Greater number of Nigerians are either of Christian faith or Islam. The southern Nigerians are predominantly Christians.
All Christian faiths in Nigeria is under an umbrella body known as Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Some of the biggest churches in Africa and across the globe can be found in Nigeria.
Many critics have labeled high surge of churches in Nigeria as a booming and lucrative industry, accusing pastors and clergymen of amassing wealth as expense of poor members.
The above arguments have generated lots of headlines in Nigeria social media space as most of the Nigeria’s top pastors do own private jets, mansions, industries etc.
Nevertheless, the church in Nigeria has contributed in no small measures in the development of the nation.
Christian faith like the catholic church, has invested heavily and side by side with government on education, health and skill acquisition. so also, is some other Christian faiths in Nigeria.
With more churches springing up in the country, so also is the clergy and pastors.
Some of these pastors are renowned for their great deeds and act of humanities while some other will be remembered for their powerful oratory.
In this post, Nigerian Informer will be discussing top ten most popular pastors in Nigeria.
Nigeria Most Popular & Top Pastors
Enoch Asejare Adeboye
Enoch Adeboye is the general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God. Pastor EA Adeboye was born on March 2nd,1942.
He hails from Osun State was the founder of one of the biggest Christian faith in Nigeria.
Pastor E Adeboye is a professor and one of the most popular pastors in Nigeria. His church, Redeemed Christian Church of God, has parishes in all parts of Nigeria and across the world.
Temitope Balogun Joshua
Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as TB Joshua is the founder of Synagogue, Church of all Nations.
He is a pastor and philanthropist. His church runs a popular television channel called Emmanuel TV.
Tb Joshua is very popular, humble and renowned for making top prophesies. He was born on June 12,1963. He is estimated to worth $14 million.
David Oyedepo is the founder and bishop of Nigerian top church called Winner’s Chapel International.
He was born on September 27,1954. He is an architect by profession. He is a powerful preacher in Africa and is regarded as the richest Nigerian pastor.
His church has parishes in Dubai, USA and United Kingdom.
Lazarus Mouka is a top Nigerian pastor renowned for his fiercely preaching and evangelism.
He hails from Mgbidi in Imo state. He is the founder and general overseer of The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement.
William Folorunso Kumuyi is a top Nigerian preacher and Pastor who founded the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, one of Nigerian biggest Christian faith.
Pastor William hails from Osun State and was born on June 6,1941. Pastor Kumuyi is not only a pastor but also an author.
Chris Oyakilome popularly known and recognized as pastor Chris is one of the most popular Nigerian pastors.
He is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, popularly known as Christ Embassy.
Chris Oyakilome was born on December 7, 1963. He hails from Edo State and is estimated to worth around $30 million.
David Ibiyomie is a senior pastor and founder of Salvation Ministries, a popular Nigerian church headquartered in Port Harcourt Rivers state Nigeria.
Pastor David is a televangelist and was born on 21 October 1962. He hails from Rivers state.
Paul Enenche is a medical doctor by profession. His call for evangelism, however, has occupied greater part of his life.
He founded and presides over one of Nigeria’s and international Christian faith called Dunamis International Gospel Centre, with headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
He was born at Otukpo in Benue State. Dunamis international Gospel Centre Abuja is Nigerian’s largest church hall with 75000 seating capacity.
Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanemere is the founder of Mountain of Fire and Holyghost Intervention Ministry, based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
He was born on 9 September 1980 and hails from Imo state. He is also called the Lion or Odumeje.
Prophet Chukwuemeka is renowned for his radical approach to evangelism. He is a gifted singer and has an album, Alabisidi.
The young pastor is one of the most discussed or talked about pastors on social media.
Uma Ukpai is a preacher and evangelist who founded Uma Ukpai Evangelistic Association (UUEA), a nondenominational gospel ministry situated at Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Uma Ukpai is one of the oldest and most popular pastors in Nigeria. He was born on 7 January 1945. He hails from Abia state.