Today, there are more than 50 powerful pastors in Nigeria whose areas of specialization are miracles, prophecy, healing, teaching, preaching, and marriage counselling, and who are attracting people with similar difficulties.
Their influence has spread beyond the church’s walls into politics, education, and business, among other areas. They are, in no particular order, as follows:
Pastors In Nigeria are well renowned for their presence on the ground and online. There is no doubt that if you say the top ten most prominent pastors in the world, Nigeria will be represented by a large number of Preachers.
This essay focuses on the current pattern of events and how certain preachers have been in the forefront (Online).
Their exploits, remarks, positions, acquisitions, judgment, and so on. This has nothing to do with their anointing or calling, but rather with their frequency on social and news media.
Let’s take a peek at the top Pastors In Nigeria from the epidemic to the present. This list will undoubtedly be modified over time.
List Of Top 10 Pastors In Nigeria 2022:
- Pastor E.A. Adeboye
- Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka
- Bishop David Oyedepo
- Apostle Joshua Selman
- Pastor Daniel kayode olukoya
- Pastor W.F. Kumuyi
- Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma
- Pastor David Ibiyeomie
- Pastor. Dr. Paul Enenche
- Apostle Johnson Suleman
1. Pastor E.A. Adeboye
Enoch Adejare Adeboye was born on March 2, 1942 in Ifewara, near Ife, in the Nigerian state of Osun.
He was born into a low-income family (Poor family)
Enoch Adejare Adeboye began his schooling in 1956 at Ilesha Grammar School in Ilesha, Osun State.
Enoch Adejare Adeboye then went on to the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) at Nsukka, but due to the Nigeria Civil War, he completed his first degree at the University of Ife presently (Obafemi Awolowo University), graduating in 1967 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.
He married Foluke Adenike the same year. Adeolu Adeboye, Bolu Adubi (née Adeboye), Dare Adeboye, and Leke Adeboye are their four children.
He earned a Master’s degree in Hydrodynamics from the University of Lagos in 1969. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Lagos in 1975. He is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Lagos.
2. Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka
Reverend Fr. Ejike Camillus Anthony Mbaka of the Catholic Dioceses of Enugu is a controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest. He founded and serves as the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries in Enugu, Nigeria (Amen).
He is well-known in Enugu State and throughout Nigeria for his political views. Fr Mbaka was born on July 28, 1957, in Amata Ituku, Awgu Local Government Area, Enugu State, to the late Chief Humphrey Ogbuefi Mbaka and Felicia Mbaka.
Fr Mbaka attended St. Vincent De Paul secondary school in Agbogugn, Enugu state’s Awgu Local Government Area. He later attended Seat of Wisdom Seminary in Owerri and St Joseph’s Seminary in Ikot Ekpene.
3. Bishop David Oyedepo
David Olaniyi Oyedepo (born September 27, 1954) is a Nigerian preacher, Christian author, businessman, and architect who founded the Living Faith Church Worldwide and is the presiding Bishop of the Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Winners’ Chapel International is another name for the church.
The Winners’ Chapel International church network spans over 300 cities in Nigeria, as well as many cities in 45 African countries, Dubai, the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe, Asia, and Canada. Oyedepo is regarded as one of the forefathers of the Christian charismatic movement in Africa, as well as one of Nigeria’s most powerful preachers.
He is the Chancellor of Covenant and Landmark Universities. Forbes magazine ranked him the richest preacher in Nigeria in 2011.
4. Apostle Joshua Selman
Apostle Joshua Selman Nimmak, born on June 25, 1980, is a profound teacher of God’s word and the founder of Koinonia (Eternity Network International).
Apostle Joshua Selman is from Jos in Nigeria’s Plateau state. He was bred and educated in Zaria, Kaduna State.
During a Sunday School lesson, he received an early called to serve God and was born again as a child. During his secondary school years, God provided him with a mentor who assisted him in developing a quiet-time schedule as well as teaching him the fundamentals of Christian character.
