Nigeria Languages

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The official languages are English and, since 1997, French. There are more than 200 indigenous languages and dialects in Nigeria, the foremost of which is Hausa in the northern portion of the country, Ibo in the southeast portion, and Yoruba in the southwest portion.[1]

For word list and help researching in Nigerian records, see:

References

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Nigeria,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1993-1999.