Deno, Denawa in Nigeria

The Deno, Denawa have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

They came from Kano, the Deno people. From the second largest city in Nigeria, after Lagos, the capital. They then settled on three mountains (Kuna, Yefe and Jerakara) before dispersing to their current location.


Where Are they Located?

They can be found in 34 villages in the Kubi District of Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi state. They claim to have an ethnic population of about 30,000.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The people do not celebrate festivals any more. They have a traditional attire named Buje for men and Shim for women. The title of their traditional ruler is known as Au.
The people are primarily farmers. They mainly cultivate guinea corn alongside maize, beans and groundnut.

There are primary and secondary schools in the community. They also have health clinic and market in some of their villages. They use motorbikes and cars as their means of transportation.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Deno are mainly Muslims and they do not have the Scripture in their mother tongue.
Their response to the gospel is very low, and the church growth is stable.


What Are Their Needs?

Most of their roads are rough. They lack good roads, water supply and electricity. They also have low literacy in the mother tongue.


Prayer Points

Pray that one day the Deno will celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Pray Acts 2:17 over the Deno people. 'Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams'.

Pray for a good harvest this year, and that they will also have a hunger for Jesus.


Scripture Prayers for the Deno, Denawa in Nigeria.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Deno
People Name in Country Deno, Denawa
Alternate Names Denawa
Population this Country 31,000
Population all Countries 31,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 11536
ROP3 Code 102520
ROP25 Code 302019
ROP25 Name Deno (Denawa)
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Darazo LGA, 45 km northeast of Bauchi town; Gombe state: Dukku LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Darazo LGA, 45 km northeast of Bauchi town; Gombe state: Dukku LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

No people group map currently available. Use the above button to submit a map.


Ethnolinguistic map or other map

Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
35.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
60.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Deno (31,000 speakers)
Language Code dbb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Deno (31,000 speakers)
Language Code dbb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Deno

Primary Language:  Deno

Bible Translation Status:  Unspecified

Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Photo Source Anonymous 
Profile Source Anonymous 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Learn more.



Joshua Project logo    Joshua Project    Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Copyright © 2024