List Of Tribes Ethnic Groups And Their States In Nigeria

Nigeria is a country that is rich culturally and as diverse as a country with numerous tribes can be.
List Of Tribes Ethnic Groups And Their States In Nigeria
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Check out this list of Nigerian Tribes and Their States.
We have 372 tribes/Ethnic Groups in Nigeria. They are
1. Abayon ——– Cross River State
2. Abua (Odual) ——— Rivers State
3. Achipa (Achipawa) ——- Kebbi State
4. Adim ———- Cross River State
5. Adun ——— Cross River State
6. Affade ——- Yobe State
7. Afizere ——- Plateau State
8. Afo ——– Plateau State
9. Agbo ——– Cross River State
10. Akaju-Ndem (Akajuk) —— Cross River State
11. Akweya-Yach ——– Benue State
12. Alago (Arago) —— Piateau State
13. Amo ——- Plateau State
14. Anaguta ——– Plateau State
15. Anang ——- Akwa lbom State
16. Andoni ——- Akwa lbom and Rivers State
17. Angas ——— Bauchi, Jigawa, Plateau State
18. Ankwei ——— Plateau State
19. Anyima ——— Cross River State
20. Attakar (Ataka) ——– Kaduna State
21. Auyoka (Auyokawa) ——- Jigawa State
22. Awori ——- Lagos, Ogun State
23. Ayu —— Kaduna State
24. Babur ——- Adamawa, Bomo, Taraba, Yobe State
25. Bachama——— Adamawa State
26. Bachere——– Cross River State
27. Bada——– Plateau State
28. Bade——– Yobe State
29. Bahumono——- Cross River State
30. Bakulung——— Taraba State
31. Bali ———- Taraba State
32. Bambora (Bambarawa) —— Bauchi State
33. Bambuko ——– Taraba State
34. Banda (Bandawa) —— Taraba State
35. Banka (Bankalawa) ——– Bauchi State
36. Banso (Panso) —— Adamawa State
37. Bara (Barawa) —— Bauchi State
38. Barke —— Bauchi State
39. Baruba (Barba) —— Niger State
40. Bashiri (Bashirawa) —— Plateau State
41. Bassa —— Kaduna, Kogi, Niger, Plateau State
42. Batta —— Adamawa State
43. Baushi —— Niger State
44. Baya —— Adamawa State
45. Bekwarra —— Cross River State
46. Bele (Buli, Belewa) —— Bauchi State
47. Beni —— Asaba, Benin State
48. Betso (Bete) —— Taraba State
49. Bette —— Cross River State
50. Bilei —— Adamawa State
51. Bille —— Adamawa State
52. Bina (Binawa) —— Kaduna State
53. Bini —— Edo State
54. Birom —— Plateau State
55. Bobua —— Taraba State
56. Boki (Nki) —— Cross River State
57. Bkkos —— Plateau State
58. Boko (Bussawa, Bargawa) —— Niger State
59. Bole (Bolewa) —— Bauchi, Yobe State
60. Botlere —— Adamawa State
61. Boma (Bomawa, Burmano) —— Bauchi State
62. Bomboro —— Bauchi State
63. Buduma —— Borno, Niger State
64. Buji —— Plateau State
65. Buli —— Bauchi State
66. Bunu —— Kogi State
67. Bura —— Adamawa State
68. Burak —— Bauchi State
69. Burma (Burmawa) —— Plateau State
60. Buru —— Yobe State
71. Buta (Butawa) —— Bauchi State
72. Bwall —— Plateau State
73. Bwatiye —— Adamawa State
74. Bwazza —— Adamawa State
75. Challa —— Plateau State
76. Chama (Chamawa Fitilai) —— Bauchi State
77. Chamba —— Taraba State
78. Chamo —— Bauchi State
79. Chibok (Chibbak) —— Yobe State
80. Chinine —— Borno State
81. Chip —— Plateau State
82. Chokobo —— Plateau State
83. Chukkol —— Taraba State
84. Daba —— Adamawa State
85. Dadiya —— Bauchi State
86. Daka —— Adamawa State
87. Dakarkari —— Niger, Kebbi State
88. Danda (Dandawa) —— Kebbi State
89. Dangsa —— Taraba State
90. Daza (Dere, Derewa) —— Bauchi State
