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Source: Operation World

Population 2015: 183,523,000, 52% urban

Christians: 46.1%
Muslims: 46%
Ethnoreligionists: 7.5%
Number of Christians:84,612,000
Catholics: 24,274,000
Protestant: 54,154,000
Independents: 32,400,000
Orthodox: 49,200

Source: World Christian Database accessed Sept 14, 2015


Key: * Story has photo; FR Story in French; POR Story in Portuguese; SWA Story in Swahili.

Catholic
Anyogu, John Cross Roman Catholic FR POR  
Azunna Roman Catholic      
Chukwu, John Roman Catholic      
Daley, Colum Roman Catholic (Dominican)      
Dempsey, Michael Roman Catholic (Dominican)      
Douvry, Jules Roman Catholic      
Ekandem, Dominic* Roman Catholic      
Erameh, Joseph Aigbodion Roman Catholic      
Ganaka, Gabriel Gonsum Roman Catholic FR    
Kenny, Joseph Peter Roman Catholic      
Lawton, Edward Roman Catholic (Dominican)      
Okoro, Edward Burke Roman Catholic FR    
Okosi, Samuel Okolo Roman Catholic      
Prazan, Robert Roman Catholic (Dominican)      
Tansi, Michael Iwene Roman Catholic FR POR  
Walsh, Adelme Roman Catholic      
Ward, Louis Roman Catholic (Spiritan)      
Windbacher, Ambrose Roman Catholic (Dominican)      
Protestant
Abiala, Titus Anglican      
Adebawo, Samuel Olatunji Seventh-day Adventist      
Adedokun, Simon Adeyemo United Missionary Church of Africa      
Adegbite, Joseph Adejumo Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Adegbola, Ebenezer Adeolu* Methodist (Wesleyan)      
Adekunle, Joseph Adegbola Ishola Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Adeleke, Josiah Adegoke Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ademulegun, Johnson Alfred Foursquare Gospel Church      
Adeniji, Amos Oladosu Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Adeniji, Johnson Adewuyi Ajagbe* Seventh-day Adventist      
Adenike, James Adeoti Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Adeogun, Joseph Adeyemo Seventh-day Adventist      
Adeoye, James Bolaji Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Adeoye, Stephen Abioye Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Adetiloye, Joseph Abiodun (A) Anglican      
Adetiloye, Joseph Abiodun (B) Anglican FR    
Adeyemo, Tokunboh* Evangelical      
Aganbi, Jove Ejovi Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Agbaje, Albert Aduloju Anglican      
Agbebi, Adeline Adeotan Sikuade Baptist      
Agboola, Emmanuel Oladele Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Aibionuomo, Israel Ekundayo Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Aisagbonhi, Daniel Edomwonyi Seventh-Day Adventist      
Ajani, Chief John Adepoju Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Akande, Samuel Titilola Oladele Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ajayi, Emmanuel Fadeji Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Akeredolu, Jeremiah Olatusi Anglican      
Akiele, Francis Lowestoft Anglican      
Akila Todi Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN)      
Akingbala, Emmanuel Oyewole Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Akinleye, Emmanuel Adetuase Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Akintola Ogunjumo, Emmanuel Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Akoma Sampson Anglican      
Alade, Solomon Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Aladesida, Samuel OreOlorin Baptist      
Alangasa, John United Missionary Church of Africa      
Alayande, Emmanuel Oladipo Anglican      
Alkali, Langashi Ibrahim United Missionary Church of Africa      
Allen, William Anglican      
Amakiri, Wariboko George Animiyomu Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Amao, Jonathan Alabi United Missionary Church of Africa      
Anderson, Louisa Presbyterian      
Anderson, William Presbyterian      
Anene, Sampson Anglican      
Arongol, Elisha Agai COCIN (Church of Christ in Nigeria)      
Atugburuze, John Anglican      
Awoniyi, Joel Dada* Seventh-day Adventist      
