Language of the Day for 20 April 2013Print
A language of
18,000,000 in Nigeria (Wiesenfeld 1999). Total users in all countries: 18,007,950.
2 (Provincial). De facto provincial language in southeastern region. Main LWC of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo states.
Used for government notices. Used as L2 by Ikwere [ikw], Obolo [ann], Ogbah [ogc].
New media. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1906–2006.