• PEOPLE NAME: MAHA OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13980

ROP: 106022

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Maaka - (mew)

Alternate Name(s): Magha, Maga

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 18,000

Global Population: 18,000


PEID: 13980

ROP: 106022

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources


Overview: The Maha of Nigeria, numbering 18,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Maaka. The primary religion practiced by the Maha is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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