91. Degema —— Rivers State
92. Deno (Denawa) —— Bauchi State
93. Dghwede —— Bomo State
94. Diba —— Taraba State
95. Doemak (Dumuk) —— Plateau State
96. Ouguri —— Bauchi State
97. Duka (Dukawa) —— Kebbi State
98. Duma (Dumawa) —— Bauchi State
99. Dunuma —— Yogi State
100. Ebana (Ebani) ——- Rivers State
101. Ebirra (lgbirra) —— Edo, Kogi, Ondo State
102. Ebu —— Edo, Kogi State
103. Efik —— Cross River State
104. Egbema —— Rivers State
105. Egede (lgedde) —— Benue State
106. Eggon —— Plateau State
107. Egun (Gu) —— Lagos, Ogun State
108. Ejagham —— Cross River State
109. Ekajuk —— Cross River State
110. Eket —— Akwa Ibom State
111. Ekoi —— Cross River State
112. Engenni (Ngene) —— Rivers State
113. Epie —— Rivers State
114. Esan (Ishan) —— Edo State
115. Etche —— Rivers State
116. Etolu (Etilo) —— Benue State
117. Etsako —— Edo State
118. Etung —— Cross River State
119. Etuno —— Edo State
120. Palli —— Adamawa State
121. Fulani —— Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa , Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi , Niger, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, etc.
122. Fyam (Fyem) —— Plateau State
123. Fyer(Fer) —— Plateau State
124. Ga’anda —— Adamawa State
125. Gade —— Niger State
126. Galambi —— Bauchi State
127. Gamergu-Mulgwa —— Borno State
128. Qanawuri —— Plateau State
129. Gavako —— Borno State
130. Gbedde —— Kogi State
131. Gengle —— Taraba State
132. Geji —— Bauchi State
133. Gera (Gere, Gerawa —— Bauchi State
134. Geruma (Gerumawa) —— Bauchi, Plateau State
135. Gingwak ——- Bauchi State
136. Gira ——– Adamawa State
137. Gizigz ——- Adamawa State
138. Goernai ——– Plateau State
139. Gokana (Kana) ——- Rivers State
140. Gombi ——– Adamawa State
141. Gornun (Gmun) ——– Taraba State
142. Gonia ——— Taraba State
143. Gubi (Gubawa) ——– Bauchi State
144. Gude —— Adamawa State
145. Gudu —— Adamawa State
146. Gure —— Kaduna State
147. Gurmana —– Niger State
148. Gururntum —— Bauchi State
149. Gusu —— Plateau State
150. Gwa (Gurawa) —— Adamawa State
151. Gwamba —— Adamawa State
152. Gwandara —— Kaduna, Niger, Plateau State
153. Gwari (Gbari) —— Kaduna, Niger, Plateau State
154. Gwom —— Taraba State
155. Gwoza (Waha) —— Borno State
156. Gyem —— Bauchi State
157. Hausa —— Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Taraba, Sokoto, etc
158. Higi (Hig) —— Borno, Adamawa State
159. Holma —— Adamawa State
160. Hona —— Adamawa State
161. Ibeno —— Akwa lbom State
162. Ibibio —— Akwa lbom State
163. Ichen —— Adamawa State
164. Idoma —— Benue, Taraba State
165. Igalla —— Kogi State
166. lgbo —— Abia, Anambra, Edo, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo, Rivers, etc
167. ljumu —— Kogi State
168. Ikorn —— Cross River State
169. Irigwe —— Plateau State
170. Isoko —— Delta State
171. lsekiri (Itsekiri) —— Delta State
172. lyala (lyalla) —— Cross River State
173. lzondjo —— Bayelsa, Delta, Ondo, Rivers State
174. Jaba —— Kaduna State
175. Jahuna (Jahunawa) —— Taraba State
176. Jaku —— Bauchi State
177. Jara (Jaar Jarawa Jarawa-Dutse) —— Bauchi State
178. Jere (Jare, Jera, Jera, Jerawa) —— Bauchi, Plateau State
179. Jero —— Taraba State
180. Jibu —— Adamawa State
181. Jidda-Abu —— Plateau State
182. Jimbin (Jimbinawa) —— Bauchi State
