Famous Nigerian Spiritual & Religious Leaders

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T. B. Joshua
(Televangelist, Faith Healer)
T. B. Joshua
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Birthdate: June 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arigidi, Nigeria
Died: June 5, 2021

Nigerian charismatic pastor, televangelist, and philanthropist T. B. Joshua is the founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN). He is extremely popular across Africa and Latin America, and his YouTube channel, Emmanuel TV, has over a million subscribers. He is considered one of the most influential people from Africa and is the recipient of several awards. 

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Usman dan Fodio
(Fulani Scholar, Sunni Islamic Teacher, Revolutionary, and Founder and First Caliph of Sokoto Caliphate )
Usman dan Fodio
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Birthdate: December 15, 1754
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gobir, Nigeria
Died: April 20, 1817
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Enoch Adeboye
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Birthdate: March 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ifewara, Osun State, Nigeria

Better known as Daddy Go, Nigerian pastor Enoch Adeboye serves the Redeemed Christian Church of God and has millions of followers. However, the media has often called out his sexist attitude, reflected in his social-media posts, one of which advised men to marry only women who could cook.

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Mohammed Yusuf
(Nigerian Terrorist Who Founded the Islamic Terrorist Group ‘Boko Haram’)
Mohammed Yusuf
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Birthdate: January 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yobe, Nigeria
Died: July 30, 2009
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Francis Arinze
(Nigerian Cardinal of the Catholic Church)
Francis Arinze
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Birthdate: November 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Onitsha
Francis Arinze is a Nigerian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. One of the leading advisors to Pope John Paul II, Arinze remained close to the pope until his demise in 2005. Francis Arinze has also published many books including God's Invisible Hand and Religions for Peace.
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Peter Akinola
(Former Primate of the Anglican Church in Nigeria)
Peter Akinola
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Birthdate: January 27, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Abeokuta, Nigeria
Peter Akinola is the former Primate of the Anglican church in Nigeria. He was also the first Archbishop of the Abuja Province. In 2006, Peter Akinola was named among the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine under the Leaders and Revolutionaries category.