How Many Ethnic Groups Are in Nigeria?

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There are up to 371 ethnic groups in Nigeria. The major ones among them are the Hausa, Fulani, and Yoruba. The remaining 367 ethnic groups are scattered across the country and are most times counted as part of the three major tribes. This article answers the question: How Many Ethnic Groups Are in Nigeria?

How Many Ethnic Groups Are in Nigeria

Some of the remaining 367 ethnic groups will be highlighted below.

  • Abayon In Cross River State
  • Abua In Rivers State (Also Called Odual)
  • Achipa In Kebbi State
  • Adim In Cross River State
  • Adun In Cross River Sate
  • Affade In Yobe State
  • Afizere In Plateau State
  • Afo In Plateau State
  • Agbo In Cross River State
  • Akaju-Yachi In Benue State
  • Alago In Plateau State
  • Amo In Plateau State
  • Anaguta In Plateau State
  • Anang In Akwa Ibom State
  • Andoni In Akwa Ibom And Rivers State
  • Angas In Plateau, Jigawa And Bauchi State
  • Ankwei In Plateau State
  • Anyima In Cross River State
  • Attakar In Kaduna State
  • Auyoka In Jigawa State
  • Awori In Ogun And Lagos State
  • Ayu In Kaduna State

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  • Babur In Yobe, Taraba, Borno And Adamawa State
  • Bachama In Adamawa State
  • Bachere In Cross River State
  • Bada In Plateau State
  • Bade In Yobe State
  • Bahumono In Cross River State
  • Bakulung In Taraba State
  • Bali In Taraba State
  • Bambora In Bauchi State
  • Bambuko In Taraba State
  • Banda In Taraba State
  • Banka In Bauchi State
  • Bara In Bauchi State
  • Barke In Bauhci State
  • Baruba In Niger State
  • Bashiri In Plateau State
  • Bassa In Plateau, Niger, Kogi And Kaduna States
  • Batta In Adamawa State
  • Baushi In Niger State
  • Baya In Adamawa State
  • Bekwarra In Cross River State
  • Bele In Bauchi State
  • Betso In Taraba State
  • Bette In Cross River State
  • Bilei In Adamawa State
  • Bille In Adamawa State
  • Bina In Kaduna State
  • Bini In Edo State
  • Birom In Plateau State
  • Bobua In Taraba State
  • Boki In Cross River Astate
  • Bkkos In Plateau State
  • Boko In Niger State
  • Bole In Bauchi And Yobe States
  • Botlere In Adamawa State
  • Boma In Bauchi State
  • Bomboro In Bauchi State
  • Buduma In Niger And Borno State
  • Buji In Plateau State
  • Buli In Bauchi State
  • Bunu In Kogi State
  • Bura In Adamawa State
  • Burma In Plateau State
  • Buru In Yobe State
  • Buta In Bauchi State
  • Bwall In Plateau State
  • Bwatiye In Adamawa State
  • Bwazza In Adamawa State

  • Challa In Plateau State
  • Chama In Bauchi State
  • Chamba In Taraba State
  • Chamo In Bauchi State
  • Chibok In Yobe State
  • Chinine In Borno State
  • Chip In Plateau State
  • Chokobo In Plateau State
  • Chukkol In Taraba State
  • Daba In Adamawa State
  • Dadiya In Bauchi State
  • Daka In Adamawa State
  • Dakarkari In Kebbi Abnd Niger State
  • Danda In Kebbi State
  • Dangsa In Taraba State
  • Daza In Bauchi State
  • Degema In Rives State
  • Deno In Bauchi State
  • Dghwede In Borno State
  • Diba In Taraba State
  • Doemak In Plateau State
  • Ouguri In Bauchi State
  • Duka In Kebbi State
  • Duma In Bauchi State
  • Ebana In Rives State
  • Ebirra In Ondo, Kogi And Edo State
  • Ebu In Kogi And Edo State
  • Efik In Cross River State
  • Egbema In Ries State
  • Egede In Benue State
  • Eggon In Plateau State
  • Egun In Ogun And Lagos States
  • Ejagham In Cross River State
  • Ekajuk In Cross River State
  • Eket In Akwa Ibom State
  • Ekoi In Cross River State
  • Engenni In Rivers State
  • Epie In Rivers State
  • Esan In Edo State

In Conclusion

There are up to 371 ethnic groups in Nigeria. The major ones among them are the Hausa, Fulani, and Yoruba. The remaining 367 ethnic groups are scattered across the country and are most times counted as part of the three major tribes. Some of the remaining 367 ethnic groups have been highlighted above.

 

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