Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)

 


 

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)

In Nigeria, there are many wealthy churches which are getting innumerable to take their numbers. Most of these religious houses are Pentecostal churches. Although, there is the Roman Catholic Church which leads the chart as the richest church in Nigeria and also in the world.

The following are the richest churches in Nigeria as at this year.


THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH


The Catholic Church is obviously the largest Christian religious organization in Nigeria. Going by this fact, they are equally the richest church in the country. Though the monetary worth of the Catholic Church may not be made public, however online reports suggest that it’s estimated to worth over $150 billion. The Catholic Church has the largest number of members in the country and globally. Looking at the stats, the estimated number of baptized members of the church in the country is about 23.5 million as at 2011. Likewise, there are affluent individuals attending this church, contributing to their wealth through freewill donations to cater for its missionaries.

 

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)


The Second Richest Churches In Nigeria is The Redeemed Christian Church of God also known as RCCG. As far as Christian religion in Nigeria is concerned, this church is the most populated Pentecostal church in the country having the highest members of about 3 million persons.

The wealth of the Redeemed Church of God extends to the educational sector as they own one of the best and most expensive universities in the country, Redeemers University. They also have private jets worth millions of USD in which their General Overseer uses to fly around the world in preaching the gospel.

Their current G.O, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, is a highly respected man of God and one of the richest pastors in the world. They have about 3500 parishes scattered around various states in the country and also have the largest auditorium that can contain all their members when they organize prayer crusades.

 


LIVING FAITH CHURCH INTERNATIONAL

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


Living Faith Church otherwise called Winners Chapel International is one of the fastest growing churches in Nigeria. With that aside, its founder and overseer, Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor in the country. The wealth is reflected in the properties and abundance they own. Winners Chapel has a large number of members which has grown significantly in the last decade when they started. The number is continually expanding, perhaps because of the kind of worship in the congregation. Among the resources of Living Faith Church International are universities owned by David Oyedepo. They include Covenant University and also the affluent pastor is among Nigerian ministers with private jets which he uses for his traveling to other countries to preach the gospel at church services.

 

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF NIGERIA

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


While the Anglican Church of Nigeria holds the record of being the first church in Nigeria, they are also among the wealthiest religious organization in the country. Their existence can be traced back to the time of the British colonial rule, when the foreigners first preached Christianity to Nigerians. In Nigeria, there are fourteen ministerial areas of the Anglican fellowship which are all headed k Share N Tweet G 0 SHARES by Archbishops who holds authority inside their individual territories. The “Primate of All Nigeria” is their head whose central command is in Abuja. There are some lower church heads like priests in local churches.

 


BROTHERHOOD OF THE CROSS AND STAR (BCS)

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


Brotherhood of the Cross and Star is perhaps an unpopular Christian religious group. This has made them to be quite low in number when compared to other top popular churches. Even as the stats isn’t that suiting, the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) is one of the richest churches in Nigeria. Indeed, the church boasts of rich men and furthermore has a resource that runs into billions of Naira. Basically, BCS was established in 1956 by their Leader Olumba Obu, in Calabar, Cross River State. The followers accept that its founder, Olumba Obu, is the Holy Spirit, so they call him god and Jesus. They believe in reincarnation and other customary African notions.

 

DEEPER LIFE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


Deeper Life Christian Church is a prominent Christian religious organization that was established by Pastor Williams Folorunsho Kumuyi in 1973. The church is one of the famous churches in the country today and furthermore one of the richest Nigerian places of worship. Deeper Life Bible Church has an assembly hall which was once the largest worship center in Africa. It cost them about ₦4 billion to build and they have branches in each state in the country.

 

CHRIST EMBASSY

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


Christ Embassy alternatively known as Believers’ Love World Incorporated is a major church and a Christian group established in 1987 by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. The prolific pastor is in Forbes list of the most richest pastors in the continent. Previous Post Next Post Christ Embassy Church’s central headquarters is in Lagos and has worship centres all through the country. The church has around 13 million members worldwide and is still growing. All these make them to be one of the richest churches in Nigeria.

 

THE SYNAGOGUE CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


The Synagogue Church of all Nations was founded by The Late T.B. Joshua, Nigeria’s richest prophet worth $10-15 million according to Forbes. He revealed that God anointed him to begin his ministry and that was why he established SCOAN. For every Sunday service, about 20,000 members are in attendance to hear what the man of God has to say.

As it stands, the popularity of SCOAN has gone worldwide but this rich Church has two branches; one in Ghana while the headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria, yet the number of people coming to see T.B Joshua runs in thousands. The worth of the assets of this church is allegedly estimated at N10 billion.

The SCOAN is even Nigeria’s biggest tourist religious attraction” and even in West Africa as a whole. You would see thousands of foreigners with infirmities seeking healing of various ailments queuing just to attend healing services or even to buy holy water from this church which is rumored to do miracles.

 

THE LORD’S CHOSEN CHARISMATIC REVIVAL MINISTRY

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


The Lord’s Chosen was founded by Lazarus Muoka and it is a large church that has money and large follower-ship. Headquarters is in Lagos and they have various branches in many states.

 

HOUSE ON THE ROCK 

Top 10 Richest Churches in Nigeria (2022)


This church founded by Pastor Paul Adefarasin is very popular in Nigeria and also one of the biggest with large membership base. He is the brain behind “The Experience”, a yearly event that brings gospel musicians from far and wide down to Nigeria to perform live worship.

That’s the view of the most richest churches in Nigeria. These religious organizations are rated based on their total assets, worth, number of members, stats and genera impression.



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