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who knows what language is spoken in Nigeria? is there a list of languages spoken in Nigeria?

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list of languages spoken in Nigeria:


language Language Code Language status Lang. Pop. (%) Wiki Info
English en Official 75% See link
Nigerian Pidgin pcm 21% See link
Yoruba yo Official 13% See link
Igbo ig 13% See link
Hausa (Latin) ha_Latn 13% See link
Nigerian Fulfulde fuv 6.7% See link
Tiv tiv 1.6% See link
Ibibio ibb 1.4% See link
Efik efi 1.4% See link
Hausa (Arabic) ha_Arab 1% See link
Bini bin 0.7% See link
Jju kaj 0.2% See link
Tyap kcg 0.1% See link
Arabic ar 0.1% See link
Atsam cch Smaller then 0.01% See link
Amo amo Smaller then 0.01% See link


An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country.


According to the The Unicode Consortium the overall literacy rate (The ability to read and write) in Nigeria is 61%.


More information about languages spoken in Nigeria (see links):
Information links (Principal Languages, Immigrant Languages, Language Counts, etc.) about Languages spoken within Nigeria - See link.
A complete Nigeria's languages summaries - See link.
Map showing the locations of languages in Nigeria - See link.


The Unicode Consortium - See link.
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