Top 5 Biggest Churches In Nigeria


Nigeria has a huge Christian population with some of these churches having edifices that can accommodate thousands in a single worship session. Now, get ready to explore some mega churches that are not just big but also come with fascinating stories and cool designs. Join Naijassador in this article, as we give you an expose on the top 5 biggest churches in the country.

1. Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG):

Founded in 1952 by Pastor Josiah Akindayomi, with Pastor E.A. Adeboye as the current General Overseer, RCCG is Nigeria’s largest church. The church is said to have expanded its reach to over 190 countries, with thousands of parishes worldwide.
The Redemption Camp auditorium on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway can accommodate up to 3 million people.

The Redeemed Christian Church of God headquarters is located at Ebute-Metta in Lagos State and has its university.

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With a capacity to host millions of people, it stands as one of the biggest places to worship in the world. This makes RCCG one of the largest churches in Nigeria.

2. Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel):

Winners Chapel was founded in 1981 after Dr. David Oyedepo received a vision in which he said God told him it was time to liberate the world through the preaching of the word of faith.

Winners Chapel is the second biggest church in Nigeria. They have branches in almost every town across the country.

Winners Chapel’s auditorium, Canaan Land, in Ota, Ogun State, can hold up to 50,000 worshippers.

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Known for events like Shiloh, it has a global network with millions of members. The headquarters of this church is located at Ota, Ogun State, and facts have it that the building is one of the largest church auditoriums in the country.

Like the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Living Faith Bible Church equally owns a university known as the Covenant University.

3. Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM):

Established in 1989 by Dr. Daniel Olukoya, MFM is known for its focus on deliverance and spiritual battles. Starting in Nigeria, MFM has grown worldwide. Having branches in many countries, the ministry’s influence goes beyond cultural and geographical limits.

The church auditorium located on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway can seat 300,000 worshippers.

Mountain-Top university is owned by the church.

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4. Deeper Life Bible Church:

Established in 1973 in Lagos, Deeper Life Bible Church, overseen by Pastor William Kumuyi, has a 30,000-seater auditorium.
With a global presence, it has ministries in the UK, Russia, India, and 60 other countries.

The church has invested in education and has its university

5. The Apostolic Church:

The Apostolic Church was established back in 1918, making it among the first-generation churches to be set up in Nigeria.
The church focuses on traditional hymns, a cappella singing, and organized worship.

The campground of The Apostolic Church in Ketu, Lagos State can accommodate more than 100,000 people. The construction of the church headquarters is also thought to have taken 26 years to finish.


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