183. Jira —— Adamawa State
184. Jonjo (Jenjo) —— Taraba State
185. Jukun —— Bauchi, Benue,Taraba, Plateau State
186. Kaba(Kabawa) —— Taraba State
187. Kadara —— Taraba State
188. Kafanchan —— Kaduna State
189. Kagoro ——— Kaduna State
190. Kaje (Kache) —— Kaduna State
191. Kajuru (Kajurawa) —— Kaduna State
192. Kaka —— Adamawa State
193. Kamaku (Karnukawa) —— Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger State
194. Kambari —— Kebbi, Niger State
195. Kambu —— Adamawa State
196. Kamo —— Bauchi State
197. Kanakuru (Dera) —— Adamawa, Borno State
198. Kanembu —— Bomo State
199. Kanikon —— Kaduna State
200. Kantana —— Plateau State
201. Kanufi —— Kaduna, Adamawa, Bomo, Kano,Niger, Jigawa, Plateau, Taraba, Yobe
202. Karekare (Karaikarai) —— Bauchi, Yobe State
203. Karimjo —— Taraba State
204. Kariya —— Bauchi State
205. Katab (Kataf) —— Kaduna State
206. Kenern (Koenoem) —— Plateau State
207. Kenton —— Taraba State
208. Kiballo (Kiwollo) —— Kaduna State
209. Kilba —— Adamawa State
210. Kirfi (Kirfawa) —— Bauchi State
211. Koma ——- Taraba State
212. Kona ——– Taraba State
213. Koro (Kwaro) ——– Kaduna, Niger State
214. Kubi (Kubawa) ——- Bauchi State
215. Kudachano (Kudawa) ——- Bauchi State
216. Kugama ——– Taraba State
217. Kulere (Kaler) ——- Plateau State
218. Kunini ——– Taraba State
219. Kurama —— Jigawa, Kaduna, Niger, Plateau State
220. Kurdul ——— Adamawa State
221. Kushi ——– Bauchi State
222. Kuteb ——- Taraba State
223. Kutin ——– Taraba State
224. Kwalla ——- Plateau State
225. Kwami (Kwom) —— Bauchi State
226. Kwanchi ——— Taraba State
227. Kwanka (Kwankwa) ——– Bauchi, Plateau State
228. Kwaro ——- Plateau State
229. Kwato ——- Plateau State
230. Kyenga (Kengawa) ———- Sokoto State
231. Laaru (Larawa) ——- Niger State
232. Lakka ——– Adamawa State
233. Lala ——— Adamawa State
234. Lama ——– Taraba State
235. Lamja ——– Taraba State
236. Lau ——— Taraba State
237. Ubbo ——— Adamawa State
238. Limono ——– Bauchi, Plateau State
239. Lopa (Lupa, Lopawa) ——- Niger State
240. Longuda (Lunguda) ——– Adamawa, Bauchi State
241. Mabo ——— Plateau State
242. Mada ——— Kaduna, Plateau State
243. Mama ——— Plateau State
244. Mambilla ——– Adamawa State
245. Manchok ——– Kaduna State
246. Mandara (Wandala) ——– Borno State
247. Manga (Mangawa) ——– Yobe State
248. Margi (Marghi) ——– Adamawa, Borno State
249. Matakarn ——— Adamawa State
250. Mbembe ——– Cross River, Enugu State
251. Mbol ——— Adamawa State
252. Mbube ——- Cross River State
253. Mbula ——- Adamawa State
254. Mbum ——- Taraba State
255. Memyang (Meryan) —— Plateau State
256. Miango ———- Plateau State
257. Miligili (Migili) ——– Plateau State
258. Miya (Miyawa) ——— Bauchi State
259. Mobber ——– Bomo State
260. Montol ——- Plateau State
261. Moruwa (Moro’a, Morwa) ——– Kaduna State
262. Muchaila ——– Adamawa State
263. Mumuye ——— Taraba State
264. Mundang ——– Adamawa State
265. Munga (Mupang) —— Plateau State
266. Mushere ——- Plateau State
267. Mwahavul (Mwaghavul) ——- Plateau State
268. Ndoro ——- Taraba State
269. Ngamo —— Bauchi, Yobe State
270. Ngizim ——- Yobe State
271. Ngweshe (Ndhang.Ngoshe-Ndhang) —— Adamawa, Borno State
272. Ningi (Ningawa) ——– Bauchi State
273. Ninzam (Ninzo) ——- Kaduna, Plateau State
274. Njayi ——– Adamawa State
