||30,000,000 including L1 and L2 speakers.
||Southern states; northern states in Sabon Garis; coastal and urban areas.
||Nigerian Creole English, Nigerian Pidgin English
||Lagos Pidgin, Delta Pidgin, Cross River Pidgin, Benin Pidgin. No unified standard. Dialects may be very different from each other. Partially intelligible with Krio [kri] of Sierra Leone and Cameroon Pidgin [wes].
||Creole, English based, Atlantic, Krio
||Trade language. Increasing in importance and use. A creole with native speakers, as well as used as a pidgin between Africans and Europeans, and Africans from different languages.
||Poetry. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1957.