Igala Tribe, People and Culture

The Igala are an ethnic group of Nigeria. Their homeland, the former Igala Kingdom, is an approximately triangular area of about 14,000 km2 in the angle formed by the Benue and Niger rivers. The area was formerly the Igala Division of Kabba province, and is now part of Kogi State. The capital is Idah. In addition to Kogi state, indigenous Igalas are found in Anambra, Bayelsa (Nembe), Benue, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Nasarawa, Niger, River states.

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