The Ekoid-Mbe languages are spoken principally in SE Nigeria
and in adjacent regions of
 This follows the common practice of writing their name with two ‘l’s (e.g. on village signs). The 15th edition of the Ethnologue uses only one ‘l’ (Nsele) because it is not a long consonant ( [ńsə̀lè] not [ńsə̀lːè]).