275. Nkim ——– Cross River State
276. Nkum ——- Cross River State
277. Nokere (Nakere) ——- Plateau State
278. Nunku ——– Kaduna, Plateau State
279. Nupe ——– Niger State
280. Nyandang ——- Taraba State
281. Ododop ——- Cross River State
282. Ogori ——– Kwara State
283. Okobo (Okkobor) ——- Akwa lbom State
284. Okpamheri —— Edo State
285. Olulumo —— Cross River State
286. Oron ——— Akwa lbom State
287. Owan ——- Edo State
288. Owe ——– Kwara State
289. Oworo ——– Kwara State
290. Pa’a (Pa’awa Afawa) ——– Bauchi State
291. Pai ——– Plateau State
292. Panyam ——– Taraba State
293. Pero ——– Bauchi State
294. Pire ——— Adamawa State
295. Pkanzom ——— Taraba State
296. Poll ——— Taraba State
297. Polchi Habe ——– Bauchi State
298. Pongo (Pongu) ——— Niger State
299. Potopo ——— Taraba State
300. Pyapun (Piapung) ——— Plateau State
301. Qua ——– Cross River State
302. Rebina (Rebinawa) ——- Bauchi State
303. Reshe ——- Kebbi, Niger State
304. Rindire (Rendre) ——- Plateau State
305. Rishuwa ——- Kaduna State
306. Ron ——– Piateau State
307. Rubu ——– Niger State
308. Rukuba ——- Plateau State
309. Rumada —— Kaduna State
310. Rumaya —— Kaduna State
311. Sakbe ——- Taraba State
312. Sanga —— Bauchi State
313. Sate ——- Taraba State
314. Saya (Sayawa Za’ar) ——- Bauchi State
315. Segidi (Sigidawa) ——– Bauchi State
316. Shanga (Shangawa) ——– Sokoto State
317. Shangawa (Shangau) ——– Plateau State
318. Shan-Shan ——- Plateau State
319. Shira (Shirawa) —— Kano State
320. Shomo —— Taraba State
321. Shuwa ——- Adamawa and Borno State
322. Sikdi —— Plateau State
323. Siri (Sirawa) ——- Bauchi State
324. Srubu (Surubu) ——– Kaduna State
325. Sukur ——- Adamawa State
326. Sura ——– Plateau State
327. Tangale ——- Bauchi State
328. Tarok ——- Plateau, Taraba State
329. Teme —— Adamawa State
330. Tera (Terawa) ——– Bauchi, Bomo State
331. Teshena (Teshenawa) —— Kano State
332. Tigon —— Adamawa State
333. Tikar ——– Taraba State
334. Tiv ——– Benue, Plateau, Taraba State
335. Tula ——— Bauchi State
336. Tur ——– Adamawa State
337. Ufia ——– Benue State
338. Ukelle ——— Cross River State
339. Ukwani (Kwale) ——- Delta State
340. Uncinda ——– Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto State
341. Uneme (Ineme) ——- Edo State
342. Ura (Ula) —— Niger State
343. Urhobo ——– Delta State
344. Utonkong ——- Benue State
345. Uyanga ——- Cross River State
346. Vemgo ——- Adamawa State
347. Verre ——– Adamawa State
348. Vommi ——- Taraba State
349. Wagga —– Adamawa State
350. Waja —— Bauchi State
351. Waka —— Taraba State
352. Warja (Warja) —— Jigawa State
353. Warji ——- Bauchi State
354. Wula ——- Adamawa State
355. Wurbo —— Adamawa State
356. Wurkun —– Taraba State
357. Yache —— Cross River State
358. Yagba —– Kwara State
359. Yakurr (Yako) —– Cross River State
360. Yalla —– Benue State
361. Yandang —– Taraba State
362. Yergan (Yergum)—– Plateau State
363. Yoruba —- Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Kogi State, etc
364. Yott ——– Taraba State
365. Yumu —— Niger State
366. Yungur —– Adamawa State
367. Yuom —– Plateau State
368. Zabara —— Niger State
369. Zaranda —– Bauchi State
370. Zarma (Zarmawa) —— Kebbi State
371. Zayam (Zeam) —– Bauchi State
372. Zul (Zulawa) —— Bauchi State

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