Christian churches in Ilorin, Nigeria: a brief historical survey

  title={Christian churches in Ilorin, Nigeria: a brief historical survey},
  author={Eliasu Yahaya},
  journal={Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs},
  pages={175 - 180}
  • Eliasu Yahaya
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs
This paper provides a brief historical survey of the establishment of Christian churches in the state of Ilorin, Nigeria. After examining the early resistance to the spread of Christianity in Nigeria, the paper reviews the history of the first and second generations of churches in Nigeria. The paper then surveys the social impact of church and mission in Ilorin, including the religious and educational aspects all of which contributed to the improvement of the educational standards in Nigeria… Expand
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