25,000 (2000), increasing.
Kaduna state: Lere LGA, Gure and Kahugu villages.
Gbiri (Agari, Agbiri, Gura, Gure, Igbiri, Tugbiri), Niragu (Anirago, Kafugu, Kagu, Kahugu, Kapugu). Some Gbiri and Niragu people speak their own languages with each other.
Gure and Kahugu towns have separate identities but a common market in Gure. Christian.