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Geji in Nigeria

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
8,000 Geji Islam 3.00 % 1.28 % No   

Geji in Nigeria

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Introduction / History
Geji is in the Toro Local Government Area, particularly the eastern part in Bauchi State, Nigeria. One of the popular families in Geji, then referred to as the Gandi family, migrated to and settled at the southern part of Toro Local Government Area. To date, that village settlement is known and referred to as Gandi village in Palama ward.

Where are they located?
Geji people are presently located in Toro Local Government Area in the Geji ward and in the southern part (in Palama ward) as Gandi village. Toro Local Government is in Bauchi State of Nigeria.

What are their lives like?
Their lives and lifestyles include being cultural artists, peasant farmers, running business and educational pursuits.

What are their beliefs?
Among the Geji is found Christian religious belief, traditional religious beliefs and Islamic religious beliefs.

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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:Bauchi state: Toro LGA.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Geji
People Name General: Geji
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 103285
Joshua Project People ID: 11855
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 8,000
Population all Countries: 8,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Chadic
People Name General: Geji
Ethnic Code: NAB60b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Geji
Language Code (ISO): gji    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity3.00 %(Evangelical: 1.28 %)
Ethnic Religions27.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam70.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic40.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 2012
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Geji
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Geji in Nigeria

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Chadic     Africa, West and Central    
      Geji Nigeria    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Geji in Nigeria          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Geji  
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