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The 200 Tribes Out Of 361 Tribes In Nigeria and Where They’re Located

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Nigeria is a big country with so many tribes and cultures. The multi-cultural and tribal nature of Nigeria is so diverse, and it can be confusing sometimes.

Nigeria has over 250 ethnic groups, languages and cultures, majority of which are the Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa people.

Within these ethnic groups, are several tribes. The multi-cultural and tribal nature of Nigeria is so unique, but how well do you know your country ?

 

This is the full list of the 361 tribes in Nigeria and where they are located.

In alphabetical order:

 

1. Abayon – Cross River

 

2. Abua (Odual) – Rivers

 

3. Achipa (Achipawa) – Kebbi

 

4. Adim – Cross River

 

5. Adun – Cross River

 

6. Affade – Yobe

 

7. Afizere – Plateau

 

8. Afo – Plateau

 

9. Agbo – Cross River

 

10. Akaju-Ndem (Akajuk) – Cross River

 

11. Akweya-Yachi – Benue

 

12. Alago (Arago) – Piateau

 

13. Amo – Plateau

 

14. Anaguta – Plateau

 

15. Anang – Akwa lbom

 

16. Andoni – Akwa lbom, Rivers

 

17. Angas – Bauchi, Jigawa, Plateau

 

18. Ankwei – Plateau

 

19. Anyima – Cross River

 

20. Attakar (ataka) – Kaduna

 

21. Auyoka (Auyokawa) – Jigawa

 

22. Awori – Lagos, Ogun

 

23. Ayu – Kaduna

 

24. Babur – Adamawa, Bomo, Taraba, Yobe

 

25. Bachama – Adamawa

 

26. Bachere – Cross River

 

27. Bada – Plateau

 

28. Bade – Yobe

 

29. Bahumono – Cross River

 

30. Bakulung – Taraba

 

31. Bali – Taraba

 

32. Bambora (Bambarawa) – Bauchi

 

33. Bambuko – Taraba

 

34. Banda (Bandawa) – Taraba

 

35. Banka (Bankalawa) – Bauchi

 

36. Banso (Panso) – Adamawa

 

37. Bara (Barawa) – Bauchi

 

38. Barke – Bauchi

 

39. Baruba (Barba) – Niger

 

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40. Bashiri (Bashirawa) – Plateau

 

41. Bassa – Kaduna, Kogi, Niger, Plateau

 

42. Batta – Adamawa

 

43. Baushi – Niger

 

44. Baya – Adamawa

 

45. Bekwarra – Cross River

 

46. Bele (Buli, Belewa) – Bauchi

 

47. Betso (Bete) – Taraba

 

48. Bette – Cross River

 

49. Bilei – Adamawa

 

50. Bille – Adamawa

 

51. Bina (Binawa) – Kaduna

 

52. Bini – Edo

 

53. Birom – Plateau

 

54. Bobua – Taraba

 

55. Boki (Nki) – Cross River

 

56. Bkkos – Plateau

 

57. Boko (Bussawa, Bargawa) – Niger

 

58. Bole (Bolewa) – Bauchi, Yobe

 

59. Botlere – Adamawa

 

60. Boma (Bomawa, Burmano) – Bauchi

 

61. Bomboro – Bauchi

 

62. Buduma – Borno, Niger

 

63. Buji – Plateau

 

64. Buli – Bauchi

 

65. Bunu – Kogi

 

66. Bura – Adamawa

 

67. Burak – Bauchi

 

68. Burma (Burmawa) – Plateau

 

69. Buru – Yobe

 

70. Buta (Butawa) – Bauchi

 

71. Bwall – Plateau

 

72. Bwatiye – Adamawa

 

73. Bwazza – Adamawa

 

74. Challa – Plateau

 

75. Chama (Chamawa Fitilai) – Bauchi

 

76. Chamba – Taraba

 

77. Chamo – Bauchi

 

78. Chibok (Chibbak) – Yobe

 

79. Chinine – Borno

 

80. Chip – Plateau

 

81. Chokobo – Plateau

 

82. Chukkol – Taraba

 

83. Daba – Adamawa

 

84. Dadiya – Bauchi

 

85. Daka – Adamawa

 

86. Dakarkari – Niger, Kebbi

 

87. Danda (Dandawa) – Kebbi

 

88. Dangsa – Taraba

 

89. Daza (Dere, Derewa) – Bauchi

 

90. Degema – Rivers

 

91. Deno (Denawa) – Bauchi

 

92. Dghwede – Bomo

 

93. Diba – Taraba

 

94. Doemak (Dumuk) – Plateau

 

95. Ouguri – Bauchi

 

96. Duka (Dukawa) – Kebbi

 

97. Duma (Dumawa) – Bauchi

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98. Ebana (Ebani) – Rivers

 