The supernatural manifestation of God’s power in his life not only confirms that his call is legitimate, but also that he is the result of serious study of scripture and interactions with the Holy Spirit.
5. Pastor Daniel Kayode Olukoya
Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya (DKO) was born on July 15, 1957, in Lagos, Nigeria, to a police officer father and a trader mother.
He is the general overseer of MFM (Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries), and as the founder of a large gospel denomination in Nigeria, it is vital to write about Dr. Daniel Olukoya’s biography, as he is regarded as a public person, a role model, and a great inspiration to others.
Dr. Olukoya, the founder and general overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, is one of the most revered pastors in Nigeria, Africa, and even the world.
6. Pastor W.F. Kumuyi
William Folorunso Kumuyi (born June 6, 1941) is the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, which is located in Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.
He has written a number of Christian publications and devotionals. On June 6, 2021, William Folorunso Kumuyi celebrated his 80th birthday.
Kumuyi was born into a Christian household in Orunwa, Ogun State, Nigeria’s western region. He finished his secondary school education in 1961 at Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun State, and then went on to the University of Ibadan, where he graduated in 1967 with a first-class honours degree in mathematics, as the overall top graduating student that year.
He then pursued a post-graduate degree in education at the University of Lagos. In April 1964, he became a Christian for the first time.
7. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma is without a doubt one of Nigeria’s most talked-about and radical Catholic priests. In Anambra state, Father Ebube Muonso is a spiritual force to be reckoned with.
His ministry; the ministry of Holy Ghost Adoration Uke, Anambra State, is a place of healing, miracles, breakthroughs, and spiritual growth. He is a football fan, philanthropist, and author. Fr Ebube Muonso has been a Catholic priest for the past nine years. Nine years of making a difference in the lives of people in the entire south east of Nigeria.
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma was born into the Obimma family in Nkwelle-ezunaka, Anambra state. He is the youngest of seven siblings.
Padre was ordained as a Catholic priest on August 6, 2011. He serves as the parish priest of Blessed Iwene Tansi in Umudioka, Dunukofia, Anambra state. He also founded and spiritually directs Uke, a Holy Ghost adoration ministry.
8. Pastor David Ibiyeomie
David Ibiyeomie is a Nigerian pastor, author, televangelist, and the founder/presiding pastor of Salvation Ministries, based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
David Ibiyeomie is married to Pst. Mrs. Peace Ibiyeomie, with whom he has a son, David Ibiyeomie.
David Ibiyeomie was born on October 21, 1962 on Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a native of Bolo Town in Rivers state’s Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area.
David Ibiyeomie had his primary and secondary education at Banham Primary School and Government Comprehensive Secondary School Borikiri in Rivers State. He enrolled in the University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, in 1980.
9. Pastor. Dr. Paul Enenche
Dr. Paul was born in Otukpo on June 4, 1968. He was born in 1953 and is 53 years old. He is a Nigerian pastor, novelist, singer, and medical doctor by training. In addition, he is the senior pastor and founder of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre, which is based in Abuja, Nigeria.
He is a Nigerian pastor, novelist, singer, and medical doctor by training. In addition, he is the senior pastor and founder of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre, which is based in Abuja, Nigeria. Dunamis International Gospel Centre was established on November 10, 1996.
10. Apostle Johnson Suleman
Johnson Suleman (born March 24, 1971) is a Nigerian televangelist who serves as the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church based in Auchi, Edo State. He founded Omega Fire Ministries in 2004 after working as an assistant pastor at the Armor of God Church in Lagos from 1998.
Apostle Johnson Suleman is the general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International and a Nigerian televangelist.
Suleman founded the church in 2004, ten years after receiving a vision from God. So far, the church has spread throughout the world, with branches in the United States, Ghana, South Africa, Turkey, and many other countries, with its headquarters in Auchi, Edo State.