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Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities In Nigeria

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities In Nigeria

Nigeria is a very beautiful country with so many beautiful cities. It enjoys good climatic conditions in some parts, and is blessed with an environment that is devoid of natural disasters. What follows below is my list of the top 10 most beautiful cities in Nigeria. Attached are random beautiful pictures of these cities so you […]

Tribes In Lagos State

Tribes In Lagos State

Almost people of all Nigerian ethnic groups are found in Lagos State. These ethnic groups range from the usual suspects like the Yoruba, the Igbo, and the Hausa, to the not-so famous ones like the Eggon, the Obanliku, the Dukawa, and the Afizere. Lagos State is also home to several foreign ethnicities. Foreign ethnicities in […]

Tribes In Ondo State

Tribes In Ondo State

The first thing that comes to almost every Nigerian’s mind when Ondo State is mentioned in the same line with the question of ethnicity is Yoruba. Yoruba is the dominant ethnic group in Ondo State, so much so that both can be used interchangeably to represent the people of the south-western state. Yoruba groups in […]

Tribes In Ogun State

Tribes In Ogun State

It’s common knowledge that Ogun State in`the south-west geopolitical zone of Nigeria is a homeland of people of the Yoruba ethnic group. The Yoruba constitute a very significant percentage of the state’s over 3 million strong population. Yoruba people of Ogun State include groups such as the Egba, the Ijebu, and the Ikale. Other tribes […]

Tribes In Ebonyi State

Tribes In Ebonyi State

Ebonyi State is home to different sub-groups of the Igbo ethnic group. These include the Edda, the Ezza, the Izzi, and the Ikwo. Ebonyi State was created in 1996 by the dictatorship of General Sani Abacha. It was carved out from Enugu and Abia States, and consists of 13 local government areas and dozens of […]

Tribes In Osun State

Tribes In Osun State

The south-western state of Osun is dominated by people of one of Nigeria’s biggest ethnic groups, the Yoruba. It is in the center of Yoruba history and civilization, with Ile-Ife, the town where some Yoruba historians claim that God started the creation of the world located within its borders. Yoruba groups in Osun State include […]

11 Best Areas To Live In Lagos

11 Best Areas To Live In Lagos

It is true that hundreds of Nigerians from various states move to Lagos everyday. These people mostly do move to Lagos in search of better livelihood, and whether they do or do not find the better livelihood they seek is a topic for another day. This constant movement of people into Lagos means that people […]

Facts About Enugu State You Probably Have Never Come Across

Facts About Enugu State You Probably Have Never Come Across

Enugu State is in the south-east geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It was carved out from old Anambra State in 1991. It has 17 local government areas and three senatorial zones. The capital of Enugu State is Enugu. Nsukka is one other famous town in Enugu State. The problem with all these facts listed above is, […]

Ethnic Groups In Enugu State

Ethnic Groups In Enugu State

One of the best known facts about the south-eastern state of Enugu is that it is the homeland of one of Nigeria’s largest and most influential ethnic groups, the Igbo. This is true, in all sense of the word and this essay is not out to challenge that. However, the sheer popularity of this single […]

Tribes In Katsina State

Tribes In Katsina State

Katsina State is  dominated by the Hausa, with two of the ancient “seven true Hausa States”, Katsina and Duara, forming part of it. The Fulani people have also become a part and parcel of every day activities in the state since the 19th century Usman Dan Fodio-led Jihad, weilding big influence in politics, the economy […]

Tribes In Kano State

Tribes In Kano State

Kano State has always been ethnically cosmopolitan. Although it was one of the seven true Hausa states alongside Zaria, Hadejiya, Daura, Katsina, Gobir, and Rano, it also always has been a centre of culture and commerce in the whole West Africa subregion for hundreds of years, hosting dozens of ethnicities such as Arabs, Nupes, Mandingos, […]

Tribes In Jigawa State

Tribes In Jigawa State

Apart from the Hausa ethnicity, which majority in southern Nigeria ascribe to every state in northern Nigeria, not much is known of the ethnic composition of Jigawa State. Well, just like neighbouring Kano State which it was carved out from in 1991, Jigawa is indeed dominated by the Hausa ethnic group, with a significant population […]

Ethnic Groups In Bayelsa State

Ethnic Groups In Bayelsa State

Contrary to what many have come to believe, Bayelsa State is actually a multi-ethnic state. Yes, the Ijaw ethnic group constitue a hefty percentage of the state’s overall population, but the Ijaw are a confederation of smaller groups with distinct languages, history, and ways of life. Below we take a look at the different tribes […]

Tribes In Sokoto State

Tribes In Sokoto State

Sokoto State is predominantly a Fulani and Hausa state. It is populated by several Hausa subgroups such as the Gobirawa, the Zamfarawa, the Kabawa, the Adarawa and the Arawa, and the two main Fulani groups which are the Fulanin Gida or Town Fulani and the nomadic Fulani. There are also the Zabarmawa and the Tuaregs. […]

Tribes In Zamfara State

Tribes In Zamfara State

There are quite a number of tribes in Zamfara State. These include the majority Hausa, the Fulani, the Gbagyi and the Kamuku. Below are brief profiles of the tribes in Zamfara State: their history, their population, location, and way of life. 1. Zabarmawa The Zabarmawa, also known as the Zarma or Djerma may have originated […]