PEID: 14047

ROP: 107561

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Yukuben - (ybl)

Alternate Name(s): Nyikobe, Yukuben, Voritsu

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon

Population: 30,000

Global Population: 32,800

PEID: 14047

ROP: 107561

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Nyikuben of Nigeria, numbering 30,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 32,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yukuben. The primary religion practiced by the Nyikuben is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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