Joseph Babalola of the CAC

Ayo Babalola

It was the turn of a new century, a new decade with it came, yet coming not just as the first in the 20th century, a century to be known for its ground breaking stride in technology and the wonder…

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Aladura

Aladura is the branch of Christianity in Nigeria inspired by the 1918 Pentecostal movement of Anglican lay leader, Joseph Sadare, D.O Odubanjo, I.O Sanya, J.A Babatunde, and their friends in faith…

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Celestial Church of Christ

Celestial Church of Christ is the most popular white garment-wearing church in Nigeria. Founded 1947 in Port-Novo, Dahomey (now Benin Republic) by Samuel Bilewu Oshoffa. The church was established…

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Enoch Adejare Adeboye

Enoch Adejare Adeboye, pastor who in 2009 was recognised as one of the most influential people in the world by Newsweek Magazine, USA was born March 2, 1942 into a humble family in the village of…

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Holy Cross Cathedral

Holy Cross Cathedral is an historical Lagos church building located at Catholic Mission Street opposite the city mall, Lagos Island. The Holy Cross Cathedral was built in 1932 by French Priest,…

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Isaac Oluwole

Isaac Oluwole, Bishop of the Anglican Church, was born June 5, 1852 in Abeokuta to Ijesha parents.With the nomination of J.B. Wood, Bishop Oluwole was among the first batch of three students who…

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Isele Mosque

Isele Mosque was built in 1911 by Bello Ariran and Hadam Kaliah and is now owned and maintained by the Isele Muslim Community. The mosque was built on the site where the Muslim religion was first…

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James Pearse

James Pearse was a Lagos clergyman of the late 19th Century who was tutor to distinguished persons like Ademola II, Alake of Egba, Eric Moore, Adebesin Folarin and J.K. Coker. Pearse was born in…

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Jamat-at-ul Islamiyya

Jamat-at-ul Islamiyya is an Islamic society founded by L.B. Agusto in 1924. Agusto had started this organization, now one of the most influential in southwest Nigeria, upon his realization that…

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Lawal Basil Agusto

Lawal Basil Agusto was an Islamic cleric and scholar. He founded Jamat-at-ul Islamiyya, one of the major Islamic associations of the southwest region of Nigeria. Agusto was born in 1885 in Lagos…

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