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Paul Chima worked for the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a teacher, evangelist, and administrator, serving as the first president of the Bendel Mission in the Nigerian Union Mission from 1978 until 1985.

​Samuel Ajisafe Dare was a Seventh-day Adventist minister in Nigeria. A student of David C. Babcock, the pioneer Adventist missionary to Nigeria in 1914, Dare was one of the indigenous people Babcock trained to provide personnel for the fledgling church.

The Edo Conference of Seventh-day Adventists presently covers the territory of Edo state, one of the 36 states that make up the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Simeon Okan Gbenedio was the second president (1986–1990) of the Bendel Mission in Nigeria (now Edo and Delta Conferences).

Pastor James Kio was the fifth president of the Edo-Delta Mission of the Nigeria Union Mission from 1998 through its elevation to conference status in 2002 and continued in this role until his retirement in 2004.

The development of the Adventist Church in Lagos officially goes back to 1922 and the administration of William McClements, an Adventist missionary and the church superintendent for Nigeria.

​John Babajide Oriola was one of the Adventist pioneering ministers in Nigeria.

John Ayodeji Owodipupo Owolabi was a pastor, educator, and church administrator from Nigeria.

Jacob Oyetoro Oyelese was the king ("Baale") of Erunmu in Nigeria, which became the homebase of Adventist missionaries.

​Founded in 1940, the Seventh-day Adventist Hospital Ile-Ife, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, is overseen by the Western Nigeria Union Conference and has 128 patient beds.