• PEOPLE NAME: YESKWA OF NIGERIA


PEID: 14189

ROP: 111043

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Nyankpa - (yes)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 79,000

Global Population: 79,000


PEID: 14189

ROP: 111043

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Yeskwa of Nigeria, numbering 79,000, 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 Nyankpa. The primary religion practiced by the Yeskwa is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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