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Learn Nigerian Pidgin

If you're travelling to Nigeria, you may want to learn the relevant language: there are actually over 500 lanuages in Nigeria but Nigerian Pidgin is spoken all over. Evolved out of English as a lingua franca in an area of huge linguistic diversity, Nigerian Pidgin is known for being full of fun modern slang, so use uTalk to start making friends immediately in Nigeria.§

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Where Is It Spoken?

Nigeria

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Creole

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Fun facts about Nigerian Pidgin

There are over 500 languages spoken in Nigeria, but Pidgin is spoken as a lingua franca across the country, where it is recognised as an official language.

Pidgin is also known as Broken English or just ‘Broken’.

'Please' in Nigerian Pidgin is 'abeg', from the English 'I beg'.

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