Wednesday, 16 September 2020
DAVID O. OYEDEPO
He is a Nigeria pastor and the founder of the Living Faith Church worldwide.
popularly know as Winner’s Chapel International. He is also the Chancellor of covenant University and Landmark University.
Rev. Fr. Dominic Nwobodo
Rev. Fr. Dominic Nwobodo, director of the Vincentian Retreat Centre, Lagos, is one of the Catholic priests being used by God to perform miracles and win souls in Nigeria. Convinced that Nwobodo has the divine gift of a miracle worker, the Catholic archdiocese of Lagos gave him the approval to establish the Vincentian Retreat Centre in Ojodu, Lagos. Today, the centre has become a pilgrimage centre of sorts, as miracle-seeking Christians troop to the place in search of divine solutions to their problems. Some of the programmes he organised include counselling for couples, monthly midnight vigil and breaking of curses.
Nicholas Eze, founder and general overseer of Christ for the World Mission Incorporated with headquarters in Calabar, is another pragmatic preacher. Eze founded the church in the late 1970s with the main objective of reaching the younger generation with the gospel. Over the years, the Abasi Obori, Calabar headquarters of the church is being besieged by miracle seekers and people who seek deliverance from powers of darkness. Christ for the World Mission has now spread to many villages and cities in eastern Nigeria . Eze is basically a holiness preacher and Bible teacher.
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Ede
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Ede, founder of Catholic Prayer Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Elele, Rivers State, is perhaps the first Catholic priest whose miracle works remain immensely popular. Ede has a penchant for breaking of curses and healing the sick through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. The monthly miracle programme he organises at the Pilgrimage Centre, Elele attracts Christians from all parts of the country who desire breakthroughs in life.
Beyond the transformations Ede has brought to the style of worship in the Catholic church, he has also established reputable academic institutions. He is the proprietor of OSISATEC, a polytechnic in Enugu and Madonna University , Uli, where emphasis is placed on academic excellence and moral upbringing of students.
The name Chris Oyakhilome, pastor, Christ Embassy, is almost synonymous with miracles. He is widely known for his Atmosphere for Miracles, a television serial which advertises the numerous miracles performed by him. The programme is a hit on many state and private television stations all over the country. Oyakhilomeâ€™s recent outing at National Stadium, Lagos , early this year attracted about 50,000 people.
Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka
Ejike Mbaka, another Roman Catholic reverend father in Enugu is known for his firebrand style of preaching. Signs and wonders follow his ministrations. Mbakaâ€™s weekly all-night adoration crusade at the GTC field, Enugu , has never ceased to inspire Catholic faithfuls to attend his programme. At one of his crowd-pulling crusades March 7, disaster struck and 14 of the worshippers died under mysterious circumstances. Though the ill-fated event generated a lot of controversies, it did not diminish the rising profile of the priest.
His miracles have checked the drift of Catholic faithfuls to other miracle-happening churches. It has also brought Pentecostals, Methodists, and Anglicans to swell the crowd: “People fly from abroad to come to our crusade and fly back,” Mbaka told Newswatch.
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo has been the Senior Pastor of KICC since 1992. He has a dynamic gifting to combine his calling as a Pastor and teacher, with the roles of mentor, businessman and spiritual father.
During more than 30 years in the ministry, Pastor Matthew has given countless people the spiritual and practical foundation on which to successfully build their lives. An inspiring visionary, Pastor Matthew launched the UK’s first church-owned television channel, KICC TV, and his television and radio ministry Winning Ways is a source of inspiration and deliverance for the millions it reaches across the globe.
As an award-winning and prolific author, Pastor Matthew has published more than 90 books, including “The Power of Positive Prayer Bible” and the pioneering ‘What’s Wrong with Being Black?’ – a book hailed for ‘reaching the parts community campaigners cannot reach’. Pastor Matthew constantly challenges believers to become the best they can be.
Honoured several times as the most influential black person in the public sector/religion category in the Power List, Pastor Matthew’s influence on church growth and evangelism has been noted by local and international news media. A successful businessman, he is recognized as one of the most exciting and inspiring Christian voices on the world scene today.
His influence on church growth and evangelism has guaranteed countless requests for his comments by a variety of mainstream media including BBC TV and Radio, Sky News, The Times and Guardian broadsheet newspapers, as well as a broad spectrum of Christian and faith-based publications.
