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Here Are The Top 10 Biggest Churches In Nigeria (Most Populated)


In case you don’t know, Nigeria is Africa’s most religious nation and one of the most religious in the world.

With a Christianity population of half the country’s population you would expect there to be numerous churches as that is the case in Nigeria.

We at Gossiphub9ja lists and feature for you today the biggest churches in Nigeria when it comes to global membership population.

Note: The list comprise mostly unorthodox churches.

Check out the List below:-

1. Redeemed Christian Church Of God

Of course without any ranking it is public knowledge that this is the most populated church in Nigeria. With a global membership of 5million.

The former General Overseer of RCCG is Pastor E. A Adeboye, but has been replaced by Pastor J.O Obayemi as the General Overseer of Redeemed christian church of God also known as RCCG.

This church owns the biggest and most populated Pentecostal church in NIGERIA. And also RCCG has the biggest church auditorium in Nigeria.

2. Living Faith Church World Wide

The President of Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, says the ministry has six million members in 147 nations across the world.

Oyedepo made the disclosure in 2014 even though no official confirmation. So we rank them the second biggest church with the most population members in Nigeria because even though they may have the highest globally, they don’t locally.

In time past , their auditorium was named the largest church in the world by the Guinness Book of Records but it was later unseated from that spot.

Their yearly christian event tagged Shiloh is the biggest gathering event in Nigeria and their headquarters is located in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Cananland where they normally hold Shiloh.

3. Believers LoveWorld, a.k.a Christ Embassy

Believers’ LoveWorld Incorporated, is a Christian denomination founded by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in 1987.

The Church has since become a global network of about 3,500 churches and congregations in many countries.

The ministry was founded at the Ambrose Alli University, Edo State, Nigeria. The church numbers over 1 million members.

4. Deeper Life Christian Ministry

Deeper Life is one of the famous church in Nigeria as well as one of the oldest. It was founded by Pastor Williams Folorunsho Kumuyi.

This church started with just 15 persons in 1973, but it is now one of the most reputable and biggest church in Nigeria.

At the moment DCLM is said to have over 1 million members globally.

5. Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM)

The fore-runner of this church is Dr. Daniel Olukoya and he is also the founder of the church.

Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM) is one of the most populated church in Nigeria and it can accommodate about 550, 000 persons during a service, and also a global membership of close to a million members.

(MFM) is the 3rd most populated church in Nigeria 2018

6. The Apostolic Church

The fourth biggest and most populated church in Nigeria is The Apostolic Church. This church is one of the oldest in Nigeria with branches built in all corners of Nigeria.

The church auditorium is located in Lagos, Nigeria and can sit up to 100,000 people at once.

Their headquarters have been under construction for decades and work is still ongoing at this time.

7. The Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA)

This church is also know as Coza ministry , it started in the year 1999 by Reverend Biodun Fatoyinbo.

The church has record a tremendous growth and increase in members. As at now, this is one of the most populated church in Nigeria with it headquarters is located in Abuja.

8. Daystar Christian Center (DCC)

The founder of Daystar Christian center (DCC) is Samuel Adeyemi who believes in raising leaders and models in Christ.

This church has one of the biggest auditorium in Nigeria , pastor Samuel Adeyemi is not just a pastor but a motivation speaker as well.

9. Synagogue Church Of All Nations

This church was founded and owned by Prophet T. B. Joshua.

This pastor is one of the most famous pastor in the world due to his miracles and healing,and he also render help to need ones ,and also the owner of Emmanuel TV.

10. Fountain Of Life Church

The most populated church in Nigeria at the number 10th spot is Fountain of Life Church which was founded by late Dr. Bimbo Odukoya.

This church was very popular when the owner was still alive but last time we checked the church is still doing pretty fine.

Despite the fact that there are fake pastors everywhere, there are still few once that are dedicated to winning souls for CHRIST









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