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Tiv people

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Tiv (or TiviDuggan, E. de C. (1932) "Notes on the Munshi ("Tivi") Tribe of Northern Nigeria: Some Historical Outlines" Journal of the Royal African Society 31(123)) is an ethno-linguistic group or ethnic nation in West Africa. [1]

75 relations: A. I. Katsina-Alu, Adamawa State, Akiga Sai, Aper Aku, Apollo Crews, Ate-u-tiv, Bantu peoples, Barnabas Andyar Gemade, Barnabas Imenger Jr., Benjamin Chaha, Benue State, Benue–Congo languages, Cameroon, Christianity, Colonial Nigeria, Cross River State, Culture of Europe, Daniel Saror, David Tyavkase, Dominic Iorfa, Dominic Iorfa (footballer, born 1995), English language, Ethnic religion, Ethnolinguistic group, Fanendo Adi, Farida Mzamber Waziri, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria, Francisca Ordega, French language, Fula people, Gabriel Suswam, Genealogy, George Akume, Gideon Orkar, HarperCollins, Hausa language, Hausa people, Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, Indirect rule, Islam, Iyorchia Ayu, James Ayatse, Jeff Varem, John Kpera, John Mark Inienger, Joseph Akaagerger, Joseph Akahan, Joseph Tarka, Jukun people (West Africa), Kaduna State, ..., Laura Bohannan, Mahogany, Michael Aondoakaa, Moses Adasu, Nasarawa State, Niger–Congo languages, Nigeria, Nuer people, Paul Bohannan, Peter Suswam, Plateau State, Samuel Ioraer Ortom, Segmentary lineage, Southern Bantoid languages, Southern Nigeria Regiment, Taraba State, Terna Nande, Timothy Anjembe, Tiv language, Tivoid languages, United Kingdom, United States, Victor Malu, Violin, West Africa. Expand index (25 more) »

A. I. Katsina-Alu

Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu (born 28 August 1941) was a former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

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Adamawa State

Adamawa is a state in northeastern Nigeria, with its capital at Yola.

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Akiga Sai

Akiga Sai (1898–1959) was an early Nigerian autobiographer and historian known for History of the Tiv.

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Aper Aku

Aper Aku (1938–1988) was elected governor of Benue State, Nigeria in October 1979 and reelected in October 1983, leaving office after the military coup in December 1983 which General Mohammadu Buhari came to power.

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Apollo Crews

Sesugh Uhaa (born August 22, 1987) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Apollo Crews.

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Ate-u-Tiv (sometimes written as "Ate u Tiv" and less popularly known as "Tsun") is a traditional architectural masterpiece of the Tiv People of the Middle-belt Region of Nigeria in West Africa.

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Bantu peoples

The Bantu peoples are the speakers of Bantu languages, comprising several hundred ethnic groups in sub-Saharan Africa, spread over a vast area from Central Africa across the African Great Lakes to Southern Africa.

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Barnabas Andyar Gemade

Barnabas Andyar Iyorhyer Gemade (born 4 September 1948) is a Nigerian politician, formerly National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), who was elected Senator for the Benue North East constituency of Benue State, Nigeria in the 9 April 2011 national elections.

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Barnabas Imenger Jr.

Barnabas Imenger Jr. (born 24 November 1991) is a Nigerian football forward who most recently played for MC Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

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Benjamin Chaha

Benjamin Chaha was the speaker of the House of Representatives in the Second Nigerian Republic.

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Benue State

Benue State is one of the middle belt States in Nigeria with a population of about 4,253,641 in 2006 census.

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Benue–Congo languages

Benue–Congo (sometimes called East Benue–Congo) is a major subdivision of the Niger–Congo language family which covers most of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Colonial Nigeria

Colonial Nigeria was the area of West Africa that later evolved into modern-day Nigeria, during the time of British rule in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Cross River State

Cross River is a state in South South Nigeria, bordering Cameroon to the east.

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Culture of Europe

The culture of Europe is rooted in the art, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy that originated from the continent of Europe.

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Daniel Saror

Daniel Iyorkegh Saror was elected Senator for the Benue North East constituency of Benue State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform.

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David Tyavkase

David Terzungwe Tyavkase (born December 30, 1984, in Benue State) is a Nigerian football player currently with Gabonese side US Bitam.

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Dominic Iorfa

Dominic Iorfa (or Dominic Jorfa, born 1 October 1968) is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a striker.

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Dominic Iorfa (footballer, born 1995)

Dominic Iorfa (born 24 June 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Ethnic religion

In religious studies, an ethnic religion (or indigenous religion) is a religion associated with a particular ethnic group.

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Ethnolinguistic group

An ethnolinguistic group (or ethno-linguistic group) is a group that is unified by both a common ethnicity and language.

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Fanendo Adi

Fanendo Adi (born 10 October 1990) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer.

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Farida Mzamber Waziri

Chief (Mrs.) Farida Mzamber Waziri was former Executive Chairperson of the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in May 2008.

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Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory, commonly known as FCT, or loosely as FCT-Abuja, is a federal territory in central Nigeria.

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Francisca Ordega

Francisca "Franny" Ordega (born 19 October 1993) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Atlético Madrid in the Primera División on loan from Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Fula people

The Fula people or Fulani or Fulany or Fulɓe (Fulɓe; Peul; Fulani or Hilani; Fula; Pël; Fulaw), numbering between 40 and 50 million people in total, are one of the largest ethnic groups in the Sahel and West Africa, widely dispersed across the region.

