• PEOPLE NAME: KANUFI OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13907

ROP: 104597

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Kaningdon-Nindem - (kdp)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 17,000

Global Population: 17,000


PEID: 13907

ROP: 104597

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Kanufi of Nigeria, numbering 17,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Kaningdon-Nindem. The primary religion practiced by the Kanufi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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