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Obolo in Nigeria

Obolo

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
302,000 Obolo Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 %   

Obolo in Nigeria

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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
Total Provinces on file:2
Location in Country:Rivers state: Andoni LGA; Akwa Ibom state: Eastern Obolo LGA, islands and peninsulas off southern coast. Ibibio [ibb] language area is east and northeast; Ogoni [ogo] language area is northwest, Ibani [iby] language area is west.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Obolo
People Name General: Obolo
ROP3 Code: 107583
Joshua Project People ID: 14114
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 302,000
Population all Countries: 302,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Benue
People Name General: Obolo
Ethnic Code: NAB56b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Obolo (302,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ann    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Unyeada
Dialect Code:15225
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity96.00 %(Evangelical: 34.00 %)
Ethnic Religions4.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican25.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic55.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1987-2011
New Testament:
1991-2010Audio
Complete Bible: 2012
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)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Obolo
Text / Printed MatterBible: Obolo
 
 
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Obolo in Nigeria

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      Obolo Nigeria    
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