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Etulo, Turumawa in Nigeria

Etulo, Turumawa

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
22,000 Etulo Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % No   

Etulo, Turumawa in Nigeria

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Introduction / History
The Etulo live in the Central Nigerian states of Benue and Taraba. The Etulo are believed to have migrated from the former Kwarrafa kingdom and settled in Adi in the present day Buruku and part of Katsina Ala Local Government of Benue State Nigeria. They are predominantly farmers and fishermen.

They were given to idol worship. They believe that there is no natural death as every death is cause by witches and wizards. There is much practice of witches in the land.

Though there are many churches, the land is far from been evangelised. The churches have not been able to turn the focus of the people from idols to God. It is one major challenge. A good teaching Church is what the people need.

Another serious issue is poverty; there is abject poverty in the land this also has to do with their beliefs. Ask a Etulo man how are you today and the answer you will hear is 'Aze yi Ikwaangha' meaning poverty and foolishness. So they have remained poor and foolish. They have a great interest in fetishs.

Prayer Points
* The word of God will have free course in the life of the people.
* God will raise more labourers to do the work.
* Revival in the church.
* God to confirmed his Word with signs and wonders.
* Pray for completion of Bible translation in this people group's primary language.

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Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
Persecution Rank:12 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Benue state: Gboko LGA; Taraba state: Wukari LGA.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Etulo, Turumawa
People Name General: Etulo
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 102963
Joshua Project People ID: 11162
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 22,000
Population all Countries: 22,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Benue
People Name General: Etulo
Ethnic Code: NAB59z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Etulo (22,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): utr    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity65.00 %(Evangelical: 4.00 %)
Ethnic Religions35.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent30.00 %
Protestant50.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic20.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 2014
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Etulo
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Etulo, Turumawa in Nigeria

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  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Benue     Africa, West and Central    
      Etulo Nigeria    
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            Etulo, Turumawa in Nigeria          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Etulo  
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