Our favourite 7 female Nigerian gospel acts

CHioma-Jesus-Tape1-600x398Chioma Jesus

Don’t you dare turn up your nose on this one. If you were at The Experience Lagos 2014, you would have seen the rousing reception she received. It was so huge that House on the Rock invited her for their African Praise Experience few months later. When it comes to praise and worship in Ibo, Chioma Jesus holds it down all day!


This very eccentric vocalist, only launched her first album titled The Expression this month. But it seems she has been around for a lot longer, because of her consistent appearances at church events and especially because of her duet with Nathaniel Bassey on Miracle Worker.

Sinach 1Sinach

Sinach is signed to LoveWorld Records and is a key member of the music team at Christ Embassy. She is a songwriter par excellence and is responsible for over 200 songs including ‘Awesome God’, ‘Simply Devoted’, ‘I am Ready for Your Spirit’, ‘Shout of the King’, ‘All Things are possible’, ‘Born to Win’, ‘Fire in Me’, ‘More of You’, ‘No Failure with God’, ‘This is Your Season’, etc.

Efe Nathan

Efe Nathan is still standing. Despite her marital troubles, assault and scandal. She has still got it. Blessed with a stirring voice and a real desire to worship her Maker, Efe Nathan is one amazing singer who edifies with her medley of songs.

Onos Mar 22 2015Onos Ariyo

Pastor Paul Adefarasin calls her “our very own Alabaster Box” and it is easy to see why. Onos Ariyo is steadily making her way to superstardom. Humble and yet fierce, this mother of one is anointed. Some of her songs include Alagbara, Have Your Way, Oghene Me, etc.

Lara George

Mrs George used to be one-quarter of the group, KUSH. She released her first solo album in 2007 titled Ijoba Orun. In 2008, she released her second album, ‘Forever in my heart’ and followed it up with Higher in 2012.

tope-alabi1Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi has a huge following among the Yoruba folks. She is a well respected multi-platinum gospel singer, film music composer and actress. Her body of work includes popular tunes like Iwe Eri, Alagbara, Agbelebu and Angeli Mi.


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