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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Emmanuel Oshoffa, pastor, Celestial Church

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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The Great Revival

The Great Revival was the phenomenon in the early 20th Century Western Nigeria, of Pentecostal awakening that led to the creation of the Aladura arm of Christianity. Many scholars limit these…

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