In this article I will talk about the biggest church in Nigeria.
It is not longer a news that Nigeria is one of most religious countries in the Africa and other countries of the world, the major religious in Nigeria is Christianity and Islamic, when it comes to most popular Christan countries Nigeria is on the list both in Africa and other countries of the world, likewise, in Islamic, Nigeria is the home of millions of Muslims, study shows that there more Muslims in Nigeria than Christian.
TOP 10 BIGGEST CHURCHES IN NIGERIA
There is over a million churches in Nigeria currently, with different name but there are some churches that are well known and consider the biggest in Nigeria currently.
1. THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD
The Redeemed Christian Church Of God popularly known as Redeemed or RCCG is the biggest church in Nigeria currently, that is why it comes first one the list for the biggest church in Nigeria.
RCCG is currently control by Pastor E.A Adeboye, he was the General Overseer of RCCG as at the time of writing this article.
The Redeemed Christian Church Of God was founded by Late Pastor Akindayomi.
The RCCG auditorium which is also known as Redemption Camp is located at the Lagos Ibadan expressway which as the capable of accomodating over 1 million congregants with its 40,000 hectares of land capacity.
In 2015, RCCG built a larger auditorium in Shimawa area in Ogun State Nigeria, due to the fact that the former auditorium could no longer accommodate the high number of congregation attending the church programs especially during the church’s annual conventions, holy ghost service, and other special religious meetings.
The Redeemed Christian Church Of God is a widely known church with over 10,000 branches across Nigeria and other countries of the world, including United States, United Kingdom and others.
RCCG national headquarters is located at the Ebute Metta Lagos State.
2. LIVING FAITH CHURCH WORLDWIDE
Living Faith Church Worldwide is one of the biggest church in Nigeria over the past decade and still one of the biggest church in Nigeria currently.
Living Faith Church Worldwide which is also known as Winner Chapel was founded in 1983 by Bishop Oyedepo, which he was consider as the richest pastor in the world currently.
Winner Chapel headquarters which located in Ota Ogun State Nigeria, is the one of the most expensive church auditorium, it has the capable of accomodating 50,000 congregants with its 10,500 acres of land and a seating space made for over 240,000 people.
Living Faith Church Worldwide also know two private universities in Nigeria, Covenant university and Landmark university.
Living Faith Church Worldwide has numerous branches across Nigeria and other countries of the world including United States, United Kingdom.
3. MOUNTAIN OF FIRE MIRACLES MINISTRY (MFM)
Mountain Of Fire Miracles Ministry (MFM) is one of the biggest church in Nigeria currently, this church is also known as Mountain Of Fire, or MFM.
MFM was founded in 1989 by Dr Daniel K Olukoya, and he is currently the General Overseer.
Mountain Of Fire has its headquarters the Lagos Ibadan expressway, the auditorium is is known as Prayer City, it as the ability to accommodate over 250,000 congregants.
Mountain Of Fire is known for its deliverance prayers has several branches in different nations of the
world including United States.
Mountain Of Fire is currently one of the most biggest church in Nigeria.
4. APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Apostolic Church is also one of the biggest church in Nigeria over the past five decades and also still one of the biggest in Nigeria currently.
Apostolic Church is one of the oldest church in Nigeria, it was founded by Late Joseph Ayo Babalola, he was a great man of God during his lifetime.
Apostolic Church is has one of the biggest auditorium in Nigeria currently which as the capacity to accommodate 100,000 congregants in Ketu Lagos Nigeria.
5. DEEPER LIFE BIBLE CHURCH
Deeper Life Bible Church is also one of the biggest and oldest church in Nigeria currently.
Deeper Life Bible Church was founded by Pastor W.F Kumuyi, in 1973.
Deeper Life Bible Church has it new headquarters in Gbagada Lagos, this auditorium it estimated worth to be N4billion worth which has the capable of accommodating 30,000 congregation and also over 200 cars in its a modern underground car park.
6. CHRIST EMBASSY CHURCH
Christ Embassy Church is one of the biggest church in Nigeria currently, this ministry was established in 1987 by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
Christ Embassy Church has it headquarters in Oregun Lagos State, this auditorium has the capacity of accommodation over 40,000 congregants in a service.
7. DUNAMIS INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL CENTER
Dunamis International Gospel Center is also on the list for the biggest church in Nigeria currently.
Dunamis International Gospel Center was founded in 1997 by Dr. Paul and his wife Dr.Becky Enenche
The headquarters of Dunamis Church is located in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, this auditorium which is popular known as Lord’s garden, has the capability of accomodating over 100,000 seated congregants.
8. COMMONWEALTH OF ZION ASSEMBLY (COZA)
Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly popularly known as COZA, is one of the most biggest and most expensive church in Nigeria currently.
Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly was founded by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo in 1999.
COZA is located in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, and it can over 10,000 congregants at a time.
9. DAYSTAR CHRISTIAN CENTER
Daystar Christian Center is one of the most popular and biggest church in Lagos Nigeria and other places in Nigeria currently, it was founded by Pastor Sam Adeyemi and his wife Mrs. Nike in 1995.
Daystar Christian Center has it headquarters in Oregun Lagos Nigeria, this auditorium has the capacity to accommodate 6,000 congregation at a time.
10. FOUNTAIN OF LIFE CHURCH
Fountain Of Life Church is the last on the list for the biggest church in Nigeria.
This ministry was established by Pastor Taiwo Odukoya and his wife Pastor Mrs. bimbo Odukoya in 1994.
The Fountain Of Life’s headquarters is located Ilupeju Lagos Nigeria, it has the capacity to take in about 5,000 congregants at a time.
These are the biggest church in Nigeria currently.