20 Most Famous Nigerian Pastors

Nigeria, being a major epicenter of the Christian religion, is blessed with Famous Nigerian Pastors who are not only influential and famous within the country but in Africa and beyond. Many of them became popular due to their pastoring prowess, teachings, miracles, healing, counseling, and deliverance.

These anointed men of God control the biggest congregation and church auditorium and are held in high regard by both Christians and Muslim faithful. Here we will be looking at the 20 most famous pastors in Nigeria.

Our List Of Famous Nigerian Pastors

1. Pastor Enoch Adeboye

Pastor E. A. Adeboye ministry
Pastor E. A. Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye is a famous pastor in Nigeria and the current general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. The former mathematician turned pastor has impacted lots of lives through his monthly Holy Ghost Night program. RCCG is currently one of the biggest pentecostal denominations, with branches in all 36 states and the FCT. RCCG also have branches in the UK and the US.

2. Bishop David Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo
Bishop David Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and general overseer of the living faith ministries worldwide, aka Winner Chapel. His church has one of the highest Christian memberships and weekly worshippers in the country making him oneof the biggest pastors in Nigeria. Oyedepo has inspired many through his life and teachings, most especially via his annual end-of-year program, Shiloh, which is attended and listened to by millions nationwide.

3. Pastor W.F. Kumuyi

Pastor W. F. Kumuyi biography, age, worth, kids, new wife

Pastor William Kumuyi is the general overseer and founder of the Deeper Life Bible Church. His church is known for the conservative doctrine and lifestyle of its members. They are also known for being holy and righteous. Kumuyi has impacted lives through his various spiritual programs.

4. Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman
Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman is the general overseer, founder, and senior pastor of the Omega Fire Ministries church, which has its headquarters in Auchi, Edo State. He is known by almost every Nigerian for his style of preaching. He was formerly an assistant at the Armour of God church before he broke away to establish Omega Fire Ministries in 2004.

5. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Biography, Age, Kids, Wife, ,Net worth, cars

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the founder and general overseer of the Loveworld incorporated, popularly known as the Christ Embassy. His online teachings and yearly book rhapsody of reality have impacted both young and old in numerous ways.

6. Rev. Fr. Ejike C. Mbaka

Rev. Fr. Mbaka biography, age and networth

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka is a popular Catholic priest in the Catholic Diocese of Enugu. He is the founder of the popular Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), where he hosts weekly prayer and adoration, which continues to draw both Catholic and non-Catholic faithfuls through various miracles and deliverances that happen in the program.

7. Prophet T.B. Joseph(now late)

T B Joshua
T B Joshua

Pastor Temitope Joshua (famous Nigerian pastor passed away) was the founder and senior pastor of the synagogue church of all nations until his demise in 2020. T.B Joshua is rated as one of the most popular pastors in the world. He is known for miracles and healings, which attracted millions within and outside the country to his church, especially people seeking miracles. He was also the owner of the popular Emmanuel TV on DSTV.

8. Pastor Tunde Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare biography, age, wife, and net worth

Pastor Tunde Bakare, founder and senior pastor of the latter Rain Assembly, Laguna, is one of the influential pastors in Nigeria and a new-generation pastor known for his strong teaching, predictions, and controversial prophecies. He is an ardent critic of bad governance and was once a presidential aspirant of the APC party but lost in the primaries.

10. Dr. Abel Damina

Abel Damina
Abel Damina

Dr. Abel Damina is the senior pastor of Power City International, Uyo. He is known for his controversial teachings, which have raised dust from Christian extremists who think he is a heretic preacher. Above all, he is loved by many and held in high regard. Pastor Damina is strongly against prosperity preaching and tithes, which has brewed hate for him among his fellow pastors.

11. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo

Matthew Ashimolowo Biography
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo

Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is a famous pastor in Nigeria and the founder and lead pastor of the Kingsway International Christian Center (KICC, London. He is known both home and abroad through his televangelism, which is known by the popular theme ‘raising champions and taking territories’.

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12. Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor

Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor biogrpahy, age, wife and networth

Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor is the founder and senior pastor of the Word of Life Bible Church, Warri, and several other branches nationwide. He was a disciple of the late Bishop Benson Idahosa and was described as a resilient and impactful teacher of the word of God.

13. Apostle Joshua Selman

Apostle Joshua Selman

Apostle Joshua Selman is the general overseer and pastor of Koinonia Eternity Network International (ENI), an ardent preacher of the gospel who has captured the hearts of many Christians through his evergreen and heart-touching gospel. He is currently one of the favorites of many Christians who are in love with his style of preaching. And you can say one of the leading pastors in Nigeria Online.

14. Pastor Lazarus Muoka

Pastor Lazarus Muoka church
Pastor Lazarus Muoka church

Pastor Lazarus Muoka is the lead pastor and founder of the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement Church, a church characterized by its ardent belief in fire, prayers, miracles, and healing. Pastor Muoka has touched many lives through his annual Mgbidi crusade, which is hosted in his hometown toward the end of every December.

15. Pastor Samuel Adeyemi

Pastor Sam Adeyemi

Pastor Samuel Adeyemi is the general overseer of the Daystar Christian Center in Laguna, and one of the influenntial pastors in Nigeria. He is known for his books, teachings, broad outlook, and motivation, which often focus on achieving success and how to grow both financially and socially.

16. Apostle Arome Osayi

Apostle Arome Israel Osayi
Apostle Arome Israel Osayi

Apostle Arome Osayi is the founder and senior pastor of the Remnant Christian Network. His ministry, though still young, is growing at a fast rate, and he is the favorite pastor of many Nigerians. Arome is known for being a powerful and impactful preacher who preaches the gospel without fear and whose lifestyle is worthy of emulation.

17. Pastor Chris Okotie

Pastor Chris Okotie biography, age, wife, children and net worth

Pastor Chris Okotie is the founder and senior pastor of the Household of God Church, Lagos. He is a firebrand pastor who creates ecstasies in his members through his preaching. Chris Okotie was once a presidential candidate in the 2011 presidential polls.

18. Jerry Uchechukwu Eze

Pastor Jerry Eze live today

Pastor Jerry Eze is the senior pastor of Stream of Joy and became a part of the famous pastors in Nigeria during the COVID-19 pandemic as a result of his frequent video programs and prayer services on YouTube. He was said to have earned over $2 billion from YouTube this year, and the channel has become a global movement today.

19. Pastor David Ibiyeomie

Pastor David Ibiyeomie biography, wife, child, age, net worth

Pastor David Ibiyeomie is the general overseer and lead pastor of the salvation ministries in Port Harcourt. He is known for his soul-lifting teachings and worship service, usually broadcast on TV which makes him one of the famous Nigerian pastors. He is a close friend and disciple of Bishop Oyedepo. He is currently building a 130,000-square-foot auditorium called the Finger of God.

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20. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Edeh

Fr. Edeh biography, age, and mission

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Edeh is a catholic priest of the catholic diocese of Port Harcourt and founder of the popular prayer ministry of the Holy Spirit in Elele, Rivers State. He is the first Catholic priest in Nigeria to join the league of famous Nigerian pastors, which he achieved through his numerous works, miracles, healing, and deliverance programs. He is considered the richest priest in Nigeria.