Nigerian Pidgin

Nigerian Pidgin is a pidgin language spoken in Nigeria. It is a mix of English and various African languages, and is used as a lingua franca throughout the country. Nigerian Pidgin is also known as Pidgin English, Pijin, or Broken English. Nigerian Pidgin has been estimated to have over 2 million speakers. It is used in various settings, including at home, at work, in school, and in the media. Nigerian Pidgin is not a written language, but is sometimes used in writing, such as in text messages and on social media. Nigerian Pidgin is a relatively new language, having developed in the early 20th century. It is thought to have arisen from contact between English speakers and speakers of various African languages. Nigerian Pidgin has been influenced by various languages, including Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and Fulani. Nigerian Pidgin is a flexible language, and can be used in a variety of ways. It can be used to communicate with people who speak different languages, or to add variety to one's own language use. Nigerian Pidgin can be used in a formal or informal setting, and can be spoken rapidly or slowly, depending on the situation. Nigerian Pidgin is a valuable language, and is an important part of Nigerian culture. It is a unique way of communicating, and can help to promote understanding and unity in a country with many languages.

Language group

Creoles and pidgins, English‑based

Language locales, regions and scripts

Nigerian Pidgin
Nigerian Pidgin, Nigeria, Latin
Nigerian Pidgin, Nigeria
Nigerian Pidgin, Latin