Nigeria is composed of over 250 ethnic groups, languages and cultures majority of which are the Igbo, Hausa and the Yoruba.

Within these ethnic groups are several tribes too. The multi-cultural and tribal nature of Nigeria is so diverse it would confuse a foreigner.

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Here is a full list of the 371 tribes in Nigeria for a better understanding of the country.

In alphabetical order:

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

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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

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