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PEID: 14132

ROP: 110089

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Tiv - (tiv)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon

Population: 4,855,000

Global Population: 4,856,900

PEID: 14132

ROP: 110089

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Tiv of Nigeria, numbering 4,855,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,856,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tiv. The primary religion practiced by the Tiv is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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