Full list of all 371 tribes in Nigeria, states where they originate

Nigeria is made up of several ethnic groups, majority of which are the Igbo, Hausa and the Yoruba.  Within these ethnic groups are several tribes numbering 371. However, the multi-tribal nature of Nigeria may put someone at a loss, especially when such tribes begin to display their unique culture, dialect, etc.  To this end, a full list of the 371 tribes in Nigeria is provide for better understanding of the beautiful and united country called Nigeria.

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 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 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 154 Gwoza (Waha) -Borno 155 Gyem -Bauchi 156 Hausa: -Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna,Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Niger,Taraba, Sokoto, Zamfara etc 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 201 Karekare (Karaikarai) -Bauchi, Yobe 202 Karimjo -Taraba 203 Kariya -Bauchi 204 Katab (Kataf) -Kaduna 205 Kenern (Koenoem) -Plateau 206 Kenton -Taraba 207 Kiballo (Kiwollo) -Kaduna 208 Kilba -Adamawa 209 Kirfi (Kirfawa) -Bauchi 210 Koma -Taraba 211 Kona -Taraba 212 Koro (Kwaro) -Kaduna, Niger 213 Kubi (Kubawa) -Bauchi 214 Kudachano (Kudawa) -Bauchi 215 Kugama -Taraba 216 Kulere (Kaler) -Plateau 217 Kunini -Taraba 218 Kurama -Jigawa, Kaduna, Niger, Plateau 219 Kurdul -Adamawa 220 Kushi -Bauchi 221 Kuteb -Taraba 222 Kutin -Taraba 223 Kwalla -Plateau 224 Kwami (Kwom) -Bauchi 225 Kwanchi -Taraba 226 Kwanka (Kwankwa) -Bauchi, Plateau 227 Kwaro -Plateau 228 Kwato -Plateau 229 Kyenga (Kengawa) -Sokoto 230 Laaru (Larawa) -Niger 231 Lakka -Adamawa 232 Lala -Adamawa 233 Lama -Taraba 234 Lamja -Taraba 235 Lau -Taraba 236 Ubbo -Adamawa 237 Limono -Bauchi, Plateau 238 Lopa (Lupa, Lopawa) -Niger 239 Longuda (Lunguda) -Adamawa, Bauchi 240 Mabo -Plateau 241 Mada -Kaduna, Plateau 242 Mama -Plateau 243 Mambilla -Adamawa 244 Manchok -Kaduna 245 Mandara (Wandala) -Borno 246 Manga (Mangawa) -Yobe 247 Margi (Marghi) -Adamawa, Borno 248 Matakarn -Adamawa 249 Mbembe -Cross River, Enugu 250 Mbol -Adamawa 251 Mbube -Cross River 252 Mbula -Adamawa 253 Mbum -Taraba 254 Memyang (Meryan) -Plateau 255 Miango -Plateau 256 Miligili (Migili) -Plateau 257 Miya (Miyawa) -Bauchi 258 Mobber -Borno 259 Montol -Plateau 260 Moruwa (Moro’a, Morwa) -Kaduna 261 Muchaila -Adamawa 262 Mumuye -Taraba 263 Mundang -Adamawa 264 Munga (Mupang) -Plateau 265 Mushere -Plateau 266 Mwahavul (Mwaghavul) -Plateau 267 Ndoro -Taraba 268 Ngamo -Bauchi, Yobe 269 Ngizim -Yobe 270 Ngweshe (Ndhang.Ngoshe-Ndhang) -Adamawa, Borno 271 Ningi (Ningawa) -Bauchi 272 Ninzam (Ninzo) -Kaduna, Plateau 273 Njayi -Adamawa 274 Nkim -Cross River 275 Nkum -Cross River 276 Nokere (Nakere) -Plateau 277 Nunku -Kaduna, Plateau 278 Nupe -Niger 279 Nyandang -Taraba 280 Ododop Cross River 281 Ogori -Kwara 282 Okobo (Okkobor) -Akwa lbom 283 Okpamheri -Edo 284 Olulumo -Cross River 285 Oron -Akwa lbom 286 Owan -Edo 287 Owe -Kwara 288 Oworo -Kwara 289 Pa’a (Pa’awa Afawa) -Bauchi 290 Pai -Plateau 291 Panyam -Taraba 292 Pero -Bauchi 293 Pire -Adamawa 294 Pkanzom -Taraba 295 Poll -Taraba 296 Polchi Habe -Bauchi 297 Pongo (Pongu) -Niger 298 Potopo -Taraba 299 Pyapun (Piapung) -Plateau 300 Qua -Cross River 301 Rebina (Rebinawa) -Bauchi 302 Reshe -Kebbi, Niger 303 Rindire (Rendre) -Plateau 304 Rishuwa -Kaduna 305 Ron -Plateau 306 Rubu -Niger 307 Rukuba -Plateau 308 Rumada -Kaduna 309 Rumaya -Kaduna 310 Sakbe -Taraba 311 Sanga -Bauchi 312 Sate -Taraba 313 Saya (Sayawa Za’ar) -Bauchi 314 Segidi (Sigidawa) -Bauchi 315 Shanga (Shangawa) -Sokoto 316 Shangawa (Shangau) -Plateau 317 Shan-Shan -Plateau 318 Shira (Shirawa) -Kano 319 Shomo -Taraba 320 Shuwa -Adamawa, Borno 321 Sikdi -Plateau 322 Siri (Sirawa) -Bauchi 323 Srubu (Surubu) -Kaduna 324 Sukur -Adamawa 325 Sura -Plateau 326 Tangale -Bauchi 327 Tarok -Plateau, Taraba 328 Teme -Adamawa 329 Tera (Terawa) -Bauchi, Bomo 330 Teshena (Teshenawa) -Kano 331 Tigon -Adamawa 332 Tikar -Taraba 333 Tiv -Benue, Plateau, Taraba and Nasarawa 334 Tula -Bauchi 335 Tur -Adamawa 336 Ufia -Benue 337 Ukelle -Cross River 338 Ukwani (Kwale) -Delta 339 Uncinda -Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto 340 Uneme (Ineme) -Edo 341 Ura (Ula) -Niger 342 Urhobo -Delta 343 Utonkong -Benue 344 Uyanga -Cross River 345 Vemgo -Adamawa 346 Verre -Adamawa 347 Vommi -Taraba 348 Wagga -Adamawa 349 Waja -Bauchi 350 Waka -Taraba 351 Warja (Warja) -Jigawa 352 Warji -Bauchi 353 Wula -Adamawa 354 Wurbo -Adamawa 355 Wurkun -Taraba 356 Yache -Cross River 357 Yagba -Kwara 358 Yakurr (Yako) -Cross River 359 Yalla -Benue 360 Yandang -Taraba 361 Yergan (Yergum) -Plateau 362 Yoruba -(Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Kogi) 363 Yott -Taraba 364 Yumu -Niger 365 Yungur -Adamawa 366 Yuom -Plateau 367 Zabara -Niger 368 Zaranda -Bauchi 369 Zarma (Zarmawa) -Kebbi 370 Zayam (Zeam) -Bauchi 371 Zul (Zulawa) –Bauchi

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