Kohumono, Bahumono in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Kohumono only in Nigeria
Population
55,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Kohumono people live along the Cross River which is located in southeastern Nigeria. It is primarily in rural settings with Cameroon bordering to the east.

The Kohumono earn their livelihood through fishing, farming, trading and civil servants.


What Are Their Beliefs?

In 1911, Christian workers from the southern Nigerian city of Calabar paddled the rivers to bring the Gospel to the Kohumono people. Churches have grown up in the wake of the Good News. Now a second wave of help is needed by believers who have never had direct access to God's Word in the language they understand best.

Devoid of Scripture, church-goers have little understanding of the faith they've claimed. Interest in their own Scripture was generated through neighboring groups with mother tongue Scripture. Does God really understand their thoughts if they can't communicate with Him in their heart language?

For generations, many Kohumono believers have added "Christian" practices to a plethora of African animistic traditions. They are missing the main point of the Gospel: Christ's deliverance from fear and self-initiative and His gift of abundant life through His death. Pray that the truth of the Gospel will penetrate hearts, displacing the need for mixing religious traditions.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  
Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Kohumono
People Name in Country Kohumono, Bahumono
Population in Nigeria 55,000
World Population 55,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Bahumono
People ID 12743
ROP3 Code 105091
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Cross River state: Obubra LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Cross River state: Obubra LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Kohumono (55,000 speakers)
Language Code bcs   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kohumono
Primary Language Kohumono (55,000 speakers)
Language Code bcs   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kohumono

Primary Language:  Kohumono

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 14.00 %)
92.00 %
Ethnic Religions
8.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
Map Source Anonymous  
Profile Source Anonymous  
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