Ayanpoju, Emmanuel Alabi Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ayo Bello Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ayorinde, James Tanimola Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ayorinde, Joannah Omobola (A) Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ayorinde, Joannah Omobola (B) Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Babamuboni Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)      
Balogun, Isaiah Aina Seventh-day Adventist      
Bamimodu, Isaiah Oluwafemi Baptist      
Bangoji Bido Baptist      
Bendor-Samuel, John Theodore Evangelical      
Bill, Samuel Alexander Qua Iboe Mission      
Biu, Ari Pabur Mai Sule Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN: Ekklisiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria)      
Bowen, Thomas Jefferson Baptist      
Boyejo, James Abayomi Foursquare Gospel Church      
Boyle, James Anglican      
Braithwaite, Isaac Adesina Anglican      
Bühler, Gottlieb Friederick Anglican (CMS)      
Buck, John Anglican      
Buko, Edward Anglican      
Chendol (Chondol), Titus Machingo COCIN (Church of Christ in Nigeria)      
Carew, Walter Ebenezer Anglican      
Chima, Paul Chibunna Seventh-day Adventist      
Clifford, Jesse Seventh-Day Adventist      
Coker, Daniel Anglican      
Coker, Robert Arunfunmilolu Anglican      
Coker, Simeon Arthur Anglican      
Cole, Michael S. Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)      
Crowther, Dandeson Coates (A) Anglican      
Crowther, Dandeson Coates (B) Anglican      
Crowther, Samuel Ajayi (A)* Anglican      
Crowther, Samwel Ajayi (B)* Anglican   POR  
Crowther, Samuel Adjai (C)* Anglican      
Crowther, Samuel Ajayi (D)* Anglican      
Crowther, Samuel Adjai (E)* Anglican   POR  
Crowther, Samuel Ajayi (Legacy)* Anglican FR    
Dahunsi, Deborah Ijaduola Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Dahunsi, Emmanuel Ajayi Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Dandaura, Haruna Jacob Anglican      
Dennis, Thomas J. (A)* Church Mission Society (CMS)      
Dennis, Thomas J. (B)* Church Mission Society (CMS)      
Dibble, Raymond T. Protestant      
Dikki, Baba Ezra United Missionary Church of Africa      
Dobinson, Henry Hughes Church Mission Society (CMS)      
Doherty, Samuel Anglican      
Düring, Joseph Anglican      
Durodola, Isaac Oladapo Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Edun, Adegboyega Methodist      
Ejovi, Onoberhie Ejenavi Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ekaidem, Jeremiah* Church of the Nazarene   POR  
Ekong, Jonathan Udo Lutheran FR    
Elenwo, Samuel Onyuku Anglican      
Elesin, Benjamin Bamidele* Anglican      
Envuladu, Emmanuel Adagadzu Evangelical Reformed Church of Christ      
Equiano, Olaudah Protestant FR    
Eregare, James Onorakpene* Seventh Day Adventist      
Fadeji, Samuel Olaniran Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Fadeyi, Gabriel Awoleke Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Fagbohun, Daniel Adegoke Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Famonure, Omotunde Felicia* Methodist      
Fariike, Moses Ogunjide Anglican      
Freeman, Thomas Birch (A)* Methodist      
Freeman, Thomas Birch (B)* Methodist      
Gaji, Yohanna Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Garrick, John David Anglican      
George, Edwin W. Anglican      
Gindiri, Paul Evangelical Churches of West Africa      
Gollmer, Charles Andrew Anglican (CMS)      
Gowon, Yohanna Anglican FR    
Green, George Baptist Convention      
Harman, James United Missionary Church of Africa      
Hinderer, Anna (A)* Anglican (CMS)      
Hinderer, Anna (B)* Anglican (CMS)      
Hinderer, David (A)* Anglican (CMS)      
Hinderer, David (B)* Anglican (CMS)      
Howells, Adolphus Anglican      
Ibeso, Mary Anglican      
Ibiam, Akanu (A) Presbyterian      
Ibiam, Akanu (B) Presbyterian FR    
Idowu, Bolaji* Methodist Church Nigeria      
Ige, Solomon Aisa Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ijagbulu, Bamidele Olusegun Baptist      
Ikiriko Baptist      
Ikwan, Okenwa* Presbyterian      
