Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Nigerian Fulfulde - (fuv)

Alternate Name(s): Fulani, Fulbe, Fula

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad

Population: 17,590,000

Global Population: 18,110,000

PEID: 13905

ROP: 101622

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Nigerian Fulbe of Nigeria, numbering 17,590,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 18,110,000 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Nigerian Fulfulde. The primary religion practiced by the Nigerian Fulbe is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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