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isaaq
3 weeks ago
520 languages
According to official data, there are more than 520 languages spoken in Nigeria. By the way, nine of them are extinct. The other major languages are Igbo, Urhobo, Hausa, Yoruba, Ibibio, Fulfulde, Edo, Pidgin English, Ijaw, Kanuri, and Tiv.
mhz vee
3 weeks ago
delibee
3 weeks ago
There are 528 according to Ethnologue, but this number includes a few languages with no known native speakers, and may also include dialects of the same languages.

The 1 official language of Nigeria is English, spoken mainly as a second language by about 53% of the population.

The main regional languages are:

Hausa
Igbo
Yoruba
Edo
Efik
Fulani
Idoma
Ijaw
Kanuri
Here is a complete list of all 528 languages spoken in Nigeria, including some that have no known native speakers any more:

Abanyom
Abon
Abua
Abureni
Acipa, Eastern
Acipa, Western
Aduge
Afade
Agatu
Agoi
Agwagwune
Àhàn
Ajawa
Ake
Akpa
Akpes
Akuku
Akum
Alago
Alege
Alumu-Tesu
Ambo
Amo
Anaang
Áncá
Arabic, Shuwa
Arigidi
Ashe
Asu
Atsam
Auyokawa
Awak
Ayere
Ayu
Baan
Baangi
Baatonum
Bacama
Bada
Bade
Bakpinka
Bali
Bangwinji
Barikanchi
Basa
Basa-Gumna
Basa-Gurmana
Bassa-Kontagora
Bata
Batu
Bauchi
Beele
Begbere-Ejar
Bekwarra
Bena
Berom
Bete
Bete-Bendi
Bile
Bina
Biseni
Bitare
Boga
Boghom
Boko
Bokobaru
Bokyi
Bole
Bo-Rukul
Bu
Bukwen
Bumaji
Burak
Bura-Pabir
Bure
Buru
Busa
Cakfem-Mushere
Cara
Cen
Centúúm
Che
Cibak
Cinda-Regi-Tiyal
Cineni
Cishingini
Ciwogai
C'lela
Como Karim
Cori
Daba
Dadiya
Dass
Daza
Defaka
Degema
Dendi
Deno
Dera
Dghwede
Dibo
Dijim-Bwilim
Diri
Dirim
Doka
Doko-Uyanga
Dong
Duguri
Duhwa
Dulbu
Dungu
Duwai
Dza
Dzodinka
Ebira
Ebughu
Edo
Efai
Efik
Efutop
Eggon
Ehueun
Ejagham
Ekajuk
Eki
Ekit
Ekpeye
Eleme
Eloyi
Emai-Iuleha-Ora
Engenni
English
Enwan
Enwan
Epie
Eruwa
Esan
Esimbi
Etebi
Eten
Etkywan
Etulo
Evant
Fali
Fali of Baissa
Fam
Firan
Fulfulde, Adamawa
Fulfulde, Benin-Togo
Fulfulde, Nigerian
Fum
Fungwa
Fyam
Fyer
Gaa
Ga'anda
Gade
Galambu
Gamo-Ningi
Ganang
Gbagyi
Gbari
Gbaya, Northwest
Gbiri-Niragu
Geji
Gengle
Gera
Geruma
Ghotuo
Gibanawa
Giiwo
Glavda
Goemai
Gokana
Gude
Gudu
Guduf-Gava
Gun
Gupa-Abawa
Gurmana
Guruntum-Mbaaru
Gvoko
Gwa
Gwamhi-Wuri
Gwandara
Gyem
Hasha
Hausa
Hausa Sign Language
Hide
Holma
Hõne
Horom
Huba
Hungworo
Hun-Saare
Hwana
Hya
Hyam
Ibani
Ibibio
Ibilo
Ibino
Ibuoro
Iceve-Maci
Idere
Idesa
Idoma
Idon
Idun
Igala
Igbo
Igede
Iguta
Igwe
Ihievbe
