House On The Rock is a church headed by the Senior Metropolitan, Pastor Paul Adefarasin who is ably assisted by his numerous pastors as well as his wife, Ifeanyi Adefarasin. The church is headquartered at THE ROCK CATHEDRAL in Lekki. Many celebrities and successful business people attend HOUSE ON THE ROCK and are dedicated members. The church is known to host the Experience gospel concert which is now in its 10th edition. We lists some of them in no particular order:
Fela Durotoye, a popular motivational speaker, and coach, unknown to many, serves as a pastor at House on The Rock. He is a consultant and the Chief Executive Officer of Visible Impact Limited.
Pioneer makeup artist, Mrs. Tara Fela-Durotoye is the founder of House of Tara beauty brand. She plays a major role in the church, especially amongst women. She has attended the church for over a decade with her husband, Fela. She launched the first bridal directory in 1999 and established the first makeup school in Nigeria.
Popular businessman Engr Akin Odumakinde is a deacon at House on the Rock. He is the Managing Director of DeltaAfrik Offshore Engineering Limited, a leading project development company in the hydrocarbons industry in Africa providing numerous to clients in the oil & gas, infrastructure, and power sectors.
Bukky George is the Chief Executive Officer of HealthPlus Limited, a successful pharmaceutical retail chain. She is also the founder of CasaBella International, the popular Beauty Store.
Roselyn Ulaeto, Executive Director, Great Nigeria Insurance Limited, is an astute insurance professional with over 17 years experience in the Insurance industry.
Ayiri Oladunmoye is the brain behind Oaken Events a sought-after event planning brand. She has planned many celebrity events excellently around the country. She’s married to a pastor in the church, Pastor Kola Oladunmoye; they met at House on The Rock.
Award-winning music star, Sammie Okposo, has been a member of the church for a while. He leads praise and worship sessions during services many times. He is also a regular face at the church’s Experience concert.
Publisher of The Guardian Newspapers, Lady Maiden Ibru is seen a number of times at House on the Rock, sometimes in the company of her two handsome sons. She also shares free copies of The Guardian Newspapers when she is at church.
Music star Timi Dakolo is the first-ever Idols West Africa winner in 2007. He has gone on to sing many hits like Iyawo Mi, Wish Me Well, and Great Nation. Mrs. Busola Timi Dakolo is the brain behind Bubu Hair where she sells virgin human hair extensions of different textures. She is also studying photography at the New York Film Academy.
Arinola Adeniyi is a top Health and Wellness Consultant. She is the Director at her Lush Venivici Health Club and Urban Spa located at Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
TY Bello is an ace photographer and artist. She is an ex-member of the girl group Kush.
Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha is a Nollywood sweetheart whose acting prowess keeps her fans glued to their TV screens when she starred in movies.
Popular Presenter, Ik Osakhioduwa has hosted the Big Brother Africa show for many years. He works closely with Pastor Paul in his protocol team and well as for voice-over. He regularly attends with his wife Olohi who is into kiddies’ event.
Mavin Records boss, Michael Collins Ajereh who is better known as Don Jazzy, is one of the nation’s favourite record producers. He has worked with many Nigerian stars on the label like D’Banj, Wande Coal, Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, Korede Bello, Di’ja and more.
Music star and Mavin Records member, Tiwa Savage is a member of House on The Rock. She has been seen in the company of her husband , Tee Billz (Tunde Balogun) who runs 323 entertainment.
Ufuoma Ejenebor-McDermott started off as a photography model, then became a runway model. She used to model for brands like collectibles. She is a top actress who is married to Steven McDermott with whom she has two children.
Chidi Mokeme has been in the Nollywood industry as far back as 1995. Apart from acting, he is also into the fashion industry and owns a boutique within the Ikota Shopping Complex, VGC, Lagos.
Belinda Effah the Cross-River born talented actress is one of the stars you would see at the church. She has starred in hit movies like Apaye.
Chimaobi Shawcross-Obioha, a UK-trained businessman has been a member of House on the Rock and after he recently married Koko, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa’s daughter, she automatically became a member too. The couple was recently blessed with their first son.
Oyenike Laoye-Oturu, professionally known as Nikki Laoye, is a recording artist, singer, songwriter, and dancer, known for her captivating musical expressions. She’s also a member of the church choir.
Gospel music star and ex-member of girl-group Kush, Lara George is known for some of her hit songs like Dansaki Re, Ijoba Orun, and Ko Le Baje. She sometimes performs during church services.
Yvonne Edozien is the Chief Executive Officer of Little Tulips school in Lekki. The daughter of financial guru John Edozien is a chip-off-the-old-block with her years of experience in the finance industry. She also works as a director at Accelor Investment, a venture capital company.
Wole Aboderin is a social butterfly, estate surveyor, and valuer. He is in charge of Abode Properties Limited.
