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Nigeria: World Factbook, 2009[1]


923,768 sq km


149,229,090(July 2009)


English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani


Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%


Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

2 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

20,821 (2006)[2]

Nigeria is a country in west Africa with a population of 149,229,090 (July 2009 estimate).[1] In 2006 there were two organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with a total membership of 20,821.[2]


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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were two Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Nigeria:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Nigeria on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.

Mennonite Mission Network Website for Nigeria.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Nigeria," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ni.html (accessed 5 August 2009).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. http://www.mwc-cmm.org/en15/PDF-PPT/2006mbictotal.pdf (accessed 5 August 2009).