LIST OF CHURCHES IN NIGERIA AND THEIR FOUNDERS

LIST OF CHURCHES IN NIGERIA AND THEIR FOUNDERS

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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Church name Founder Current general overseer Date established Location
Redeemed Christian Church of God Rev Josiah Akindayomi Pastor Enoch Adeboye 1952 Lagos State
Living Faith Church Worldwide David Oyedepo David Oyedepo 1981 Kaduna State
Christ Apostolic Church Joseph Ayo Babalola Pastor A.O. Akinosun[4] 1941
African initiated church
Church of Nigeria Henry Townsend Nicholas Okoh 1842 Badagry
Christ Embassy Chris Oyakhilome Chris Oyakhilome 1990 Lagos State
Deeper Christian Life Ministry William Kumuyi William F. Kumuyi 1982 Lagos State
Cherubim and Seraphim Moses Orimolade Tunolase 1925
Mountain of Fire and Miracles Dr. Daniel Olukoya 1989 Yaba
The Apostolic Church Nigeria Gabriel Olutola 1931 Lagos State
The Lord’s Chosen Lazarus Muoka Lazarus Muoka 2002 Mushin
Roman Catholic Church Ignatius Ayau Kaigama
The Synagogue T. B. Joshua T. B. Joshua Ikotun
Church of the Lord Josiah Ollunowo Ositelu 1930 Ogere
Celestial Church of Christ Samuel Biléhou Joseph Oshoffa 1947 Cotonou
Methodist Church Nigeria British missionaries Prelate Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche , JP 1842 Marina/Lagos State
Nigerian Baptist Convention Southern Baptist Conventionmissionaries Rev. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle 1850/1914
Salvation Ministries Pastor David Ibiyeomie David Ibiyeomie 1997 Port-Harcourt
Royal House of Grace International Church Apostle Zilly Aggrey King-David Zilly Aggrey 1992 Port-Harcourt

This list of Churches in Nigeria is subject to updates and was initially created and compiled from trusted sources. It is currently featured on Booker list.

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