THE FULL LIST OF ALL THE 371 TRIBES IN NIGERIA & THE STATES WHERE THEY ORIGINATED FROM

THE FULL LIST OF ALL THE 371 TRIBES IN NIGERIA & THE STATES WHERE THEY ORIGINATED FROM

Below is a comprehensive list of all Nigerian Tribes and the States where they live:

No                               Tribe                                                    State

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)                                       Nasarawa

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                                            Borno

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, FCT, Nasarawa,

Borno, 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                              Falli                                                     Adamawa

119                              Fulani (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, Plateau

153                              Gwom                                                             Taraba

154                              Gwoza (Waha)                                    Bomo

155                              Gyem                                                  Bauchi

156                              Hausa:                                                 Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Niger, Taraba, Sokoto, 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                              Kanufi                                                 Kaduna, Adamawa, Bomo, 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)                            Bomo

246                              Manga (Mangawa)                              Yobe

247                              Margi (Marghi)                                    Adamawa, Bomo

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                                                Bomo

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, 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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