Founders of Nigerian Churches: Religion is said to be beliefs people have in God or deities. In the world, Nigerian churches are force to reckon on religious matters. Churches in Nigeria and their founders have, through deliverance services, evangelism, sermons, out reaches and crusades, brought liberations and solutions to many across the world. This some have adjudged to have aided the Nigerian economy. Newsmath examines some churches in Nigeria and their founders.
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These are list of some churches and their Founders. It also contains the year of establishment, founder and the current general Overseer.
1. Christ Apostolic Church
Founder: Joseph Ayo Babalola
Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) is the first Aladura Pentecostal church present in Nigeria and other countries. It has come into existence in the first half of the 20th century, in the then-British empire.
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It was formally established in 1941 after a split from the Apostolic Church which the original Aladura organization (Faith Tabernacle) had invited to Nigeria. Its growth was led by Joseph Ayo Babalola, a road construction driver who became its founder.
♦ Born : April 25, 1904
Odo-Owa, Oke-Afa LGA Kwara State, Nigeria
♦ Died :July 26, 1959 (aged 55)
Ede, Osun State, southwestern, Nigeria