Aladura ("Prayer People") is a Yoruba term for various prophet-healing churches that have developed in west Africa since about 1918.

Fast Facts

- Date founded: c.1918-1930
- Place founded: West Nigeria
- Founder: various
- Adherents: approx. 1 million

References & Sources

    - "Aladura." Encyclopædia Britannica (Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service, 2005).
    - "Aladura." John R. Hinnels, ed., The Penguin Dictionary of Religions, 2nd ed. (Penguin Books, 1997).


- The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Organization
- Aladura - African Christianity Homepage, Bethel University
- Aladura - Overview of World Religions, St. Martin's College