A Review of African Initiated Churches and Their Contributions to the Development of Education in Nigeria

Tiwatola Abidemi Falaye


The paper reflects the opinion of scholars on African initiated churches. The contributions of African independent churches to the development of education in Nigeria were also highlighted. The factors that influenced the rise of these Churches, distinguishing features and characteristic of these churches were also dealt with in the paper. Finally, the initial problems of the AIC'S which includes low level of education was addressed in the paper. The church rose up to the challenges by establishing schools, theological colleges and training centre to solve the problem of low level of education. In this way the churches contributed a lot into the development of Education in Nigeria.

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