Shani in Nigeria


Joshua Project has identified the Shani only in Nigeria

Population

1,600

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Shani
People Name in Country Shani
Population in Nigeria 1,600
World Population 1,600
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Shani
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 14892
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kaduna state, Saminaka LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sheni (1,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sheni 1,600

For Main Lanugage: Sheni


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.40 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
57.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
35.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
100.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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