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Gabriel Suswam

Gabriel Torwua Suswam is a Nigerian politician and former governor of Benue State.

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Genealogy (from γενεαλογία from γενεά, "generation" and λόγος, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.

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George Akume

George Akume (born 27 December 1953) is a Nigerian politician who is a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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Gideon Orkar

Major Gideon Gwaza Orkar (October 4, 1952 - July 27, 1990) was a Nigerian military officer who staged a violent coup against the government of General Ibrahim Babangida on April 22, 1990.

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HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.

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Hausa language

Hausa (Yaren Hausa or Harshen Hausa) is the Chadic language (a branch of the Afroasiatic language family) with the largest number of speakers, spoken as a first language by some 27 million people, and as a second language by another 20 million.

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Hausa people

The Hausa (autonyms for singular: Bahaushe (m), Bahaushiya (f); plural: Hausawa and general: Hausa; exonyms: Ausa) are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.

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Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, (3 February 1873 – 10 February 1956) was a British officer who was instrumental in establishing the Royal Air Force.

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Indirect rule

Indirect rule is a system of government used by the British and French to control parts of their colonial empires, particularly in Africa and Asia, through pre-existing local power structures.

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IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

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Iyorchia Ayu

Iyorchia Ayu is a former Nigerian Senator who was elected President of the Senate during the Nigerian Third Republic (1992–1993).

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James Ayatse

His Royal Majesty, Begha u Tiv, Orcivirigh Professor James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse, Tor Tiv V (born 12 May 1956) from Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State in central Nigeria is a Nigerian Academic who is the Paramount Ruler of Tiv Nation and President, Tiv Area Traditional Council and Chairman, Benue State council of Chiefs.

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Jeff Varem

Jeff Varem (born 16 July 1983) is a Nigerian professional basketball player.

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John Kpera

Brigadier-General John Atom Kpera (born 3 January 1941) was the first Military Governor of Anambra State in Nigeria from March 1976 to July 1978, after it had been created from the old East Central State during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo.

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John Mark Inienger

John Mark Inienger (1945–2002) was a Nigerian Army major general who served as ECOMOG field commander in Liberia, governor of Bendel State between 1985 and 1987, during the military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida, and commander of the Brigade of Guards.

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Joseph Akaagerger


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Joseph Akahan


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Joseph Tarka

Senator Joseph Sarwuan Tarka (1932–1980) was a Nigerian politician from Benue State and a former minister for Transport and then Communications under General Yakubu Gowon.

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Jukun people (West Africa)

Jukun are an ethno-linguistic group or ethnic nation in West Africa.

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Kaduna State

Kaduna, usually referred to as Kaduna State to distinguish it from the city of Kaduna, is a state in Northwest Nigeria.

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Laura Bohannan

Laura Bohannan (née Laura Marie Altman Smith), (1922–2002) pen name Elenore Smith Bowen, was an American cultural anthropologist best known for her 1961 article, "Shakespeare in the Bush." Bohannan also wrote two books during the 1960s, Tiv Economy, with her husband, and Return to Laughter, a novel.

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Mahogany is a kind of wood—the straight-grained, reddish-brown timber of three tropical hardwood species of the genus Swietenia, indigenous to the AmericasBridgewater, Samuel (2012).

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Michael Aondoakaa

Michael Kaase Aondoakaa (born 12 June 1962) was Nigeria's justice minister from July 2007 to 10 February 2010.

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Moses Adasu


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Nasarawa State

Nasarawa is a state in north central Nigeria.

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Niger–Congo languages

The Niger–Congo languages constitute one of the world's major language families and Africa's largest in terms of geographical area, number of speakers and number of distinct languages.

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Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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Nuer people

The Nuer people are a Nilotic ethnic group primarily inhabiting the Nile Valley.

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Paul Bohannan

Paul James Bohannan (5 March 1920 – 13 July 2007) was an American anthropologist known for his research on the Tiv people of Nigeria, spheres of exchange and divorce in the United States.

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Peter Suswam

Peter Terna Suswam (born 5 September 1991) is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Plateau United as a right back.

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Plateau State

Plateau is the twelfth largest state in Nigeria, and is located approximately in the center of the country.

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Samuel Ioraer Ortom

Samuel Ioraer Ortom is a Nigerian, philanthropist, businessman, politician and administrator.

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Segmentary lineage

A segmentary lineage society has equivalent parts ("segments") held together by shared values.

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Southern Bantoid languages

Southern Bantoid (or South Bantoid), also known as Wide Bantu or Bin, is a branch of the Benue–Congo languages of the Niger–Congo language family.

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Southern Nigeria Regiment

The Southern Nigeria Regiment was a British colonial regiment which operated in Nigeria in the early part of the 20th century.

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Taraba State

Taraba is a state in Nigeria, named after the Taraba River which traverses the southern part of the state.

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Terna Nande

Terna Nande (born June 17, 1983) is a former American football linebacker.

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Timothy Anjembe

Timothy Anjembe (born 20 September 1987 in Gboko) is a Nigerian striker who plays for Vietnamese club Hanoi F.C.

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Tiv language

Tiv is a Southern Bantoid language spoken in Nigeria, with some speakers in Cameroon.

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Tivoid languages

The Tivoid languages are a subfamily of the Southern Bantoid languages spoken in parts of Nigeria and Cameroon.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Victor Malu


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The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.

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West Africa

West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost region of Africa.

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Mitshi, Munchi, Munshi people, Munshi tribe.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiv_people

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