In Abuja, Nigeria, these are the top 10 pastors who have the most popularity.
Who are the most influential pastors in Abuja? This article preview men of God that are based in Abuja and have tremendous Influence on the FCT Christian community . Their influence includes reach of ministry ,apostolic impact , connection, use of media, faith, membership etc.
1. Bishop David O. Abioye
He is the First vice president of the Living Faith Church, worldwide (aka Winners Family ) and the senior pastor of the Abuja church, with over 30,000 worshipers. Bishop David Abioye was among the seven founding members of the Church and believed to be the longest serving deputy of a major church in Nigeria .He is also a renowned key note speaker in both religious and secular conferences .
2. Dr Pastor Paul Enenche:
He is the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, with the headquarters situated at the Lords Garden, along the airport road, Abuja .He is from Benue State and a trained Medical Doctor. He established the Dunamis International Gospel Center on November 10, 1996 and the church has metamorphose to one of the biggest ministry in Africa . He is a great man of God with awesome prophetic endowment and apostolic mantle for the restoration of human lives and dignities .Dr. Paul Enenche recently built the biggest church auditorium in the world in the city of Abuja.
3. Prophet Joshua Iginla:
He pastors the Champions Royal assembly, an interdenominational church in Abuja in Kubwa, Abuja. The church 80,000 seats auditorium is one of the largest in the world . His ministrations are characterized by deep undiluted insights from the Word of God, accurate Word of Knowledge and the demonstration of the power of God in Supernatural healings .He is known to have presented a number of cars to celebrities , actors and church workers . He recently took delivery of a luxury air cruiser worth billions of naira .
4.Arch Bishop John Praise:
He is a seasoned International Apostolic Leader who has consecrated several bishops in Africa. He is the presiding Bishop of the Dominion Chapel International Church with branches across the world. He started his ministry in 1989 and was ordained a Pastor by Bishop David Oyedepo same year .He was consecrated a bishop in 1997 and have spent over 30 years pastoring one of the largest churches in FCT. Bishop Praise is a member of the National Advisory Council of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria(PFN)
5.Pastor Goodheart Obi Ekwueme
He is the Lead Pastor of Revival House of Glory International Church . He is the son of Nigeria’s first Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme. He served under Pastor Paul Adefarasin for 17 years and was instrumental to the establishment and growth of the House on the Rock, Abuja Branch. The Chartered Accountant turned pastor was once the Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria ,Abuja Chapter.
6. Pastor Bidoun Fatoyinbo:
Pastor Biodun is the founder of Common Wealth of Zion Assembly popularly known as COZA with its headquarter in Guzape ,Abuja. The Church started in Ilorin in 1999 and has now spread its branches to various parts of the world.
A new branch in Gwarimpa named the center point campus was recently opened. The pastor is well respected by millions around the world for his teachings built on doctrines of excellence and spirituality .Over ten thousand of worshipers ,mainly youths throng the cozy church auditorium every Sunday.
7. Joshua Talena
Pastor Telena was born in Maiduguri in Borno State. He had served under the ministry of Pastor Abel Damina before he moved on to establish Shepherds House InternationaI in June 1997 aka Agape power assembly. Currently ,he is the general overseer of the mega-church and known for his no nonsense prophetic insights. He also speaks at Christian Conferences, Seminars and Crusades within and outside Nigeria .
8. Pastor E.A Odeyemi.
He is a member of the Governing Council of the Redeemed Christian Church of God .Pastor Odeyemi is the Special Assistant to the General Overseer (Education and Training) and Pastor in charge of the Region 10 with headquarters in Abuja. He is a life coach and offers the worshipper all the condiments of a balanced fellowship with God and the brethren. He operates from the Central parish Parish situated in Wuse 2 ,Abuja. His transfer to the Region few years ago has been instrumental to the resurgence and growth in membership witnessed in the region.
9. Dayo Olutayo
He is the Senior Pastor of Good Tidings Bible Church International (GTBCI) .He is known as possessing an apostolic dimension of divine favor. He is an in-law to Bishop David Oyedepo, by being the younger brother to Faith Oyedepo. He is a mechanical engineer by training and was formerly the Bishop of the Living Faith Church, Durumi, before he resigned to establish his church. His cozy church auditorium situated in Utako area of Abuja runs two Sunday services
10. Apostle Joshua Selman
Joshua Selman Nimmak, also known as Apostle Joshua Selman is a Nigerian Gospel minister, instrumentalist, Chemical Engineer, conference speaker, and televangelist. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of the Eternity Network International (ENI). He hails from Langtang in Plateau State.  The (ENI) have a program, Koinonia, a gospel fellowship that holds weekly in Samaru, Zaria, Kaduna State, as well as Abuja, Nigeria.
Other pastors worthy of mention includes Abuja Female Bishop ,Tina Bawa of the Tina Bawa Ministries International, Pastor Peter Balogun of Citizens Church of All Nations,Pastor Mathew Morakinyo of God City International Churches,Pastor Emmanuel Esezobor of Fire House Ministry,Pastor Andy Osakwe of Summit Bible Church ,Pastor Mrs Sarah Omakwu of Family Worship Center,Pastor Tunde Ayeni of the Grace Ville Christian Centre and Pastor Dipo Fisho,the Abuja Zonal Pastor of Christ Embassy.