The history of Christianity can be traced back to the 15th century through the influence of Agustinian and Capuchin monks from portugal. The first mission of the church of England was though, only eastablished 1842 in Badagary by Henry Townsend. Later on in 1842 Samuel Ajayi Crowther a Yoruba man was elected the first black Bishop of the Anglican Communion.
These storey buildings you see in Nigeria today did not just appear out of nowhere, it took a while before Nigerians began to build storey buildings. The first storey building in Nigeria is known as a very popular mission house, this is because it was in that storey building that the first missionaries in Nigeria lived throughout their stay in Nigeria.
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Nigeria is regarded as one of the most religious nations on earth, with churches located in every neighborhood.Christianity began in Nigeria during the 15th century, some Christian groups that followed the doctrine of Saint Augustine, and the Capuchin all came to Nigeria from Portugal.However, they did not establish any church when they departed Warri, in Nigeria.
According to history, the portuguese were the first set of people to introduce christainty to the country we now call Nigeria, although no form of church building was erected as at then. In the 15th century, some Augustinian and Capuchin monks from Portugal initially visited Nigeria in the 15th century where they met with the Itsekiris. The Christianity that has spread all over Nigeria today came through the mission of the Church of England in 1842. The mission was established in Badagry by Henry Townsend, the
The 1st storey building in Nigeria is an ancient structure which was built by Reverend Henry Townsend of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) according to history. The foundation of the 1st storey building in Nigeria was laid in the year 1842 and the house was completely built in the year 1845. Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther, the first African Church Missionary Society Bishop occupied the ancient structure when he translated the Holy Bible (the holy book used by Christians) from English to Yoruba. History has
Christianity is a very old religion in Africa. Tracing the beginning of Christianity in the African continent, in West Africa, and Nigeria, precisely, we would go as far as 1842 in the times of Henry Townsend. The church of England, Anglican Communion, came to Nigeria and established the Church Missionary Society.
Historical document revealed that , in the year 1854 , Rev. Henry Townsend , a Presbyterian church missionary established the first printing press in Nigeria . 5 years after , it published the country's first newspaper known as ' Iwe Iroyin ' meaning newspaper for the people of ' Egbas ' and Yorubas in Yoruba language .
Traditional African religions Traditional African religions generally believe in an afterlife, one or more Spirit worlds, and Ancestor worship is an important basic concept in mostly all African religions.Some African religions adopted different views through the influence of Islam or even Hinduism.The dominant religions in Nigeria are Islam and Christianity, imported to West Africa generations ago.
Have you ever thought about how Christianity came into Nigeria? History claims the religion was brought into the country in the sixteenth century by missionaries from Portuguese but it was not really practised because there were no churches until the first one was established in Abeokuta, Ogun state. The first church built in Nigeria, The Cathedral Church of ST. Peter, was established by Andrew Desalu Wilhelm and it was later perfected by a British man, Reverend Henry Townsend. On arriving in Nigeria, Reverend
During the pre colonial era, there was nothing like Nigeria, the ethnic groups existed independent of each other. They controlled their political and economic activities. The housing structures that existed then were the old age mud houses we say nowadays in films. The people were already civilized but with the advent of colonialism, new styles of houses started to develop. The first storey building built in Nigeria was started in 1842. That was when the first layers of the construction began. The building was
Follow the writer for more updates The first church building in Nigeria is located in Abeokuta the State capital of Ogun State. The foundation of the first church in Nigeria was laid by Rev. Andrew Desalu Wilhelm years after the mission of Rev. Henry Townsend and the building was completed in the year 1898. Although an auditorium with a bigger capacity had been built but the church still stand tall till today and it serves as a tourist centre for Christians in Nigeria and all over the world. The church served
The foundation of the first storey building in Nigeria was laid in 1842 and the house was completed in 1845 in Badagry, Lagos State,Nigeria, a mission house and place where all returned slaves lodged back them. This story building was erected by Reverend Henry Townsend of the Church Missionary Society (CMS). The structure was occupied by Samuel Ajayi Crowther, the first African C.M.S Bishop when he undertook the translation of the Holy Bible from English to Yoruba. this First Storey Building in Nigeria was
In this article, we will be taking a look at the the first storey building in Nigeria. The first storey building in Nigeria is located in Badagry, Lagos State. The storey building was built in 1845. The building was used as a mission house and place where returnee slaves lodged. The ancient building was built by Reverend Henry Townsend of the Church Missionary Society (CMS). The building was occupied by Samuel Ajayi Crowther, who was the first African C.M.S Bishop and the man who successfully translated the
There are a lot of beautiful historic buildings in Nigeria that reminds one of how long the country has been in existence. In no particular order, below are the pictures and description of the oldest buildings in Nigeria; 1. The First Story Building in Nigeria This is the first European storey in Nigeria, this building was constructed by Reverend Henry Townsend of the Anglican Church mission society (CMS), it is located at Badagry, in Lagos state. 2. Christ Church Cathedral, Lagos The foundation stone of this
Welcome to my page. Please relax and read through. Cheers. This is the picture of the first church in Nigeria completed on the 6th of September 1898 and was founded in 1842 by Henry Townsend which then made it approximately 178 years ago. History teaches us that when Christianity reached what is now Nigeria through Portuguese missionaries, no particular church was organized before they left. If they can burn it down, Warry will be home to Nigeria's first church. Because when Augustinian and Capuchin monks from
Good afternoon everyone, I hope you're all enjoying a great day today, in my posy today, I will be sharing with you, the first storey building which was ever built in Nigeria, it's location and construction. It was said that the ancient building was built by Reverend Henry Townsend of the Church Missionary Society (CMS). The structure was occupied by Samuel Ajayi Crowther, the first African C.M.S Bishop when he undertook the translation of the Holy Bible from English to Yoruba. The First Storey Building in Nigeria
Christianity came to Nigeria in the 15th century through Augustinian and Capuchin monks from Portugal.The first mission of the Church of England was, though, only established in 1842 in Badagry by Henry Townsend.
In Badagry, at a location strategic to the quick delivery of the products of the slave trade business - Humans, lies the First Storey Apartment ever built in Nigeria. This building which is 175 years old as of today is a tourist attraction, magneting visitors and leaving them in awe of the kind of engineering feat that the builders had achieved. Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther (1809-1891) The foundation blocks of the building was laid in 1842 with reinforced bricks. After three years of hard work and consistent
The foundation of the first story building in Nigeria was laid in 1842 and completed in 1845. The building is located in Badagry, Lagos State, the building has attracted the highest number of tourist ever in 2018 about 13,609 visitors. The building, erected by rev Henry Townsend of the church missionary society, was later used by Samuel Ajayi Crowther and was the first Angelica bishop to translate English Bible to Yoruba. The house contains six big rooms, four stores, two big sitting rooms, and a safe for