Fulani, Nigerian in Nigeria

Population

11,857,000

Christian

0.35%

Evangelical

0.26%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Joshua Project


Scattered mostly in Nigeria and Cameroon, these semi-nomadic people fiercely reject anything they perceive as contrary to their lifestyle of roaming with their cattle herds. This includes education, (they are mostly illiterate), and permanent homes. They are widely regarded as troublesome impediments to the large cattle ranchers. One businessman and member of a ruling party has established two large cattle ranches, forcing the Mbororo tribal people from their historic grazing land. They were given no compensation. Their illiteracy and intense independence have placed them on unequal footing with greedy people like these who take advantage of them.

Ministry Obstacles

Illiteracy is an obstacle to learning about Christ if the Gospel comes to them only in printed form.


Outreach Ideas

Christians need to be genuinely concerned about the material welfare of the Mbororo people, finding ways to assist them, building friendships and trust.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray the few Christian believers among the Mbororo people will be sent teachers to help them become well established in the faith. Pray they will find each other in order to fellowship together. Pray they will learn to live in the power of Christ's Spirit, experiencing the fruit of Christ's Spirit consistently.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Mborro tribe will be able to care adequately for their families, and be led to be better prepared for the rapidly changing conditions of the 21st century. Pray they will see the need to make schooling a priority for their children.

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Country Nigeria
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Kano-Katsina, Kano, Katsina, Zaria, Jos Plateau and southeast to Bauchi, Kano is the center; Sokoto in Sokoto state
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People Name General Fulani, Nigerian
People Name in Country Fulani, Nigerian
ROP3 Code 101622
Joshua Project People ID 10949
Indigenous Yes
Population in Nigeria 11,857,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Bororo, Bororro, Felatas, Fulbe, Nigerian, Igboro Fulani, Kano, Katsina-Bororo, Mbororo, Mbororro, Peul, Sokoto Fulani, Town Fulani, Western Fulani, Woodabe,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fulfulde, Nigerian: Bororro
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Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Fulani / Fulbe
People Name General Fulani, Nigerian
Ethnic Code NAB56c
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.35%    ( Evangelical  0.26% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
99.65%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
10.00%
Independent
10.00%
Protestant
70.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
10.00%
Photo Source: Wilco and Berit Karin Vogelaar
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