• PEOPLE NAME: NUNGU OF NIGERIA

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PEID: 14043

ROP: 107514

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Nungu - (rin)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 87,000

Global Population: 87,000


PEID: 14043

ROP: 107514

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Nungu of Nigeria, numbering 87,000, 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 Nungu. The primary religion practiced by the Nungu is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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