Tiv is 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 two or three million people in Nigeria, and only a few in Cameroon.[2] In Nigeria, most speakers are found in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba. In precolonial times, the Hausa referred to the Tiv as "Munchi", (Duggan, Journal of the Royal African Society 31(123) a term not accepted by Tiv people. They depend on agricultural produce for commerce and life.