Inuwa, Ayuba United Missionary Church of Africa      
Iwuagwu, Augustine O. Anglican      
Iyugu, Sule Evangelical Reformed Church of Christ      
Jatau, Yusuf Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Jayesimi, Lawrence Olanrewaju Cole Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Jemiriye, Charles Ajiro Nigerian Baptist Convention      
John, Thomas Cole Anglican      
Johnson, Henry (A)* Anglican (CMS)      
Johnson, Henry (B)* Anglican (CMS)      
Johnson, Henry "Erugunjinmi"* Anglican (CMS)      
Johnson, James (A) Anglican FR    
Johnson, James (B) Anglican      
Johnson, James (C) Anglican      
Johnson, James (D) Anglican      
Johnson, James (Legacy) Anglican      
Johnson, Nathaniel Anglican      
Johnson, Samuel (A) Anglican      
Johnson, Samuel (B) Anglican FR    
Johnson, Samuel (C) Anglican      
Johnson, Thomas Anglican      
Kale, Seth Irunsewe Anglican      
Kalu, Ogbu Uke* Presbyterian      
Kato, Byang Henry (A) Evangelical Churches of West Africa FR    
Kato, Byang Henry (B) Evangelical Churches of West Africa   POR  
Kato, Byang Henry (Legacy) Evangelical Churches of West Africa      
King, Thomas Anglican      
Kio, James Bamidele Akhigbe* Seventh-day Adventist      
Kolawole, Abel United Missionary Church of Africa      
Kpanja, Luka Jika Seventh Day Adventist Church      
Kulp, H. Stover Church of the Brethren      
'Ladeji, Deborah Adeyemi Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Lafinhan, John Bamidele Prestun Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Lahanmí, James Augustus Anglican      
Lambert, Kelsey Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Langley, Francis Anglican      
Lar, Mary Nanwor Protestant, Evangelical (COCIN)      
Lennon, Lackland Augustus Anglican      
Lodam, Da Dusu Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN)      
Lot, Daniel Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN)      
Lot, David Obadiah Vrengkat Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN)      
Luke, Matthew John Anglican      
Macaulay, Hugh Stowell Anglican      
Macaulay, Thomas (A) Anglican      
Macaulay, Thomas (B) Anglican      
Madgwick, George Seventh-Day Adventist      
Madu, John Kudzar Church of the Brethren      
Magaji, Sule (A) United Missionary Church of Africa      
Magaji, Sule (B) United Missionary Church of Africa      
Martin, Olisemeke S. W. Baptist      
Martin, Samuel Wadiei Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Marwa, Bulus Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Mbang, Sunday Coffie* Methodist Church Nigeria      
Mbila, Ochu Presbyterian      
Miller, Walter Richard Samuel Anglican      
Muwarure, John Orovwuke Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Njobdi, Ishaku Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria      
Nwachukwu Ogbuokiri Niger Delta Pastorate / Seventh-Day Adventist      
Nwankpa, Samuel Nnanna Methodist      
Obadare, Timothy Oluwole Christ Apostolic Church (CAC)(Worldwide)/ World Soul-Winning Evangelistic Ministry (WOSEM)      
Odekunle Aiki, Abraham Baptist      
Odunaike, Samuel Olusegun* Foursquare Gospel Church      
Ofuoku, Palmer Ese Onoiovosa Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Ogiriki Ockiya, Daniel Anglican      
Ogunbode, Gabriel United Missionary Church of Africa      
Ogunmoriyele, Joseph Akinola Baptist      
Ogunwuyi, Moses Eniola Deribigbe Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Okenla, John Owolotan Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)      
Okeriaka, Godwin Anglican      
Okesiji, Moses Afolabi Majaro Baptist      
Okocha, Daniel Nmakele Anglican      
Okoho, Ensa (King Eyo Honesty VII) Church of Scotland (Presbyterian)      
Okoligwe, Geoffrey Enunekwu Anglican      
Okuseinde, James Anglican      
Okwara, Awa Presbyterian      
Okwuegbue, Peter Akpogbue Anglican      
Olagbami, Stephen Oyebamiji Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Olaniyi, David Olawale (A) Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Olaniyi, David Olawale (B) Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Olatayo, David Ishola Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA)      
