Nigerian Apps For Learning Indigenous Languages

Recently updated on August 29th, 2022 at 11:45 pm

This compilation by PositiveNaija aims to provide a reliable guide on Nigerian apps (mobile applications) for learning indigenous languages.

Apps with user ratings less than 3.0 (assessed alongside with user feedback shared on the app store) are not included in this compilation. Apps that have not been updated for a long time are also not included. In instances where user ratings and feedback are unavailable on the app store, we encourage extra vigilance by (prospective) users.

Nigerian Apps For Learning Indigenous Languages


Nigerian Apps For Learning Indigenous Languages

“Igbo Amaka is a learning platform that helps you interactively learn the Igbo Language seamlessly.

Igbo Amaka features audio pronunciations, learning checks, attractive images, and fun facts about the Igbo Culture which includes dressing, food, proverbs and Igbo names.”

“Izesan! Speak Esan! is an African language-learning app for kids and adult beginners to African language and culture.

Select from over 30+ lessons to learn African words and sentences.

Play various games to test your African language skills.

Earn gifts and points as you learn to fill up your gallery.

Monitor your growth on the public scoreboards as you continue to learn more African languages.

Chat with fellow African language learners to share tips and advice.

African culture is rich and her languages are spoken by millions of people in across the continent and beyond.

Izesan! Speak Esan! is fun and exciting, combining colorful graphics, animations, games, text and sound to make learning an African language easy to learn.”

“Nkuzi Igbo is a startup language learning platform in Igbo language, it hopes to become the most downloaded Igbo education learning app in the world, with millions of users. Our mission is to make the learning of the Igbo language fun and accessible to all. Nkuzi Igbo is gamified to make learning effective.

There are several basic learning materials in the learning of Igbo as well as a huge content base for learners of the indigenous Nigerian Language who want to progress in their learning.”

  • Talkasoft

Edo | Hausa | Igbo | Yoruba

TalkaSoft is an Australian company founded by a Nigerian for one single purpose of ensuring that legacy data is kept for the younger generation.

TalkaSoft believes that by protecting the most valued asset (Language and Culture) of any race or generation we would have helped in an important way to preserve the knowledge and understanding of the culture.

The application also allows people to preserve the way their Language is spoken, written and to document their way of life by using the LifeStyle and Information Library, a component of SORO.”

“Teesas provides high quality video tutorials from Africa’s best teachers that explain foundational concepts with delivery in English and major local languages to deepen understanding.

Teesas Education App is designed to provide a strong foundation for entrance exams into top Secondary schools with exam preparation content tailored for superior performance.

The Teesas App has a parent app that also allows you track how your child is performing and opportunities for improvement.”




Research credits

*This compilation was first researched by Okene Eunice Ayobami on the 14th of October, 2021 – and was last updated by Toju Micheal Ogbe on the 23rd of August, 2022 – without interference or sponsorship by the featured apps.

Written and poster designed by: Toju Micheal Ogbe.

*This research is open for/to suggestion, donation, sponsorship, collaboration, partnership or advertisement (+2349064503292).


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