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Nigerian English

English is the official language of Nigeria, and is spoken as a second language by nearly all Nigerians. A bit more than half of the population have Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba as their mother tongue, and these are also common second languages in the northern, southeastern and southwestern parts of the country, respectively. Furthermore, there are nine other major languages (spoken by more than 1 million people) and an estimated 400 minor languages.

Related Subject(s): Migration; Human Rights and Refugees
Sustainable Development Goals:
Countries: Nigeria
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