Quick Answer: What Is Nigeria Second Official Language?

Nigeria/Official language

What language is mostly spoken in Nigeria?

Hausa was an official language of the northern states from 1951 to 1967. It is the most widely spoken language, although English is the official language of Nigeria. In addition to English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fula, and English Creole are widely spoken. Many of the languages exist in written form.

How many languages did Nigeria have?

520 languages

Is French spoken in Nigeria?

Nigeria is a former British colony, with English as its official language, and Pidgin English also widely spoken. Although French may be taught in schools and universities in Nigeria, it is not an official language, although it is one in all of Nigeria’s neighbours, Niger, Benin, Chad and Cameroon.

What are the four major languages in Nigeria?

11. The Three Main Nigerian Languages: Hausa, lgbo and Yoruba. IlL Other Major Nigerian Languages: Edo, Efik, Fulfulde, Ij9, Kanuri and Tiv.