Top 7 Most Respected Pastors In Nigeria.. Nigeria is blessed with a lot of Christian pastors. Many are blessed with large congregation and have branches throughout the globe. Christianity is a major religion in Nigeria.
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According to a recent Pew study conducted in 2015, Christians form the majority of the nation, comprising 79.8% of the population. Christians are dominant in the southern and central region in Nigeria. Nigeria has the largest Christian population compared to any country with Christians in Africa with more than 90 million persons in Nigeria belonging to the church with
1.Pastor Enoch Adeboye:
General overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God. Humble, the mathematician turned preacher has impacted on the lives of millions of Nigerians with his monthly Holy Ghost Night programme.The RCCG is one of the fastest growing churches in Nigeria with branches all over the 36 states of the federation and in London and the United States . In Lagos alone, nearly every street has a branch or
fellowship centre of the church. It has been said that this is in line with Adeboye’s vision to spread the gospel.
2.Pastor David Oyedepo:
general overseer of Living Faith Ministries aka Winners Chapel has grown to become an oak tree in Christendom. His 50,000 capacity
worship centre known as Cannanland in Otta, Ogun State. Oyedepo’s motivational, faith-building teachings have also endeared him to many,Today, the church is said to exist in every state of Nigeria and in some other African countries. Oyedepo has more than 20 books published by his Dominion Publishing House to complement his soul- winning efforts.
3.Pastor William Kumuyi:
general overseer of Deeper Life Christian Ministry has also changed the lives of many by teaching members to live a Christ-like life and
praying ceaselessly. The church is also strong in house fellowship programmes as a way of encouraging spiritual growth. The thrust of
the church is an emphasis on righteousness and holiness.
4.Pastor Chris Oyakhilome:
Pastor, Christ Embassy, is almost synonymous with miracles. He is widely known for his Atmosphere for Miracles,a television serial which advertises the numerous miracles performed by him. The programme is a hit on many state and private television stations all over the country.
5.Pastor Temitope Joshua:
Another man of God who has continued to hold sway in the miracle arena is Pastor Temitope Joshua, founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun Egbe, Lagos . His miracle programmes which is aired on television stations have continued to elicit reactions from church leaders and the public.Scathing as the criticisms are, he has remained unperturbed and has continued to dazzle the public
with his feats. Located at Ejigbo, the Synagogue has turned out to be Mecca of a sort for miracle seekers. Among them are Europeans and Americans, who flock to his ministry for miracles. It was this same curiosity that compelled President Chiluba of Zambia to visit the Synagogue in 1999.
6. Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor
is another protege of the late Benson Idahosa. Described as flamboyant and a forceful preacher, former president of Christian Association of Nigeria, Oritsejafor is gifted with teaching the word. His fearless style of preaching has earned him several invitations to several countries including Germany , Great Britain , America and France , among others.
In confirmation to his winning souls for Christ, the church today boasts of thousands members.
7. Apostle Suleman Johnson
Apostle Suleman is the President and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with headquarters in Auchi, Nigeria. Everything about The president about Johnson Suleman is very strange and different from the normal. His birth is nothing like you have ever seen before. His kind are very few and rear , the way he performs miracle will shock you to your bones and it will look like a comedy show to you perhaps you might even make a joke out of it .