language
(click Language name for details)
Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abanyomabm10Trans Started
Abishipcn10Trans Needed
Abonabo10Trans Needed
Abuaabn10NT
Aburenimgj10Trans Started
Acipa, Easternacp10Trans Needed
Adarakad10Portions
Adugeadu10Trans Needed
Afadeaal11Trans Needed
Agatuagc10NT
Agoiibm10Trans Started
Agwagwuneyay10Portions
Ahanahn11Trans Needed
Ahwainfd30Trans Needed
Ajiyaidc10Trans Needed
Akeaik10Trans Needed
Akpaakf10Trans Needed
Akpesibe10Trans Needed
Akukuayk10Trans Needed
Akumaku10Trans Needed
Alagoala10Portions
Alumu-Tesuaab10Trans Started
Amboamb10Trans Needed
Amoamo10Trans Needed
Anaanganw10Portions
Ancaacb11Trans Needed
Arabic, Chadian Spokenshu11Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc20Portions
Arigidiaqg10Portions
Asheahs10Trans Started
Asuaum11Trans Needed
Atsamcch10Portions
Awakawo10Portions
Ayereaye10Trans Needed
Ayuayu10Unspecified
Baanbvj10Trans Needed
Baangibqx11Trans Needed
Baatonumbba10Complete
Bacamabcy10Portions
Badebde11Portions
Bagirmibmi11Portions
Bakpinkabbs10Unspecified
Balibcn10Portions
Banabcw11NT
Bangwinjibsj10Portions
Bankaljjr10Trans Started
Basabzw10Complete
Basa-Gurmanabuj11Trans Started
Bassa-Kontagorabsr10Unspecified
Batabta10Trans Needed
Batubtu10Trans Needed
Bauchibsf11Trans Needed
Bekwarrabkv10NT
Benayun10Portions
Berombom10Complete
Bete-Bendibtt10NT
Billebil10Unspecified
Binabyj10Trans Needed
Bisabqp11NT
Biseniije10Trans Started
Bitarebrt10Trans Needed
Bo-Rukulmae10Trans Needed
Bogabvw10Trans Needed
Boghombux10Portions
Bokobqc11Complete
Bokobarubus10NT
Bokyibky10Complete
Bolebol11Trans Needed
Bozo, Jenaamabze11Portions
Bujid10Trans Started
Budumabdm11Portions
Bukpeukp10Trans Started
Bukwenbuz10Trans Needed
Bumajibyp10Trans Needed
Bura-Pabirbwr10Complete
Burakbys10Portions
Burubqw10Trans Needed
C'leladri31NT
Cahungwaryanat10Trans Started
Cakfem-Musherecky10Portions
Caracfd10Unspecified
Centuumcet10Unspecified
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Chinese, Wuwuu10Complete
Chinese, Yueyue10Complete
Cicipuawc10Trans Started
Cinenicie10Trans Needed
Cishinginiasg10NT
Ciwogaitgd10Trans Needed
Dabadbq11NT
Dadiyadbd10Portions
Dassdot11Trans Started
Degemadeg10Trans Started
Dendiddn11NT
Denodbb10Unspecified
Derakna10Portions
Dghwededgh10NT
Dibodio10Unspecified
Dikakacfa10Portions
Diridwa10Unspecified
Dirimdir11Portions
Dokadbi11Trans Needed
Doko-Uyangauya10Trans Needed
Dongdoh11Trans Needed
Duguridbm11Unspecified
Duhwakbz10Trans Needed
Dungudbv10Trans Needed
Duwaidbp11Trans Needed
Duyaldb10Portions
Dzajen10Portions
Ebiraigb20Complete
Ebughuebg10Trans Needed
Edobin10Complete
Efaiefa10Trans Needed
Efikefi10Complete
Efutopofu10Trans Started
Eggonego11NT
Ehueunehu10Trans Needed
Ejaghametu10NT
Ekajukeka10NT
Ekieki10Trans Needed
Ekiteke10Trans Needed
Ekpeyeekp10Trans Started
Elegealf10Trans Started
Elemeelm10NT
Eloyiafo10Portions
Emai-Iuleha-Oraema10Portions
Engennienn10NT
Englisheng10Complete
Enwanenw10Trans Needed
Enwanenv10Trans Needed
Epieepi10Portions
Eruwaerh10Trans Needed
Esanish10Portions
Esimbiags10Portions
Etebietb10Trans Needed
Etkywanich10Portions
Etsakoets10NT
Etuloutr10Portions
Evantbzz10Trans Needed
Eweewe10Complete
Ezaaeza10Complete
Falifli10Portions
Famfam10Trans Needed
Firanfir10Portions
Frenchfra10Complete
Fulfulde, Adamawafub11Complete
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Nigerfuq11NT
Fulfulde, Nigerianfuv11NT
Fungwaula10Trans Needed
Fyerfie10Trans Needed
Ga'andagqa10Portions
Gaattb11Trans Needed
Gadeged10Trans Started
Galambuglo10Trans Needed
Gananggne10Trans Needed
Gbagyigbr10NT
Gbarigby10Portions
Gejigji11Portions
Genglegeg11Trans Needed
Geragew11Trans Needed
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Gerumagea11Unspecified
Ghotuoaaa10Portions
Giiwokks10Trans Needed
Glavdaglw10Portions
Goemaiank10Portions
Gokanagkn10NT
Gourmanchemagux11Complete
Gudegde10NT
Gudugdu11Trans Needed
Guduf-Gavagdf11Portions
Gunguw10Complete
Gupa-Abawagpa11Trans Needed
Gurmanagvm10Unspecified
Guruntum-Mbaarugrd11Unspecified
Gvokongs10Trans Needed
Gwagwb11Trans Needed
Gwakjgk10Portions
Gwandaragwn11Trans Started
Gyongkdm10Trans Needed
Hashaybj10Trans Needed
Hausahau156Complete
Hdixed10NT
Hohumonobcs10Trans Started
Honejuh10Unspecified
Horomhoe10Trans Needed