Bauchi in Nigeria

The Bauchi have only been reported in Nigeria
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Introduction / History

The Bauchi people's chief is called Agwam. They have a traditional attire called gudo (a weave clothing). They celebrate two festivals called Ingigiyi and Uvokin Ame. The most common one is the Ingigiyi.


Where Are they Located?

The Bauchi are found in Madaka, Guda, Asamboro, Wayam, Rubu, and Supana villages in Tafa and Shiroro Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Niger State, Nigeria.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They speak six dialects, namely Guda, Madaka, Asamboro, Supana, Wayam and Rubu which also serve as the name of their villages in Rafi and Shiroro LGA of Niger State. They used Bauchi and Hausa in most of their day-to-day community activities.

Surrounding their villages are the speakers of Gbari, Fungwa, Ungwei, Cahungwarya, Gurmana, Kamuku, Pangu and Basa. They marry from within their ethnic group, and intermarry with their neighbours.

The people are farmers. They grow mainly maize, rice, millet, guinea corn, yam, groundnut, potato and beans.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are mostly Muslims. The few Christians among them are not literate in the vernacular, and the Scripture is yet to be translated into their native language.
Their response to the gospel is slow, and the church among them is not growing. There is no request for the Bible translation in the native language.


What Are Their Needs?

They have primary and secondary schools as well as basic healthcare centres, but they are not in good condition. They lack good roads and adequate water supply as well as electricity. They use motorcycle, vehicle and canoe for transportation.


Prayer Points

Pray for a hunger for Bible translation amongst the Bauchi people.
Pray that the Gbari, who are neighbours, and who know the changes God can make though their work with Faith and Farming, will have a desire to reach out to the Baangi people and to pray for them.
Pray for an abundant harvest this year.
Pray for the Bauchi Christians to be able to become literate in the language they understand best so they'll be ready to read the scripture when it comes.


Scripture Prayers for the Bauchi in Nigeria.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2017-02-25
People Name General Bauchi
People Name in Country Bauchi
Population this Country 38,000
Population all Countries 38,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Kushi
People ID 10738
ROP3 Code 101153
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Niger state: Rafi and Shiroro LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Niger state: Rafi and Shiroro LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Map of Bauchi in Nigeria Ethnolinguistic map or other map

Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.80 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
80.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Bauchi (38,000 speakers)
Language Code bsf   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Wayam-rubu
Dialect Code 7879   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Bauchi (38,000 speakers)
Language Code bsf   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Wayam-rubu
Dialect Code 7879   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Bauchi

Primary Language:  Bauchi

Bible Translation Status:  Unspecified

Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group location: IMB. Map geography: ESRI / GMI. Map design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more