Olayinka, Johnson Oyekola Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Olubi, Daniel (A)* Anglican      
Olubi, Daniel (B)* Anglican (CMS)      
Olubobokun, John Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)      
Olufosoye, Timothy Omotayo Anglican Communion      
Olugu Ume, Robert Presbyterian      
Oluwole, Isaac Anglican      
Omatsola, Aghogin Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Omoniyi, Jacob Olawale Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Onuoha, Otum Presbyterian      
Orikri, Johnson Aguaraburueye Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Orisawitan, John Bodunrin Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Orodiji, Christopher Ayantayo Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Orojimi, David Orotosho Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Osaele, Abraham Anglican      
Osasona, Jacob Baptist      
Osekete, Lazarus* Seventh-day Adventist      
Oteh, Robinson Azenne Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Oyatumo, Ezekiel Ogunniran Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Oyebode, Robert Scott Anglican      
Oyetade, Jabez Olanlokun Akanji Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Oyewolo, John Oyediran Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Panya Dabo Baba Evangelical Church of West Africa      
Paul, Charles Anglican      
Pearse, Samuel Anglican      
Perry, Solomon Anglican      
Peters, Samuel Anglican      
Philips, Edward Anglican      
Phillips, Charles Anglican      
Ransome-Kuti, Joshua Jesse Anglican      
Ransome-Kuti, Josiah Jesse Anglican      
Ransome-Kuti, Israel Oludotun Anglican      
Rindap Damina Bawado Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN)      
Roberts, Bill Scripture Union      
Romaine, William Anglican      
Sabiya, Wilson Rajil The Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria      
Sangowole, Daniel Adediran Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Saratu Yamitolon Daudu Evangelical Churches of West Africa / SIM      
Shadrack Omo Ojo Anglican      
Slessor, Mary (A)* Presbyterian      
Slessor, Mary (B)* Presbyterian      
Smart, Frederick Anglican      
Smart, Simeon Jackson Anglican      
Spencer, Julius H. Anglican      
Strong, Aaron Christopher Anglican      
Sunmonu, David United Missionary Church of Africa      
Taiwo, Joseph Adeyemo Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Taiwo, Paul United Missionary Church of Africa      
Taylor, Daniel Olaleye United Missionary Church of Africa      
Taylor, John Christopher (A) Anglican      
Taylor, John Christopher (B) Anglican      
Taylor, John Christopher (C) Anglican      
Taylor, John Eldred Anglican      
Tok Bot, Toma Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN)      
Townsend, Henry* Anglican (CMS)      
Tsado, Paul United Missionary Church of Africa      
Udo, Okon Akpan* Church of the Nazarene FR    
Udo, Uchendu Presbyterian      
Ugbaga, Awa Presbyterian      
Uka, Daniel Mba Anglican      
Ungbo, Steven Nigerian Baptist Convention      
Usuwa, Friday* Foursquare Gospel Church      
Utaegbulam, Richard Anglican      
Vou Gyang Bot Dung Sudan United Mission      
Wilhelm, Andrew (A) Anglican (CMS)      
Wilhelm, Andrew (B) Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)      
Williams, Daniel Ogushele Anglican      
Williams, David Anglican      
Williams, Joshua James Anglican      
Williams, Pythias James Anglican      
Willoughby, Eugene Samuel Anglican      
Windibirizi, David Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria      
Wodi, Herbert Amadi Anglican      
Elders Worgu, Wuche and Oko Anglican      
Wright, Thomas Benjamin Anglican      
Yisa, Elijah Abubakar Anglican      
Independent
Abiodun Emmanuel, Christiana Cherubim & Seraphim Society FR POR  
Adebajo, Christopher* Prayerful Apostolic Church (Gboran)      