Chris Okagbue is the winner of the 8th edition of the Gulder Ultimate Search. He is also an actor; he is one of the men on the Africa Magic soap, Tinsel.
Nollywood actress Judith Audu is a presenter, model, blogger and movie producer, known for her role as Mofe in the Nigerian television series Emerald alongside Joseph Benjamin, Carol King, Lilian Esoro, and Femi Branch. Popular on-air personality, Yaw (real name Steve Onu) whose voice we hear regularly on Wazobia FM is a member of the church.
Ouch unisex fashion label owner, Uche Nnaji is one of the fashion designers who go to House On The Rock. He clothes many of the church’s members.
Ubi Franklin is the founder of Triple M G record label. He got married to fellow House on The Rock member, Lilian Esoro. Lilian is an actress, an event planner as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Goldie Locks hair salon situated in Abuja.
Top fashion designer Kiki Kamanu who owns a self-named brand is one of the daughters in the house, as committed members of the church are referred to.
Fast-rising actress, Isaac Nsikan who joined the movie producers’ league recently with her ‘Bankers’ movie, is a House On The Rock member.
Chuddy K whose real name is Chukwudi Ken Agali is a known member here. Top ranking comedian Mc Abbey is a member who sometimes comes on stage to crack ribs in the church. Some of the events are the TAPE (The African Praise Experience), an in-house version of the Experience concert.
Popular on-air personality, Toke Makinwa comes to church sometimes in the company of her look-alike sister, Ope Makinwa. Onimisi Adaba a top broadcaster, is the Operations Manager at Steam & Globe Broadcasting & Communications (Cool FM, Wazobia FM, Nigeria Info). He is active in the media department of the church.
Ufuoma Koloko is the daughter of one of the founding members of Zenith Water Margin Chinese restaurant, Surulere, Lagos. She also runs a thriving skin care consultancy- Urban Image Consultancy London though she offers by appointment only services in her Lekki, Lagos Spa.
Top actor and Africa Magic’s Tinsel cast Gideon Okeke often attends the church. Star actress Omoni Oboli and her hubby Dr. Nnamdi Oboli her husband of 15 years are regularly seen with their sons at church.
Nairobi, Kenya-born Ijeoma Onyeator is the head of News presentation at Channels Television. She also presents news during church service for House On The Rock’s ‘Rock Media’ department.
Formerly known as ChiDynma D’Voice, the music artiste rebranded and is now called Chee. She’s a Glo ambassador. ‘Rich and Famous’ hit song crooner, Praise Ugbede Adejo, fondly known as Praiz, is a producer and songwriter as well. OC Ukeje (real name Okechukwu Ukeje) is an actor, model, and musician. Remember he won the Amstel Malta Box Office reality show years ago.
Rhoda Ebun is a popular Fashion Stylist and Wardrobe Consultant. She gives some tips on Ebony Life TV. She owns Roses & Thorns Fashion Company
Famous TV girl, Layole Oyatogun was known for her fashion show, Page 3, during her years at Silverbird Television. She continues to anchor top shows as well as run her Public Relations business.
Titilayo Oyebola Adelagun-Oyinsan fondly known as Titi Fanta works as a presenter on Inspiration FM. She has anchored news during the church’s news broadcast during service. Smooth 98.1 FM on-air personality Aderonke Adebanjo hosts The Drive Time Show. She’s a presenter and has hosted the Experience concert a few times. She also anchors the news at church.
Rodney Emeka won the MTN Young Fashion Designer of the Year award in 2013 and he has gone ahead to build his Mc Meka brand. The former editor of Hints Magazine, Omena Daniels is a public speaker as well as the Executive Director of Ouch fashion label.
NJ Omeruo is the PR Exec of her sister Ugonna Omeruo’s House of Nwocha brand. NJ who used to work with Complete Fashion magazine now runs her own events business. Iyanya is widely known as a music artiste that many people like. He has been spotted a few times at House On The Rock.
Abiola Champ (real name Abiola Salami) is known as a leading Productivity Coach & Social Entrepreneur. His annual event, GAME is a top conference for workplace productivity.
Ochuko Sufo is an MTN Project Fame winner. With a strong voice, he has served in the choir of House on the Rock.
Ifedayo Olarinde is the popular DJ and presenter at Cool FM 96.9 popularly known as Freeze. The immediate past Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Ezinne Akudo is a regular face at House on the Rock. Popular blogger, Linda Ikeji’s sister Laura who is now a blogger too, has been attending the church lately.
Third runner-up of the first season West African Idol singing competition Eric Arubayi is a committed member of the church. He sometimes leads worship sessions. Top actor Ik Ogbonna is a member of the church and has been for a couple of years. Yinka Aworetan works in the social media/PR department of the National Sports Commission. She is also known to have anchored some events too.
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