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Nigerian Languages
List of Nigerian Local languages. The number of languages listed for Nigeria is 521. Of those, 510 are living languages, 2 are second language without mother-tongue speakers, and 9 are extinct. (Source: Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed.), 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fifteenth edition. Dallas, Tex.: SIL International. Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com/.)

521 Languages Listed.

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  Abanyom  - [abm] 12,500 (1986). Cross River State, Ikom LGA, Abangkang ...
  Abon  - [abo] 1,000 (1973 SIL). Taraba State, Sardauna LGA, Abong to...
  Abua  - [abn] 25,000 (1989 Faraclas). Rivers State, Degema and Ahoad...
  Abureni  - [mgj] Bayelsa State, four towns: Brass LGA, Agrisaba (Obo-E...
  Acipa, Eastern  - [acp] 5,000 (1993). Niger State, Kontagora LGA...
  Acipa, Western  - [awc] 20,000 (1995 CAPRO). Niger State, Kontagora LGA...
  Aduge  - [adu] 1,904 (1992 Crozier and Blench). Anambra State, Oyi LG...
  Afade  - [aal] 25,000 in Nigeria (1998 R. M. Blench). Population tota...
  Agatu  - [agc] 70,000 (1987 UBS). Benue State, Otuko Divison, distric...
  Agoi  - [ibm] 12,000 (1989 Faraclas). Cross River State, Obubra LGA,...
  Agwagwune  - [yay] 20,000 (1973 SIL). Cross River State, Akamkpa LGA. Alt...
  Àhàn  - [ahn] 300 (2000 Blench). Ondo State, Ekiti LGA, Ajowa, Igash...
  Ajawa  - [ajw] Extinct. Bauchi State. Alternate names: Aja, Ajanci. ...
  Ake  - [aik] 2,000 (1999 R. Blench). Nasarawa State, Lafia LGA, 3 v...
  Akpa  - [akf] 26,894 (2000 WCD). Benue State, Otukpo LGA. Alternate ...
  Akpes  - [ibe] 10,000 (1992 Crozier and Blench). Ondo State, Akoko No...
  Akuku  - [ayk] Edo State, Akoko-Edo LGA. Dialects: Related to Oloma....
  Akum  - [aku] Taraba State, near the Cameroon border, 3 villages in...
  Alago  - [ala] 35,052 (2000). Nasarawa State, Awe and Lafia LGAs. Alt...
  Alege  - [alf] 1,200 (1973 SIL). Cross River State, Obudu LGA. Altern...
  Alumu-Tesu  - [aab] 4,702 (2000 WCD). Nasarawa State, Akwanga LGA, near Wa...
  Ambo  - [amb] 1,000. Taraba State, Sardauna LGA, 1 village east of B...
  Amo  - [amo] 12,263 (2000 WCD). Plateau State, Bassa LGA...
  Anaang  - [anw] 1,000,000 (1990). Akwa Ibom State, Ikot Ekpene, Essien...
  Áncá  - [acb] Taraba State, Sardauna LGA, Antere, Nca village. Alte...

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