99. Ebirra (lgbirra) – Edo, Kogi, Ondo

 

100. Ebu – Edo, Kogi

 

101. Efik -Cross River

 

102. Egbema – Rivers

 

103. Egede (lgedde) – Benue

 

104. Eggon – Plateau

 

105. Egun (Gu) – Lagos,Ogun

 

106. Ejagham – Cross River

 

107. Ekajuk – Cross River

 

108. Eket – Akwa Ibom

 

109. Ekoi – Cross River

 

110. Engenni (Ngene) – Rivers

 

111. Epie – Rivers

 

112. Esan (Ishan) – Edo

 

113. Etche – Rivers

 

114. Etolu (Etilo) – Benue

 

115. Etsako – Edo

 

116. Etung – Cross River

 

117. Etuno – Edo

 

118. Palli – Adamawa

 

119. Pulani (Pulbe) – Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa , Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi , Niger, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, etc.

 

120. Fyam (Fyem) – Plateau

 

121. Fyer(Fer) – Plateau

 

122. Ga’anda – Adamawa

 

123. Gade – Niger

 

124. Galambi – Bauchi

 

125. Gamergu-Mulgwa -Borno

 

126. Qanawuri – Plateau

 

127. Gavako – Borno

 

128. Gbedde – Kogi

 

129. Gengle – Taraba

 

130. Geji – Bauchi

 

131. Gera (Gere, Gerawa) – Bauchi

 

132. Geruma (Gerumawa) – Plateau

 

133. Geruma (Gerumawa) – Bauchi

 

134. Gingwak – Bauchi

 

135. Gira – Adamawa

 

136. Gizigz – Adamawa

 

137. Goernai – Plateau

 

138. Gokana (Kana) – Rivers

 

139. Gombi – Adamawa

 

140. Gornun (Gmun) – Taraba

 

141. Gonia – Taraba

 

142. Gubi (Gubawa) – Bauchi

 

143. Gude – Adamawa

 

144. Gudu – Adamawa

 

145. Gure – Kaduna

 

146. Gurmana – Niger

 

147. Gururntum – Bauchi

 

148. Gusu – Plateau

 

149. Gwa (Gurawa) – Adamawa

 

150. Gwamba Adamawa

 

151. Gwandara – Kaduna, Niger, Plateau

 

152. Gwari (Gbari) – Kaduna, Niger, Abuja, Plateau

 

153. Gwom – Taraba

 

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154. Gwoza (Waha) – Borno

 

155. Gyem – Bauchi

 

156. Hausa – Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna,Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Niger, Taraba, Sokoto, Zamfara

 

157. Higi (Hig) – Borno, Adamawa

 

158. Holma – Adamawa

 

159. Hona – Adamawa

 

160. Ibeno – Akwa lbom

 

161. Ibibio – Akwa lbom

 

162. Ichen – Adamawa

 

163. Idoma – Benue, Taraba

 

164. Igalla – Kogi

 

165. lgbo – Abia, Anambra, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi,Enugu, Imo, Rivers

 

166. ljumu – Kogi

 

167. Ikorn – Cross River

 

168. Irigwe – Plateau

 

169. Isoko – Delta

 

170. lsekiri (Itsekiri) – Delta

 

171. lyala (lyalla) – Cross River

 

172. lzondjo – Bayelsa, Delta, Ondo, Rivers

 

173. Jaba -Kaduna

 

174. Jahuna (Jahunawa) – Taraba

 

175. Jaku – Bauchi

 

176. Jara (Jaar Jarawa Jarawa-Dutse) – Bauchi

 

177. Jere (Jare, Jera, Jera, Jerawa) – Bauchi, Plateau

 

178. Jero – Taraba

 

179. Jibu – Adamawa

 

180. Jidda – Abu, Plateau

 

181.Jimbin (Jimbinawa) – Bauchi

 

182. Jirai – Adamawa

 

183. Jonjo (Jenjo) – Taraba

 

184. Jukun – Bauchi, Benue,Taraba, Plateau

 

185. Kaba(Kabawa) – Taraba

 

186. Kadara – Taraba

 

187. Kafanchan – Kaduna

 

188. Kagoro – Kaduna

 

189. Kaje (Kache) – Kaduna

 

190. Kajuru (Kajurawa) – Kaduna

 

191. Kaka – Adamawa

 

192. Kamaku (Karnukawa) – Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger

 

193. Kambari – Kebbi, Niger 194. Kambu – Adamawa

 

195. Kamo – Bauchi

 

196. Kanakuru (Dera) – Adamawa, Borno

 

197. Kanembu – Borno

 

198. Kanikon – Kaduna

 

199. Kantana – Plateau

 

200. Kanuri – Kaduna, Adamawa, Borno, Kano,Niger, Jigawa, Plateau, Taraba, Yobe

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