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How Many Tribes, Languages and Local Governments Are In Taraba State?

Currently, there are 774 local government areas (LGAs) in Nigeria and every state in the country contributed to this makeup. One of these states is Taraba State, consisting of 16 local governments, 40 different tribes, and about 73 spoken languages. The state has grown in manifold ways with lots of tribal and language diversities. However, its government continues to...

How Many Local Government Areas Are In Edo State?

Present-day Edo State, located in the southern region of Nigeria, used to be part of the now-defunct Bendel State that was split into two states; Edo and Delta, on the 27th of August 1991. It is now one of the 36 states of Nigeria, ranking as the 24th most populous state with over three million inhabitants. Like every other state...

27 Nigerian Pidgin Language Phrases Every Beginner Should Know

The Nigerian Pidgin language is one of Nigeria's most widely spoken languages, with about 40 million people speaking it as a first language and over 60 million as a second language. Pidgin in Nigeria is well accepted among people of different classes, ages, and ethnicities. It is often used as a language to bridge the gap that other Nigerian...

The 10 Largest Cities in Nigeria By Population, Land Area and Infrastructural Development

Nigeria has made a name for itself within and outside Africa. It is known worldwide as the Giant of Africa, a title it earned due to its population and fast-growing economy. With a total population of over two hundred and six million, one hundred and forty thousand (206,140,000) people, it is the most populated African country—almost twice the population...

15 Nigerian Slang Words That Aren’t Used Anywhere Else

It is erroneous to think that Nigeria has three languages. As a matter of fact, the country is home to over 500 spoken languages, with English being referred to as the country’s lingua franca. However, there are a few different subsidiaries to the original English, including locally recognized pidgin English, otherwise called broken English. The Nigerian pidgin is a...

How to Say ‘Good Morning’ In Various Languages in Nigeria

Languages in Nigeria are over 500 without putting English which is the country's lingua franca, into consideration. The speakers of all of these languages have different cultures and traditions that are unique to them. However, what remains similar to them is greeting one another. As part of the greetings, good morning in various languages in Nigeria is important as...

God Is Good Motors (GIGM): Everything You Need to Know About the Transport Company

God Is Good Motors (GIGM), a household transport company in Nigeria is fast becoming one of the most respected in the transportation industry. GIGM is part of the GIG Group established in 1998 with its Head Office in Edo State, Nigeria. Their branches and services are available in major travel destination states across Nigeria. The company was founded by late Edwin Ajaere who passed...

The 10 Richest States In Nigeria And Their GDPs

Nigeria is one of Africa's most populous countries with an economically diverse population spread across its 6 geopolitical zones. In each geopolitical zone, there are at least 5 states and a total of 36 states, and a federal capital territory. In each state, different levels of economic activities take place on a daily basis resulting in the gross domestic...

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How Many Tribes, Languages and Local Governments Are In Taraba State?

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