List of Churches in Nigeria and Their Founders

List of Churches in Nigeria and Their Founders

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Below is the list of churches in Nigeria and their founders, in the list are only established churches in Nigeria and not all the small upcoming coming churches and ministries. If you think your church or any church is supposed to be on this list, then do well to contact us.

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According to Pew Research, Nigeria is the 2nd most religious country in the world. Its populace is evenly divided between the largely Muslim north and the predominantly Christian south. Below is a list of churches in Nigeria. It also contains the year of establishment, founder and the current general overseer of the congregation.

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LIST OF CHURCHES IN NIGERIA AND THEIR FOUNDERS

Church nameFounderCurrent general overseerDate establishedLocation
Redeemed Christian Church of GodRev Josiah AkindayomiPastor Enoch Adeboye1952Lagos State
Living Faith Church WorldwideDavid OyedepoDavid Oyedepo1981Kaduna State
Christ Apostolic ChurchJoseph Ayo BabalolaPastor A.O. Akinosun1941
African initiated church
Church of NigeriaHenry TownsendNicholas Okoh1842Badagry
Christ EmbassyChris OyakhilomeChris Oyakhilome1990Lagos State
Deeper Christian Life MinistryWilliam KumuyiWilliam F. Kumuyi1982Lagos State
Cherubim and SeraphimMoses Orimolade Tunolase1925
Mountain of Fire and MiraclesDr. Daniel Olukoya1989Yaba
The Apostolic Church NigeriaGabriel Olutola1931Lagos State
The Lord’s ChosenLazarus MuokaLazarus Muoka2002Mushin
Roman Catholic ChurchIgnatius Ayau Kaigama
The SynagogueT. B. JoshuaT. B. JoshuaIkotun
Church of the LordJosiah Ollunowo Ositelu1930Ogere
Celestial Church of ChristSamuel Biléhou Joseph Oshoffa1947Cotonou
Methodist Church NigeriaBritish missionariesPrelate Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche , JP1842Marina/Lagos State
Nigerian Baptist ConventionSouthern Baptist Convention MissionariesRev. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle1850/1914
Salvation MinistriesPastor David IbiyeomieDavid Ibiyeomie1997Port-Harcourt
Royal House of Grace International ChurchApostle Zilly AggreyKing-David Zilly Aggrey1992Port-Harcourt

This list of Churches in Nigeria is subject to updates and was initially created and compiled from trusted sources. Hope We served you rightly? Let’s see at the next one.

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