Izzi people

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Total population
Regions with significant populations
 Nigeria 865,000[1]
Igboid languages

Izzi is a North Eastern Igbo sub-group, in South Eastern, Nigeria.[2] It is also the name of the territory in which they live, the Local Government Area of Izzi. They speak the Izzi dialect. Izzi is spoken majorly in Ebonyi State and some parts of Benue State.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "Project - Great Commission Status of the Igbo Cluster". Joshua Project.
  2. ^ Alagoa, Ebiegberi Joe (1988). The Early History of the Niger Delta. Buske Verlag. p. 92. ISBN 3-87118-848-4. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
  3. ^ Oji, Chris (10 April 2014). "Agony of Igbos in Benue". The Nation. Retrieved 31 August 2022.
  4. ^ "Attackers of Ebonyi/Benue border communities were herdsmen, alleges govt". Punch Newspapers. 2021-06-01. Retrieved 2022-09-05.