Adegbolagun, Michael Oluwamuyide Voice of Redemption Gospel Church      
Adegboyega, Samuel The Apostolic Church      
Adejobi, Emmanuel (A) Church of the Lord (Aladura) FR    
Adejobi, Emmanuel (B) Church of the Lord (Aladura)      
Adeoti, Lucy Salem Gospel Mission International      
Agbebi, Mojola Native Baptist Church      
Agbona, John Ajayi Christ Apostolic Mission Church      
Aina, J. Ade Aladura Church FR    
Akindiya, Samuel Ogunkunle* The Apostolic Church      
Alabi, Zacchaeus Abere-Ona* The Apostolic Church      
Aleyideino, Habila United Church of Christ (HEKAN)      
Akindayomi, Josiah Redeemed Christian Church of God      
Akinyele, Isaac (Oba) (A) Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura)      
Akinyele, Isaac (Oba) (B) Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura) FR    
Atilade, Emmanuel Adekunle Gospel Baptist Conference      
Babalola, Joseph Ayo (A)* Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura) FR POR SWA
Babalola, Joseph Ayo (B)* Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura)      
Babalola, Joseph Ayo (C)* Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura)      
Babalola, Joseph Ayo (D)* Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura)      
Bada, Alexander Abiodun Adebayo Celestial Church of Christ Worldwide      
Bamidele, Michael Adeniyi* Christ Healing Evangelical Church (Worldwide)      
Bankole, Emmanuel A. O. Foursquare Gospel Church      
Braide, Garrick (A) Christ Army Church FR POR  
Braide, Garrick (B) Christ Army Church      
Coker, Jacob Kehinde (A) African Church of Nigeria      
Coker, Jacob Kehinde (B) African Church of Nigeria      
Cole, Michael S. Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)      
Eniola, Adeolu* Glad Tidings Evangelistic Ministry      
Ewulomi, Emmanuel Olusoji Saint Ewolomi Cathedral of Cherubim and Seraphim Paradise      
Fabunmi, Samuel Christ Apostolic Church of Glory      
George, Reuben Akinwalere Gospel Faith Mission International      
Idahosa, Benson (A)* Church of God Mission Internat. Inc.      
Idahosa, Benson (B)* Mission de l'Église de Dieu FR    
Igbudu, Cornelius Adam Anglican Adam Preaching Society (A.A.P.S.)      
Ige, Daniel OyeLakin Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura)      
Iyanda, Timothy Aremu Go Ye Evangelistic Association      
Jemigbon, Samuel Sunday (A)* The Apostolic Church      
Jemigbon, Samuel Sunday (B)* The Apostolic Church      
Kumuyi, Abiodun* Deeper Christian Life Ministry      
Latunde, Elija Titus Christ Apostolic Church (Aladura)      
Lawrence, Abiodun Babatunde* Holy Flock of Christ Worldwide      
Lijadu, Emmanuel Moses (A) Evangelistic Prayer Band      
Lijadu, Emmanuel Moses (B) Evangelistic Prayer Band FR    
Nkemnka, Michael Chidera Independent      
Odubanjo, David Osmond* Christ Apostolic Church      
Ogunfeyimi, Elisha Ilene Cherubim and Seraphim Church of Zion      
Okoh, Agnes* Christ Holy Church International FR POR  
Okoh, Marius Christ Holy Church International      
Okoh, Pauline Agwe Christ Holy Church International      
Okon, Eyo Edet* The Apostolic Church      
Okonkwo, Enoch Christ Holy Church International      
Olanrewaju Adigun Shitta-Bey* Christ Deliverance Church      
Onigbinde, Moses United Gospel Faith Tabernacle      
Opara, Moses D. Christ Methodist Zion Church/Mission      
Orimolade, Moses (A) Cherubim & Seraphim Society      
Orimolade, Moses (B) Cherubim & Seraphim Society FR POR  
Oschoffa, Samuel B. Celestial Church of Christ (Aladura)      
Oshitelu, Josiah (A) Church of the Lord (Aladura) FR POR  
Ositelu, Josiah (B) Church of the Lord (Aladura)      
Ositelu, Josiah (C) Church of the Lord (Aladura)      
Otubu, Godfrey Itse Mene Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim Church      
Saai, Josua Isholibo The Church of Christ in the Sudan among the Tiv FR    
Sadela, Samuel Akinbode* Gospel Apostolic Church      
Sakpo, Isaiah* The Apostolic Church      
Stone, Moses Ladejo Ebenezer Baptist Church      
Orthodox



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