Ija-Zuba
Ijo, Southeast
Ika
Iko
Ikpeshi
Iku-Gora-Ankwa
Ikulu
Ikwere
Ilue
Irigwe
Isekiri
Isoko
Ito
Itu Mbon Uzo
Ivbie North-Okpela-Arhe
Iyayu
Iyive
Izere
Izi-Ezaa-Ikwo-Mgbo
Izon
Izora
Janji
Jara
Jarawa
Jere
Jiba
Jibu
Jilbe
Jimi
Jiru
Jju
Jorto
Ju
Jukun Takum
Kaan
Kadara
Kagoma
Kaivi
Kakanda
Kakihum
Kalabari
Kam
Kamantan
Kami
Kamo
Kamwe
Kaningkom-Nindem
Kanufi
Kanuri
Kanuri, Central
Kanuri, Manga
Kapya
Karekare
Kariya
Khana
Kholok
Kinuku
Kiong
Kir-Balar
Kirike
Koenoem
Kofa
Kofyar
Kohumono
Koma
Kono
Korop
Kpan
Kpasam
Kpati
Kubi
Kudu-Camo
Kugama
Kugbo
Kukele
Kulere
Kulung
Kumba
Kupa
Kurama
Kushi
Kutep
Kutto
Kuturmi
Kwa
Kwaami
Kwak
Kyak
Kyenga
Labir
Laka
Lala-Roba
Lamang
Lame
Lamja-Dengsa-Tola
Lamnso'
Laru
Leelau
Legbo
Lemoro
Lenyima
Lere
Leyigha
Lijili
Limbum
Lokaa
Longuda
Loo
Lopa
Lubila
Lufu
Luri
Maaka
Mada
Mafa
Mághdì
Mak
Mala
Mama
Mambila, Nigeria
Mangas
Marghi Central
Marghi South
Mashi
Mawa
Mbe
Mbembe, Cross River
Mbembe, Tigon
Mboi
Mbongno
Mbula-Bwazza
Mburku
Mingang Doso
Miship
Miya
Mom Jango
Montol
Moo
Mumuye
Mundat
Mvanip
Mwaghavul
Nde-Gbite
Nde-Nsele-Nta
Ndoe
Ndoola
Ndun
Ndunda
Ngamo
Ngas
Nggwahyi
Ngizim
Ngwaba
Nigerian Sign Language
Ningye
Ninzo
Njerep
Nkari
Nkem-Nkum
Nkoroo
Nkukoli
Nnam
Nshi
Numana-Nunku-Gbantu-Numbu
Nungu
Nupe-Nupe-Tako
Nyam
Nyeng
Nyong
Nzanyi
Obanliku
Obolo
Obulom
O'chi'chi'
Odual
Odut
Ogbah
Ogbia
Ogbogolo
Ogbronuagum
Okobo
Okodia
Oko-Eni-Osayen
Okpamheri
Okpe
Okpe
Oloma
Olulumo-Ikom
Oring
Oro
Oruma
Ososo
Otank
Pa'a
Panawa
Pangseng
Pe
Peere
Pero
Pidgin, Nigerian
Piti
Piya-Kwonci
Polci
Pongu
Psikye
Putai
Putukwam
Pyapun
Rang
Reshe
Rogo
Ron
Ruma
Samba Daka
Samba Leko
Sambe
Sanga
Sasaru
Saya
Sha
Shakara
Shall-Zwall
Shamang
Shama-Sambuga
Shanga
Shau
Sheni
Shiki
Shoo-Minda-Nye
Shuwa-Zamani
Siri
Somyev
Sorko
Sukur
Sur
Surubu
Tal
Tala
Tamajaq, Tawallammat
Tambas
Tangale
Tanjijili
Tarok
Tedaga
Tee
Teme
Tera
Teshenawa
Tha
Tita
Tiv
Toro
Tsikimba
Tsishingini
Tso
Tsuvadi
Tula
Tumi
Tunzuii
Tyap
Ubaghara
Ubang
Uda
Uhami
Ukaan
Ukpe-Bayobiri
Ukpet-Ehom
Ukue
Ukwa
Ukwuani-Aboh-Ndoni
Ulukwumi
Umon
Uneme
Uokha
Urhobo
Usaghade
ut-Ma'in
Uvbie
Uzekwe
Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri
Vemgo-Mabas
Viti
Vono
Voro
Vute
Waja
Waka
Wandala
Wannu
Wapan
Wãpha
Warji
Wom
Yace
Yala
Yamba
Yangkam
Yedina
Yekhee
Yendang
Yeskwa
Yiwom
Yoruba
Yukuben
Zangwal
Zari
Zarma
Zeem
Zhire
Ziriya
Zizilivakan
Zumbun
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