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PEID: 14182

ROP: 110942

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Yala - (yba)

Alternate Name(s): Iyala

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 284,000

Global Population: 284,000

PEID: 14182

ROP: 110942

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Yala of Nigeria, numbering 284,000, 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 Yala. The primary religion practiced by the Yala is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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