Tiv (or Tivi) are an ethno-linguistic group or nation in West Africa. They number over two million individuals in Nigeria and Cameroon. The Tiv language is spoken by about two million people in Nigeria, with a few speakers in Cameroon. Most of the language’s Nigerian speakers are found in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states of Nigeria. In precolonial times, the Hausa referred to the Tiv as “Munchi”, a term not accepted by Tiv people. They depend on agricultural produce for commerce and life.