As a respected leader, Pastor Matthew sits on the Board of Reference for God TV and is considered a Christian thought leader, Biblical scholar and media commentator on a variety of issues that have left indelible marks on modern society.
William Folorunso Kumuyi
William Kumuyi, general overseer of Deeper Life Christian Ministry has also changed the lives of many by teaching members to live a Christ-like life and praying ceaselessly. The church is also strong in-house fellowship programmes as a way of encouraging spiritual growth. It views television programmes as too worldly and as tools of distraction. The thrust of the church is an emphasis on righteousness and holiness.
Dr. Paul Enenche
Dr. Paul Enenche is the founder and senior pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Center, a church he founded in 1996. A native of the Idoma ethnic group in Benue State, Nigeria. Paul Enenche formerly a practicing Medical doctor before he got called into establishing the ministry. The first Sunday service of the church was held at Abuja Centre for Arts and Culture Area 10. Church Services were held for two weeks before the church moved to Abuja Sheraton Hotel & Towers, where services took place for six months. The church moved to its present site (Area 1, Garki Abuja) in June 1997. The church runs six services every Sunday and two every Wednesday.
Pastor Sarah and her late husband Pastor Ina Omakwu returned to Nigeria in 1993 and founded Family Worship Centre in April same year. The church, which started with only 47 members, has grown phenomenally to over 8,000 regular worshippers and currently supports over 100 missionaries and mission agencies in Nigeria. Pastor Sarah OmakwuIn addition to her Pastoral responsibilities, she also served as the Chief Operation Officer of Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) Int’l, Anglophone West Africa Headquarters, and National Director of Counseling – World Reach Nigeria, the ministry arm of CBN Int’l. She became the President of Family Ministries International and Senior Pastor Family Worship Centre after the home calling of her husband in 2003, being anointed by Dr. Creflo A. Dollar.
Taiwo Odukoya is a Nigerian Pentecostal pastor, public speaker and author. He is the senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju, Lagos, Nigeria, a Church with a membership strength of over 8,000 people Prior to his call to the ministry in 1994, Odukoya worked for 12 years as a petroleum engineer with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
In 2006, Taiwo Odukoya was voted one of the 12 most inspiring leaders in Nigeria in a survey conducted by Leadership & Lifestyle (a London-based magazine).
Odukoya proclaims a firm belief in the role of the church in the community and expresses it through several outreach projects including a hospital, an orphanage, a school for destitute children, a farm, a water project which provides boreholes at strategic locations for people who have no access to clean and portable water and a skill acquisition and entrepreneurial institute for the less privileged On April 19, 1997, Taiwo Odukoya set up Discovery for Men and Discovery for Women, non-denominational outreaches to men and women designed to help them maximize their God-given potentials. These outreaches reach out to hundreds of thousands of men and women annually through quarterly rallies, mentorship programs] and a vocational center to equip them with technical and practical life skills.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi
A renowned motivational speaker, Pastor Sam Adeyemi is also one of the respected men of God of our time. His sermons are known to uplift people spiritually. he’s the General Overseer of Daystar Gospel Church.
Prophet T. B Joshua
If you are searching for a prophet in Nigeria, here is one controversial Nigerian pastors that works extraordinary miracles. Prophet T.B. Joshua is the General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN).
His miracle programmes which is aired on television stations have continued to elicit
reactions from church leaders and the public. Scathing as the criticisms are, he has remained unperturbed and has continued to dazzle the public with his feats. Located at Ejigbo, the Synagogue has turned out to be Mecca of a sort for miracle seekers.Among them are Europeans and Americans, who flock to his ministry for miracles. It was this same curiosity that compelled President Chiluba of Zambia to visit the Synagogue in 1999.
Primate Theophilus Olabayo
Primate Theophilus Olabayo, founder of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh Worldwide has equally been named in such fashion for his predictions. Although, he has not been visible of late, Olabayo was one prophet whom the nation looked up to for his prediction of the nation at the beginning of a new year. His predictions on political matters and leaders were profound. Olabayo manifested that much even in his writing of letters to leaders of thought, traditional rulers and world leaders to come together and find solution to perceived looming problems.
Rev. Wilson Badejo
Rev. Wilson Badejo, general overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church is also known for his powerful sermons on holiness, righteousness and salvation. His teachings have indeed changed the lives of many and have led them to Christ. He is a powerful preacher of the word of God. Since he took over the mantle of leadership of the church in 1999, the 53-year-old veterinary doctor-turned preacher has taken the church to high spiritual pedestrial.